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Health Barometer
Baromètre Santé

Topic
Health and Performance
Housing, Urban Development and Mobility
Wellbeing
Social Systems and Welfare
Work and Productivity
Education and Learning
Relevance for this Topic
Country France
More Topics

Governance

Contact information

François Beck
Institut national de prévention et d'éducation pour la santé (INPES)
42, bd de la Libération
93203 Saint Denis Cedex
France
Phone: (+33) 01 49 33 23 64
Fax: (+33) 01 49 33 23 90
Email: Francois.BECK(at)inpes.sante.fr

Timeliness, transparency

Usually the first results are published about one year after the end of data collection. Access to the database can be negotiated only a few months after the end of data collection, with some restrictions. The access is easier as soon as the first results have been published.

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, regular

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, regular

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, regular

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, regular

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, regular

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Cross-section, regular

Data gathering method

Telephone interview (CATI)


Access to data


Downloadable files after agreement.

Conditions of access


Standard procedure with a contract detailing planned analyses and standard duties: referring to the INPES in any publication, communicating publications to the INPES.


A few days.


Anonymised individual data


SPSS, SAS, STATA.


Data is only available in French.

Access to data


Downloadable files after agreement.

Conditions of access


Standard procedure with a contract detailing planned analyses and standard duties: referring to the INPES in any publication, communicating publications to the INPES.


A few days.


Anonymised individual data


SPSS, SAS, STATA.


Data is only available in French.

Access to data


Downloadable files after agreement.

Conditions of access


Standard procedure with a contract detailing planned analyses and standard duties: referring to the INPES in any publication, communicating publications to the INPES.


A few days.


Anonymised individual data


SPSS, SAS, STATA.


Data is only available in French.

Access to data


Downloadable files after agreement.

Conditions of access


Standard procedure with a contract detailing planned analyses and standard duties: referring to the INPES in any publication, communicating publications to the INPES.


A few days.


Anonymised individual data


SPSS, SAS, STATA.


Data is only available in French.

Access to data


Downloadable files after agreement.

Conditions of access


Standard procedure with a contract detailing planned analyses and standard duties: referring to the INPES in any publication, communicating publications to the INPES.


A few days.


Anonymised individual data


SPSS, SAS, STATA.


Data is only available in French.

Access to data


Downloadable files after agreement.

Conditions of access


Standard procedure with a contract detailing planned analyses and standard duties: referring to the INPES in any publication, communicating publications to the INPES.


A few days.


Anonymised individual data


SPSS, SAS, STATA.


Data is only available in French.


Coverage


Health Barometers (general): Round 1: Data collected in 1993 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-87. Round 2: Data collected in 1995 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 3: Data collected in 2000 with a sample of 14,000 individuals ages 12-75 (25% of respondents were aged 55-75). Round 4: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 30,000 individuals ages 12-75 (25% of respondents were aged 55.75). Round 5: Data collected in 2010 with a sample of 28,000 individuals ages 15-85 (36% of respondents were aged 55-85). Round 6: Next wave is scheduled for 2015. Health Barometers (thematic): Dietary Habits: Round 1: Data collected in 1996 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 2: Data collected in 2002 with a sample of 3,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 3: Data collected in 2008 with a sample of 5,000 individuals ages 12-75 (28% of respondents were aged 55-75). Cancer: Round 1: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 4,000 individuals ages 15 and older (33% of respondents were 55 and older). Round 2: Data collected in 2010 with a sample of 4,000 individuals ages 15-85 (35% of respondents were aged 55-85). Depression: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 6,000 individuals ages 15-75. Environment: Data collected in 2008 with a sample of 6,000 individuals with 20% of the respondents aged 55-75. Many of the questions were related to housing and neighbourhoods.


1993


Phone numbers, for both fixed and mobile lines, are randomly generated (CATI system).


national


Most of the time: depending on the wave/thematic survey, see above.


The Baromètre Santé surveys allow for a detailed study of the topics Health and Performance and Wellbeing, and the thematic survey conducted in 2008 on Health and Environmental issues allows for a fairly detailed study of some aspects of the Housing, Urban Development and Mobility topic.


