Aboriginal Peoples Survey 2017 - Economic participation

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INTRODUCTION (INT)

INTRODUCTION (INT) - Question identifier:INT_R05

This survey will collect data from First Nations people living off reserve, Métis and Inuit in Canada.

(The information collected will be used by Aboriginal organizations, groups and communities as well as government to help plan programs and policies in such areas as education, employment and health.)

Although this survey is voluntary, I hope that you will participate because the information could benefit you, your family and your community.

INTRODUCTION (INT) - Question identifier:INT_R10

In order to reduce the number of questions, Statistics Canada plans to combine information collected during the 2016 Census of Population with the information you provide in this interview. We may also add information from other surveys or administrative data sources. All information will be kept confidential and used for statistical purposes only.

IDENTIFICATION (ID)

IDENTIFICATION (ID) - Question identifier:ID_R05

I would now like to ask you some questions about [yourself].

IDENTIFICATION (ID) - Question identifier:ID_Q05

Are you an Aboriginal person, that is, First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit)?
First Nations (North American Indian) includes Status and Non-Status Indians.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

IDENTIFICATION (ID) - Question identifier:ID_Q10

Are you First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit)?

  • 1: First Nations (North American Indian)
  • 2: Métis
  • 3: Inuk (Inuit)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

IDENTIFICATION (ID) - Question identifier:ID_Q15

Are you a beneficiary of an Inuit land claim agreement?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

IDENTIFICATION (ID) - Question identifier:ID_Q20

Which Inuit land claim agreement are you a beneficiary of?

  • 1: Inuvialuit Final Agreement
  • 2: Nunavut Land Claims Agreement
  • 3: James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (Nunavik)
  • 4: Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement (Nunatsiavut)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

IDENTIFICATION (ID) - Question identifier:ID_Q25

Are you a Status Indian, that is, a Registered or Treaty Indian as defined by the Indian Act of Canada?

  • 1: Yes, Status Indian (Registered or Treaty)
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

IDENTIFICATION (ID) - Question identifier:ID_Q30

Are you a member of a First Nation or Indian band?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

IDENTIFICATION (ID) - Question identifier:ID_Q35

Do you have a card or certificate issued by a Métis organization that identifies you as Métis?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

IDENTIFICATION (ID) - Question identifier:ID_Q40

What Métis organization issued the card or certificate?

Long Answer Length = 80

HOUSEHOLD COMPOSITION (HC)

HOUSEHOLD COMPOSITION (HC) - Question identifier:HC_R05

The next section is about the people who currently live at this address.

HOUSEHOLD COMPOSITION (HC) - Question identifier:HC_Q05

[Including yourself], how many persons usually live here, at this address, as of today?

Min = 1; Max = 99

HOUSEHOLD COMPOSITION (HC) - Question identifier:HC_Q10

How many persons under the age of 18 usually live here, at this address, as of today?

Min = 0; Max = 99

HOUSEHOLD COMPOSITION (HC) - Question identifier:HC_Q15

What members of your family and other people usually live here at this address?

  • 01: Spouse (husband/wife)
  • 02: Common-law partner
  • 03: Mother
  • 04: Father
  • 05: Son/Daughter
  • 06: Brother/Sister
  • 07: Foster father/mother
  • 08: Foster son/daughter
  • 09: Grandfather/mother (include great-grandfather/mother)
  • 10: Grandson/daughter
  • 11: In-law
  • 12: Uncle/Aunt
  • 13: Other related
  • 14: Unrelated
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES MINIMAL (LMAM)

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES MINIMAL (LMAM) - Question identifier:LMAM_Q01

Many of the following questions concern your activities last week. By last week, I mean the week beginning on ^REFBEGE, and ending ^REFENDE.

Last week, did you work at a job or business?
(regardless of the number of hours)

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES MINIMAL (LMAM) - Question identifier:LMAM_Q02

Last week, did you have a job or business from which you were absent?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES MINIMAL (LMAM) - Question identifier:LMAM_Q03

What was the main reason you were absent from work last week?

  • 01: Own illness or disability
  • 02: Caring for own children
  • 03: Caring for elder relative (60 years of age or older)
  • 04: Maternity or parental leave
  • 05: Other personal or family responsibilities
  • 06: Vacation
  • 07: Labour dispute (strike or lockout) (Employees only)
  • 08: Temporary layoff due to business conditions (Employees only)
  • 09: Seasonal layoff (Employees only)
  • 10: Casual job, no work available (Employees only)
  • 11: Work schedule (e.g., shift work) (Employees only)
  • 12: Self-employed, no work available (Self-employed only)
  • 13: Seasonal business (Excluding employees)
  • 14: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

LABOUR FORCE STATUS (LMA2)

LABOUR FORCE STATUS (LMA2) - Question identifier:LMA2_Q04

In the 4 weeks ending ^REFENDE, did you do anything to find work?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LABOUR FORCE STATUS (LMA2) - Question identifier:LMA2_Q05

Last week, did you have a job to start at a definite date in the future?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LABOUR FORCE STATUS (LMA2) - Question identifier:LMA2_Q06

Will you start that job before or after ^NMBEGE?

  • 1: Before the date above
  • 2: On or after the date above
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LABOUR FORCE STATUS (LMA2) - Question identifier:LMA2_Q07

Did you want a job with more or less than 30 hours per week?

  • 1: 30 or more hours per week
  • 2: Less than 30 hours per week
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LABOUR FORCE STATUS (LMA2) - Question identifier:LMA2_Q08

Could you have worked last week [if you had been recalled/if a suitable job had been offered]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LABOUR FORCE STATUS (LMA2) - Question identifier:LMA2_Q09

What was the main reason you were not available to work last week?

  • 01: Own illness or disability
  • 02: Caring for own children
  • 03: Caring for elder relative (60 years of age or older)
  • 04: Other personal or family responsibilities
  • 05: Going to school
  • 06: Vacation
  • 07: Already has a job
  • 08: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

MULTIPLE EMPLOYMENT (ME)

MULTIPLE EMPLOYMENT (ME) - Question identifier:ME_Q05

Did you have more than one job or business last week?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

MULTIPLE EMPLOYMENT (ME) - Question identifier:ME_Q10

How many jobs did you have in the last week?

Min = 2; Max = 20

MULTIPLE EMPLOYMENT (ME) - Question identifier:ME_Q15

Was this a result of changing employers?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CLASS OF WORKER INTRODUCTION (CWI)

CLASS OF WORKER INTRODUCTION (CWI) - Question identifier:CWI_R05

I am now going to ask some questions about [your new job or business/the job or business at which you usually work the most hours].

CLASS OF WORKER (LMA3)

CLASS OF WORKER (LMA3) - Question identifier:LMA3_Q10

Were you an employee or self-employed?

  • 1: Employee
  • 2: Self-employed
  • 3: Working in a family business without pay
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INCORPORATED BUSINESS (IB)

INCORPORATED BUSINESS (IB) - Question identifier:IB_Q05

Did you have an incorporated business?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SELF-EMPLOYED (SEMP)

SELF-EMPLOYED (SEMP) - Question identifier:SEMP_Q05

Did you have any employees?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SELF-EMPLOYED (SEMP) - Question identifier:SEMP_Q10

What is the main reason you became self-employed instead of working for an employer?

