|1989-90 to 1995 ||NA|
|1995 to 2001 ||NA |
|"High cholesterol" or "hyperlipidemia" was not asked specifically or prompted for. Respondents did have an opportunity to report the condition in the general long-term conditions question of Q230: "...(DO YOU HAVE) ANY CONDITIONS WHICH ARE UNDER CONTROL BECAUSE YOU ARE HAVING LONG TERM TREATMENT OR TAKING MEDICATION. |
FOR EXAMPLE, NEEDING GLASSES OR HAVING HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?"
|Q 444 asked "THE NEXT FEW QUESTIONS ARE ABOUT LONG TERM CONDITIONS. PLEASE INCLUDE ONLY THOSE CONDITIONS THAT HAVE LASTED OR ARE EXPECTED TO LAST FOR SIX MONTHS OR MORE. |
DO YOU HAVE ANY OF THESE CONDITIONS?"
The prompt card shown (G) included "High cholesterol" among 13 conditions.
|Q450 asks respondents "..HAVE YOU EVER BEEN TOLD BY A DOCTOR OR NURSE YOU HAVE ANY HEART OR CIRCULATORY CONDITIONS?" as they are shown prompt card 15 which lists 13 conditions including "High cholesterol" Subsequent questions Q453-454 and Q457-458 establish whether the condition is current and long-term.|
|Estimate '000||383.3||881.8||1,131.6 |
|Standardised rate per 1,000 population(a)||24.8||51.6||59.6|
|95 % confidence intervals on standardised rates||23.6 - 26.0||47.5 - 55.7||57.0 - 62.2|
|Comments||Each successive survey has improved the breadth and specificity of questioning for heart and circulatory conditions. |
|(a) Age standardised to 2001 NHS benchmark population.|
(b) The codes shown were released in the corrigendum to this publication on 22 July 03.
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