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United Kingdom Health Survey for England 1999-2000 - UK Data Service


General Info
Original or alternative title 
HSE 1999
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1999 - 03/2000
Series or system 
United Kingdom Health Survey for England (HSE)
Data type
  • Household

The 1999 Health Survey for England included both an interview component with a self-completion element, and a nurse visit to take blood samples, blood pressure, and other measurements. Information was obtained for individuals ages 2 years and older. The 1999 survey had a special focus on the health of England's most populous six minority ethnic groups: Black Caribbean, Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Chinese, and Irish. 

Absenteeism, Alcohol use, Allergies, Anemia, Animal injuries, Anthropometry, Antihypertensive drugs, Assets, Asthma, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Blood glucose, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cardiovascular surgical procedures, Causes of morbidity, Child anthropometry, Child health care, Cholesterol, Cholesterol tests, Claudication, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Dental care, Diabetes, Diet, Dietary fiber, Dietary supplements, Drug consumption, Edentulism, Education, Education degrees, Electrocardiograms, Emergency care, Employment, Employment benefits, Ethnicity, FFQ, Falls, Family composition, Family size, Fish, Foreign bodies, Fruits and vegetables, Glucose tests, Health care use, Health status, Heart disease, Height, Hemoglobin, Hormone replacement therapy, Hospitals, Housing, Housing conditions, Hypertension, Income, Injectable contraceptives, Insulin, International migration, Iron supplements, Languages, Marital status, Medical equipment, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental health symptoms, Micronutrient supplements, Occupational injuries, Occupations, Oral conditions, Pain, Physical activity, Poisonings, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, Preterm birth, Public social assistance, Religion, Respiratory function tests, Respiratory infections, Road and vehicle safety, Road traffic injuries, Rose Angina Questionnaire, School enrollment, Secondhand smoke, Social class, Stroke, Tobacco smoking, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Unintentional injuries, Weight, Working conditions