  • 01: Could not find suitable paid employment
  • 02: Flexible hours
  • 03: Balance of work and family
  • 04: Possibility of working at home
  • 05: Independence / Freedom / Own boss
  • 06: Control / Responsibility / Decision making
  • 07: Challenge / Creativity / Success / Satisfaction
  • 08: More money / Unlimited income
  • 09: Lower taxes / Deductions
  • 10: Less stress
  • 11: Had to be self-employed (nature of job)
  • 12: Joined or took over family business
  • 13: Other opportunity
  • 14: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

SELF-EMPLOYED (SEMP) - Question identifier:SEMP_Q15

In the past, did your business receive assistance from any government agency, Aboriginal organization or financial institution?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SELF-EMPLOYED (SEMP) - Question identifier:SEMP_Q20

From whom did you receive assistance?

  • 1: Federal government
  • 2: Provincial or Municipal government
  • 3: Aboriginal government
  • 4: Aboriginal organization
  • 5: Aboriginal financial institution
  • 6: Private sector bank or institution
  • 7: Other - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

JOB TENURE (JT)

JOB TENURE (JT) - Question identifier:JT_Q05

In which year did you start working for the employer you had last week?

Min = 1950; Max = 2017

JOB TENURE (JT) - Question identifier:JT_Q10

And in which month?

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

JOB TENURE (JT) - Question identifier:JT_Q15

In which year did you start working at your business?

Min = 1950; Max = 2017

JOB TENURE (JT) - Question identifier:JT_Q20

And in which month?

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

AVAILABILITY FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NAGE)

AVAILABILITY FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NAGE) - Question identifier:NAGE_Q05

Last week, did you work in a government or hamlet job in Nunavut?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

AVAILABILITY FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NAGE) - Question identifier:NAGE_Q10

What government or hamlet employer did you work for?

  • 1: Government of Nunavut
  • 2: Public agency in Nunavut (including Nunavut Arctic College, Qulliq Energy Corporation, Nunavut Housing Corporation, Nunavut Business Credit Corporation, Nunavut Development Corporation)
  • 3: Municipal (e.g., hamlet, City of Iqaluit)
  • 4: Government of Canada in Nunavut
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INDUSTRY (LMA4)

INDUSTRY (LMA4) - Question identifier:LMA4_Q11

What was the name of your business?

Long Answer Length = 50

INDUSTRY (LMA4) - Question identifier:LMA4_Q12

Last week, for whom did you work?

Long Answer Length = 50

INDUSTRY (LMA4) - Question identifier:LMA4_Q13

What kind of business, industry or service was this?

Long Answer Length = 50

OCCUPATION (LMA5)

OCCUPATION (LMA5) - Question identifier:LMA5_Q14

What was your work or occupation?

Long Answer Length = 50

OCCUPATION (LMA5) - Question identifier:LMA5_Q15

In this work, what were your main activities?

Long Answer Length = 50

USUAL HOURS OF WORK (LMA6)

USUAL HOURS OF WORK (LMA6) - Question identifier:LMA6_Q16

[Excluding overtime, on average, how many paid hours do you usually work per week?/On average, how many hours do you usually work per week?]

Min = 0.0; Max = 168.0

PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT (PT)

PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT (PT) - Question identifier:PT_Q05

What is the main reason you usually work less than 30 hours per week [at your main job/null]?

  • 01: Own illness or disability
  • 02: Caring for own children
  • 03: Caring for elder relative (60 years of age or older)
  • 04: Other personal or family responsibilities
  • 05: Going to school
  • 06: Business conditions
  • 07: Could not find work with 30 or more hours per week
  • 08: Personal preference
  • 09: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

PERMANENT WORK (PW)

PERMANENT WORK (PW) - Question identifier:PW_Q05

Is your job permanent, or is there some way that it is not permanent? (e.g., seasonal, temporary, term, casual)

  • 1: Permanent
  • 2: Not permanent (e.g., seasonal, temporary, term, casual)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PERMANENT WORK (PW) - Question identifier:PW_Q10

In what way is your job not permanent?

  • 1: Seasonal job
  • 2: Temporary, term or contract job (non-seasonal)
  • 3: Casual job
  • 4: Other - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

JOB SATISFACTION (JS)

JOB SATISFACTION (JS) - Question identifier:JS_Q05

How would you rate your level of satisfaction with your [business/job]? Would you say that you are... ?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • 4: Dissatisfied
  • 5: Very dissatisfied
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

JOB SATISFACTION (JS) - Question identifier:JS_Q10

What are the reasons you are dissatisfied?

  • 01: Pay
  • 02: Work does not match skills
  • 03: No chance for advancement
  • 04: Work environment
  • 05: Supervisor(s) or co-workers
  • 06: Prefer more flexible hours
  • 07: Location of work
  • 08: Not enough job security
  • 09: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

LOOKING FOR WORK (LW)

LOOKING FOR WORK (LW) - Question identifier:LW_Q05

How did you go about looking for work?

  • 01: Contacted potential employer(s) directly
  • 02: Searched the Internet
  • 03: Through friend(s)/relative(s)
  • 04: Placed or answered newspaper ad(s)
  • 05: Contacted public employment agency (Service Canada Centre/Canada Employment Centre, provincial employment centre)
  • 06: Community bulletin boards/radio
  • 07: Contacted Aboriginal organization or Aboriginal employment agency
  • 08: Through co-worker(s)
  • 09: Was referred by another employer
  • 10: Was referred by a union
  • 11: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

LOOKING FOR WORK (LW) - Question identifier:LW_Q10

As of last week, how many weeks have you been looking for work?

Min = 0; Max = 999

LOOKING FOR WORK (LW) - Question identifier:LW_Q15A

Have any of the following caused you difficulty in finding work:

not knowing how or where to look for work?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LOOKING FOR WORK (LW) - Question identifier:LW_Q15B

(Have any of the following caused you difficulty in finding work:)

not knowing the type of job you wanted?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LOOKING FOR WORK (LW) - Question identifier:LW_Q15C

(Have any of the following caused you difficulty in finding work:)

not having the work experience required for available jobs?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LOOKING FOR WORK (LW) - Question identifier:LW_Q15D

(Have any of the following caused you difficulty in finding work:)

not having enough education or training for available jobs?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LOOKING FOR WORK (LW) - Question identifier:LW_Q15E

(Have any of the following caused you difficulty in finding work:)

not having the means of transportation to get to available jobs?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LOOKING FOR WORK (LW) - Question identifier:LW_Q15F

(Have any of the following caused you difficulty in finding work:)

a shortage of jobs?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LOOKING FOR WORK (LW) - Question identifier:LW_Q15G

(Have any of the following caused you difficulty in finding work:)

anything else?

  • 1: Yes - Specify
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LOOKING FOR WORK (LW) - Question identifier:LW_Q20

At this time, what would help you most to find a job?

  • 01: Skills training (e.g., computer, language, writing, skilled trades, etc.)
  • 02: More education (academic)
  • 03: Child care assistance
  • 04: Work experience
  • 05: Job finding clubs
  • 06: Résumé writing skills
  • 07: Moving to another city/region
  • 08: Help in starting a business / Entrepreneurship training
  • 09: Transportation
  • 10: Contacts or networking
  • 11: Better health / Younger / Older
  • 12: More jobs/work available
  • 13: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

LABOUR MARKET ATTACHMENT (LA)

LABOUR MARKET ATTACHMENT (LA) - Question identifier:LA_Q05

Did you want a job last week?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LABOUR MARKET ATTACHMENT (LA) - Question identifier:LA_Q10

What was the main reason you did not look for work last week?

