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Colombia National Study of Mental Health 2015


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de Salud Mental, Colombia 2015 (ENSM)
Colombia (COL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2015 - 12/2015
Series or system 
Colombia National Study of Mental Health (ENSM)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The purpose of this survey was to gather information about the mental health of Colombians ages 7 years and older. The data were collected through face-to-face interviews. The topic areas of the interviews were household sociodemographics, mental health symptoms, mental and behavioral disorders, shocks, and health care access.

The sample size for this round of the survey was 13,200 households and 15,351 individuals.

Suggested citation 
Administrative Department of Science, Techonology, and Innovation (Colombia), Ministry of Health and Social Protection (Colombia). Colombia National Study of Mental Health 2015.