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Chile National Health Survey 2016-2017


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de Salud 2016-2017
Chile (CHL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/2016 - 03/2017
Series or system 
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The purpose of the Chile National Health Survey was to develop preventative health policies through the data collection of citizens ages 15 and over on their health and subsequent treatment of illness. The sample size included 6,233 individuals with 5,520 of those participating in laboratory tests. In addition to diseases and illnesses, data were collected on alcohol and tobacco use, physical and sexual activity, food consumption, nutrition, oral health, mental health, and child development. 

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Alcohol use disorders, Anthropometry, Asthma, Back pain, Birth place, Blood pressure, Blood tests, Breast cancer, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cataracts, Chronic kidney diseases, Cognitive assessment, Colon and rectum cancers, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Corrective lenses, Dairy products, Dental caries, Diabetes, Digestive diseases, ENDS use, Edentulism, Education, Electricity, Employment, Employment benefits, Ethnicity, Falls, Family composition, Family size, Fatigue, Fish, Fruits, Gallbladder and biliary tract cancers, Glaucoma, Goiter, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Height, Household air pollution, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypercholesterolemia, Hypertension, Income, Insulin, Ischemic heart disease, Languages, Legumes, Leisure activities, Limited mobility, Live births, Marital status, Medical tests, Medicines, Menopause, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Musculoskeletal diseases, Neck pain, Occult blood, Oral hygiene, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Pain, Pap smears, Parents, Pharmacies, Physical activity, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, Rheumatoid arthritis, Sanitation, Screening mammography, Sense organ diseases, Sensory aids, Sexual behavior, Sleep, Sleep disorders, Stomach cancer, Stroke, Sugar-sweetened beverages, Sun exposure, Thyroid cancer, Tobacco smoking, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Ultrasound, Unemployment, Urban ambient air pollution, Urine tests, Vegetables, Vision loss, Water supply, Weight, Weight change, Whole grains