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Canada Community Health Survey - Healthy Aging 2008-2009


General Info
Original or alternative title 
CCHS - Healthy Aging
Canada (CAN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/2008 - 11/2009
Series or system 
Canada Community Health Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional

The Canadian Community Health Survey - Healthy Aging (CCHS - Healthy Aging) collected health information from 52,010 Canadians over the age of 45 in ten provinces with the intent of better understanding the aging process in Canada. Questionnaires collected information on general health status, mental health, sleeping habits, self-reported height and weight, chronic conditions, physical activities, nutritional status, tobacco and alcohol use, and health care use.