Canadian Armed Forces Health Survey

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Demographic and military information (DMI)

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q02

What is your current status in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)?

  • 1: Currently serving Regular Force member
  • 2: Currently serving Reserve Force member (Exclude Supplementary Reserve Force, Ranger)
  • 3: Retired or released from the military
  • 4: Other (e.g., Supplementary Reserve Force, Recruit-in-training, Ranger, Cadet, civilian)

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q04

What was your sex at birth?

  • 1: Male
  • 2: Female

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q05

What is your gender?

  • 1: Male
  • 2: Female
  • 3: Or please specify

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_R06

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Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q06

What is your age?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q11

What is your rank or equivalent?

  • 1: Junior Non-Commissioned Member (e.g., Able Seaman, Aviator, Corporal, Leading Seaman, Master Corporal, Master Seaman, Ordinary Seaman or Private)
  • 2: Senior Non-Commissioned Member (e.g., Base Chief Warrant Officer, Chief Petty Officer 1st class, Chief Petty Officer 2nd class, Chief Warrant Officer, Master Warrant Officer, Petty Officer 1st class, Petty Officer 2nd class, Sergeant, Warrant Officer or Wing Chief Warrant Officer)
  • 3: Junior Officer, Subordinate Officer (e.g., Acting Sub-Lieutenant, Captain, Lieutenant, Lieutenant (N), Navy Officer Cadet, Officer Cadet, Second Lieutenant or Sub-Lieutenant)
  • 4: Senior Officer (e.g., Captain (N), Colonel, Commander, Flag Officer, General Officer, Lieutenant-Colonel, Lieutenant-Commander or Major)

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q12A

In total, how long have you served as a Regular Force member? Number of years

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24
  • 25: 25
  • 26: 26
  • 27: 27
  • 28: 28
  • 29: 29
  • 30: 30 or more

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q12B

In total, how long have you served as a Regular Force member? Number of months

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q13A

What environmental uniform do you currently wear?

  • 1: Air
  • 2: Land
  • 3: Sea

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q13B

What is your current command unit?

  • 01: Royal Canadian Air Force
  • 02: Canadian Army
  • 03: Royal Canadian Navy
  • 04: Military Personnel Command (MPC)
  • 05: Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM)
  • 06: Canadian Forces Intelligence Command (CFINTCOM) or Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC)
  • 07: Strategic Joint Staff (SJS) or North American Aerospace Defence Command (NORAD)
  • 08: Other (e.g., Deputy Minister of National Defence (DM), Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM), Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), Vice Chief of the Defence Staff (VCDS), Chief of Defence Intelligence (CDI))

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q14

What is your current base?

  • 01: Bagotville (CFB)
  • 02: Borden (CFB)
  • 03: Cold Lake (CFB)
  • 04: Colorado (United States) (CFSU)
  • 05: Comox (CFB)
  • 06: Esquimalt (CFB)
  • 07: Edmonton (CFB/ASU)
  • 08: Europe (CFSU)
  • 09: Gagetown (CFB/ASU)
  • 10: Gander (CFB)
  • 11: Goose Bay (CFB)
  • 12: Greenwood (CFB)
  • 13: Halifax (CFB)
  • 14: Kingston (CFB/ASU)
  • 15: Montréal (CFB/ASU)
  • 16: Moose Jaw (CFB)
  • 17: North Bay (CFB)
  • 18: Ottawa / NDHQ (CFSU)
  • 19: Petawawa (CFB/ASU)
  • 20: Shilo (CFB/ASU)
  • 21: St. Jean (ASU)
  • 22: St. John's (CFS)
  • 23: Suffield (CFB)
  • 24: Toronto (ASU)
  • 25: Trenton (CFB)
  • 26: Valcartier (CFB/ASU)
  • 27: Washington (United States) (CDLS)
  • 28: Wainwright (CFB/ASU)
  • 29: Winnipeg (CFB)
  • 30: Not currently serving on a base
  • 31: Other

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q15A

In total, how long have you served as a Reserve Force member in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)? Number of years

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24
  • 25: 25
  • 26: 26
  • 27: 27
  • 28: 28
  • 29: 29
  • 30: 30 or more

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q15B

In total, how long have you served as a Reserve Force member in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)? Number of months

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q15C

In total, how long have you served as a Regular Force member in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)? Number of years

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24
  • 25: 25
  • 26: 26
  • 27: 27
  • 28: 28
  • 29: 29
  • 30: 30 or more

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q15D

In total, how long have you served as a Regular Force member in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)? Number of months

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q15E

Was never in Regular Forces

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q16A

What environmental uniform do you currently wear?

  • 1: Air
  • 2: Land
  • 3: Sea

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q16

What is your current unit?

  • 1: Air Reserve
  • 2: Army Reserve
  • 3: Navy Reserve
  • 4: Health Services Reserve
  • 5: Legal Reserve
  • 6: Other

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q17

Which of the following best describes your current employment?

  • 1: Primarily Class A Reservist
  • 2: Primarily Class B Reservist
  • 3: Primarily Class C Reservist
  • 4: Other

Demographic and military information (DMI) - Question identifier:DMI_Q18A

Where are you currently serving?

  • 10: Newfoundland and Labrador
  • 11: Prince Edward Island
  • 12: Nova Scotia
  • 13: New Brunswick
  • 24: Quebec
  • 35: Ontario
  • 46: Manitoba
  • 47: Saskatchewan
  • 48: Alberta
  • 59: British Columbia
  • 60: Yukon
  • 61: Northwest Territories
  • 62: Nunavut
  • 70: Outside of Canada

General health and well-being (GEN)

General health and well-being (GEN) - Question identifier:GEN_R01

The next questions are about your health. By health, we mean not only the absence of disease or injury but also physical, mental and social well-being.

General health and well-being (GEN) - Question identifier:GEN_Q01

In general, how would you rate your physical health?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Very good
  • 3: Good
  • 4: Fair
  • 5: Poor

General health and well-being (GEN) - Question identifier:GEN_Q02

In general, how would you rate your mental health?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Very good
  • 3: Good
  • 4: Fair
  • 5: Poor

General health and well-being (GEN) - Question identifier:GEN_Q03

Using a scale of 0 to 10, where 0 means "Very dissatisfied" and 10 means "Very satisfied", how do you feel about your life as a whole right now?

  • 00: 0 Very dissatisfied
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10 Very satisfied

Height and Weight (HWT)

Height and Weight (HWT) - Question identifier:HWT_Q01

It is important to know when analyzing health whether or not you are currently pregnant.

Are you pregnant?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Height and Weight (HWT) - Question identifier:HWT_R01A

The next questions are about height and weight.

Height and Weight (HWT) - Question identifier:HWT_Q02A

How tall are you without shoes on?
Number of feet

  • 1: 1
  • 2: 2
  • 3: 3
  • 4: 4
  • 5: 5
  • 6: 6
  • 7: 7

Height and Weight (HWT) - Question identifier:HWT_Q02B

How tall are you without shoes on?
Number of inches

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11

Height and Weight (HWT) - Question identifier:HWT_Q02C

How tall are you without shoes on?
Number of centimetres

Min = 0; Max = 999

Height and Weight (HWT) - Question identifier:HWT_Q03A

How much do you weigh?
Number of pounds

Min = 0; Max = 999

Height and Weight (HWT) - Question identifier:HWT_Q03B

How much do you weigh?
Number of kilograms

Min = 0; Max = 999

Height and Weight (HWT) - Question identifier:HWT_Q04

Do you consider yourself to be?

  • 1: Overweight
  • 2: Underweight
  • 3: Just about right

Chronic conditions (CCC)

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_R005

The next question refers to your joints.

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q005

Excluding your back and neck, during the past 30 days, have you had any symptoms of pain, aching, or stiffness in or around a joint?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q010

Did your joint symptoms first begin more than 3 months ago?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_R015

The next section asks about certain long-term health conditions which you may have.

We are interested in "long-term conditions" which are expected to last or have already lasted 6 months or more and that have been diagnosed by a health professional.

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q015

Do you have asthma?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q020

Have you had any asthma symptoms or asthma attacks in the past 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q030

Do you have chronic bronchitis, emphysema or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_R035

Only include conditions diagnosed by a health professional and that are expected to last or have already lasted 6 months or more.

