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  • Public use microdata: 89M0031X2014001
    Description:

    The 2012 General Social Survey (GSS) was the sixth cycle to collect information on Canada’s family/friend caregivers and care receivers. Previous surveys on this topic were conducted in 1985, 1990, 1996, 2002 and 2007. The 2012 GSS collected data from persons aged 15 years and over living in private households in Canada, excluding residents of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut and full time residents of institutions.

    In addition to content previously covered, the 2012 GSS included new questions on the type and severity of long-term health condition or disability individuals received or provided care for, accessible housing, and the consequences of caregiving on the lives of caregivers. Data were also collected on the respondents’ main activity, education, income and other socio demographic characteristics.

    Release date: 2014-08-27

  • Public use microdata: 89M0031X
    Description:

    This package was designed to help users access and manipulate the public use microdata file (PUMF) for the 2012 General Social Survey (GSS) on caregiving and care receiving. It contains all PUMF data and describes the objectives, methodology and estimation procedures for this survey, as well as guidelines for releasing estimates.

    Release date: 2014-08-27

  • Public use microdata: 82M0015X
    Description:

    The public use microdata file (PUMF) from the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) - Healthy Aging provides cross-sectional estimates at provincial and national levels. Data are based on interviews with approximately 31,000 respondents aged 45 or older residing in households in all provinces.

    The survey focuses on the various factors that impact healthy aging, such as general health and well-being, physical activity, use of health care services, social participation, as well as work and retirement transitions.

    Release date: 2011-04-01

  • Public use microdata: 12M0021X
    Description:

    This package was designed to enable users to access and manipulate the microdata file for the 21st cycle (2007) of the General Social Survey (GSS). It contains information on the objectives, methodology and estimation procedures, as well as guidelines for releasing estimates based on the survey. Cycle 21 of the GSS collected data from persons aged 45 years and over living in private households in the 10 provinces of Canada. The survey covered a wide range of topics such as well-being, family composition, retirement decisions and plans, care giving and care receiving experiences, social networks and housing.

    Release date: 2009-05-04

  • Public use microdata: 91M0002X
    Description:

    This survey measured a wide range of characteristics on today's senior (65 years of age and over) and on tomorrow's seniors (45-64 years of age). Specifically the survey gathered information on:- retirement and main activity;- labour characteristics and retirement preparation;- physical and social activities;- well-being;- social support;- mobility;- accidents and safety;- housing characteristics;- income and financial security.

    Release date: 1995-01-23

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  • Public use microdata: 89M0031X2014001
    Description:

    The 2012 General Social Survey (GSS) was the sixth cycle to collect information on Canada’s family/friend caregivers and care receivers. Previous surveys on this topic were conducted in 1985, 1990, 1996, 2002 and 2007. The 2012 GSS collected data from persons aged 15 years and over living in private households in Canada, excluding residents of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut and full time residents of institutions.

    In addition to content previously covered, the 2012 GSS included new questions on the type and severity of long-term health condition or disability individuals received or provided care for, accessible housing, and the consequences of caregiving on the lives of caregivers. Data were also collected on the respondents’ main activity, education, income and other socio demographic characteristics.

    Release date: 2014-08-27

  • Public use microdata: 89M0031X
    Description:

    This package was designed to help users access and manipulate the public use microdata file (PUMF) for the 2012 General Social Survey (GSS) on caregiving and care receiving. It contains all PUMF data and describes the objectives, methodology and estimation procedures for this survey, as well as guidelines for releasing estimates.

    Release date: 2014-08-27

  • Public use microdata: 82M0015X
    Description:

    The public use microdata file (PUMF) from the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) - Healthy Aging provides cross-sectional estimates at provincial and national levels. Data are based on interviews with approximately 31,000 respondents aged 45 or older residing in households in all provinces.

    The survey focuses on the various factors that impact healthy aging, such as general health and well-being, physical activity, use of health care services, social participation, as well as work and retirement transitions.

    Release date: 2011-04-01

  • Public use microdata: 12M0021X
    Description:

    This package was designed to enable users to access and manipulate the microdata file for the 21st cycle (2007) of the General Social Survey (GSS). It contains information on the objectives, methodology and estimation procedures, as well as guidelines for releasing estimates based on the survey. Cycle 21 of the GSS collected data from persons aged 45 years and over living in private households in the 10 provinces of Canada. The survey covered a wide range of topics such as well-being, family composition, retirement decisions and plans, care giving and care receiving experiences, social networks and housing.

    Release date: 2009-05-04

  • Public use microdata: 91M0002X
    Description:

    This survey measured a wide range of characteristics on today's senior (65 years of age and over) and on tomorrow's seniors (45-64 years of age). Specifically the survey gathered information on:- retirement and main activity;- labour characteristics and retirement preparation;- physical and social activities;- well-being;- social support;- mobility;- accidents and safety;- housing characteristics;- income and financial security.

    Release date: 1995-01-23

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