National population health surveys (NPHS)

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

The data are for use by faculty, students, and staff of DLI member instititions, for academic research and teaching purposes only.

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  • Do not share any microdata with anyone who is not a University of Toronto faculty, student, or staff member.
  • Do not attempt to identify individual respondents.
  • Do not link microdata to administrative records.
  • Do not use these data for contracted research with outside funding.
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  Subfile Data Documentation

Cycle 1, 1994-1995: general file X X
health file X X
supplementary file X X
health institutions X X

Cycle 2, 1996-1997: general file X X
health file X X
health institutions X X

Cycle 3, 1998-1999: general file X X
health file Reloaded 2008/01/30 X X

Synthetic files The following synthetic files are for planning research in an RDC only. They are not to be used for research

Cycle 6 (2004-2005) longitudinal file - synthetic X X

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Created: 2004/01/30; Last updated: 2008-11-27