Households and the Environment Survey (HES)

Awareness of air quality advisories of household, status

Awareness of air quality advisories refers to having knowledge of any advisories issued in the area regarding smog, smoke or poor air quality, during a specified period.

Household refers to a person or group of persons who occupy the same dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada or abroad. The dwelling may be either a collective dwelling or a private dwelling. The household may consist of a family group such as a census family, of two or more families sharing a dwelling, of a group of unrelated persons or of a person living alone. Household members who are temporarily absent on reference day are considered part of their usual household.

The data for this variable are reported using the following classifications and/or lists:

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