Households and the Environment Survey (HES)

Household health problems caused by indoor air quality of household, status

Household health problems caused by indoor air quality refers to health problems experienced by any member of the household, in some specified period, that might have been caused by the quality of the air in the household's dwelling.

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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