Maintained/created by: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Geographic unit of data: U.S. national, Canada national, International
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Users can download the survey’s report and entire data set to gain information on a variety of health indicators in the United States and Canada. The Joint Canada/ United States Health Survey was a one time study conducted with Statistics Canada and the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Both countries conducted the same survey to gather information regarding: health status, limitations of activities, asthma and other medical conditions, mental health, smoking, use of prescription medicines, physical activities, patient satisfaction, health insurance, and health care utilization.
Users can download the full report of the survey or the entire data set. The Joint Canada/ United States Health Survey was conducted in 2002 and 2003. It was a one time telephone survey, with 3,200 Canadian participants and 5,200 American participants.