Methodology related to coronavirus (covid-19)

  • The impact of updating cancer survival methodologies for national estimates

    Methodology | Released on 12 June 2017

    A comparison of the new method applied in producing national cancer survival estimates in England compared to previous methods.

    Keywords: cancer, survival, methods, England

  • 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 registration statistics QMI

    Methodology | Released 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