Natsal-1

Natsal-1 surveyed a probability sample of 18,876 adults aged 18-59 in 1990.

The Natsal-1 methodology was published in two books:

  • Wellings, K., Field, J., Johnson, A.M., Wadsworth, J. & Bradshaw, S. (1994) Sexual Behaviour in Britain: The National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles. London: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Johnson, A.M., Wadsworth, J., Wellings, K. & Field, J. (1994) Sexual Attitudes & Lifestyles. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications

You can download a report from a qualitative study carried out by NatCen Social Research (then SCPR) before the first Natsal survey, exploring the best language to use in the questionnaire.

Results from Natsal-1 were published in two books:

  • Wellings, K., Field, J., Johnson, A.M., Wadsworth, J. & Bradshaw, S. (1994) Sexual Behaviour in Britain: The National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles. London: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Johnson, A.M., Wadsworth, J., Wellings, K. & Field, J. (1994) Sexual Attitudes & Lifestyles. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications
Papers:
Johnson AM, Wadsworth J, Field J, Wellings K, Anderson RM. Surveying sexual lifestyles. Nature 1990; 343: 109.
Wellings K, Field J, Wadsworth J, Johnson AM, Anderson RM, Bradshaw SA. Sexual lifestyles under Scrutiny. Nature, 1990: 348; 276-78. Johnson AM, Wadsworth J, Wellings K, Field J, Bradshaw S. Sexual lifestyles and HIV risk. Nature 1992; 360: 410-412