• Beck F, Gautier A., Guignard R., & Richard, J.-B. “Une méthode de prise en compte du dégroupage total dans le plan de sondage des enquêtes téléphoniques auprès des ménages”. In Tremblay M.-E., Lavallée P., & El Hadj Tirari, M. “Pratiques et Méthodes de sondage”. Dunod, Collection Sciences Sup, Paris (2011): 310-314. • Chan Chee, C., Bayon, V., Bloch, J., Beck, F., Giordanella, J.-P., & Léger, D. “Epidémiologie de l'insomnie en France : état des lieux”, Revue d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique (2011). • “Knowledge, opinions and behaviour of the French public with regard to Alzheimer’s disease” (pdf, 71 Ko), synthesis of first results of the assessment. • “Les niveaux et pratiques des jeux de hasard et d'argent en 2010”. Tendances n° 77, OFDT (2011): 8. Data from previous surveys had been analysed and published in many international scientific journals (Addiction, Tobacco Control, Health Policy, European journal of Public Health, Population, etc.)

Coverage


Health Barometers (general): Round 1: Data collected in 1993 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-87. Round 2: Data collected in 1995 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 3: Data collected in 2000 with a sample of 14,000 individuals ages 12-75 (25% of respondents were aged 55-75). Round 4: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 30,000 individuals ages 12-75 (25% of respondents were aged 55.75). Round 5: Data collected in 2010 with a sample of 28,000 individuals ages 15-85 (36% of respondents were aged 55-85). Round 6: Next wave is scheduled for 2015. Health Barometers (thematic): Dietary Habits: Round 1: Data collected in 1996 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 2: Data collected in 2002 with a sample of 3,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 3: Data collected in 2008 with a sample of 5,000 individuals ages 12-75 (28% of respondents were aged 55-75). Cancer: Round 1: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 4,000 individuals ages 15 and older (33% of respondents were 55 and older). Round 2: Data collected in 2010 with a sample of 4,000 individuals ages 15-85 (35% of respondents were aged 55-85). Depression: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 6,000 individuals ages 15-75. Environment: Data collected in 2008 with a sample of 6,000 individuals with 20% of the respondents aged 55-75. Many of the questions were related to housing and neighbourhoods.


1993


Phone numbers, for both fixed and mobile lines, are randomly generated (CATI system).


national


Most of the time: depending on the wave/thematic survey, see above.


The Baromètre Santé surveys allow for a detailed study of the topics Health and Performance and Wellbeing, and the thematic survey conducted in 2008 on Health and Environmental issues allows for a fairly detailed study of some aspects of the Housing, Urban Development and Mobility topic.


• Beck F, Gautier A., Guignard R., & Richard, J.-B. “Une méthode de prise en compte du dégroupage total dans le plan de sondage des enquêtes téléphoniques auprès des ménages”. In Tremblay M.-E., Lavallée P., & El Hadj Tirari, M. “Pratiques et Méthodes de sondage”. Dunod, Collection Sciences Sup, Paris (2011): 310-314. • Chan Chee, C., Bayon, V., Bloch, J., Beck, F., Giordanella, J.-P., & Léger, D. “Epidémiologie de l'insomnie en France : état des lieux”, Revue d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique (2011). • “Knowledge, opinions and behaviour of the French public with regard to Alzheimer’s disease” (pdf, 71 Ko), synthesis of first results of the assessment. • “Les niveaux et pratiques des jeux de hasard et d'argent en 2010”. Tendances n° 77, OFDT (2011): 8. Data from previous surveys had been analysed and published in many international scientific journals (Addiction, Tobacco Control, Health Policy, European journal of Public Health, Population, etc.)