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q035

Do you have sleep apnea?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q050

Do you have arthritis, for example osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout or any other type, excluding fibromyalgia?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q055

Do you have back problems, excluding scoliosis, fibromyalgia and arthritis?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q065

Do you have high blood pressure?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q070

In the past 12 months, have you taken any medicine for high blood pressure?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q075

Do you have high blood cholesterol or lipids?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q080

In the past 12 months, have you taken any medicine for high blood cholesterol or lipids?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q085

Do you have heart disease?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q095

Do you have diabetes?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q100

How old were you when this was first diagnosed?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q105

Were you pregnant when you were first diagnosed with diabetes?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q110

Other than during pregnancy, has a health professional ever told you that you have diabetes?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q125

In the past month, did you take pills to control your blood sugar?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q130

Do you have cancer?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q135

Have you ever been diagnosed with cancer?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_R140

Only include conditions diagnosed by a health professional and that are expected to last or have already lasted 6 months or more.

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q140

Do you have migraine headaches?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q150

Do you have intestinal or stomach ulcers?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q170

As a result of allergy tests, have you ever been told by a health professional that you have allergies?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q175

What did your health professional say you were allergic to?

  • 01: Certain foods
  • 02: Certain animals
  • 03: Dust mites
  • 04: Mould
  • 05: Pollens or grasses
  • 06: Chemicals
  • 07: Certain medicine
  • 08: Other

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q180

Were you ever told by a doctor that you have hay fever or a nasal allergy?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q195

Do you have a mood disorder such as depression, bipolar disorder, mania or dysthymia?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q200

Do you have an anxiety disorder such as a phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder or a panic disorder?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q201

Do you have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q205

Do you have hearing problems, even if a hearing aid is used?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q210

Do you have neck problems, excluding scoliosis, fibromyalgia and arthritis?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Chronic conditions (CCC) - Question identifier:CCC_Q220

Do you have any other chronic conditions?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Injuries (INJ)

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_R01

Now questions on repetitive strain injuries. By this we mean injuries to muscles, tendons or nerves caused by overuse or repeating the same movement over an extended period.

For example, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow or tendonitis.

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q01A

In the past 12 months, did you have any injuries due to repetitive strain?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q01B

In the past 12 months, how often did repetitive strain injuries interfere with your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Most of the time
  • 5: All of the time

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q02

Were these repetitive strain injuries serious enough to limit your normal activities?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q03

Thinking about the most serious repetitive strain injury, what part of the body was most affected?

  • 01: Head, eyes, ears (e.g., eye strain, temporomanidubular joint (TMJ), tinnitus)
  • 02: Neck
  • 03: Shoulder, upper arm
  • 04: Elbow, lower arm
  • 05: Wrist
  • 06: Hand
  • 07: Hip
  • 08: Thigh
  • 09: Knee, lower leg
  • 10: Ankle, foot
  • 11: Upper back or upper spine, excluding neck
  • 12: Lower back or lower spine
  • 13: Chest, excluding back and spine
  • 14: Abdomen or pelvis, excluding back and spine
  • 15: Other

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_R04

Only include the most serious repetitive strain injury that occurred in the past 12 months.

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q04

What type of activities caused this repetitive strain injury?

  • 01: Computer use or typing
  • 02: Driving a motor vehicle
  • 03: Lifting or carrying an object or person
  • 04: Walking
  • 05: Running or jogging
  • 06: Cycling, stationary bicycling or spinning classes
  • 07: Stairmaster or elliptical machine
  • 08: Weight training (e.g., free weights, machine lifting)
  • 09: Extreme conditioning programs (e.g., CrossFit, P90X, Insanity)
  • 10: Ice hockey
  • 11: Soccer, indoor or outdoor
  • 12: Other team sports (e.g., ball hockey, basketball, handball, rugby, ultimate frisbee, volleyball)
  • 13: Martial arts (e.g., judo, boxing, kick boxing, karate or wrestling)
  • 14: Racquet sports (e.g., tennis, squash, racquet ball, badminton)
  • 15: Rowing (e.g., kayaking, canoeing, rowing machine)
  • 16: Swimming
  • 17: Skiing (e.g., cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, skate skiing)
  • 18: Non-sport leisure activity or hobby, including volunteering
  • 19: Household chores, outdoor yard maintenance, home renovations or other unpaid work
  • 20: Other
  • 99: DK

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q05A

Was the activity something you did while working at your job in the military? / Were any of these activities something you did while working at your job in the military?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q05B

Was the work activity related to any of the following?

  • 01: Combat-related activity
  • 02: Driving, operating or being a passenger of a military vehicle (e.g., rotary or fixed wing aircraft, aquatic vehicles, wheeled or tracked vehicles)
  • 03: Going up and down stairs on a ship or vessel
  • 04: Maintaining military vehicles (e.g., rotary or fixed wing aircraft, aquatic vehicles, wheeled or tracked vehicles)
  • 05: Creating, maintaining and removing military infrastructures (e.g., road, building, shelters, and fences)
  • 06: Military exercises or military training
  • 07: Military physical testing (e.g., FORCE Evaluation test, FORCE Combat test)
  • 08: Organized sports activities or competitions related to the CAF
  • 09: Parachuting
  • 10: Other

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q05C

In the past 12 months, have you received therapy from a health professional for this repetitive strain injury, for example, physician, physiotherapist, massage therapist, etc.?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q05D

Has any repetitive strain injury ever affected your military career?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_R06

Now some questions about serious acute injuries. Think about injuries which occurred in the past 12 months, and were serious enough to limit your normal activities at least 24 hours after the injury occurred.

For example, a broken bone, a bad cut, a burn or a sprain.

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q06

In the past 12 months, did you have any serious acute injuries?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q07

In the past 12 months, how many times did you have a serious acute injury?

  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: More than 10

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_R08

The next few questions refer to the most serious acute injury that you incurred in the past 12 months.

In the event that you had multiple injuries only report for the most serious one.

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q08

In the past 12 months, what type of injury did you have / what was the most serious type of injury that you had?

  • 01: Broken or fractured bones
  • 02: Burn, scald, chemical burn
  • 03: Dislocation
  • 04: Sprain or strain, including torn ligaments and muscles
  • 05: Cut, puncture, animal or human bite, open wound
  • 06: Scrapes, bruises, blisters, including multiple minor injuries
  • 07: Concussion or other brain injury
  • 08: Poisoning, excluding food poisoning, poison ivy, other contact dermatitis, and allergies
  • 09: Injury to internal organs
  • 10: Multiple serious injuries, resulting from a single event (Exclude multiple minor injuries.)
  • 11: Other

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q09

What part of your body was injured?

  • 01: Eyes, excluding fracture of facial bones around the eye
  • 02: Head, including facial bones
  • 03: Neck
  • 04: Shoulder, upper arm
  • 05: Elbow, lower arm
  • 06: Wrist
  • 07: Hand
  • 08: Hip
  • 09: Thigh
  • 10: Knee, lower leg
  • 11: Ankle, foot
  • 12: Upper back or upper spine, excluding neck
  • 13: Lower back or lower spine
  • 14: Chest, excluding back and spine
  • 15: Abdomen or pelvis, excluding back and spine
  • 16: Multiple sites
  • 17: Other

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q10A

What were you doing when you were injured?

  • 01: Running or jogging
  • 02: Cycling, stationary bicycling or spinning classes
  • 03: Stairmaster or elliptical machine
  • 04: Weight training (e.g., free weights, machine lifting)
  • 05: Extreme conditioning programs (e.g., CrossFit, P90X, Insanity)
  • 06: Ice hockey
  • 07: Soccer, indoor or outdoor
  • 08: Other team sports (e.g., ball hockey, basketball, handball, rugby, ultimate frisbee, volleyball)
  • 09: Martial arts (e.g., judo, boxing, kick boxing, karate or wrestling)
  • 10: Racquet sports (e.g., tennis, squash, racquet ball, badminton)
  • 11: Rowing (e.g., kayaking, canoeing, rowing machine)
  • 12: Swimming
  • 13: Skiing (e.g., cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, skate skiing)
  • 14: Non-sport leisure activity or hobby, including volunteering
  • 15: Working at a job or business, excluding travel to and from work
  • 16: Household chores, outdoor yard maintenance, home renovations or other unpaid work
  • 17: Sleeping, eating, or personal care
  • 18: Going up or down stairs
  • 19: Driver or passenger in or on a road motor vehicle, including motorcycles and trucks
  • 20: Driver or passenger in or on an off-road motor vehicle, including a boat, ATV, or snowmobile
  • 21: Walking
  • 22: Other
  • 99: DK

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q10B

Was the activity something you did while working at your job in the military?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q10C

Was the work activity related to any of the following?

