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Spain European Health Survey 2014-2015


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Europea de Salud en España 2014 (EESE2014)
Spain (ESP)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2014 - 01/2015
Series or system 
European Health Interview Survey (EHIS)
European Health Survey in Spain
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

"With the aim of harmonizing information and having common indicators, the EU decided to implement within the European Statistical System, a European Health Survey System (EHSS), among which was a Health survey through personal interview (European Health Interview Survey-EHIS). The main objective was to measure in a harmonized way the health status of EU citizens, as well as their lifestyles and other determinants of health, as well as their use of health services."-Methodology Report

In Spain, the survey has been conducted every five years by the National Institute of Statistics (INE) of Spain, as the European Health Survey in Spain (EESE in Spanish, ESHS in English), starting in 2009. The sample size for ESHS2014 was approximately 37,500 households. 

Absenteeism, Alcohol use, Antibiotics, Antihypertensive drugs, Anxiety disorders, Asthma, Back pain, Birth control pills, Birth place, Blood glucose, Blood pressure, COPD, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Cataracts, Cholesterol, Cholesterol tests, Cirrhosis of the liver, Cognitive impairment, Colonoscopy, Contraceptives, Corrective lenses, Dairy products, Dental care, Dental caries, Diabetes, Disability, Drug consumption, Education, Emergency care, Employment, Environmental hazards, Family composition, Family size, Fatigue, Fish, Fluoride, Fruits, Fruits and vegetables, Health care access, Health care personnel, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing loss, Heart disease, Height, Home care, Hormone replacement therapy, Hospitals, Hypertension, Imaging equipment, Income, Influenza vaccines, International migration, Ischemic heart disease, Languages, Legumes, Leisure activities, Limited mobility, Marital status, Meat, Medical tests, Medicines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Migraine, Occult blood, Occupation codes, Occupational risk factors, Occupations, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Outpatient facilities, Pain, Pap smears, Peptic ulcer disease, Periodontal diseases, Personal caregivers, Physical activity, Place of delivery, Prescriptions, Private health facilities, Processed foods, Processed meats, Prostheses and implants, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Road traffic injuries, School enrollment, Screening mammography, Secondhand smoke, Sense organ diseases, Skilled birth attendants, Sleep disorders, Stroke, Sugar-sweetened beverages, Surgical procedures, Tobacco smoking, Traditional medicine, Ultrasound, Unintentional injuries, Unipolar depressive disorders, Urinary diseases, Vegetables, Vision loss, Weight, Chemotherapy, Crime, Gastritis and duodenitis, Illicit drug use, Mobility aids, Neck pain, Occupational injuries, Personal health expenditures, Radiation therapy, Rheumatoid arthritis, Therapies