Coverage


Health Barometers (general): Round 1: Data collected in 1993 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-87. Round 2: Data collected in 1995 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 3: Data collected in 2000 with a sample of 14,000 individuals ages 12-75 (25% of respondents were aged 55-75). Round 4: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 30,000 individuals ages 12-75 (25% of respondents were aged 55.75). Round 5: Data collected in 2010 with a sample of 28,000 individuals ages 15-85 (36% of respondents were aged 55-85). Round 6: Next wave is scheduled for 2015. Health Barometers (thematic): Dietary Habits: Round 1: Data collected in 1996 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 2: Data collected in 2002 with a sample of 3,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 3: Data collected in 2008 with a sample of 5,000 individuals ages 12-75 (28% of respondents were aged 55-75). Cancer: Round 1: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 4,000 individuals ages 15 and older (33% of respondents were 55 and older). Round 2: Data collected in 2010 with a sample of 4,000 individuals ages 15-85 (35% of respondents were aged 55-85). Depression: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 6,000 individuals ages 15-75. Environment: Data collected in 2008 with a sample of 6,000 individuals with 20% of the respondents aged 55-75. Many of the questions were related to housing and neighbourhoods.


1993


Phone numbers, for both fixed and mobile lines, are randomly generated (CATI system).


national


Most of the time: depending on the wave/thematic survey, see above.


The Baromètre Santé surveys allow for a detailed study of the topics Health and Performance and Wellbeing, and the thematic survey conducted in 2008 on Health and Environmental issues allows for a fairly detailed study of some aspects of the Housing, Urban Development and Mobility topic.


• Beck F, Gautier A., Guignard R., & Richard, J.-B. “Une méthode de prise en compte du dégroupage total dans le plan de sondage des enquêtes téléphoniques auprès des ménages”. In Tremblay M.-E., Lavallée P., & El Hadj Tirari, M. “Pratiques et Méthodes de sondage”. Dunod, Collection Sciences Sup, Paris (2011): 310-314. • Chan Chee, C., Bayon, V., Bloch, J., Beck, F., Giordanella, J.-P., & Léger, D. “Epidémiologie de l'insomnie en France : état des lieux”, Revue d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique (2011). • “Knowledge, opinions and behaviour of the French public with regard to Alzheimer’s disease” (pdf, 71 Ko), synthesis of first results of the assessment. • “Les niveaux et pratiques des jeux de hasard et d'argent en 2010”. Tendances n° 77, OFDT (2011): 8. Data from previous surveys had been analysed and published in many international scientific journals (Addiction, Tobacco Control, Health Policy, European journal of Public Health, Population, etc.)

Coverage


Round 1: Data collected in 1993 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-87. Round 2: Data collected in 1995 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 3: Data collected in 2000 with a sample of 14,000 individuals ages 12-75 (25% of respondents were aged 55-75). Round 4: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 30,000 individuals ages 12-75 (25% of respondents were aged 55.75). Round 5: Data collected in 2010 with a sample of 28,000 individuals ages 15-85 (36% of respondents were aged 55-85). Round 6: Next wave is scheduled for 2015. Health Barometers (thematic): Dietary Habits: Round1: Data collected in 1996 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 2: Data collected in 2002 with a sample of 3,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 3: Data collected in 2008 with a sample of 5,000 individuals ages 12-75 (28% of respondents were aged 55-75). Cancer: Round 1: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 4,000 individuals ages 15 and older (33% of respondents were 55 and older). Round 2: Data collected in 2010 with a sample of 4,000 individuals ages 15-85 (35% of respondents were aged 55-85). Depression: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 6,000 individuals ages 15-75. Environment: Data collected in 2008 with a sample of 6,000 individuals with 20% of the respondents aged 55-75. Many of the questions were related to housing and neighbourhoods.


1993


no.


Phone numbers, for both fixed and mobile lines, are randomly generated (CATI system).


national.


Most of the time: depending on the wave/thematic survey, see above.


The Baromètre Santé surveys allow for a detailed study of the topics Health and Performance and Wellbeing, and the thematic survey conducted in 2008 on Health and Environmental issues allows for a fairly detailed study of some aspects of the Housing, Urban Development and Mobility topic.