  • 01: Own illness or disability
  • 02: Caring for own children
  • 03: Caring for elder relative (60 years of age or older)
  • 04: Other personal or family responsibilities
  • 05: Going to school
  • 06: Waiting for recall (to former job)
  • 07: Waiting for replies from employers
  • 08: Believed no work available in area
  • 09: Believed no work available suited to skills
  • 10: Fear of prejudice, racism or discrimination
  • 11: No reason given
  • 12: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

LABOUR MARKET ATTACHMENT (LA) - Question identifier:LA_Q15

Could you have worked last week if a suitable job had been offered?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LABOUR MARKET ATTACHMENT (LA) - Question identifier:LA_Q20

What was the main reason you were not available to work last week?

  • 01: Own illness or disability
  • 02: Caring for own children
  • 03: Caring for elder relative (60 years of age or older)
  • 04: Other personal or family responsibilities
  • 05: Going to school
  • 06: Vacation
  • 07: Already has a job
  • 08: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

LABOUR MARKET ATTACHMENT (LA) - Question identifier:LA_Q25

Do you think that you will look for work any time in the next 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LABOUR MARKET ATTACHMENT (LA) - Question identifier:LA_Q30

What would help you most to find a job?

  • 01: Skills training (e.g., computer, language, writing, skilled trades, etc.)
  • 02: More education (academic)
  • 03: Child care assistance
  • 04: Work experience
  • 05: Job finding clubs
  • 06: Résumé writing skills
  • 07: Moving to another city/region
  • 08: Help in starting a business / Entrepreneurship training
  • 09: Transportation
  • 10: Contacts or networking
  • 11: Better health / Younger / Older
  • 12: More jobs/work available
  • 13: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

PAST JOB ATTACHMENT (PJA)

PAST JOB ATTACHMENT (PJA) - Question identifier:PJA_Q05

Have you ever worked at a job or business?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PAST JOB ATTACHMENT (PJA) - Question identifier:PJA_Q10

When did you last work?

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

PAST JOB ATTACHMENT (PJA) - Question identifier:PJA_N10A

Enter year.

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

LABOUR MOBILITY (LM)

LABOUR MOBILITY (LM) - Question identifier:LM_Q05

Would you be willing to move to improve your job or career opportunities?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Maybe
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LABOUR MOBILITY (LM) - Question identifier:LM_Q10

What is the main reason you would not move?

  • 01: Still in school
  • 02: Happy with job situation
  • 03: Miss family/friends
  • 04: Caring for own child
  • 05: Other family responsibilities
  • 06: Health problem / Disability
  • 07: Happy/comfortable here
  • 08: Retired
  • 09: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

LABOUR MOBILITY (LM) - Question identifier:LM_Q15

In the last five years, have you moved to another city, town or community for job-related reasons?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LABOUR MOBILITY (LM) - Question identifier:LM_Q20

When you moved, was it to accept a job, to look for a job, because you were transferred by your employer or for another reason?

  • 1: Accept a job
  • 2: To look for a job
  • 3: Transferred by employer
  • 4: Mandatory relocation for Employment Insurance (EI)
  • 5: Other - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LABOUR MOBILITY (LM) - Question identifier:LM_Q25

What aspects of the job attracted you to accept it? Please be as specific as possible.

  • 1: Only job offer / Good job offer / Could not find job where used to live
  • 2: Higher salary
  • 3: Better career advancement opportunities
  • 4: Better employment benefits
  • 5: Chance to improve or learn skills
  • 6: Wanted a change
  • 7: Other - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LABOUR MOBILITY (LM) - Question identifier:LM_Q30

When you moved, how long did it take you to find a job?

  • 1: Months
  • 2: Weeks
  • 3: Days
  • 4: Still looking for a job
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LABOUR MOBILITY (LM) - Question identifier:LM_N30A

Enter number of months.

Min = 1; Max = 100

LABOUR MOBILITY (LM) - Question identifier:LM_N30B

Enter the number of weeks.

Min = 1; Max = 52

LABOUR MOBILITY (LM) - Question identifier:LM_N30C

Enter the number of days.

Min = 1; Max = 6

OTHER LABOUR ACTIVITIES (OLA)

OTHER LABOUR ACTIVITIES (OLA) - Question identifier:OLA_R05

The following questions ask about other activities you may have taken part in. Some of these questions may not apply to you but participation in these activities varies across the country.

OTHER LABOUR ACTIVITIES (OLA) - Question identifier:OLA_Q05

In the past 12 months, did you hunt, fish or trap?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

OTHER LABOUR ACTIVITIES (OLA) - Question identifier:OLA_Q10

During the hunting, fishing or trapping seasons, how often did you do this?

  • 1: Every day
  • 2: A few times a week
  • 3: Once a week
  • 4: At least once a month
  • 5: Less than once a month
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

OTHER LABOUR ACTIVITIES (OLA) - Question identifier:OLA_Q15

For which of the following reasons did you do this? Please answer yes or no to each. Was it... ?

  • 1: For pleasure or leisure
  • 2: For money or to supplement your income
  • 3: For your own use or your family's use
  • 4: To share with others in the community
  • 5: For cultural reasons
  • 6: For some other reason
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

OTHER LABOUR ACTIVITIES (OLA) - Question identifier:OLA_Q20

In the past 12 months, did you gather wild plants, for example, berries, rice or sweet grass?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

OTHER LABOUR ACTIVITIES (OLA) - Question identifier:OLA_Q25

While they were in season, how often did you do this?

  • 1: Every day
  • 2: A few times a week
  • 3: Once a week
  • 4: At least once a month
  • 5: Less than once a month
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

OTHER LABOUR ACTIVITIES (OLA) - Question identifier:OLA_Q30

For which of the following reasons did you do this? Please answer yes or no to each. Was it... ?

  • 1: For pleasure or leisure
  • 2: For money or to supplement your income
  • 3: For your own use or your family's use
  • 4: To share with others in the community
  • 5: For cultural reasons
  • 6: For some other reason
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

OTHER LABOUR ACTIVITIES (OLA) - Question identifier:OLA_Q35

In the past 12 months, did you make clothing or footwear?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

OTHER LABOUR ACTIVITIES (OLA) - Question identifier:OLA_Q40

In the last month, did you do this... ?

  • 1: Every day
  • 2: A few times a week
  • 3: Once a week
  • 4: At least once a month
  • 5: Not at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

OTHER LABOUR ACTIVITIES (OLA) - Question identifier:OLA_Q45

For which of the following reasons did you do this? Please answer yes or no to each. Was it... ?

  • 1: For pleasure or leisure
  • 2: For money or to supplement your income
  • 3: For your own use or your family's use
  • 4: For cultural reasons
  • 5: For some other reason
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

OTHER LABOUR ACTIVITIES (OLA) - Question identifier:OLA_Q50

In the past 12 months, did you make carvings, drawings, jewellery or other kinds of artwork?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

OTHER LABOUR ACTIVITIES (OLA) - Question identifier:OLA_Q55

In the last month, did you do this... ?

  • 1: Every day
  • 2: A few times a week
  • 3: Once a week
  • 4: At least once a month
  • 5: Not at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

OTHER LABOUR ACTIVITIES (OLA) - Question identifier:OLA_Q60

For which of the following reasons did you do this? Please answer yes or no to each. Was it... ?

