Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS)
Cardiovascular health measures of person, measure
Cardiovascular health measures refers to a set of non-invasive, quantitative techniques for determining an individual's cardiovascular functions by measuring, recording, and analyzing specific dimensions of the body, such as blood pressure, heart rate, glucose and cholesterol levels.
Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programs.
The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:
- Beats per minute
- Grams per litre
- Milligrams per litre
- Millimetres of mercury
- Millimoles per litre
- Picomoles per litre