  • 01: Combat-related activity
  • 02: Driving, operating or being a passenger of a military vehicle (e.g., rotary or fixed wing aircraft, aquatic vehicles, wheeled or tracked vehicles)
  • 03: Going up and down stairs on a ship or vessel
  • 04: Maintaining military vehicles (e.g., rotary or fixed wing aircraft, aquatic vehicles, wheeled or tracked vehicles)
  • 05: Creating, maintaining and removing military infrastructures (e.g., road, building, shelters, and fences)
  • 06: Military exercises or military training
  • 07: Military physical testing (e.g., FORCE Evaluation test, FORCE Combat test)
  • 08: Organized sports activities or competitions related to the CAF
  • 09: Parachuting
  • 10: Other

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_R11

Only include the most serious acute injury that occurred in the past 12 months.

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q11

Did you receive any medical attention for the injury from a health professional in the 48 hours following the injury, for example, from a physician, physiotherapist or other form of therapy?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q12

At the present time, are you receiving follow-up care from a health professional because of your most serious acute injury, for example, physician, physiotherapist, massage therapist, etc.?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Injuries (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q14

Has any serious acute injury ever affected your military career?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Sleep (SLP)

Sleep (SLP) - Question identifier:SLP_R005

Now a few questions about sleep.

Sleep (SLP) - Question identifier:SLP_Q005

How long do you usually spend sleeping each night?

  • 01: Under 2 hours
  • 02: 2 hours to less than 3 hours
  • 03: 3 hours to less than 4 hours
  • 04: 4 hours to less than 5 hours
  • 05: 5 hours to less than 6 hours
  • 06: 6 hours to less than 7 hours
  • 07: 7 hours to less than 8 hours
  • 08: 8 hours to less than 9 hours
  • 09: 9 hours to less than 10 hours
  • 10: 10 hours to less than 11 hours
  • 11: 11 hours to less than 12 hours
  • 12: 12 hours or more

Sleep (SLP) - Question identifier:SLP_Q010

How often do you have trouble going to sleep or staying asleep?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Most of the time
  • 5: All of the time

Sleep (SLP) - Question identifier:SLP_Q015

How often do you find your sleep refreshing?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Most of the time
  • 5: All of the time

Sleep (SLP) - Question identifier:SLP_Q020

How often do you find it difficult to stay awake when you want to?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Most of the time
  • 5: All of the time

Nutrition (NT)

Nutrition (NT) - Question identifier:NT_R01

The next questions are about your eating habits.

Nutrition (NT) - Question identifier:NT_Q01

In general, would you say that your eating habits are?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Very good
  • 3: Good
  • 4: Fair
  • 5: Poor

Nutrition (NT) - Question identifier:NT_R02

These next questions are about the fruits and vegetables you ate or drank during the last month. Think about all meals and snacks, at home and away from home.

Nutrition (NT) - Question identifier:NT_Q02

On average, how often do you eat vegetables?

  • 1: Two or more times per day
  • 2: Once per day
  • 3: A few times per week
  • 4: About once a week
  • 5: Never / hardly ever

Nutrition (NT) - Question identifier:NT_Q03

On average, how often do you eat fruit?

  • 1: Two or more times per day
  • 2: Once per day
  • 3: A few times per week
  • 4: About once a week
  • 5: Never / hardly ever

Cigarette smoking (SMK)

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_R201

The next questions are about smoking cigarettes.

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q201A

In your lifetime, have you smoked a total of 100 or more cigarettes (about 4 packs)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q201B

Have you ever smoked a whole cigarette?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q201C

Did you start smoking cigarettes before or after you joined the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)?

  • 1: Before joining the CAF
  • 2: After joining the CAF

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q201D

When did you start smoking cigarettes?

  • 1: During basic training
  • 2: During occupational training
  • 3: During deployment
  • 4: Other

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q201E

At what age did you smoke your first whole cigarette?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q202

At the present time, do you smoke cigarettes daily, occasionally or not at all?

  • 1: Daily
  • 2: Occasionally
  • 3: Not at all

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q203A

At what age did you begin to smoke cigarettes daily?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q204

How many cigarettes do you smoke each day now?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q205B

On the days that you do smoke, how many cigarettes do you usually smoke?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q205C

In the past month, how many days have you smoked one or more cigarettes?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q205D

Have you ever smoked cigarettes daily?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q206A

When did you stop smoking?

  • 1: Less than 1 year ago
  • 2: 1 year to less than 2 years ago
  • 3: 2 years to less than 3 years ago
  • 4: 3 or more years

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q206B

In what month did you stop?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q206C

How many years ago was it?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q207

At what age did you begin to smoke cigarettes daily?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q208

How many cigarettes did you usually smoke each day?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q209A

When did you stop smoking daily?

  • 1: Less than 1 year ago
  • 2: 1 year to less than 2 years ago
  • 3: 2 years to less than 3 years ago
  • 4: 3 or more years

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q209B

In what month did you stop?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q209C

How many years ago was it?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q210A

Was that when you completely quit smoking?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q210B

When did you stop smoking completely?

  • 1: Less than 1 year ago
  • 2: 1 year to less than 2 years ago
  • 3: 2 years to less than 3 years ago
  • 4: 3 or more years

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q210C

In what month did you stop?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December

Cigarette smoking (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q210D

How many years ago was it?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Tobacco purchases (ETS)

Tobacco purchases (ETS) - Question identifier:ETS_Q06

In the past 12 months, have you purchased any tobacco products on your base, wing, unit, or formation, for example, the Canadian Forces Exchange System (CANEX)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD)

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_R01

Now, some questions about your alcohol consumption.
When we use the word "drink" it means:
- one bottle or can of beer or a glass of draft
- one glass of wine or a wine cooler (one whole bottle of wine counts as 5 drinks)
- one drink or cocktail with 1.5 ounces of liquor.

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q01A

During the past 12 months, have you had a drink of beer, wine, liquor or any other alcoholic beverage?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q02A

During the past 12 months, how often did you drink alcoholic beverages?

  • 1: Less than once a month
  • 2: Once a month
  • 3: 2 to 3 times a month
  • 4: Once a week
  • 5: 2 to 3 times a week
  • 6: 4 to 6 times a week
  • 7: Every day

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q02B

On the days you drank in the past 12 months, about how many drinks did you usually have?

  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24
  • 25: 25 or more

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q03

How often in the past 12 months have you had 5 or more drinks on one occasion?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Once a month
  • 4: 2 to 3 times a month
  • 5: Once a week
  • 6: More than once a week

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q04

Have you ever had a drink?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q05

Have you ever had 12 or more drinks in a year?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q08

Was there ever a year in your life when you drank more than you did in the past 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q10

Think about the years in your life when you drank most.

During those years, how often did you usually have at least one drink?

  • 1: Less than once a month
  • 2: Once a month
  • 3: 2 to 3 times a month
  • 4: Once a week
  • 5: 2 to 3 times a week
  • 6: 4 to 6 times a week
  • 7: Every day

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q11

On the days you drank during those years, about how many drinks did you usually have?

  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24
  • 25: 25 or more

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_R13

The next questions are about problems you may have had because of drinking at any time in your life.

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q13A

First, was there ever a time in your life when your drinking or being hungover frequently interfered with your work or responsibilities at school, on a job, or at home?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q13A_1

Was there ever a time in your life when your drinking caused arguments or other serious or repeated problems with your family, friends, neighbours, or co-workers?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q13B

Did you continue to drink even though it caused problems with these people?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q13C

Were there times in your life when you were often under the influence of alcohol in situations where you could get hurt, for example when riding a bicycle, driving, or operating a machine?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q13D

Were you ever arrested or stopped by the police because of drunk driving or drunken behaviour?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q13E

How many times were you arrested or stopped by the police due to drinking?

  • 1: 1
  • 2: 2
  • 3: 3
  • 4: 4
  • 5: 5 or more

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_R16

You just reported that:
[your drinking interfered with your responsibilities/your drinking caused problems with family, friends or others/you continued to drink even though it caused problems/you drank in situations where you could get hurt/your drinking resulted in problems with the police]

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q16

How recently did you have any of these problems because of drinking?

  • 1: In the past 30 days
  • 2: 1 month to less than 6 months ago
  • 3: 6 months to 12 months ago
  • 4: More than 12 months ago

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q17

How old were you the last time you had any of these problems because of drinking?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_R19

The next questions are about some other problems you may have had because of drinking.