For the detailed results of the 2005 survey, follow the link: www.inpes.sante.fr/.../telechargement.asp
Some publications related to the last survey: Beck F, Gautier A., Guignard R., Richard J.-B., 2011, Une méthode de prise en compte du dégroupage total dans le plan de sondage des enquêtes téléphoniques auprès des ménages, in Tremblay M.-E., Lavallée P., El Hadj Tirari M. (dir.), Pratiques et Méthodes de sondage, Dunod, Collection Sciences Sup, Paris, 310-314. Knowledge, opinions and behaviour of the French public with regard to Alzheimer’s disease (pdf, 71 Ko), synthesis of first results of the assessment Les niveaux et pratiques des jeux de hasard et d'argent en 2010. Tendances n° 77, OFDT, 8 p. Septembre 2011. Chan Chee C., Bayon V, Bloch J., Beck F., Giordanella J.-P., Léger D, Epidémiologie de l'insomnie en France : état des lieux, Revue d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique, 2011 Oct 13. Data from previous surveys had been analysed and published in many international scientific journals (Addiction, Tobacco Control, Health Policy, European journal of Public Health, Population…)

Coverage


Health Barometers (general): Round 1: Data collected in 1993 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-87. Round 2: Data collected in 1995 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 3: Data collected in 2000 with a sample of 14,000 individuals ages 12-75 (25% of respondents were aged 55-75). Round 4: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 30,000 individuals ages 12-75 (25% of respondents were aged 55.75). Round 5: Data collected in 2010 with a sample of 28,000 individuals ages 15-85 (36% of respondents were aged 55-85). Round 6: Next wave is scheduled for 2015. Health Barometers (thematic): Dietary Habits: Round1: Data collected in 1996 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 2: Data collected in 2002 with a sample of 3,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 3: Data collected in 2008 with a sample of 5,000 individuals ages 12-75 (28% of respondents were aged 55-75). Cancer: Round 1: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 4,000 individuals ages 15 and older (33% of respondents were 55 and older). Round 2: Data collected in 2010 with a sample of 4,000 individuals ages 15-85 (35% of respondents were aged 55-85). Depression: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 6,000 individuals ages 15-75. Environment: Data collected in 2008 with a sample of 6,000 individuals with 20% of the respondents aged 55-75. Many of the questions were related to housing and neighbourhoods.


1993


no.


Phone numbers, for both fixed and mobile lines, are randomly generated (CATI system).


national.


Most of the time: depending on the wave/thematic survey, see above.


The Baromètre Santé surveys allow for a detailed study of the topics Health and Performance and Wellbeing, and the thematic survey conducted in 2008 on Health and Environmental issues allows for a fairly detailed study of some aspects of the Housing, Urban Development and Mobility topic.


For the detailed results of the 2005 survey, follow the link: www.inpes.sante.fr/.../telechargement.asp
Some publications related to the last survey: Beck F, Gautier A., Guignard R., Richard J.-B., 2011, Une méthode de prise en compte du dégroupage total dans le plan de sondage des enquêtes téléphoniques auprès des ménages, in Tremblay M.-E., Lavallée P., El Hadj Tirari M. (dir.), Pratiques et Méthodes de sondage, Dunod, Collection Sciences Sup, Paris, 310-314. Knowledge, opinions and behaviour of the French public with regard to Alzheimer’s disease (pdf, 71 Ko), synthesis of first results of the assessment Les niveaux et pratiques des jeux de hasard et d'argent en 2010. Tendances n° 77, OFDT, 8 p. Septembre 2011. Chan Chee C., Bayon V, Bloch J., Beck F., Giordanella J.-P., Léger D, Epidémiologie de l'insomnie en France : état des lieux, Revue d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique, 2011 Oct 13. Data from previous surveys had been analysed and published in many international scientific journals (Addiction, Tobacco Control, Health Policy, European journal of Public Health, Population…)

