Term: National Population Health Survey (NPHS)
Last Updated: 2019-08-09
The NPHS was a survey administered by Statistics Canada that collected longitudinal data related to the health and socio-demographic conditions of the Canadian population. It was a biennial survey where the same respondents were re-interviewed every two years. The NPHS was composed of three components: the Households, the Health Institutions, and the North components. MCHP houses the
component only. The survey excluded populations living in First Nation (Indian) Reserves, on Canadian Forces Bases, and in some remote areas.
NOTE: As of August, 2019 the CCHS and NPHS data from Statistics Canada is no longer available for research use through the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP).
In 1996/97, Manitoba and a few other provinces paid extra for a much larger sample size from Statistics Canada, and this created a one-time increase in sample size for the data related to Manitoba.
As of September 12, 2012, after nine cycles, the NPHS has ended.
- This survey became part of the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) - number 3226 - for reference year 2000.
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- Brownell M, Martens PJ, Kozyrskyj A, Fergusson P, Lerfald J, Mayer T, Derksen S, Friesen D. Assessing the Health of Children in Manitoba: A Population-Based Study. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 2001. [Report] [Summary] (View)
- Fransoo R, Martens P, Prior H, Chateau D, McDougall C, Schultz J, McGowan K, Soodeen R, Bailly A. Adult Obesity in Manitoba: Prevalence, Associations, and Outcomes. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2011. [Report] [Summary] (View)
- Martens PJ, Brownell MD, Kozyrskyj A. The virtual classroom: a summary of child health indicators. Can J Public Health 2002;93 Suppl 2(2 Suppl):77-80. [Abstract] (View)
- Menec V, MacWilliam L, Soodeen R, Mitchell L. The Health and Health Care Use of Manitoba's Seniors: Have They Changed Over Time? Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2002. [Report] [Summary] [Additional Materials] (View)
- Chartier M, Finlayson G, Prior H, McGowan K, Chen H, de Rocquigny J, Walld R, Gousseau M. Health and Healthcare Utilization of Francophones in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Report] [Summary] (View)
- Finlayson GS, Forget E, Ekuma O, Derksen S, Bond R, Martens P, De Coster C. Allocating Funds for Healthcare in Manitoba Regional Health Authorities: A First Step--Population-Based Funding. Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2007. [Report] [Summary] (View)
- Martens P, Nickel N, Forget E, Lix L, Turner D, Prior H, Walld R, Soodeen RA, Rajotte L, Ekuma O. The Cost of Smoking: A Manitoba Study. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2015. [Report] [Summary] [Updates and Errata] [Additional Materials] (View)
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