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q19A

Was there ever a time in your life when you often had such a strong desire to drink that you couldn't stop yourself from taking a drink or found it difficult to think of anything else?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q19A_1

Did you ever need to drink a larger amount of alcohol to get an effect, or did you ever find that you could no longer get a "buzz" or a high on the amount you used to drink?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q19B

Did you ever have times when you stopped, cut down, or went without drinking and then experienced withdrawal symptoms like fatigue, headaches, diarrhea, the shakes, or emotional problems?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q19C

Did you ever have times when you took a drink to keep from having problems like these?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q19D

Did you ever have times when you started drinking even though you promised yourself you wouldn't, or when you drank a lot more than you intended?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q19E

Were there ever times when you drank more frequently or for more days in a row than you intended?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q19F

Did you have times when you started drinking and became drunk when you didn't want to?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q19G

Were there times when you tried to stop or cut down on your drinking and found that you were not able to do so?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q19H

Did you ever have periods of several days or more when you spent so much time drinking or recovering from the effects of alcohol that you had little time for anything else?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q19I

Did you ever have a time when you gave up or greatly reduced important activities because of your drinking, for example sports, work, or seeing friends and family?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q19J

Did you ever continue to drink when you knew you had a serious physical or emotional problem that might have been caused by or made worse by drinking?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_R23

You reported having a number of alcohol problems.

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q23

Did you ever have three or more of these problems in the same 12-month period?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q25

How recently did you have any of these problems?

  • 1: In the past 30 days
  • 2: 1 month to less than 6 months ago
  • 3: 6 months to 12 months ago
  • 4: More than 12 months ago

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q26

How old were you the last time you had any of these problems?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q29

Starting from the time you first began having any of these problems, about how many times did you ever make a serious attempt to quit drinking?

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10 or more

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_R35

Think about the period of time that lasted one month or longer in the past 12 months when you were drinking the most.

What number best describes how much your drinking interfered with each of the following activities. For each activity, answer with a number between 0 and 10, where 0 means "No interference" and 10 means "Very severe interference".

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q35A

How much did your drinking interfere with your home responsibilities in the past 12 months?

  • 00: 0 No interference
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10 Very severe interference

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q35B_1

How much did your drinking interfere with your ability to attend school?

  • 00: 0 No interference
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10 Very severe interference
  • 11: Not applicable

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q35B_2

How much did your drinking interfere with your ability to work at a job?

  • 00: 0 No interference
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10 Very severe interference

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q35C

How much did your drinking interfere with your ability to form and maintain close relationships with other people?

  • 00: 0 No interference
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10 Very severe interference

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q35D

How much did your drinking interfere with your social life?

  • 00: 0 No interference
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10 Very severe interference

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q36A

About how many days in the past 12 months were you totally unable to work or carry out your normal activities because of your drinking?

Min = 0; Max = 999

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q39

Did you ever in your life talk to a medical doctor or other professional about your use of alcohol?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q41

During the past 12 months, did you receive professional treatment for your use of alcohol?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Alcohol use (AUD) - Question identifier:AUD_Q42

During your life, were you ever hospitalized overnight for your use of alcohol?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Cannabis use (CAN)

Cannabis use (CAN) - Question identifier:CAN_R010

The following questions are about cannabis use. In this series of questions when we use the term cannabis, we mean the use of cannabis (marijuana), hashish, hash oil or any other preparation of the cannabis plant.

Cannabis use (CAN) - Question identifier:CAN_Q010

During your lifetime, have you ever used or tried cannabis?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Cannabis use (CAN) - Question identifier:CAN_Q020

Have you used cannabis just once or more than once?

  • 1: Just once
  • 2: More than once

Cannabis use (CAN) - Question identifier:CAN_Q030

During the past 12 months have you used cannabis?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Cannabis use (CAN) - Question identifier:CAN_Q064

In the past 12 months, have you used or tried cannabis (marijuana, hashish, hash oil or other cannabis derivatives) for medical purposes?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Supplements (SP)

Supplements (SP) - Question identifier:SP_R01

Many people use nutritional supplements to improve their diet. The next questions will deal with any supplements that you may have taken recently.

Supplements (SP) - Question identifier:SP_Q01

In the past month, did you take any supplements such as vitamins, minerals, fibre supplements, antacids, fish oils, or other oils?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Supplements (SP) - Question identifier:SP_Q02

In the past month, did you use any protein powders or any non-prescription bodybuilding supplements?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Supplements (SP) - Question identifier:SP_Q03

In the past month, did you take any non-prescription weight-loss products?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Supplements (SP) - Question identifier:SP_Q04

In the past month, did you take any non-prescription health products for joints?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Physical activities (PA)

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_R01

The following questions are about various types of physical activities done in the last 7 days. Think only of activities you did for a minimum of 10 continuous minutes.

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q01

In the last 7 days, did you use active ways like walking or cycling to get to places such as work, school, the bus stop, the shopping centre or to visit friends?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q02

In the last 7 days, on which days did you do these activities?

  • 01: Monday
  • 02: Tuesday
  • 03: Wednesday
  • 04: Thursday
  • 05: Friday
  • 06: Saturday
  • 07: Sunday
  • 08: Every day

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q03A

How much time in total, in the last 7 days, did you spend doing these activities?
Hours

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
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  • 28: 28
  • 29: 29
  • 30: 30
  • 31: 31
  • 32: 32
  • 33: 33
  • 34: 34
  • 35: 35
  • 36: 36 or more

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q03B

How much time in total, in the last 7 days, did you spend doing these activities?
Minutes

  • 00: 0
  • 05: 5
  • 10: 10
  • 15: 15
  • 20: 20
  • 25: 25
  • 30: 30
  • 35: 35
  • 40: 40
  • 45: 45
  • 50: 50
  • 55: 55

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q04

In the last 7 days, did you do sports, fitness or recreational physical activities, organized or non-organized, that lasted a minimum of 10 continuous minutes?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q05

Did any of these recreational physical activities make you sweat at least a little and breathe harder?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q06

In the last 7 days, on which days did you do these recreational activities that made you sweat at least a little and breathe harder?

  • 01: Monday
  • 02: Tuesday
  • 03: Wednesday
  • 04: Thursday
  • 05: Friday
  • 06: Saturday
  • 07: Sunday
  • 08: Every day

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q07A

In the last 7 days, how much time in total did you spend doing these activities that made you sweat at least a little and breathe harder?
Hours

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
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  • 27: 27
  • 28: 28
  • 29: 29
  • 30: 30
  • 31: 31
  • 32: 32
  • 33: 33
  • 34: 34
  • 35: 35
  • 36: 36 or more

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q07B

In the last 7 days, how much time in total did you spend doing these activities that made you sweat at least a little and breathe harder?
Minutes

  • 00: 0
  • 05: 5
  • 10: 10
  • 15: 15
  • 20: 20
  • 25: 25
  • 30: 30
  • 35: 35
  • 40: 40
  • 45: 45
  • 50: 50
  • 55: 55

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q08

In the last 7 days, did you do any other physical activities while in or around your home, while volunteering or working? For example, carrying heavy loads, shovelling, and household chores such as vacuuming or washing windows.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q09

Did any of these other physical activities make you sweat at least a little and breathe harder?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q10

In the last 7 days, on which days did you do these other activities that made you sweat at least a little and breathe harder?

  • 01: Monday
  • 02: Tuesday
  • 03: Wednesday
  • 04: Thursday
  • 05: Friday
  • 06: Saturday
  • 07: Sunday
  • 08: Every day

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q11A

In the last 7 days, how much time in total did you spend doing these activities that made you sweat at least a little and breathe harder?
Hours

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
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  • 31: 31
  • 32: 32
  • 33: 33
  • 34: 34
  • 35: 35
  • 36: 36 or more

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q11B

In the last 7 days, how much time in total did you spend doing these activities that made you sweat at least a little and breathe harder?
Minutes

  • 00: 0
  • 05: 5
  • 10: 10
  • 15: 15
  • 20: 20
  • 25: 25
  • 30: 30
  • 35: 35
  • 40: 40
  • 45: 45
  • 50: 50
  • 55: 55

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q12

You have reported a total of (number) minutes of physical activity in the last 7 days. Of these activities were there any of vigorous intensity, meaning they caused you to be out of breath?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q13A

In the last 7 days, how much time in total did you spend doing vigorous activities that caused you to be out of breath?
Hours

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24
  • 25: 25
  • 26: 26
  • 27: 27
  • 28: 28
  • 29: 29
  • 30: 30
  • 31: 31
  • 32: 32
  • 33: 33
  • 34: 34
  • 35: 35
  • 36: 36 or more

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q13B

In the last 7 days, how much time in total did you spend doing vigorous activities that caused you to be out of breath?
Minutes

  • 00: 0
  • 05: 5
  • 10: 10
  • 15: 15
  • 20: 20
  • 25: 25
  • 30: 30
  • 35: 35
  • 40: 40
  • 45: 45
  • 50: 50
  • 55: 55

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q14

With the exception of mandatory group physical activity in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), are you given designated time for exercise during work hours?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Physical activities (PA) - Question identifier:PA_Q15

Do you usually use this time to exercise during work hours?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Sedentary behaviour (SBE)

Sedentary behaviour (SBE) - Question identifier:SBE_R01

The next questions are about the time you have spent sitting in the last 7 days.

