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Abstract

The aim of this survey was to collect baseline data on health-related behaviours in the general population and to monitor changes over time in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Greater London, Lothian Region, Strathclyde.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Safety and accidents, exercise and fitness, eating behaviour and dieting, cigarette smoking, alcohol use, perceived health, publicity on health, HIV/AIDS related attitudes, opinions and beliefs, sexual behaviour, respondent details
Variables

Safety and accidents, exercise and fitness, eating behaviour and dieting, cigarette smoking, alcohol use, perceived health, publicity on health, HIV/AIDS related attitudes, opinions and beliefs, sexual behaviour, respondent details.

Keywords
Edinburgh, glasgow, Greater London, age, AIDS (disease), alcohol consumption, alcoholic drinks, attitudes, blood, blood donation, blood transfusions, calories, cardiovascular system, cereal products, clinical tests and measurements, contraceptive devices, crying, dairy products, diet and nutrition, driving, drugs, economic activity, educational background, eggs (as food), exercise, fire protection equipment, frequency, gender, health, health promotion and education, height (physiology), homosexuality, households, information sources, interviews (data collection), marital status, mass media use
Identifier Variables
Country
Economic/Subject Categories
Value of health
Area of Health System
Public health
Disease Area
HIV, AIDS
Data collecting organization (s)
Data Type
Survey (cross-sectional)
National/Regional
Regional
Coverage (date of field work)
1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991
Unit of Analysis
Individual
Sample

6655 men and women aged between 18 and 60 living in private households with a telephone and resident in the 01 (071,081), 031 and 041 telephone area codes between 1990-1991

Availability
ESDS Access and Preservation, UK Data Archive
Conditions of Access
Free registration access
Link
1987-1990 - http://www.data-archive.ac.[…]p;key=Health+and+Lifestyles 1990-1991 - http://www.data-archive.ac.[…]p;key=Health+and+Lifestyles
Contact
help@esds.ac.uk
Publications
http://www.data-archive.ac.uk/findingData/publicationListForSN.asp?sn=3206