Individual Study / Swiss Health Survey

Swiss Health Survey

Swiss Health Survey

Initiatives -
* It provides important information on the state of health of the population, health behaviour and the use of health services. Due to its regular implementation, developments can be observed over time. * This survey has been carried out every five years since 1992 and is part of the data collection programme of the Swiss population census since 2010.
Start Year
1992
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Design

Study design
Population cohort

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
41,008
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Resident population in private households aged 15 or over was questioned living in Switzerland. The survey was carried out throughout 2012 to counterbalance any seasonal variations.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other