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    Québec Population Health Survey (QPHS)

    Type of survey

    Cross-sectional survey.

    2014-2015: representative at the provincial and regional levels, and at the local level for all regions.

    2008: representative at the provincial and regional levels, and at the local level for certain regions.

    Targeted population

    2014-2015: People aged 15 and over living in non-institutional housing in Québec, excluding those living on an Indian reserve or in health region 17 (Nunavik).

    2008: People aged 15 and over living in private households in Québec, excluding those living in collective households, on an Indian reserve or in health regions 17 (Nunavik) and 18 (Terres-Cries-de-la-Baie-James).

    Sample

    2014-2015: 45,760 respondents.

    2008: 38,154 respondents.

    Themes

    2014-2015: Physical activity as a means of recreation or transport; oral health and hygiene; consumption of sugary or energy drinks; weight status, body image and the use of weight-loss products, services or methods; cigarette use; drug use; sexual behaviour, sexually transmitted diseases and contraceptive use; combined hormonal contraceptives taken by smoking women; preventive medical exams; perception of one’s health status; mental health; noises in one’s environment; allergic rhinitis; occupational health.

    2008: Physical and mental health; lifestyle habits that affect health; perceived health status, psychological distress, musculoskeletal injuries and disorders; oral health; weight status and use of weight loss products or methods; drug use; sexual behaviours and contraceptive use; women’s health behaviours.

    Methodological and technical information

    Methodological or technical documents 2014-2015

    Methodological or technical documents 2008

     

    See also

    Microdata files and technical documents available at the Centre d’accès aux données de recherche de l’Institut de la statistique du Québec (CADRISQ).

    Analytical products and data

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