Canadian Armed Forces Health Survey

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Step 1: Visit the electronic questionnaire portal and select Start my survey.

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The objective of this survey is to provide insight into the current health status of Canadian Armed Forces personnel. Information from this survey will be used to guide the development and evaluation of policies and programs aimed at sustaining a healthy and deployable force, provide a snapshot of the health status of the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces personnel, and identify where interventions are most needed to sustain a healthy and readily deployable force.

Your information may also be used by Statistics Canada for other statistical and research purposes.

Collection periods:

From January 21 to March 31, 2019
From April 1 to June 30, 2019

Collection method:
Electronic questionnaire
Survey participation:
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    Data are collected under the authority of the Statistics Act, Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, Chapter S-19. Your information will be kept strictly confidential.

  • Block Information on Record Linkage

    Data sharing agreements and record linkage

    Record linkage

    To enhance the data from this survey and to reduce the response burden, Statistics Canada may combine the information you provide with data from other surveys or administrative sources.

  • Block Information on Topics covered in the survey

    Topics covered in the survey

    This survey asks questions about:

    • chronic conditions
    • injuries
    • health care services and health screening
    • mental health
    • physical activities
    • lifestyle behaviours, including alcohol and cannabis use
    • health and safety at work
  • Block Information on Published data

    Published data

    Statistics Canada publishes the results of its surveys in many formats. To find all the documents related to this survey, follow the links below and type the name of the survey in the search engine located at the left of your screen to filter the results.

    Data: You will find tables, profiles of a community or region, thematic maps, public use microdata files, and data visualization tools.

    Analysis: You will have direct access to Stats in brief (e.g., releases from The Daily, fact sheets), articles and reports, and journals and periodicals.

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    Other information: List of services for respondents

    Should you need any support, please contact any of the following resources:

    • Confidential Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) support lines:
      • CAF Member Assistance Program
        Telephone: 1-800-268-7708
      • Family Information Line
        Telephone: 1-800-866-4546
      • Sexual Misconduct Response Centre
        Telephone: 1-844-750-1648
      • Integrated Personnel Support Centres
        Telephone: 1-800-883-6094
    • General population support lines:
      • Crisis Services Canada
        Telephone: 1-833-456-4566
      • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
        Telephone: 1-800-463-2338
  • Questionnaires, definitions, data sources and methods: survey number 5259
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