Sedentary behaviour (SBE) - Question identifier:SBE_Q001A

On a typical day at work, how much time per day do you spend sitting down?
Number of hours sitting

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12 or more

Sedentary behaviour (SBE) - Question identifier:SBE_Q001B

On a typical day at work, how much time per day do you spend sitting down?
Number of minutes sitting

  • 00: 0
  • 15: 15
  • 30: 30
  • 45: 45

Sedentary behaviour (SBE) - Question identifier:SBE_Q005

How much of your free time did you spend watching television or a screen on any electronic device while sitting or lying down on a typical school or work day?

  • 1: 2 hours or less per day
  • 2: More than 2 hours but less than 4 hours
  • 3: 4 hours to less than 6 hours
  • 4: 6 hours to less than 8 hours
  • 5: 8 hours or more per day
  • 6: Was not at work or school

Sedentary behaviour (SBE) - Question identifier:SBE_Q010

How much of your free time did you spend watching television or a screen on any electronic device while sitting or lying down on a day that was not a typical school or work day?

  • 1: 2 hours or less per day
  • 2: More than 2 hours but less than 4 hours
  • 3: 4 hours to less than 6 hours
  • 4: 6 hours to less than 8 hours
  • 5: 8 hours or more per day

Sexual behaviours (SXB)

Sexual behaviours (SXB) - Question identifier:SXB_R01

The next questions are about sexual behaviours. Some questions may seem sensitive to you, but they are included in this survey because they will help monitor important public health issues such as risk of sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies.

Sexual behaviours (SXB) - Question identifier:SXB_Q01

Have you ever had sex? Please include vaginal and anal sex.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Sexual behaviours (SXB) - Question identifier:SXB_Q02

Did you or your partner use a condom the last time you had sex?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Sexual behaviours (SXB) - Question identifier:SXB_Q03

What are the reasons that you or your partner used a condom the last time you had sex?

  • 1: To protect against sexually transmitted infections, including HIV
  • 2: To protect against pregnancy
  • 3: Other

Sexual behaviours (SXB) - Question identifier:SXB_Q04

What are the reasons that you or your partner did not use a condom the last time you had sex?

  • 01: I was in a monogamous relationship
  • 02: I was or my partner was trying to get pregnant
  • 03: I was or my partner was already pregnant
  • 04: Did not think we were at risk of pregnancy
  • 05: Did not think we were at risk of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV
  • 06: Did not have a condom or other protection at the time
  • 07: We used another method of protection
  • 08: We don't like condoms
  • 09: Other

Sexual behaviours (SXB) - Question identifier:SXB_Q05

In the past 12 months, have you been told by a doctor or nurse that you had a sexually transmitted infection (STI) such as chlamydia, gonorrhoea, genital herpes, genital warts, HIV or syphilis?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Physical check-ups (PCU)

Physical check-ups (PCU) - Question identifier:PCU_Q02A

When was the last time you had a periodic health assessment (PHA)?

  • 1: 1 year or less
  • 2: More than 1 year to 2 years ago
  • 3: More than 2 years to 3 years ago
  • 4: More than 3 years to 5 years ago
  • 5: More than 5 years ago
  • 6: Never

PAP smear test (PAP)

PAP smear test (PAP) - Question identifier:PAP_Q01

Have you ever had a PAP smear test, that is, a screening test for cancer of the cervix?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

PAP smear test (PAP) - Question identifier:PAP_Q02

When was the last time you had a PAP smear test?

  • 1: 1 year ago or less
  • 2: More than 1 year to 2 years ago
  • 3: More than 2 years to 3 years ago
  • 4: More than 3 years to 5 years ago
  • 5: More than 5 years ago
  • 9: DK

PAP smear test (PAP) - Question identifier:PAP_Q03

What are the reasons that you have not had a PAP smear test in the past 3 years?

  • 1: Lack of time
  • 2: I did not think that it was necessary
  • 3: Doctor did not think that it was necessary or did not suggest to have it done
  • 4: Feelings of fear or discomfort
  • 5: Had a hysterectomy
  • 6: Other

Mammography (MAM)

Mammography (MAM) - Question identifier:MAM_Q01

Have you ever had a mammogram, that is, a breast X-ray?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Mammography (MAM) - Question identifier:MAM_Q02

When was the last time that you had a mammogram?

  • 1: 1 year or less
  • 2: More than 1 year to 2 years ago
  • 3: More than 2 years to 3 years ago
  • 4: More than 3 years to 5 years ago
  • 5: More than 5 years ago
  • 6: Never
  • 9: DK

Mammography (MAM) - Question identifier:MAM_Q03

What are the reasons you have not had a mammogram in the past 2 years?

  • 1: I did not think that it was necessary
  • 2: Doctor did not think that it was necessary or did not suggest to have it done
  • 3: Did not get a referral
  • 4: Feelings or fear of discomfort
  • 5: Lack of time
  • 6: Had a bilateral mastectomy, both breasts were removed
  • 7: Other

Colorectal cancer screening (CCS)

Colorectal cancer screening (CCS) - Question identifier:CCS_R01

Colorectal cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer in Canada. A fecal occult blood test (FOBT) is a test to check for blood in your stool, where you have a bowel movement and use a stick to smear a small sample on a special card.

Colorectal cancer screening (CCS) - Question identifier:CCS_Q01

Have you ever had the fecal occult blood test (FOBT)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Colorectal cancer screening (CCS) - Question identifier:CCS_Q02

When was the last time you had the fecal occult blood test (FOBT)?

  • 1: 6 months ago or less
  • 2: More than 6 months to 1 year ago
  • 3: More than 1 year to 2 years ago
  • 4: More than 2 years to 3 years ago
  • 5: More than 3 years to 5 years ago
  • 6: More than 5 years ago
  • 9: DK

Colorectal cancer screening (CCS) - Question identifier:CCS_Q03

What are the reasons that you did not have a fecal occult blood test (FOBT) in the past 2 years?

  • 01: I did not think that it was necessary
  • 02: Doctor did not think that it was necessary or did not advise to have it done
  • 03: Did not get a kit
  • 04: Feelings or fear of discomfort
  • 05: Lack of time
  • 06: Had a colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy
  • 07: I have not heard of FOBT
  • 08: Other

Consultations about mental health (CMH)

Consultations about mental health (CMH) - Question identifier:CMH_R01

Now some questions about your mental and emotional well-being.

Consultations about mental health (CMH) - Question identifier:CMH_Q01

In the past 12 months have you talked to a health professional about your problems with emotions, mental health or use of alcohol or drugs?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Consultations about mental health (CMH) - Question identifier:CMH_Q02

In the past 12 months, how many times have you talked to a health professional about your problems with emotions, mental health or use of alcohol or drugs

Min = 0; Max = 999

Consultations about mental health (CMH) - Question identifier:CMH_Q03

Whom did you see or talk to about your problems with emotions, mental health or use of alcohol or drugs?

  • 1: Family doctor or general practitioner
  • 2: Psychiatrist
  • 3: Psychologist
  • 4: Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, medical technician
  • 5: Social worker or counsellor
  • 6: Other

Consultations about mental health (CMH) - Question identifier:CMH_Q04

In the past 12 months, for what reasons did you seek this help?

  • 01: Depression
  • 02: Anxiety
  • 03: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • 04: Work-related stress/issues
  • 05: Anger management
  • 06: Stress management
  • 07: Relationship problems with your spouse or partner
  • 08: Family problems other than with your spouse or partner
  • 09: Alcohol or drug problems
  • 10: Grief/bereavement
  • 11: Other

Consultations about mental health (CMH) - Question identifier:CMH_Q05

During the past 12 months, was there ever a time when you felt that you needed help for your emotions, mental health or use of alcohol or drugs, but you did not receive it?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Consultations about mental health (CMH) - Question identifier:CMH_Q06

Which kind of help did you feel you needed?