  • 1: For pleasure or leisure
  • 2: For money or to supplement your income
  • 3: For your own use or your family's use
  • 4: For cultural reasons
  • 5: For some other reason
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT (CI)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT (CI) - Question identifier:CI_R05

Now I'd like to ask some questions about helping others.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT (CI) - Question identifier:CI_Q05

In the past 12 months, how often did you volunteer for a group or organization?

  • 1: At least once a week
  • 2: At least once a month
  • 3: Less than once a month
  • 4: Not at all in the past 12 months
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT (CI) - Question identifier:CI_Q10

Now think about helping people on your own, not on behalf of an organization. For example, caring for someone's home, driving someone to an appointment, visiting the elderly, shovelling snow or unpaid babysitting.

In the past 12 months, how often did you carry out any of these types of activities without pay?

  • 1: At least once a week
  • 2: At least once a month
  • 3: Less than once a month
  • 4: Not at all in the past 12 months
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SENSE OF BELONGING (SB)

SENSE OF BELONGING (SB) - Question identifier:SB_R05

The next questions are about your [First Nations/Métis/Inuit/Aboriginal] identity.

SENSE OF BELONGING (SB) - Question identifier:SB_Q05

For each statement that I read to you, please tell me if you strongly agree, agree, disagree or strongly disagree.

I have spent time trying to find out more about [First Nations/Métis/Inuit/Aboriginal] history, traditions and culture.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SENSE OF BELONGING (SB) - Question identifier:SB_Q10

I am active in [First Nations/Métis/Inuit/Aboriginal] organizations, social events or cultural activities.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SENSE OF BELONGING (SB) - Question identifier:SB_Q15

I feel good about my [First Nations/Métis/Inuit/Aboriginal] identity.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SENSE OF BELONGING (SB) - Question identifier:SB_Q20

I have a deep sense of belonging to my [First Nations/Métis/Inuit/Aboriginal] group.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SENSE OF BELONGING (SB) - Question identifier:SB_Q25

I have a deep sense of belonging to Canada.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

FOOD SECURITY (FS)

FOOD SECURITY (FS) - Question identifier:FS_R05

Now I'm going to read you some statements that may be used to describe the food situation for a household. Please tell me if the statement was often true, sometimes true or never true for [you/you and other household members] in the past 12 months.

FOOD SECURITY (FS) - Question identifier:FS_Q05

The first statement is: "The food that [you/you and other household members] bought just didn't last, and there wasn't any money to get more." Was that often true, sometimes true or never true in the past 12 months?

  • 1: Often true
  • 2: Sometimes true
  • 3: Never true
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

FOOD SECURITY (FS) - Question identifier:FS_Q10

"[You/You and other household members] couldn't afford to eat balanced meals." In the past 12 months was that often true, sometimes true or never true?

  • 1: Often true
  • 2: Sometimes true
  • 3: Never true
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

FOOD SECURITY (FS) - Question identifier:FS_Q15

In the past 12 months, since last [CurrentMonth], did [you/you and other household members] ever cut the size of your meals or skip meals because there wasn't enough money for food?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

FOOD SECURITY (FS) - Question identifier:FS_Q20

How often did this happen? Was it... ?

  • 1: Almost every month
  • 2: Some months but not every month
  • 3: Only 1 or 2 months
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

FOOD SECURITY (FS) - Question identifier:FS_Q25

In the past 12 months, did you [null/personally] ever eat less than you felt you should because there wasn't enough money to buy food?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

FOOD SECURITY (FS) - Question identifier:FS_Q30

In the past 12 months, were you [null/personally] ever hungry but didn't eat because you couldn't afford enough food?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

BASIC NEEDS (BN)

BASIC NEEDS (BN) - Question identifier:BN_Q05

Overall, in the past 12 months, was your household income enough to meet your household's needs for transportation, housing, food, clothing and other necessary expenses? Was it... ?

  • 1: More than enough
  • 2: Enough
  • 3: Not enough
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

BASIC NEEDS (BN) - Question identifier:BN_Q10

Today, could [you/your household] cover an unexpected expense of $500 from your [own/household's] resources?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

MOBILITY (MOB)

MOBILITY (MOB) - Question identifier:MOB_R05

I would like to ask a few questions about where you have lived in the past and about moves that you have made.

MOBILITY (MOB) - Question identifier:MOB_Q05

In the last five years, how many times have you moved? Include all moves from one residence to another, even moves within the same city, town or community.

Min = 0; Max = 25

MOBILITY (MOB) - Question identifier:MOB_Q10

In the last 12 months, how many times have you moved? (Include all moves from one residence to another, even moves within the same city, town or community.)

Min = 0; Max = 25

MOBILITY (MOB) - Question identifier:MOB_Q15

When did you move to your current residence?

  • 01: Less than or up to 1 year ago
  • 02: More than 1 year to 2 years ago
  • 03: More than 2 years to 3 years ago
  • 04: More than 3 years to 4 years ago
  • 05: More than 4 years to 5 years ago
  • 06: More than 5 years to 10 years ago
  • 07: More than 10 years ago
  • 08: Always lived here
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

MOBILITY (MOB) - Question identifier:MOB_Q20

When you moved to your residence, did you move from another residence... ?

  • 1: In this same city, town or community
  • 2: In a different city, town or community in Canada
  • 3: Outside of Canada
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

MOBILITY (MOB) - Question identifier:MOB_Q25

Why did you move to this residence?

  • 01: Family reasons
  • 02: Work (e.g., wanted to be closer to job)
  • 03: School (e.g., wanted different school for children)
  • 04: Felt it was a good place to live
  • 05: Wanted to move
  • 06: Relationship (boyfriend/girlfriend)
  • 07: Better housing
  • 08: Bought a house
  • 09: Housing less expensive
  • 10: Lease expired
  • 11: Got into government/subsidized housing
  • 12: Better health care / Health reasons
  • 13: Availability of services
  • 14: Safety concerns (e.g., better neighbourhood)
  • 15: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

MOBILITY (MOB) - Question identifier:MOB_Q30

Have you lived in this city, town or community all your life?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

MOBILITY (MOB) - Question identifier:MOB_Q35

Before this one, what was the last city, town or community you lived in?

Long Answer Length = 50

MOBILITY (MOB) - Question identifier:MOB_N35A

If necessary ask: Which province or territory?

  • 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
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

MOBILITY (MOB) - Question identifier:MOB_Q40

Why did you move here?

  • 01: To be with or follow family members/spouse
  • 02: Work / To find a job
  • 03: School
  • 04: Felt it was a good place to live / Better quality of life
  • 05: Wanted to move
  • 06: Relationship (boyfriend/girlfriend)
  • 07: Better housing
  • 08: Housing less expensive
  • 09: More housing available
  • 10: Better health care / Health reasons
  • 11: Availability of services
  • 12: Safety concerns
  • 13: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

HOUSING (HOU)

HOUSING (HOU) - Question identifier:HOU_Q05

How would you rate your level of satisfaction with your housing conditions? Would you say you are... ?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • 4: Dissatisfied
  • 5: Very dissatisfied
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

HOUSING (HOU) - Question identifier:HOU_Q10

What are the reasons you are dissatisfied with your housing conditions?

  • 01: Location (too far from work/school/stores)
  • 02: Crowded / Not enough space
  • 03: Safety concerns
  • 04: Run-down / Needs many repairs
  • 05: High costs
  • 06: Poor insulation
  • 07: Presence of mould or mildew
  • 08: Presence of unwanted pests such as mice, bedbugs or cockroaches
  • 09: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

HOUSING (HOU) - Question identifier:HOU_Q15

Is this dwelling in need of any repairs?