Coverage


Health Barometers (general): Round 1: Data collected in 1993 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-87. Round 2: Data collected in 1995 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 3: Data collected in 2000 with a sample of 14,000 individuals ages 12-75 (25% of respondents were aged 55-75). Round 4: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 30,000 individuals ages 12-75 (25% of respondents were aged 55.75). Round 5: Data collected in 2010 with a sample of 28,000 individuals ages 15-85 (36% of respondents were aged 55-85). Round 6: Next wave is scheduled for 2015. Health Barometers (thematic): Dietary Habits: Round1: Data collected in 1996 with a sample of 2,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 2: Data collected in 2002 with a sample of 3,000 individuals ages 18-75. Round 3: Data collected in 2008 with a sample of 5,000 individuals ages 12-75 (28% of respondents were aged 55-75). Cancer: Round 1: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 4,000 individuals ages 15 and older (33% of respondents were 55 and older). Round 2: Data collected in 2010 with a sample of 4,000 individuals ages 15-85 (35% of respondents were aged 55-85). Depression: Data collected in 2005 with a sample of 6,000 individuals ages 15-75. Environment: Data collected in 2008 with a sample of 6,000 individuals with 20% of the respondents aged 55-75. Many of the questions were related to housing and neighbourhoods.


1993


no.


Phone numbers, for both fixed and mobile lines, are randomly generated (CATI system).


national.


Most of the time: depending on the wave/thematic survey, see above


The Baromètre Santé surveys allow for a detailed study of the topics Health and Performance and Wellbeing, and the thematic survey conducted in 2008 on Health and Environmental issues allows for a fairly detailed study of some aspects of the Housing, Urban Development and Mobility topic.


For the detailed results of the 2005 survey, follow the link: www.inpes.sante.fr/.../telechargement.asp
Some publications related to the last survey: Beck F, Gautier A., Guignard R., Richard J.-B., 2011, Une méthode de prise en compte du dégroupage total dans le plan de sondage des enquêtes téléphoniques auprès des ménages, in Tremblay M.-E., Lavallée P., El Hadj Tirari M. (dir.), Pratiques et Méthodes de sondage, Dunod, Collection Sciences Sup, Paris, 310-314. Knowledge, opinions and behaviour of the French public with regard to Alzheimer’s disease (pdf, 71 Ko), synthesis of first results of the assessment Les niveaux et pratiques des jeux de hasard et d'argent en 2010. Tendances n° 77, OFDT, 8 p. Septembre 2011. Chan Chee C., Bayon V, Bloch J., Beck F., Giordanella J.-P., Léger D, Epidémiologie de l'insomnie en France : état des lieux, Revue d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique, 2011 Oct 13. Data from previous surveys had been analysed and published in many international scientific journals (Addiction, Tobacco Control, Health Policy, European journal of Public Health, Population…)


Linkage


ISCED and ISCO taxonomies are not used. Some scales used in the questionnaire are international standards (Whoqol for quality of life, Duke health profile, Audit for alcohol abuse).


No

Linkage


ISCED and ISCO taxonomies are not used. Some scales used in the questionnaire are international standards (Whoqol for quality of life, Duke health profile, Audit for alcohol abuse).


No

Linkage


ISCED and ISCO taxonomies are not used. Some scales used in the questionnaire are international standards (Whoqol for quality of life, Duke health profile, Audit for alcohol abuse).


No

Linkage


ISCED and ISCO taxonomies are not used. Some scales used in the questionnaire are international standards (Whoqol for quality of life, Duke health profile, Audit for alcohol abuse).


No

Linkage


ISCED and ISCO taxonomies are not used. Some scales used in the questionnaire are international standards (Whoqol for quality of life, Duke health profile, Audit for alcohol abuse).


No.

Linkage


ISCED and ISCO taxonomies are not used. Some scales used in the questionnaire are international standards (Whoqol for quality of life, Duke health profile, Audit for alcohol abuse).


