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Singapore National Health Survey 1998


General Info
Singapore (SGP)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/1998 - 11/1998
Series or system 
Singapore National Health Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The Singapore National Health Survey conducted in 1998 assessed the prevalence of diabetes, hypertensions, high blood cholestorol, obesity, physical activity, tobacco and alcohol use, and associated risk factors. A total of 4,723 individuals, 2,181 men and 2,542 women, ages 18-69 years were canvassed from approximately 11,200 households that were in the vicinity of six nearby community centers.