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Canada Community Health Survey 2009-2010


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Canadian Community Health Survey 2009-2010
Canada (CAN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2009 - 12/2010
Series or system 
Canada Community Health Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The CCHS surveys individuals age 12 and over living in private dwellings. Excluded from the sampling frame are individuals living on Indian Reserves and on Crown Lands, institutional residents, full-time members of the Canadian Forces, and residents of certain remote regions. The CCHS covers approximately 98% of the Canadian population aged 12 and over.

Since 2007, CCHS has been a continuous survey, with six two-month data collection periods. Each collection period is representative of the Canadian population living in provinces, but the sample in territories is representative only after 12 months. Data are released annually, and every two years a file combining the full two year sample (130,000 respondents) is also released.   

Age at first sex, Alcohol use, Alcohol use disorders, Analgesics, Antihypertensive drugs, Anxiety, Anxiety disorders, Assets, Asthma, Birth control pills, Breastfeeding, Burns, COPD, Cancers, Cardiovascular surgical procedures, Clinical breast exams, Colonoscopy, Community health clinics, Condoms, Contraceptives, Dental care, Diabetes, Diaphragms, Dietary supplements, Digital rectal examinations, Disability, Drug consumption, Drug use disorders, Edentulism, Education, Education degrees, Emergency care, Emergency preparedness, Employment, Employment benefits, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, Exposure to forces of nature, Eye examinations, Falls, Family composition, Family size, Fatigue, Folic acid supplements, Foreign bodies, Fruits and vegetables, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health status, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Height, Home care, Hospitals, Hours worked, Housing, Hypertension, Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, Hysterectomy, Illicit drug use, Imaging equipment, Income, Incontinence, Injectable contraceptives, Insulin, Intentional injuries, International migration, Interpersonal violence, Languages, Leisure activities, Limited mobility, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal conditions, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Migraine, Military service, Mobility aids, Multiple sclerosis, Musculoskeletal diseases, Noninfective inflammatory bowel disease, Occupational injuries, Occupations, Oral hygiene, Pain, Pap smears, Peptic ulcer disease, Physical activity, Physical examinations, Poisonings, Poverty, Pregnancy, Private social assistance, Prostheses and implants, Public social assistance, Race, Road and vehicle safety, SF-36, STDs, Safety, School enrollment, Screening, Screening mammography, Seat belts, Sensory aids, Sexual behavior, Skin cancers, Skin diseases, Spermicides, Stroke, Suicide, Sun exposure, Surgical procedures, Telephones, Tobacco smoking, Transportation, Unintentional injuries, Unipolar depressive disorders, Vision loss, Vitamin D supplements, Weight, Weight change, Working conditions, Body mass index, Absenteeism, Allergies, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Amphetamine use disorders, Anthropometry, Back pain, Bipolar affective disorder, Breast cancer, Cannabis use disorders, Cocaine use disorders, Contact with venomous animals and plants, Dental examinations, Fruits, Gout, HIV and AIDS, Hearing aids, Household expenditures, Hypercholesterolemia, IUDs, Influenza, Influenza vaccines, Injuries, Maternal anthropometry, Medicines, Neck pain, Needle sharing, Opioid use disorders, Osteoarthritis, Pain management, Private health facilities, Prostate cancer, Public health facilities, Respiratory function tests, Road traffic injuries, Sleep, Smokeless tobacco use, Starchy vegetables, Summary birth history, Traditional birth control, Unemployment, Upper respiratory infections, Vegetables, FFQ