No


Data quality


Some questions have changed over time. The general methodology has also changed to take into account the evolution of telephoning, and especially the growing number of households who are “mobile only”.


satisfactory

Data quality


Some questions have changed over time. The general methodology has also changed to take into account the evolution of telephoning, and especially the growing number of households who are “mobile only”.


satisfactory

Data quality


Some questions have changed over time. The general methodology has also changed to take into account the evolution of telephoning, and especially the growing number of households who are “mobile only”.


satisfactory

Data quality


Some questions have changed over time. The general methodology has also changed to take into account the evolution of telephoning, and especially the growing number of households who are “mobile only”.


satisfactory

Data quality


Some questions have changed over time. The general methodology has also changed to take into account the evolution of telephoning, and especially the growing number of households who are “mobile only”.


satisfactory

Data quality


Some questions have changed over time. The general methodology has also changed to take into account the evolution of telephoning, and especially the growing number of households who are “mobile only”.


satisfactory


Applicability


Strenghts: - The methodology is quite good and stable across time; - Data are quickly available; - It is possible to discuss with the INPES the possibility of adding new questions for the whole sample or for a sub-sample, which is easier (for example, people aged 60-85), in either the non-thematic surveys (every 5 years) or in a thematic survey; - It is probably the most detailed French survey regarding mental health (in 2005 and 2010), physical activity (2005), sexual behaviours, licit (tobacco, alcohol, medication) and illicit drug use, as well as other addictions (internet, videogames, money games...)...; - In 2008, the specific topic of Alzheimer’s disease was added and included questions about support provided to/attitudes toward people with Alzheimer’s disease, opinions towards affected individuals and towards the disease. Limitations: - People aged over 75 were not included in the survey prior to 2010 (except in the Cancer Barometers). - Self-reported data only: no linkage possible with medico-administrative data. - Cross-sectional surveys: no longitudinal follow-up; - This survey addresses a wide range of topics, and for each of them it is usually not possible to conduct very detailed analyses, apart from those listed above; - At the moment, this survey is not designed for international comparisons: data are not available in English, international taxonomies are missing for occupation and education, and the standardized scales used are not necessarily the most relevant (Duke, Whoqol).

Applicability


Strenghts: - The methodology is quite good and stable across time; - Data are quickly available; - It is possible to discuss with the INPES the possibility of adding new questions for the whole sample or for a sub-sample, which is easier (for example, people aged 60-85), in either the non-thematic surveys (every 5 years) or in a thematic survey; - It is probably the most detailed French survey regarding mental health (in 2005 and 2010), physical activity (2005), sexual behaviours, licit (tobacco, alcohol, medication) and illicit drug use, as well as other addictions (internet, videogames, money games...)...; - In 2008, the specific topic of Alzheimer’s disease was added and included questions about support provided to/attitudes toward people with Alzheimer’s disease, opinions towards affected individuals and towards the disease. Limitations: - People aged over 75 were not included in the survey prior to 2010 (except in the Cancer Barometers). - Self-reported data only: no linkage possible with medico-administrative data. - Cross-sectional surveys: no longitudinal follow-up; - This survey addresses a wide range of topics, and for each of them it is usually not possible to conduct very detailed analyses, apart from those listed above; - At the moment, this survey is not designed for international comparisons: data are not available in English, international taxonomies are missing for occupation and education, and the standardized scales used are not necessarily the most relevant (Duke, Whoqol).

Applicability


Strenghts: - The methodology is quite good and stable across time; - Data are quickly available; - It is possible to discuss with the INPES the possibility of adding new questions for the whole sample or for a sub-sample, which is easier (for example, people aged 60-85), in either the non-thematic surveys (every 5 years) or in a thematic survey; - It is probably the most detailed French survey regarding mental health (in 2005 and 2010), physical activity (2005), sexual behaviours, licit (tobacco, alcohol, medication) and illicit drug use, as well as other addictions (internet, videogames, money games...)...; - In 2008, the specific topic of Alzheimer’s disease was added and included questions about support provided to/attitudes toward people with Alzheimer’s disease, opinions towards affected individuals and towards the disease. Limitations: - People aged over 75 were not included in the survey prior to 2010 (except in the Cancer Barometers). - Self-reported data only: no linkage possible with medico-administrative data. - Cross-sectional surveys: no longitudinal follow-up; - This survey addresses a wide range of topics, and for each of them it is usually not possible to conduct very detailed analyses, apart from those listed above; - At the moment, this survey is not designed for international comparisons: data are not available in English, international taxonomies are missing for occupation and education, and the standardized scales used are not necessarily the most relevant (Duke, Whoqol).

