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United Kingdom Health Survey for England 2011-2012 - UK Data Service


General Info
Original or alternative title 
HSE 2011
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2011 - 03/2012
Series or system 
United Kingdom Health Survey for England (HSE)
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview

The Health Survey for England (HSE) 2011 was the twenty-first in the series of annual surveys conducted in private households since 1994. The primary focus of the 2011 survey was cardiovascular disease and two associated conditions, hypertension and diabetes. 

The questionnaire included modules on general health, alcohol consumption, smoking, fruit and vegetable consumption, cardiovascular disease, chronic pain, and dental health. The HSE 2011 included a new module for older adults about provision of informal care and questions for all adults about social care. The survey also provided the following objective measures of health: blood pressure, anthropometric measurements, and analysis of saliva and blood samples.

A total of 8,610 adults and 2,007 children were successfully interviewed, while nurse visits were conducted among 5,715 adults and 1,257 children.

Alcohol use, Anthropometry, Antihypertensive drugs, Asthma, Back pain, Birth weight, Blood disorders, Blood glucose, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Body mass index, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cerebrovascular diseases, Child anthropometry, Cholesterol, Cholesterol tests, Chronic kidney diseases, Chronic respiratory diseases, Conduction disorders and other dysrhythmias, Diabetes, Diet, Digestive diseases, Disability, Drug consumption, EQ-5D, Education, Education degrees, Employment, Employment benefits, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, Eye examinations, Family composition, Family size, Folic acid supplements, Fruits and vegetables, Government health expenditures, Health care use, Health education, Health literacy, Health status, Hearing loss, Height, Home care, 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, Neck pain, Neurological conditions, Noncommunicable diseases, Obesity, Occupations, Oral conditions, Pain, Pain management, Personal health expenditures, Physical examinations, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, Preventive interventions, Public social assistance, Religion, Sense organ diseases, Skin diseases, Stroke, Thoracic surgery, Tobacco smoking, Transportation, Urinary diseases, Urinary tract infections, Weight, Absenteeism, Alcohol use disorders, Anxiety, Anxiety disorders, Asperger's syndrome, Assets, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Autism, Bipolar affective disorder, Community health clinics, Counseling, Drug use disorders, Epilepsy, Financial assistance for health, Fruits, Health insurance, Health promotion, Hearing aids, Hearing tests, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household expenditures, Hygiene, Idiopathic intellectual disability, Illicit drug use, Immunization, Incontinence, Influenza vaccines, Intentional injuries, Limited mobility, Mobility aids, Needles, Nursing homes, Physical activity, Race, Schizophrenia, School enrollment, Self-inflicted injuries, Self-treatment, Suicide, Taxes, Telephones, Tobacco, Unipolar depressive disorders, Urine tests, Vegetables, Vision loss, Hemorrhagic stroke, FFQ