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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.

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