  • 1: Information about mental health problems, treatments or available services
  • 2: Medication
  • 3: Counselling, therapy, or help for problems with personal relationships
  • 4: Other

Consultations about mental health (CMH) - Question identifier:CMH_Q07

Why didn't you get this help?

  • 01: Preferred to manage it myself
  • 02: Did not think anything more could help
  • 03: Afraid to ask for help or of what others might think
  • 04: Did not have enough time
  • 05: Afraid that my supervisor would find out that I was getting help
  • 06: Afraid that it might affect my military career
  • 07: Asked for help but did not receive it
  • 08: Other

Consultations about mental health (CMH) - Question identifier:CMH_Q08

Do you feel it would have a negative impact on a person's military career to seek mental health counselling through the Canadian Forces Health Services (CF H Svcs)?

  • 1: It definitely would negatively impact a person's career
  • 2: It probably would negatively impact a person's career
  • 3: It probably would not negatively impact a person's career
  • 4: It definitely would not negatively impact a person's career
  • 9: DK

Recent experiences (DEP)

Recent experiences (DEP) - Question identifier:DEP_R01

Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you experienced the following?

Recent experiences (DEP) - Question identifier:DEP_Q01A

Had little interest or pleasure in doing things

  • 1: Not at all
  • 2: Several days
  • 3: More than half the days
  • 4: Nearly every day

Recent experiences (DEP) - Question identifier:DEP_Q01B

Felt down, depressed, or hopeless

  • 1: Not at all
  • 2: Several days
  • 3: More than half the days
  • 4: Nearly every day

Recent experiences (DEP) - Question identifier:DEP_Q01C

Had trouble falling asleep/staying asleep, or sleeping too much

  • 1: Not at all
  • 2: Several days
  • 3: More than half the days
  • 4: Nearly every day

Recent experiences (DEP) - Question identifier:DEP_Q01D

Felt tired or had little energy

  • 1: Not at all
  • 2: Several days
  • 3: More than half the days
  • 4: Nearly every day

Recent experiences (DEP) - Question identifier:DEP_Q01E

Had poor appetite or overate

  • 1: Not at all
  • 2: Several days
  • 3: More than half the days
  • 4: Nearly every day

Recent experiences (DEP) - Question identifier:DEP_Q01F

Felt bad about yourself or that you are a failure or have let yourself or your family down

  • 1: Not at all
  • 2: Several days
  • 3: More than half the days
  • 4: Nearly every day

Recent experiences (DEP) - Question identifier:DEP_Q01G

Had trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching television

  • 1: Not at all
  • 2: Several days
  • 3: More than half the days
  • 4: Nearly every day

Recent experiences (DEP) - Question identifier:DEP_Q01H

Been moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite, being so fidgety or restless that you have been moving around a lot more than usual

  • 1: Not at all
  • 2: Several days
  • 3: More than half the days
  • 4: Nearly every day

Recent experiences (DEP) - Question identifier:DEP_Q01I

Had thoughts that you would be better off dead or of hurting yourself

  • 1: Not at all
  • 2: Several days
  • 3: More than half the days
  • 4: Nearly every day

Recent experiences (DEP) - Question identifier:DEP_Q02

How difficult have these problems made it for you to do your work, take care of things at home, or get along with other people?

  • 1: Not difficult at all
  • 2: Somewhat difficult
  • 3: Very difficult
  • 4: Extremely difficult

Suicidal thoughts and attempts (SUI)

Suicidal thoughts and attempts (SUI) - Question identifier:SUI_R01

The following topic may be sensitive to some people, but we have to ask the same questions of everyone.

Suicidal thoughts and attempts (SUI) - Question identifier:SUI_Q01

Have you ever seriously considered attempting suicide or taking your own life?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Suicidal thoughts and attempts (SUI) - Question identifier:SUI_Q02

Did this happen in the past 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Suicidal thoughts and attempts (SUI) - Question identifier:SUI_Q03

Have you ever attempted suicide or tried taking your own life?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Suicidal thoughts and attempts (SUI) - Question identifier:SUI_Q04

Did this happen in the past 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Sources of stress (STS)

Sources of stress (STS) - Question identifier:STS_R01

Now a few questions about the stress in your life.

Sources of stress (STS) - Question identifier:STS_Q01

In general, how would you rate your ability to handle unexpected and difficult problems, for example, a family or personal crisis?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Good
  • 3: Fair
  • 4: Poor

Sources of stress (STS) - Question identifier:STS_Q02

In general, how would you rate your ability to handle the day-to-day demands in your life, for example, handling work, family and volunteer responsibilities?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Good
  • 3: Fair
  • 4: Poor

Sources of stress (STS) - Question identifier:STS_Q03

Thinking about the amount of stress in your life, would you say that most days are?

  • 1: Not at all stressful
  • 2: Not very stressful
  • 3: A bit stressful
  • 4: Quite a bit stressful
  • 5: Extremely stressful

Sources of stress (STS) - Question identifier:STS_Q04

Thinking about stress in your day-to-day life, what would you say is the biggest contributing factor to feelings of stress you may have?

  • 01: Work
  • 02: Financial concerns
  • 03: Family
  • 04: School
  • 05: Time pressures / not enough time
  • 06: Health
  • 07: Other
  • 08: No stress

Work stress (WST)

Work stress (WST) - Question identifier:WST_Q01

The next questions are about your main job in the past 12 months in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
Your job required that you learn new things

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Work stress (WST) - Question identifier:WST_Q02

The next questions are about your main job in the past 12 months in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
Your job required a high level of skill

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Work stress (WST) - Question identifier:WST_Q03

The next questions are about your main job in the past 12 months in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
Your job allowed you freedom to decide how you did your job

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Work stress (WST) - Question identifier:WST_Q04

The next questions are about your main job in the past 12 months in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
Your job required that you do things over and over

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Work stress (WST) - Question identifier:WST_Q05

The next questions are about your main job in the past 12 months in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
Your job was very hectic

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Work stress (WST) - Question identifier:WST_Q06

The next questions are about your main job in the past 12 months in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
You were free from conflicting demands that others made

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Work stress (WST) - Question identifier:WST_Q07

The next questions are about your main job in the past 12 months in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
Your job security was good

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Work stress (WST) - Question identifier:WST_Q08

The next questions are about your main job in the past 12 months in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
Your job required a lot of physical effort

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Work stress (WST) - Question identifier:WST_Q09

The next questions are about your main job in the past 12 months in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
You had a lot to say about what happened in your job

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Work stress (WST) - Question identifier:WST_Q10

The next questions are about your main job in the past 12 months in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
You were exposed to hostility or conflict from the people you worked with

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Work stress (WST) - Question identifier:WST_Q11

The next questions are about your main job in the past 12 months in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
Your supervisor was helpful in getting the job done

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Work stress (WST) - Question identifier:WST_Q12

The next questions are about your main job in the past 12 months in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
The people you worked with were helpful in getting the job done

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Work stress (WST) - Question identifier:WST_Q13

The next questions are about your main job in the past 12 months in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
You had the materials and equipment you needed to do your job

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Health care services (HCS)

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q01

In the past 12 months, have you received any care from the Canadian Forces Health Services (CF H Svcs) for example for general health, physical health, mental health or dental health services?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q02

Were Canadian Forces Health Services (CF H Svcs) provided to you in your first official language of choice?

  • 1: Always
  • 2: Often
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Rarely
  • 5: Never
  • 6: Don't remember

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q03

The next questions ask about the quality of mental health care services.
In the past 12 months, have you received any care from the Canadian Forces Health Services (CF H Svcs) for your mental health?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q04

How satisfied are you with the amount of time you had to wait to get an appointment at the Canadian Forces Health Services (CF H Svcs) for your mental health?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • 4: Dissatisfied
  • 5: Very dissatisfied

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q05

Overall, how would you rate the quality of the service you received from the Canadian Forces Health Services (CF H Svcs) for your mental health?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Very good
  • 3: Good
  • 4: Fair
  • 5: Poor

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_R06

The next questions ask about the quality of dental health care services.

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q06

In the past 12 months, have you received any services from Canadian Forces Health Services (CF H Svcs) for dental care, for example, exams, cleanings, scheduled follow-up care?