Do not include desirable remodelling or additions.

  • 1: No, only regular maintenance is needed (painting, furnace cleaning, etc.)
  • 2: Yes, minor repairs are needed (missing or loose floor tiles, bricks or shingles, defective steps, railing or siding, etc.)
  • 3: Yes, major repairs are needed (defective plumbing or electrical wiring, structural repairs to walls, floors or ceilings, etc.)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

HOUSING (HOU) - Question identifier:HOU_Q20

How many rooms are there in this dwelling?

Min = 1; Max = 95

HOUSING (HOU) - Question identifier:HOU_Q25

Is this dwelling... ?

  • 1: Owned by you or a member of this household, even if it is still being paid for
  • 2: Rented, even if no cash rent is paid
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

HOUSING (HOU) - Question identifier:HOU_Q30

Is this dwelling subsidized?

This includes rent geared to income, social housing, public housing, government assisted housing and non-profit housing. It also includes rent supplements and housing allowances.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

HOUSING (HOU) - Question identifier:HOU_Q35

Are [you/you or another household member] on a waiting list for subsidized housing?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

HOUSING (HOU) - Question identifier:HOU_Q40

How long have [you/you or another household member] been waiting for subsidized housing?

Min = 1; Max = 360

HOUSING (HOU) - Question identifier:HOU_N40A

If necessary, ask: Is that in months or years?

  • 1: Months
  • 2: Years

GENERAL HEALTH 1 (GH1)

GENERAL HEALTH 1 (GH1) - Question identifier:GH1_R01

Now, I would like to ask some questions about your health. By health, I mean not only the absence of disease or injury but also physical, mental and social well-being.

GENERAL HEALTH 1 (GH1) - Question identifier:GH1_Q01

In general, would you say your health is... ?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Very good
  • 3: Good
  • 4: Fair
  • 5: Poor
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH (GMH)

GENERAL MENTAL HEALTH (GMH) - Question identifier:GMH_Q05

In general, would you say your mental health is... ?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Very good
  • 3: Good
  • 4: Fair
  • 5: Poor
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH (PRG)

PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH (PRG) - Question identifier:PRG_R05

It is important to know, when analyzing health, whether or not a person is pregnant.

PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH (PRG) - Question identifier:PRG_Q05

Are you pregnant?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH (PRG) - Question identifier:PRG_R10

The next questions are about children you have given birth to.

PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH (PRG) - Question identifier:PRG_Q10

How many children have you ever given birth to?

Min = 0; Max = 20

PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH (PRG) - Question identifier:PRG_R15

The next questions are about children you have fathered.

PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH (PRG) - Question identifier:PRG_Q15

How many children have you ever fathered?

Min = 0; Max = 20

PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH (PRG) - Question identifier:PRG_Q20

How old were you when your [null/first] child was born?

Min = 12; Max = 99

HEIGHT AND WEIGHT (HW)

HEIGHT AND WEIGHT (HW) - Question identifier:HW_R05

The next questions are about height and weight.

HEIGHT AND WEIGHT (HW) - Question identifier:HW_Q05

How tall are you without shoes on?

  • 0: Less than 1' / 12" (less than 29.2 cm)
  • 1: 1'0" to 1'11" / 12" to 23" (29.2 to 59.6 cm)
  • 2: 2'0" to 2'11" / 24" to 35" (59.7 to 90.1 cm)
  • 3: 3'0" to 3'11" / 36" to 47" (90.2 to 120.6 cm)
  • 4: 4'0" to 4'11" / 48" to 59" (120.7 to 151.0 cm)
  • 5: 5'0" to 5'11" (151.1 to 181.5 cm)
  • 6: 6'0" to 6'11" (181.6 to 212.0 cm)
  • 7: 7'0" and over (212.1 cm and over)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

HEIGHT AND WEIGHT (HW) - Question identifier:HW_N05A

Select the exact height.

  • 00: 1'0" / 12" (29.2 to 31.7 cm)
  • 01: 1'1" / 13" (31.8 to 34.2 cm)
  • 02: 1'2" / 14" (34.3 to 36.7 cm)
  • 03: 1'3" / 15" (36.8 to 39.3 cm)
  • 04: 1'4" / 16" (39.4 to 41.8 cm)
  • 05: 1'5" / 17" (41.9 to 44.4 cm)
  • 06: 1'6" / 18" (44.5 to 46.9 cm)
  • 07: 1'7" / 19" (47.0 to 49.4 cm)
  • 08: 1'8" / 20" (49.5 to 52.0 cm)
  • 09: 1'9" / 21" (52.1 to 54.5 cm)
  • 10: 1'10" / 22" (54.6 to 57.1 cm)
  • 11: 1'11" / 23" (57.2 to 59.6 cm)
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

HEIGHT AND WEIGHT (HW) - Question identifier:HW_N05B

Select the exact height.

  • 00: 2'0" / 24" (59.7 to 62.1 cm)
  • 01: 2'1" / 25" (62.2 to 64.7 cm)
  • 02: 2'2" / 26" (64.8 to 67.2 cm)
  • 03: 2'3" / 27" (67.3 to 69.8 cm)
  • 04: 2'4" / 28" (69.9 to 72.3 cm)
  • 05: 2'5" / 29" (72.4 to 74.8 cm)
  • 06: 2'6" / 30" (74.9 to 77.4 cm)
  • 07: 2'7" / 31" (77.5 to 79.9 cm)
  • 08: 2'8" / 32" (80.0 to 82.5 cm)
  • 09: 2'9" / 33" (82.6 to 85.0 cm)
  • 10: 2'10" / 34" (85.1 to 87.5 cm)
  • 11: 2'11" / 35" (87.6 to 90.1 cm)
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

HEIGHT AND WEIGHT (HW) - Question identifier:HW_N05C

Select the exact height.

  • 00: 3'0" / 36" (90.2 to 92.6 cm)
  • 01: 3'1" / 37" (92.7 to 95.2 cm)
  • 02: 3'2" / 38" (95.3 to 97.7 cm)
  • 03: 3'3" / 39" (97.8 to 100.2 cm)
  • 04: 3'4" / 40" (100.3 to 102.8 cm)
  • 05: 3'5" / 41" (102.9 to 105.3 cm)
  • 06: 3'6" / 42" (105.4 to 107.9 cm)
  • 07: 3'7" / 43" (108.0 to 110.4 cm)
  • 08: 3'8" / 44" (110.5 to 112.9 cm)
  • 09: 3'9" / 45" (113.0 to 115.5 cm)
  • 10: 3'10" / 46" (115.6 to 118.0 cm)
  • 11: 3'11" / 47" (118.1 to 120.6 cm)
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

HEIGHT AND WEIGHT (HW) - Question identifier:HW_N05D

Select the exact height.

  • 00: 4'0" / 48" (120.7 to 123.1 cm)
  • 01: 4'1" / 49" (123.2 to 125.6 cm)
  • 02: 4'2" / 50" (125.7 to 128.2 cm)
  • 03: 4'3" / 51" (128.3 to 130.7 cm)
  • 04: 4'4" / 52" (130.8 to 133.3 cm)
  • 05: 4'5" / 53" (133.4 to 135.8 cm)
  • 06: 4'6" / 54" (135.9 to 138.3 cm)
  • 07: 4'7" / 55" (138.4 to 140.9 cm)
  • 08: 4'8" / 56" (141.0 to 143.4 cm)
  • 09: 4'9" / 57" (143.5 to 146.0 cm)
  • 10: 4'10" / 58" (146.1 to 148.5 cm)
  • 11: 4'11" / 59" (148.6 to 151.0 cm)
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

HEIGHT AND WEIGHT (HW) - Question identifier:HW_N05E

Select the exact height.

