Joint Programming Initiative

More Years, Better Lives

The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change

Health Survey
Gezondheidsenquête

Topic
Wellbeing
Health and Performance
Relevance for this Topic
Country Netherlands
More Topics

Governance

Contact information

Department of Labour, Income and Living conditions
Statistics Netherlands
Henri Faasdreef 312
2492 JP Den Haag
Netherlands
Phone: Infoservice: 003188 570 70 70
Email: info(at)cbs.nl

Timeliness, transparency

Data is collected annually and is available 3 months after collection.

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Longitude survey: long-term study of random or different samples

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)

Type of data


Survey

Type of Study

Longitude survey: long-term study of random or different samples

Data gathering method

Face-to-face interview (CAPI, PAPI)


Access to data


Data cannot be downloaded directly.

Conditions of access


Access to data requires: (1) Access fee (2) Official authorization (CCS)


Months


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


Contact data administrator (see contact information)

Access to data


Data cannot be downloaded directly.

Conditions of access


Access to data requires: (1) Access fee (2) Official authorization (CCS)


Months


Anonymised microdata


SPSS (default)


Contact data administrator (see contact information)


Coverage


Data was collected from 1981 until 1996. The sample size used was 10,000 individuals.


1981


Post-stratification: weighting model, on strata based on the following variables: sex, age, marital status, urbanity, province.


Municipal person registration


Dutch population


No age restrictions


Detailed study of: Health, medical consumption, medical prevention, life style.


www.cbs.nl/.../2012c156puberr.pdf

Coverage


Data was collected from 1981 until 1996. The sample size used was 10,000 individuals.


1981


Post-stratification: weighting model, on strata based on the following variables: sex, age, marital status, urbanity, province.


Municipal person registration


Dutch population


No age restrictions


Detailed study of: Health, medical consumption, medical prevention, life style.


www.cbs.nl/.../2012c156puberr.pdf


Linkage


Linkable to other person databases through anonymised personal number

Linkage


Linkable to other person databases through anonymised personal number.


Data quality


Survey errors


There have been different changes in how questions are phrased and the research method.


More or less consistent time series (1981 - 2009), combined with POLIS-Health, but there have been different methodological changes.

Data quality


Survey errors


There have been different changes in how questions are phrased and the research method.


More or less consistent time series (1981 - 2009), combined with POLIS-Health, but there have been different methodological changes.


Applicability


Strengths: The data source provides long time series and high quality data.

Applicability


Strengths: The data source provides long time series and high quality data.


  • The information about this dataset was compiled by the author:
  • Frank P. Pijpers
  • (see Partners)