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Taiwan National Health Interview Survey 2009-2010


General Info
Original or alternative title 
2009 National Health Access and Drug Abuse Survey
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/2009 - 02/2010
Series or system 
Taiwan National Health Interview Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The Taiwan National Health Interview Survey 2009 covered topics such as demographic information, health status, health care, and behaviors including smoking, drinking, and drug use. The sample size covered 23 cities and counties with approximately 30,528 participants. The questionnaires were divided by age groups: under 12 years, 12-64 years, and over 65 years of age. The self-answer questionnaires on drug use were also divided by age groups: 12-17 years and 18-64 years of age. In an aim to make processing more efficient and to enhance the quality of data collection, the 2009 survey utilized computer-assisted personal interviewing and computer-assisted self-interviewing. 

More information on questionnaire design and site visits is available on the 2009 survey page.

Agriculture, Alcohol use, Alcohol use disorders, Allergies, Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Analgesics, Anemia, Animal injuries, Anxiety, Assets, Asthma, Bipolar affective disorder, Birth weight, Bladder cancer, Blood pressure, Bone mineral density, Breast cancer, Burns, COPD, Cervix uteri cancer, Child anthropometry, Child care, Child development, Children, Colon and rectum cancers, Colonoscopy, Condoms, Corpus uteri cancer, Cough, Dairy products, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Diet, Disability, Drownings, Education, Electricity, Employment, Employment benefits, Endocrine disorders, Secondhand smoke, Epilepsy, Ethnicity, Eye examinations, Falls, Family composition, Fishing, Food, Foreign bodies, Fruits, HIV and AIDS, Headache, Health care access, Health care use, Health insurance, Health promotion, Health status, Hearing aids, Hearing tests, Heart disease, Hepatitis vaccines, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Hygiene, Hypertension, Illicit drug use, Immunization, Income, Incontinence, Influenza vaccines, Injuries, Intentional injuries, Leukemia, Lifestyle risk factors, Limited mobility, Liver cancer, Lower respiratory infections, Marital status, Mass media, Meat, Medicines, Meningococcal vaccines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Military service, Mining, Mobility aids, Mouth cancer, Musculoskeletal diseases, Needle sharing, Needles, Nurses, Nutrition, Obesity, Occult blood, Occupations, Oesophagus cancer, Oral hygiene, Osteoporosis, Ovary cancer, Pain, Pain management, Pap smears, Parkinson's disease, Personal health expenditures, Pesticides, Pharmacies, Poisonings, Pregnancy, Preterm birth complications, Preventive interventions, Prostate cancer, Prostheses and implants, Refraction and accommodation disorders, Religion, Rheumatoid arthritis, Road and vehicle safety, Road traffic injuries, Rotavirus vaccines, School enrollment, Screening mammography, Seat belts, Self-treatment, Sexual behavior, Sibling survival, Skin cancers, Skin diseases, Smokeless tobacco use, Stomach cancer, Teachers, Telephones, Thyroid cancer, Tobacco smoking, Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Unipolar depressive disorders, Upper respiratory infections, Urban ambient air pollution, Urinary diseases, Urine tests, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Vision loss, Weight change, Whole grains