Methodology related to conditions and diseases

  • A Government Statistical Service perspective on official estimates of calorie consumption

    Methodology | Released on 8 August 2016

    The Behavioural Insight Team’s ‘Counting Calories’ report explains the apparent decrease in calorie intake over time by presenting evidence that calorie consumption is underestimated and also suggests that the degree of underestimation has increased over time. This article provides a GSS response to that report.

    Keywords: calorie consumption, obesity, LCF, living costs and food survey

  • Cancer survival statistical bulletins QMI

    Quality and methodology information | Revised on 10 June 2016

    Cancer survival statistics for England are published as a number of individual statistical bulletins each year. Survival estimates are recorded for the most common cancers in adults aged 15 to 99 years across multiple English regionals.

    Keywords: common cancers,survival estimates,age standardised

  • Cancer registration statistics QMI

    Quality and methodology information | Revised on 23 February 2016

    Cancer Registration statistics present the number of new cancer registrations in England overall and in the different English regions.

    Keywords: sex,age,mortality,incidence