  • 00: 5'0" (151.1 to 153.6 cm)
  • 01: 5'1" (153.7 to 156.1 cm)
  • 02: 5'2" (156.2 to 158.7 cm)
  • 03: 5'3" (158.8 to 161.2 cm)
  • 04: 5'4" (161.3 to 163.7 cm)
  • 05: 5'5" (163.8 to 166.3 cm)
  • 06: 5'6" (166.4 to 168.8 cm)
  • 07: 5'7" (168.9 to 171.4 cm)
  • 08: 5'8" (171.5 to 173.9 cm)
  • 09: 5'9" (174.0 to 176.4 cm)
  • 10: 5'10" (176.5 to 179.0 cm)
  • 11: 5'11" (179.1 to 181.5 cm)
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

HEIGHT AND WEIGHT (HW) - Question identifier:HW_N05F

Select the exact height.

  • 00: 6'0" (181.6 to 184.1 cm)
  • 01: 6'1" (184.2 to 186.6 cm)
  • 02: 6'2" (186.7 to 189.1 cm)
  • 03: 6'3" (189.2 to 191.7 cm)
  • 04: 6'4" (191.8 to 194.2 cm)
  • 05: 6'5" (194.3 to 196.8 cm)
  • 06: 6'6" (196.9 to 199.3 cm)
  • 07: 6'7" (199.4 to 201.8 cm)
  • 08: 6'8" (201.9 to 204.4 cm)
  • 09: 6'9" (204.5 to 206.9 cm)
  • 10: 6'10" (207.0 to 209.5 cm)
  • 11: 6'11" (209.6 to 212.0 cm)
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

HEIGHT AND WEIGHT (HW) - Question identifier:HW_Q10

How much do you weigh?

Min = 1; Max = 575

HEIGHT AND WEIGHT (HW) - Question identifier:HW_N10A

If necessary, ask: Was that in pounds or kilograms?

  • 1: Pounds
  • 2: Kilograms

HEIGHT AND WEIGHT (HW) - Question identifier:HW_Q15

Do you consider yourself... ?

  • 1: Overweight
  • 2: Underweight
  • 3: Just about right
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC)

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_R05

Now I'd like to ask about certain chronic health conditions which you may have. I am interested in "long-term conditions" which are expected to last or have already lasted six months or more and that have been diagnosed by a health professional.

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q05

Do you have asthma?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q10

Do you have arthritis, excluding fibromyalgia?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q15

Do you have high blood pressure?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q20

Have you ever been diagnosed with high blood pressure?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q25

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

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q30

Do you have diabetes?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q35

How old were you when this was first diagnosed?

Min = 1; Max = 99

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q40

Were you pregnant when you were first diagnosed with diabetes?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q45

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

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q50

When you were first diagnosed with diabetes, how long was it before you were started on insulin?

  • 1: Less than 1 month
  • 2: 1 month to less than 2 months
  • 3: 2 months to less than 6 months
  • 4: 6 months to less than 1 year
  • 5: 1 year or more
  • 6: Never
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q55

Do you currently take insulin for your diabetes?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q60

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

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q65

Do you have heart disease?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q70

Do you have intestinal or stomach ulcers?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_R75

Remember, I'm interested in conditions diagnosed by a health professional.

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q75

Do you have a bowel disorder such as Crohn's Disease, ulcerative colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome or bowel incontinence?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q80

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

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CHRONIC CONDITIONS (CC) - Question identifier:CC_Q85

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

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INJURIES (INJ)

INJURIES (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_R05

Now I would like to ask about injuries which occurred in the past 12 months that were serious enough to limit your normal activities the day after the injury occurred. For example, a broken bone, a bad cut, a burn or a sprain.

INJURIES (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q05

In the past 12 months, that is, from [date one year ago] to yesterday, were you injured?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INJURIES (INJ) - Question identifier:INJ_Q10

What caused the injury?

  • 01: Transportation accident
  • 02: Fall
  • 03: Overexertion or strenuous movement
  • 04: Accidentally bumped, pushed, bitten, etc. by person or animal
  • 05: Accidentally struck or crushed by object(s)
  • 06: Accidental contact with sharp object, tool or machine
  • 07: Smoke, fire, flames
  • 08: Accidental contact with hot object, liquid or gas
  • 09: Extreme weather or natural disaster
  • 10: Physical assault
  • 11: Riding a bicycle
  • 12: ATV collision
  • 13: Snowmobile collision
  • 14: Boating accident
  • 15: Hunting accident
  • 16: Thin ice
  • 17: Domestic/family violence
  • 18: Suicide attempt
  • 19: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

EATING HABITS (EH)

EATING HABITS (EH) - Question identifier:EH_R05

The following questions ask about your eating habits.

EATING HABITS (EH) - Question identifier:EH_Q05

On average, how often do you eat vegetables? Please include fresh vegetables as well as frozen or canned vegetables.

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

EATING HABITS (EH) - Question identifier:EH_Q10

On average, how often do you eat fruit? Please include fresh, frozen or canned fruit, but do not include fruit juice.

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

SMOKING (SMK)

SMOKING (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_R05

The next questions are about smoking.

SMOKING (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q05

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

  • 1: Daily
  • 2: Occasionally
  • 3: Not at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SMOKING (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q10

At what age did you begin to smoke cigarettes daily?

Min = 5; Max = 99

SMOKING (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q15

How many cigarettes do you smoke each day now?

Min = 1; Max = 99

SMOKING (SMK) - Question identifier:SMK_Q20

Including both household members and regular visitors, does anyone smoke inside your home, every day or almost every day?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ALCOHOL USE (ALC)

ALCOHOL USE (ALC) - Question identifier:ALC_R05

The next questions are about drinking alcoholic beverages. When I 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 drink or cocktail with 1 ¿ ounces of liquor

ALCOHOL USE (ALC) - Question identifier:ALC_Q05

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

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ALCOHOL USE (ALC) - Question identifier:ALC_Q10

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
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ALCOHOL USE (ALC) - Question identifier:ALC_Q15

How often in the past 12 months have you had [five/four] 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
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DRUG USE (DU)

DRUG USE (DU) - Question identifier:DU_R05

Now, some questions about drugs and substances you may have taken. I would like to remind you that everything you say will remain strictly confidential.

DRUG USE (DU) - Question identifier:DU_Q05

In the past 12 months, how often have you used cannabis (marijuana, pot, grass, hash)? Please exclude use of cannabis exclusively for medical purposes.

  • 1: Not at all
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: At least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week
  • 5: Daily or almost daily
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DRUG USE (DU) - Question identifier:DU_Q10

In the past 12 months, how often have you used street drugs (such as cocaine, speed, solvents or steroids)?

  • 1: Not at all
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: At least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week
  • 5: Daily or almost daily
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DRUG USE (DU) - Question identifier:DU_Q15

In the past 12 months, how often have you used prescription drugs for recreational purposes?

  • 1: Not at all
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: At least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week
  • 5: Daily or almost daily
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISEASE SCREENING (DS)

DISEASE SCREENING (DS) - Question identifier:DS_R05

The next questions deal with health screening tests.

