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Finland Health Behavior and Health Among the Adult Population 2014


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Suomalaisen aikuisväestön terveyskäyttäytyminen ja terveys (AVTK) 2014
Finland (FIN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2014 - 07/2014
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative

The Finnish Health Behavior and Health Among the Finnish Population has been conducted annually since 1978. The purpose of this survey is to collect information on the health of employment-aged persons in order to track trends and changes over time. The main topics included in the survey are eating habits, tobacco use, physical activity, health conditions, and alcohol consumption.

In the 2014 survey, the data were collected through self-completed questionnaires delivered to households through the postal system. The target subject for the survey was persons 15 through 64 years of age. A total of 2,630 questionnaires were collected during the survey.