Individual Study / EHIS

European Health Interview Survey

European Health Interview Survey

Initiatives -
Focuses on the main aspects of the population’s health conditions and use of health services. **Estat-microdataaccess@ec.europa.eu**
Start Year
2006
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Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Aromaa A, Koponen P, Tafforeau J, Vermeire C; HIS/HES Core Group. Evaluation of Health Interview Surveys and Health Examination Surveys in the European Union. Eur J Public Health. 2003 Sep;13(3 Suppl):67-72. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/13.suppl_1.67.

PUBMED 14533752

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
3,012
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Member States had conducted the survey in different years: 2006: Austria and Estonia; 2007: Slovenia; 2008: Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Cyprus, France, Latvia, Malta and Romania and 2009: Greece, Spain, Hungary, Poland and Slovak Republic. Germany also conducted the survey in 2009 but did not grant access to their micro data.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other