The Canada Health Survey: A source of data on the well-being of Canadians

    loading  Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid


Describes the data resource that will result from the Canada Health Survey, a nationwide assessment of physical and emotional health which has recently completed the data collection phase. The conceptualization and measurement of well-being are discussed, and ways the data base can enhance understanding of the relationship between well-being, health, socioeconomic status, age, and activity are described. It is concluded that the Canada Health Survey should be an unusually valuable resource for psychologists interested in health and health-related behavior. (French summary) (12 ref) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2007 APA, all rights reserved)

    loading  Loading Related Articles