DISEASE SCREENING (DS) - Question identifier:DS_Q05

Have you ever had a mammogram?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISEASE SCREENING (DS) - Question identifier:DS_Q10

When was the last time you had one?

  • 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 years to less than 5 years ago
  • 5: 5 or more years ago
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISEASE SCREENING (DS) - Question identifier:DS_Q15

Have you ever had a Pap smear?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISEASE SCREENING (DS) - Question identifier:DS_Q20

When was the last time you had one?

  • 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 years to less than 5 years ago
  • 5: 5 or more years ago
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISEASE SCREENING (DS) - Question identifier:DS_Q25

Have you ever been screened for colorectal cancer? Examples of screening tests include a FOBT, a sigmoidoscopy and a colonoscopy.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CONSULTATIONS ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH (CMH)

CONSULTATIONS ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH (CMH) - Question identifier:CMH_R05

And now, I'd like to ask you some questions about your feelings about your mental health and well-being.

Some of these questions may be sensitive.

CONSULTATIONS ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH (CMH) - Question identifier:CMH_Q05

During the past 12 months, have you seen or talked on the telephone to anyone about problems with your emotions, mental health or use of alcohol or drugs?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CONSULTATIONS ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH (CMH) - Question identifier:CMH_Q10

Who did you talk to?

  • 01: Psychiatrist
  • 02: Family doctor or general practitioner
  • 03: Psychologist
  • 04: Nurse
  • 05: Social worker, counsellor, case worker or psychotherapist
  • 06: Family member
  • 07: Friend
  • 08: Co-worker, supervisor or boss
  • 09: Teacher or school principal
  • 10: Elder
  • 11: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

SUICIDE (SU)

SUICIDE (SU) - Question identifier:SU_Q05

Have you ever seriously contemplated suicide?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SUICIDE (SU) - Question identifier:SU_Q10

Has this happened in the past 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SUICIDE (SU) - Question identifier:SU_Q15

Have you ever seriously attempted suicide?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SUICIDE (SU) - Question identifier:SU_Q20

Did this happen in the past 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

GENERAL HEALTH 2 (GH2)

GENERAL HEALTH 2 (GH2) - Question identifier:GH2_Q05

Do you have a regular medical doctor?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

GENERAL HEALTH 2 (GH2) - Question identifier:GH2_Q10

Why do you not have a regular medical doctor?

  • 1: No medical doctors available in the area
  • 2: Medical doctors in the area are not taking new patients
  • 3: Have not tried to contact one
  • 4: Had a medical doctor who left or retired
  • 5: Receiving care elsewhere (e.g., walk-in clinic, nursing station)
  • 6: Doctors always changing in the area/no permanent doctors available
  • 7: Other - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

GENERAL HEALTH 2 (GH2) - Question identifier:GH2_R15

Now I'd like to ask about your contacts with various health professionals.

GENERAL HEALTH 2 (GH2) - Question identifier:GH2_Q15A

Not counting if you were an overnight patient, in the past 12 months, have you seen or talked to any of the following health professionals about your physical, emotional or mental health?

A family doctor[, pediatrician/null] or general practitioner?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

GENERAL HEALTH 2 (GH2) - Question identifier:GH2_Q15B

(Not counting if you were an overnight patient, in the past 12 months, have you seen or talked to any of the following health professionals about your physical, emotional or mental health?)

A nurse for care or advice about your physical, emotional or mental health?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

GENERAL HEALTH 2 (GH2) - Question identifier:GH2_Q15C

(Not counting if you were an overnight patient, in the past 12 months, have you seen or talked to any of the following health professionals about your physical, emotional or mental health?)

Any other medical doctor or specialist such as a surgeon, allergist, orthopedist, [urologist/gynecologist] or psychiatrist (about your physical, emotional or mental health)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

GENERAL HEALTH 2 (GH2) - Question identifier:GH2_Q20

When was the last time that you received dental care?

  • 01: Less than 6 months ago
  • 02: 6 months to less than 1 year ago
  • 03: 1 year to less than 2 years ago
  • 04: 2 years to less than 3 years ago
  • 05: 3 years to less than 4 years ago
  • 06: 4 years to less than 5 years ago
  • 07: 5 or more years ago
  • 08: Never
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

GENERAL HEALTH 2 (GH2) - Question identifier:GH2_Q25

What are the reasons you have not received dental care in the past three years?

  • 1: Have not gotten around to it
  • 2: Did not think it was necessary
  • 3: Not available - at time required/at all in the area
  • 4: Cost
  • 5: Fear (e.g., painful, embarrassing, find something wrong)
  • 6: Wears dentures
  • 7: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

GENERAL HEALTH 2 (GH2) - Question identifier:GH2_Q30

During the past 12 months, was there ever a time when [you] felt that [you] needed health care but you didn't receive it?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

GENERAL HEALTH 2 (GH2) - Question identifier:GH2_Q35

Thinking of the most recent time, why didn't you get care?

  • 01: Not available - in the area
  • 02: Not available - at time required (e.g., doctor on holidays, inconvenient hours)
  • 03: Waiting time too long
  • 04: Felt would be inadequate
  • 05: Cost
  • 06: Too busy
  • 07: Didn't get around to it / Didn't bother
  • 08: Decided not to seek care
  • 09: Doctor - didn't think it was necessary
  • 10: Personal or family responsibilities
  • 11: Dislikes doctors / Afraid
  • 12: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

GENERAL HEALTH 2 (GH2) - Question identifier:GH2_Q40

Again, thinking of the most recent time, what was the type of care that was needed?

  • 1: Treatment of - a physical health problem (other than an injury)
  • 2: Treatment of - an emotional or mental health problem
  • 3: A regular check-up (including regular pre-natal care)
  • 4: Care of an injury
  • 5: Other - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ)

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_R01

The following questions are about difficulties you may have doing certain activities. Please tell me only about difficulties or long-term conditions that have lasted or are expected to last for six months or more.

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q01

Do you have any difficulty seeing?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q02

Do you wear glasses or contact lenses to improve your vision?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q03

[With your glasses or contact lenses, which/Which] of the following best describes your ability to see? [You]... ?

  • 1: Have no difficulty seeing
  • 2: Have some difficulty (seeing)
  • 3: Have a lot of difficulty (seeing)
  • 4: Are legally blind
  • 5: Are blind
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q04

How often does this [difficulty/condition] limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q05

Do you have any difficulty hearing?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q06

Do you use a hearing aid or cochlear implant?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q07

[With your hearing aid or cochlear implant, which/Which] of the following best describes your ability to hear? [You]... ?

  • 1: Have no difficulty hearing
  • 2: Have some difficulty (hearing)
  • 3: Have a lot of difficulty (hearing)
  • 4: Cannot hear at all
  • 5: Are Deaf
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q08

How often does this [difficulty/condition] limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q09

Do you have any difficulty walking, using stairs, using your hands or fingers or doing other physical activities?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_R10

The following questions are about your ability to move around, even when using an aid such as a cane.

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q10

How much difficulty do you have walking on a flat surface for 15 minutes without resting?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q11

How much difficulty do you have walking up or down a flight of stairs, about 12 steps without resting?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q12

How often [does this difficulty walking limit/does this difficulty using stairs limit/do these difficulties limit] your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q13

How much difficulty do you have bending down and picking up an object from the floor?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q14

How much difficulty do you have reaching in any direction, for example, above your head?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q15

How often [does this difficulty bending down and picking up an object limit/does this difficulty reaching limit/do these difficulties limit] your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q16

How much difficulty do you have using your fingers to grasp small objects like a pencil or scissors?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q17

How often does this difficulty using your fingers limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_R18

The following questions are about pain due to a long-term condition that has lasted or is expected to last for six months or more.