  • 1: Yes, it was provided by CF H Svcs
  • 2: Yes, it was paid for by CF H Svcs but provided by a civilian practice
  • 3: No

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q07

How satisfied are you with the amount of time you had to wait to get an appointment at Canadian Forces Health Services (CF H Svcs) for your dental care?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • 4: Dissatisfied
  • 5: Very dissatisfied

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q08

Overall, how would you rate the quality of the service you received from the Canadian Forces Health Services (CF H Svcs) for your dental care?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Very good
  • 3: Good
  • 4: Fair
  • 5: Poor

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_R09

The next section asks about the quality of care and service delivery for other health care received from the Canadian Forces Health Services (CF H Svcs).

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q09

In the past 12 months, have you received other health care from the Canadian Forces Health Services (CF H Svcs) including care from a doctor, nurse, specialist or pharmacist in primary care or the Clinical Delivery Unit (CDU)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q10

How satisfied were you with the amount of time you had to wait to get an appointment at Canadian Forces Health Services (CF H Svcs)?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • 4: Dissatisfied
  • 5: Very dissatisfied

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q11

Overall, how would you rate the quality of the service you received from Canadian Forces Health Services (CF H Svcs)?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Very good
  • 3: Good
  • 4: Fair
  • 5: Poor

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q15

In the past 12 months, which of the following options have you used to obtain medications?

  • 1: A military pharmacy
  • 2: A civilian pharmacy
  • 3: Medication provided by a military health provider
  • 4: Medication obtained through mail order
  • 5: Have not required any medication

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q16

Have you heard of the Military Family Services Program (MFSP) or the Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q17

Have you ever used any services offered by the Military Family Services Program (MFSP) or the Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q18

Overall, how satisfied were you with the Military Family Services Program (MFSP) or the Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC)?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • 4: Dissatisfied
  • 5: Very dissatisfied

Health care services (HCS) - Question identifier:HCS_Q19

Have you heard of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) "Strengthening the Forces" (STF) health promotion program?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Occupational health and safety (OHS)

Occupational health and safety (OHS) - Question identifier:OHS_Q01A

In the past 2 years, how many months have you spent away from your home for each of the following military-related activities?

Round up to closest number of months.

The same period of time can be reported only once. Select the most appropriate category when categories overlap.
Deployment, excluding ship-based

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24

Occupational health and safety (OHS) - Question identifier:OHS_Q01B

In the past 2 years, how many months have you spent away from your home for each of the following military-related activities?

Round up to closest number of months.

The same period of time can be reported only once. Select the most appropriate category when categories overlap.
Ship-based at sea

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24

Occupational health and safety (OHS) - Question identifier:OHS_Q01C

In the past 2 years, how many months have you spent away from your home for each of the following military-related activities?

Round up to closest number of months.

The same period of time can be reported only once. Select the most appropriate category when categories overlap.
Military exercises, job training, including pre-deployment training

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24

Occupational health and safety (OHS) - Question identifier:OHS_Q01D

In the past 2 years, how many months have you spent away from your home for each of the following military-related activities?

Round up to closest number of months.

The same period of time can be reported only once. Select the most appropriate category when categories overlap.
Educational courses or classroom training

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24

Occupational health and safety (OHS) - Question identifier:OHS_Q01E

In the past 2 years, how many months have you spent away from your home for each of the following military-related activities?

Round up to closest number of months.

The same period of time can be reported only once. Select the most appropriate category when categories overlap.
Other

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24

Occupational health and safety (OHS) - Question identifier:OHS_Q02

In the past 12 months, how satisfied are you with your job or main activity in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • 4: Dissatisfied
  • 5: Very dissatisfied

Driving safety and hazards (DSH)

Driving safety and hazards (DSH) - Question identifier:DSH_Q01

When in a civilian vehicle equipped with seatbelts, either driving or as a passenger, how often do you wear the seatbelt?

  • 1: Always
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Rarely
  • 4: Never

Driving safety and hazards (DSH) - Question identifier:DSH_Q02

When in a military vehicle equipped with seatbelts, either driving or as a passenger, how often do you wear the seatbelt?

  • 1: Always
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Rarely
  • 4: Never
  • 5: Not applicable

Driving safety and hazards (DSH) - Question identifier:DSH_Q03

At your job or main activity in the military workplace in the past 12 months, were you exposed to any environmental risks or hazards?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Driving safety and hazards (DSH) - Question identifier:DSH_Q04

Which risks or hazards were you exposed to?

  • 01: Mould
  • 02: Chemicals (e.g., solvents, paints, fuels)
  • 03: Dust/fibres
  • 04: Emissions from machines or motor vehicles
  • 05: Noise
  • 06: Prolonged or extreme cold
  • 07: Prolonged or extreme heat
  • 08: Other

Driving safety and hazards (DSH) - Question identifier:DSH_Q05

Do you feel that your exposure to any hazards in the military workplace is affecting your health?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Driving safety and hazards (DSH) - Question identifier:DSH_Q06

Which hazards are affecting your health?

  • 01: Mould
  • 02: Chemicals (e.g., solvents, paints, fuels)
  • 03: Dust/fibres
  • 04: Emissions from machines or motor vehicles
  • 05: Noise
  • 06: Prolonged or extreme cold
  • 07: Prolonged or extreme heat
  • 08: Other

Driving safety and hazards (DSH) - Question identifier:DSH_Q11

Do you feel that training is adequate to protect your health in the case of being exposed to military workplace hazards?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Driving safety and hazards (DSH) - Question identifier:DSH_Q12

Do you feel that the use of personal protective equipment, for example goggles, gloves, or protective hearing devices, is adequate to protect your health in case of being exposed to military workplace hazards?

  • 1: Always
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Rarely
  • 4: Never
  • 9: DK

Military physical activities (MPA)

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q01A

In the past 12 months, did you perform the FORCE Evaluation test?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q01B

Were you medically excused from performing the FORCE Evaluation test?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q02

How did you do on the FORCE Evaluation test?

  • 1: Passed all parts
  • 2: Failed one or more parts of the test
  • 3: Failed one or more parts of the test but passed all parts with retesting

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q03

During the FORCE Evaluation test, did you experience any injury which required medical attention?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q04

During the FORCE Evaluation test, what activity were you doing when you were injured?

  • 1: 20 metre rushes
  • 2: Sand bag lift
  • 3: Intermittent loaded shuttles
  • 4: Sandbag drag
  • 5: Other
  • 9: DK

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q05

During the FORCE Evaluation test, what part of the body was injured?

  • 01: Multiple sites
  • 02: Eyes excluding fracture of facial bones around the eye
  • 03: Head excluding facial bones, jaw and teeth
  • 04: Jaw
  • 05: Teeth
  • 06: Other facial bones
  • 07: Neck
  • 08: Shoulder, upper arm
  • 09: Elbow, lower arm
  • 10: Wrist
  • 11: Hand
  • 12: Hip or thigh
  • 13: Knee or lower leg
  • 14: Ankle, foot
  • 15: Upper back or upper spine excluding neck
  • 16: Lower back or lower spine
  • 17: Chest excluding back and spine
  • 18: Abdomen or pelvis excluding back and spine
  • 19: Other

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q06A

In the past 12 months, did you perform the FORCE Combat test?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q06B

Were you medically excused from the FORCE Combat test?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q07

How did you do on the FORCE Combat test?

  • 1: Passed all parts
  • 2: Failed one or more parts of the test
  • 3: Failed one or more parts of the test but passed all parts with retesting

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q08

During the FORCE Combat test, did you experience an injury which required medical attention?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q09

During the FORCE Combat test, what activity were you doing when you were injured?

  • 1: 5 km load bearing march in Battle Order
  • 2: 20 metre rushes
  • 3: Sand bag lift
  • 4: Intermittent loaded shuttles
  • 5: Sandbag drag
  • 6: Other
  • 9: DK

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q10

During the FORCE Combat test, what part of the body was affected?

  • 01: Multiple sites
  • 02: Eyes excluding fracture of facial bones around the eye
  • 03: Head excluding facial bones, jaw and teeth
  • 04: Jaw
  • 05: Teeth
  • 06: Other facial bones
  • 07: Neck
  • 08: Shoulder, upper arm
  • 09: Elbow, lower arm
  • 10: Wrist
  • 11: Hand
  • 12: Hip or thigh
  • 13: Knee or lower leg
  • 14: Ankle, foot
  • 15: Upper back or upper spine excluding neck
  • 16: Lower back or lower spine
  • 17: Chest excluding back and spine
  • 18: Abdomen or pelvis excluding back and spine
  • 19: Other

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q10A

In the past 12 months, how often did you have a proper warm up before your military physical training or exercise?

