Natsal-3 involved a probability sample of 15,162 adults aged 16-74 who were interviewed between 2010 and 2012

The Natsal-3 methodology is described in the Technical Report, which is available to download as is the Natsal-3 questionnaire. Below there are summaries of methodological aspects relating to specific work packages, and here are links to four papers published from the development work for Natsal-3.

1. Improving questions on sexual partnerships: Lessons learned from cognitive interviews for Britain’s third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (‘Natsal-3’) - here

2. Testing for STIs in a population-based sexual health survey: development of an acceptable ethical approach - here

3. Scripting sexual function: A qualitative investigation - here 

4. A liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for salivary testosterone with adult male reference interval determination - here

Read Natsal-3 publications here.

Infographics summarising findings from Natsal-3 are freely-available to download and use are available below.

Also below and free to download are infographics that were created from Natsal-3 data for the ‘Sex and Relationships Education – Coming of Age’ conference held at the Wellcome Trust in November 2014, organised as a collaboration between the Natsal team and the Sex Education Forum and part-funded by a grant from the ESRC Festival of Social Science.

Find out more here about how Natsal-3 data is being used to produce innovative, evidence-based resources to improve knowledge of sex and relationships.