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United Kingdom Health Survey for England 2009-2010 - HSCIC


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2009 - 04/2010
Series or system 
United Kingdom Health Survey for England (HSE)
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview

The Health Survey for England (HSE) 2009 was the nineteenth in the series of annual surveys conducted in private households since 1994. The primary focus of the 2009 survey was longterm health conditions and self-assessed general health with a secondary focus on kidney disease, renal function, and diabetes.

The 2009 survey provided an update on core topics with questionnaire modules covering general health, alcohol consumption, smoking, and fruit and vegetable consumption, as well as questions about kidney disease and personal care plans for people with long-term conditions. The survey also provided the following objective measures of health: blood pressure, anthropometric measurements, and analysis of saliva, urine, and blood samples.

A total of 4,645 adults and 3,957 children were successfully interviewed. Nurse visits were conducted among 3,261 adults and 807 children to collect measurements and ask additional questions.

Alcohol use, Anthropometry, Antihypertensive drugs, Asthma, Birth weight, Blood disorders, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Child anthropometry, Cholesterol, Cholesterol tests, Chronic kidney diseases, Chronic respiratory diseases, Diabetes, Diet, Digestive diseases, Disability, Drug consumption, Education, Education degrees, Employment, Employment benefits, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, Eye examinations, Family composition, Family size, Folic acid supplements, Fruits and vegetables, Glomerular filtration rate, Health care use, Health education, Health literacy, Health status, Hearing loss, Height, Housing conditions, Hypertension, Income, Infectious diseases, Insulin, Iron deficiency, Ischemic heart disease, Marital status, Medical tests, Medicines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Musculoskeletal diseases, Neurological conditions, Noncommunicable diseases, Obesity, Occupations, Oral conditions, Pain, Physical examinations, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, Preventive interventions, Public social assistance, Sense organ diseases, Skin diseases, Tobacco smoking, Transportation, Urinary diseases, Urinary tract infections, Urine tests, Weight, Blood glucose, Aged adults, Alcohol use disorders, Assets, Emergency care, Fatigue, Fruits, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health facilities, Health promotion, Home care, Hospitals, Incontinence, Influenza vaccines, Legumes, Limited mobility, Mass media, Maternal conditions, Outpatient facilities, Personal caregivers, Physical activity, Preterm birth, Private social assistance, Religion, School enrollment, Stroke, Symptoms, Varicella, Vegetables, Vision loss