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.

  • Improving questions on sexual partnerships: Lessons learned from cognitive interviews for Britain’s third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (‘Natsal-3’) – here
  • Testing for STIs in a population-based sexual health survey: development of an acceptable ethical approach – here
  • Scripting sexual function: A qualitative investigation – here
  • A liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry method for salivary testosterone with adult male reference interval determination – here