Sun Exposure Survey
Detailed information for 1996
The results from this survey will be used to develop new programs to educate and inform the public, and to determine the need for new services.
Data release - May 1, 1997
Agencies such as Environment Canada and Health Canada have been trying to inform the public about sun exposure over the past few years, and they want to find out how well these messages have been received. Other groups such as the Canadian Dermatology Association and the National Cancer Institute of Canada are interested in how many people might be at risk of health problems related to sun exposure. The results from this survey will be used to develop new programs to educate and inform the public, and to determine the need for new services. This survey was sponsored by the University of British Columbia.
- Lifestyle and social conditions
Data sources and methodology
This is a sample survey with a cross-sectional design.
Statistics Canada is prohibited by law from releasing any information it collects that could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent or as permitted by the Statistics Act. Various confidentiality rules are applied to all data that are released or published to prevent the publication or disclosure of any information deemed confidential. If necessary, data are suppressed to prevent direct or residual disclosure of identifiable data.
- 1996 Sun Exposure Survey Microdata User's Guide