  • 1: Always
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Rarely
  • 4: Never

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q10B

In the past 12 months, how often did you have adequate fluid and food intake before your military physical training or exercise?

  • 1: Always
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Rarely
  • 4: Never

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q11

In the past 12 months, did you perform any of the following activities during your military physical training or exercise?

  • 1: Running in combat boots (beyond a short distance to simulate running for cover)
  • 2: Running while wearing a rucksack (beyond a short distance to simulate running for cover)
  • 3: Marching while carrying gear greater than 1/3 of your body weight
  • 4: None of the above

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q12

In the past 12 months, were you injured during your military physical training or exercise while doing any of the following?

  • 1: Running in combat boots (beyond a short distance to simulate running for cover)
  • 2: Running while wearing a rucksack (beyond a short distance to simulate running for cover)
  • 3: Marching while carrying gear greater than 1/3 of your body weight
  • 5: I was not injured while doing these activities

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q13

In the past 12 months, have you experienced any of the following as a result of military physical training or exercise?

  • 01: Injury due to not having a proper warm up
  • 02: Felt physically unwell afterwards
  • 03: Trained or exercised to the point of being over exhausted
  • 04: Required medical assistance for dehydration
  • 05: Experienced heat-related illness (e.g., heat stroke, heat exhaustion)
  • 06: Experienced cold-related illness (e.g., frostbite, hypothermia)
  • 07: Ran or marched with difficulty at the back of your platoon
  • 08: Other
  • 09: None

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q14

In the past 12 months, were you required to train or exercise while injured, before fully healed?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Military physical activities (MPA) - Question identifier:MPA_Q15

In the past 12 months, did you make an injury worse by training or exercising before it was fully healed?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Deployment health and experience (DEXP)

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q01

In the past 2 years, were there any reasons why you could not be deployed?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q02

For what reasons were you unable to be deployed?

  • 01: On training
  • 02: Leave, including parental leave
  • 03: Pregnancy
  • 04: Mental health issue
  • 05: Musculoskeletal injury (e.g., back strain, broken bone, dislocation)
  • 06: Family situation
  • 07: Non-deployable job/unit
  • 08: Other

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q03

In the past 2 years, were you called up for pre-deployment screening, regardless of whether you were deployed or not?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q04

In the past 2 years, during pre-deployment screening, have you been "DAGged red"?

  • 1: Yes, and I was not able to deploy on schedule
  • 2: Yes, but I was able to deploy on schedule
  • 3: No

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q05

During your military service, did you ever deploy?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q06

Did you ever deploy outside of North America in support of any Canadian Armed Forces operation or humanitarian mission?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q07

When was the last time you were deployed outside of North America?

  • 1: 1 year ago or less
  • 2: More than 1 year to 2 years ago
  • 3: More than 2 years ago

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q08

In the past 2 years, how many times have you been deployed outside of North America?

  • 1: 1 time
  • 2: 2 times
  • 3: 3 or more times

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q09A

In the past 2 years, which locations were you deployed to outside of North America?

  • 1: Europe (e.g., Latvia, Romania or Poland in support of Operation REASSURANCE, Operation UNIFER)
  • 2: Africa (e.g., South Sudan in support of Operation SOPRANO, Niger in support of Operation NABERIUS)
  • 3: Asia (e.g., Operation IMPACT in Iraq, Operation PROTEUS in Israel, Operation ARTEMIS, Operation PROJECTION)
  • 4: Central and South America (e.g., Operation CARIBBE)
  • 5: Other location:

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q09BB

In the past 2 years, how many months were you deployed in [this location / these locations]?

Round up to closest number of months.
Europe

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q09BC

In the past 2 years, how many months were you deployed in [this location / these locations]?

Round up to closest number of months.
Africa

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q09BD

In the past 2 years, how many months were you deployed in [this location / these locations]?

Round up to closest number of months.
Asia

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q09BE

In the past 2 years, how many months were you deployed in [this location / these locations]?

Round up to closest number of months.
Central and South America

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q09BF

In the past 2 years, how many months were you deployed in [this location / these locations]?

Round up to closest number of months.
[Other location - Specify other location]

  • 00: 0
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10
  • 11: 11
  • 12: 12
  • 13: 13
  • 14: 14
  • 15: 15
  • 16: 16
  • 17: 17
  • 18: 18
  • 19: 19
  • 20: 20
  • 21: 21
  • 22: 22
  • 23: 23
  • 24: 24

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q10

During your most recent deployment outside of North America, where were you working primarily?

  • 1: Inside the wire (e.g., employed in military operations that are within the confines of a camp, base or forward operation base)
  • 2: Outside the wire (e.g., leave the military confines to travel from one location to another whether it be on a specific operation, tasking or resupply)
  • 3: Other

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q11

During the first 3 months of returning from your most recent deployment outside of North America, how was the adjustment back to life with your family?

  • 1: Very difficult
  • 2: Moderately difficult
  • 3: Neither difficult nor easy
  • 4: Moderately easy
  • 5: Very easy

Deployment health and experience (DEXP) - Question identifier:DEXP_Q12

During the first 3 months of returning from your most recent deployment outside of North America, how was the adjustment back to work in Canada?

  • 1: Very difficult
  • 2: Moderately difficult
  • 3: Neither difficult nor easy
  • 4: Moderately easy
  • 5: Very easy

Demographic information (DEM)

Demographic information (DEM) - Question identifier:DEM_R01

The next questions ask about general demographic information.

Demographic information (DEM) - Question identifier:DEM_Q01

Of English or French, which languages do you speak well enough to conduct a conversation?

Is it:

  • 1: English only
  • 2: French only
  • 3: Both English and French
  • 4: Neither English nor French

Demographic information (DEM) - Question identifier:DEM_Q02

Including yourself, how many persons usually live in your household?

Number of persons in household

Min = 0; Max = 99

Demographic information (DEM) - Question identifier:DEM_Q03

How many of these persons are dependent children of 18 years or younger?

Number of persons 18 years or younger

Min = 0; Max = 99

Demographic information (DEM) - Question identifier:DEM_Q04

How many of these persons are over 70 years of age?

Number of persons over 70 years of age

Min = 0; Max = 99

Demographic information (DEM) - Question identifier:DEM_Q05

What is your marital status?

  • 1: Married
  • 2: Living common-law
  • 3: Widowed
  • 4: Separated
  • 5: Divorced
  • 6: Single, never married

Demographic information (DEM) - Question identifier:DEM_R07

Now a question about your total household income.

Demographic information (DEM) - Question identifier:DEM_Q07

What is your best estimate of your total household income received by all household members, from all sources, before taxes and deductions, during the year ending December 31, 2018?

Min = -9999999; Max = 9999999

Demographic information (DEM) - Question identifier:DEM_Q08

What was your total household income during the year ending December 31, 2018?

  • 01: Less than $20,000
  • 02: $20,000 to less than $30,000
  • 03: $30,000 to less than $40,000
  • 04: $40,000 to less than $50,000
  • 05: $50,000 to less than $60,000
  • 06: $60,000 to less than $70,000
  • 07: $70,000 to less than $80,000
  • 08: $80,000 to less than $90,000
  • 09: $90,000 to less than $100,000
  • 10: $100,000 to less than $110,000
  • 11: $110,000 to less than $120,000
  • 12: $120,000 or more

Demographic information (DEM) - Question identifier:DEM_Q09

How satisfied are you with your financial situation?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • 4: Dissatisfied
  • 5: Very dissatisfied

Demographic information (DEM) - Question identifier:DEM_R10

The next question asks about your level of education.

Demographic information (DEM) - Question identifier:DEM_Q12

What is the highest certificate, diploma or degree that you have completed?

  • 1: Less than high school diploma or its equivalent
  • 2: High school diploma or a high school
    equivalency certificate
  • 3: Trade certificate or diploma
  • 4: College, CEGEP or other non-university
    certificate or diploma (other than trades
    certificates or diplomas)
  • 5: University certificate or diploma below the
    bachelor's level
  • 6: Bachelor's degree (e.g. B.A., B.Sc., LL.B.)
  • 7: University certificate, diploma, degree above the
    bachelor's level

Demographic information (DEM) - Question identifier:DEM_Q13

Have you been enrolled as a full-time student in the past 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
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