Applicability


Strenghts: - The methodology is quite good and stable across time; - Data are quickly available; - It is possible to discuss with the INPES the possibility of adding new questions for the whole sample or for a sub-sample, which is easier (for example, people aged 60-85), in either the non-thematic surveys (every 5 years) or in a thematic survey; - It is probably the most detailed French survey regarding mental health (in 2005 and 2010), physical activity (2005), sexual behaviours, licit (tobacco, alcohol, medication) and illicit drug use, as well as other addictions (internet, videogames, money games...)...; - In 2008, the specific topic of Alzheimer’s disease was added and included questions about support provided to/attitudes toward people with Alzheimer’s disease, opinions towards affected individuals and towards the disease. Limitations: - People aged over 75 were not included in the survey prior to 2010 (except in the Cancer Barometers). - Self-reported data only: no linkage possible with medico-administrative data. - Cross-sectional surveys: no longitudinal follow-up; - This survey addresses a wide range of topics, and for each of them it is usually not possible to conduct very detailed analyses, apart from those listed above; - At the moment, this survey is not designed for international comparisons: data are not available in English, international taxonomies are missing for occupation and education, and the standardized scales used are not necessarily the most relevant (Duke, Whoqol).

Applicability


Strenghts: - The methodology is quite good and stable across time; - Data are quickly available; - It is possible to discuss with the INPES the possibility of adding new questions for the whole sample or for a sub-sample, which is easier (for example, people aged 60-85), in either the non-thematic surveys (every 5 years) or in a thematic survey; - It is probably the most detailed French survey regarding mental health (in 2005 and 2010), physical activity (2005), sexual behaviours, licit (tobacco, alcohol, medication) and illicit drug use, as well as other addictions (internet, videogames, money games...)...; - In 2008, the specific topic of Alzheimer’s disease was added and included questions about support provided to/attitudes toward people with Alzheimer’s disease, opinions towards affected individuals and towards the disease. Limitations: - People aged over 75 were not included in the survey prior to 2010 (except in the Cancer Barometers). - Self-reported data only: no linkage possible with medico-administrative data. - Cross-sectional surveys: no longitudinal follow-up; - This survey addresses a wide range of topics, and for each of them it is usually not possible to conduct very detailed analyses, apart from those listed above; - At the moment, this survey is not designed for international comparisons: data are not available in English, international taxonomies are missing for occupation and education, and the standardized scales used are not necessarily the most relevant (Duke, Whoqol).

Applicability


Strenghts: - The methodology is quite good and stable across time; - Data are quickly available; - It is possible to discuss with the INPES the possibility of adding new questions for the whole sample or for a sub-sample, which is easier (for example, people aged 60-85), in either the non-thematic surveys (every 5 years) or in a thematic survey; - It is probably the most detailed French survey regarding mental health (in 2005 and 2010), physical activity (2005), sexual behaviours, licit (tobacco, alcohol, medication) and illicit drug use, as well as other addictions (internet, videogames, money games...)...; - In 2008, the specific topic of Alzheimer’s disease was added and included questions about support provided to/attitudes toward people with Alzheimer’s disease, opinions towards affected individuals and towards the disease. Limitations: - People aged over 75 were not included in the survey prior to 2010 (except in the Cancer Barometers). - Self-reported data only: no linkage possible with medico-administrative data. - Cross-sectional surveys: no longitudinal follow-up; - This survey addresses a wide range of topics, and for each of them it is usually not possible to conduct very detailed analyses, apart from those listed above; - At the moment, this survey is not designed for international comparisons: data are not available in English, international taxonomies are missing for occupation and education, and the standardized scales used are not necessarily the most relevant (Duke, Whoqol).


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Patrick Peretti-Watel
  • (see Partners)