Independent report

Health behaviours through lifecourse: baseline report

This report was commissioned by the Department of Health and independently conducted by the market research company GfK NOP.


Lifecourse tracker

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This is a summary of the first stage of research, which was carried out in March 2012, that records how health behaviours vary across life stages.

The report is the first of a series of twice yearly surveys which track core health behaviours, their interactions and influences, and how these vary across key life stages.

This survey forms a baseline against which changes in behaviour over time and seasonal variations can be assessed. The report informs the Department of Health Social Marketing Strategy.

Read the lifecourse tracker Wave 1 Spring 2012: Interim summary report

Published 1 March 2013