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Netherlands Permanent Quality of Life Survey 2005

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Permanent onderzoek naar de leefsituatie (POLS) 2005
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2005 - 12/2005
Series or system 
Netherlands Permanent Quality of Life Survey (POLS)
Data type
Survey:
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

Conducted continuously since 1997, this survey from Statistics Netherlands collects information on a variety of topics concerning living conditions in the Netherlands. Different modules address topics like health and labor, young people, the environment, law and security, and housing needs.

In 2005, for the basic questionnaire, a sample of 15,979 persons yielded 10,378 respondents. 

Keywords 
Alcohol use, Analgesics, Antibiotics, Assets, Asthma, Back pain, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breast cancer, Breastfeeding, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Catheters, Child health care, Chronic kidney diseases, Chronic respiratory diseases, Corrective lenses, Dental care, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Digestive diseases, Disability, Drug consumption, Eczema, Education, Emergency care, Employment, Family composition, Family size, General surgery, Gynecology, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health insurance, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Height, Hospitals, Hours worked, Housing conditions, Hypertension, Incontinence, Influenza vaccines, Insulin, Internet, Ischemic heart disease, Leisure activities, Length of stay, Leukemia, Limited mobility, Live births, Marital status, Mass media, Medicines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Micronutrient supplements, Migraine, Mobility aids, Musculoskeletal diseases, Neurological conditions, Neurosurgery, Obesity, Oral conditions, Otitis media, Outpatient facilities, Pain, Pap smears, Pediatrics, Peptic ulcer disease, Physical activity, Physical therapy, Place of delivery, Postnatal care, Prostate cancer, Psoriasis, Rehabilitation, Religion, Screening mammography, Skilled birth attendants, Skin cancers, Surgical procedures, Tobacco use, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Traditional medicine, Training programs, Urinary diseases, Vision loss, Vomiting, Weight, Working conditions, Dermatitis
Citation
Contributors 
Suggested citation 
Statistics Netherlands. Netherlands Permanent Quality of Life Survey 2005.