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Canadian community health survey (CCHS)

These data are provided by Statistics Canada under the terms of the Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) license.


CCHS Public use microdata files

CCHS 2014: Annual Component Data Documentation
CCHS 2013-2014: Annual component Data Documentation
CCHS 2012: Mental Health Component Data Documentation
CCHS 2012: Annual component [Reloaded 2014/01/09] Data Documentation
CCHS 2011-2012: Annual component Data Documentation
CCHS 2010: Annual component Data Documentation
CCHS 2009-2010: Annual component Data Documentation
CCHS 2008-2009: Healthy Aging [Reloaded due to errors 2014/01/10] Data Documentation
CCHS 2007-2008, Annual component [Reloaded 2011/09/12] Data Documentation
Cycle 3.1, 2005 [Reloaded 2011/09/16] common & optional content [Created 2006/06/23] Data Documentation
common & sub-sample 1 content: health utility index (HUI), fruit and vegetable consumption and labour force Data
common & sub-sample 2 content: measured height and weight Data
common & sub-sample 3 content: access to health care services, waiting times and patient satisfaction Data
Cycle 2.2, 2004 [Reloaded 2011/09/16] Data Documentation
Cycle 2.1, 2003 [Rev. ed. 2005/05, rev. 05/09] [Reloaded 2011/09/21] Data Documentation
Cycle 1.2, 2002 [Reloaded 2011/09/22] Data Documentation
Cycle 1.1, 2000-2001 [Rev. 08/2003] [Reloaded 2011/09/22] Data Documentation

CCHS errata files

Errata November 2014 Errata
Errata August 2014 Errata
Errata June 2014 Errata

CCHS Synthetic files

WARNING: The following Synthetic Files (aka Dummy files) should not be used for purposes other than to develop and test the computer programs that are to be submitted by remote job submission. The Dummy Files (Synthetic Files) contain modified data, and must never be used for analytical purposes.

CCHS 2012 Mental Health Component Data Documentation
Cycle [4.1], 2007 main data file Data Documentation
subsample file Data
Cycle 2.1, 2003 full sample data file Data Documentation
sub-sample 1 data file Data
sub-sample 2 data file Data
sub-sample 3 data file Data
grouped variables file Data
Cycle 1.2, 2002 full sample data file Data Documentation
Cycle 1.1, 2000-2001 full sample data file Data Documentation


Created: 2003/12/12; Last updated: 2015/03/04