Your answers are confidential

This survey is conducted under the authority of the Statistics Act, which ensures that the information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only for statistical purposes. Statistics Canada does not release any information that could identify you or your household without your permission.

If you choose to share your answers with provincial health ministries, Health Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada, and/or the universities representing the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging, they are required by law to safeguard confidentiality.

Audio recording
Answers to four of the questions will be recorded to reduce the burden of response for the respondent and to facilitate data capture. For more details on confidentiality, consult Collection method.