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Belgium Health Interview Survey 2013


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquête de Santé par Interview Belgique 2013
Belgium (BEL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2013 - 12/2013
Series or system 
Belgium Health Interview Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The Belgium Health Interview Survey 2013 collected health information from about 10,000 individuals across Belgium. The survey was subnationally representative for all three regions and their provinces, with the sample split nearly equally between regions: Flemish region (3500 participants), Brussels region (3500 participants), and Walloon region (3500 participants). Two questionnaires were used: a face-to-face interview questionnaire, and a self-completed questionnaire; household information was also collected at the time of the face-to-face interview. The sample was drawn from the National Register; all households were eligible except for those living in institutions.

Alcohol use, Allergies, Anxiety, Assets, Asthma, Back pain, Birth control pills, Birth place, COPD, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cataracts, Chronic kidney diseases, Cirrhosis of the liver, Colonoscopy, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Corrective lenses, Crime, Dental care, Diabetes, Diaphragms, Digestive diseases, Domestic violence, Eating disorders, Edentulism, Education, Emergency contraception, Employment, Endocrine disorders, Secondhand smoke, Epilepsy, Falls, Fruits and vegetables, Gall bladder and bile duct disease, Glaucoma, HPV vaccines, Headache, Health care use, Health literacy, Health status, Hearing aids, Height, Home care, Hospitals, Housing, Housing conditions, Hypertension, IUDs, Illicit drug use, Income, Incontinence, Influenza vaccines, Injectable contraceptives, Insulin, Ischemic heart disease, Length of stay, Limited mobility, Macular degeneration, Medicines, Mental health symptoms, Micronutrient supplements, Neck pain, Occupational injuries, Oral hygiene, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Pain, Pap smears, Parkinson's disease, Peptic ulcer disease, Personal health expenditures, Physical activity, Physical examinations, Pneumococcal vaccines, Prostheses and implants, Public social assistance, Rheumatoid arthritis, Road traffic injuries, School enrollment, Screening mammography, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sexual violence, Skin diseases, Stool tests, Stroke, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Unintentional injuries, Urinary diseases, Urolithiasis, Violence, Vision loss, Weight, Weight change
Suggested citation 
Center for Statistics, University of Hasselt (CenStat) (Belgium), Scientific Institute of Public Health (WIV-ISP) (Belgium), Statistics Belgium. Belgium Health Interview Survey 2013.