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q18

Do you have pain that is always present?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q19

Do you [also/null] have periods of pain that reoccur from time to time?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q20

How often does this pain limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q21

When you are experiencing this pain, how much difficulty do you have with your daily activities?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do most activities
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_R22

Please answer only for difficulties or long-term conditions that have lasted or are expected to last for six months or more.

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q22

Do you have any difficulty learning, remembering or concentrating?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q23

Do you think you have a condition that makes it difficult in general for you to learn? This may include learning disabilities such as dyslexia, hyperactivity, attention problems, etc.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q24

Has a teacher, doctor or other health care professional ever said that you had a learning disability?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q25

How often are your daily activities limited by this condition?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q26

How much difficulty do you have with your daily activities because of this condition?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do most activities
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q27

Has a doctor, psychologist or other health care professional ever said that you had a developmental disability or disorder? This may include Down syndrome, autism, Asperger syndrome, mental impairment due to lack of oxygen at birth, etc.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q28

How often are your daily activities limited by this condition?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q29

How much difficulty do you have with your daily activities because of this condition?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do most activities
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q30

Do you have any ongoing memory problems or periods of confusion? Please exclude occasional forgetfulness such as not remembering where you put your keys.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q31

How often are your daily activities limited by this problem?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q32

How much difficulty do you have with your daily activities because of this problem?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do most activities
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q33

Please remember that your answers will be kept strictly confidential.

Do you have any emotional, psychological or mental health conditions? These may include anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, anorexia, etc.

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q34

How often are your daily activities limited by this condition?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q35

When you are experiencing this condition, how much difficulty do you have with your daily activities?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do most activities
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q36

Do you have any other health problem or long-term condition that has lasted or is expected to last for six months or more?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q37

How often does this health problem or long-term condition limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_R38

The following questions are about pain due to a long-term condition that has lasted or is expected to last for six months or more.

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q38

Do you have pain that is always present?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q39

Do you [also/null] have periods of pain that reoccur from time to time?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q40

How often does this pain limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

DISABILITY SCREENING QUESTIONS - GENERAL POPULATION SURVEYS VERSION (CATI) (DSQ) - Question identifier:DSQ_Q41

When you are experiencing this pain, how much difficulty do you have with your daily activities?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: [You] cannot do most activities
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL (RS)

RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL (RS) - Question identifier:RS_R05

The next questions ask whether you or anyone in your family attended a residential school for Aboriginal students. The last of these schools was closed in the 1990s.

RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL (RS) - Question identifier:RS_Q05

Were you ever a student at a residential school?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL (RS) - Question identifier:RS_R10A

The next questions ask about residential schools for Aboriginal students. The last of these schools was closed in the 1990s.

RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL (RS) - Question identifier:RS_Q10A

Were any of the following members of your family ever a student at a residential school?

[Your] parents?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL (RS) - Question identifier:RS_Q10B

(Were any of the following members of your family ever a student at a residential school?)

Any of your grandparents?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL (RS) - Question identifier:RS_Q10C

(Were any of the following members of your family ever a student at a residential school?)

[Your] current spouse or partner?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Not applicable
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL (RS) - Question identifier:RS_Q10D

(Were any of the following members of your family ever a student at a residential school?)

Any of your other relatives (including brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, cousins)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Not applicable
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL (EHS)

ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL (EHS) - Question identifier:EHS_R05

The next few questions ask about your elementary and high school education.

ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL (EHS) - Question identifier:EHS_Q05

What is the highest grade of elementary or high school that you have ever completed?

  • 01: No schooling
  • 02: Grade 5 or lower
  • 03: Grade 6
  • 04: Grade 7 / Quebec: Secondary I
  • 05: Grade 8 / Quebec: Secondary II
  • 06: Grade 9 /Quebec: Secondary III / Manitoba: Senior 1
  • 07: Grade 10 / Newfoundland and Labrador: Level I / Quebec: Secondary IV / Manitoba: Senior 2
  • 08: Grade 11 / Newfoundland and Labrador: Level II / Quebec: Secondary V / Manitoba: Senior 3
  • 09: Grade 12 / Newfoundland and Labrador: Level III / Manitoba: Senior 4
  • 10: Grade 13
  • 11: Home schooled
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL (EHS) - Question identifier:EHS_Q10

Did you complete a high school diploma or its equivalent?

  • 1: Yes, a high school diploma
  • 2: Yes, a high school equivalency program such as GED or ABE
  • 3: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL (EHS) - Question identifier:EHS_Q15

Are you currently attending high school or a high school equivalency program (such as a GED or ABE program)?

  • 1: Yes, high school
  • 2: Yes, high school equivalency program
  • 3: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL (EHS) - Question identifier:EHS_Q20

Why did you leave elementary or high school?

  • 01: Bored / Not interested
  • 02: Wanted to work
  • 03: Had to work / Money problems
  • 04: Pregnant / Caring for own child
  • 05: Problems with school work
  • 06: Problems with teachers
  • 07: Kicked out / Expelled / Suspended
  • 08: Missing a few credits / Not worth continuing
  • 09: Peers / School climate (bullying)
  • 10: Problems at home
  • 11: Own health / Disability
  • 12: Prejudice / Racism
  • 13: Alcohol / Drug problems / Addictions
  • 14: Moved
  • 15: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL (EHS) - Question identifier:EHS_Q25

What was the main reason you left elementary or high school?

  • 01: Bored / Not interested
  • 02: Wanted to work
  • 03: Had to work / Money problems
  • 04: Pregnant / Caring for own child
  • 05: Problems with school work
  • 06: Problems with teachers
  • 07: Kicked out / Expelled / Suspended
  • 08: Missing a few credits / Not worth continuing
  • 09: Peers / School climate (bullying)
  • 10: Problems at home
  • 11: Own health / Disability
  • 12: Prejudice / Racism
  • 13: Alcohol / Drug problems / Addictions
  • 14: Moved
  • 15: ^Other - Specify EHS_S20
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION SCREENER (PSS)

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION SCREENER (PSS) - Question identifier:PSS_R05

Now, I would like to ask some questions about any education above the high school level.

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION SCREENER (PSS) - Question identifier:PSS_Q05

Even if you did not complete it, have you taken any education towards a certificate, diploma or degree from a trade school, college, CEGEP or university?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION SCREENER (PSS) - Question identifier:PSS_Q10A

Was the education towards:

a trades certificate or diploma?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION SCREENER (PSS) - Question identifier:PSS_Q10B

(Was the education towards:)

a college or CEGEP certificate or diploma?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION SCREENER (PSS) - Question identifier:PSS_Q10C

(Was the education towards:)

a university certificate, diploma or degree?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION SCREENER (PSS) - Question identifier:PSS_Q15

Have you obtained any diploma, certificate or degree above the high school level?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

POSTSECONDARY CREDENTIALS (PSC)

POSTSECONDARY CREDENTIALS (PSC) - Question identifier:PSC_Q05

What certificate(s), diploma(s) or degree(s) have you completed?

  • 01: Registered Apprenticeship certificate (including Certificate of Qualification, Journeyperson's designation)
  • 02: Other trades certificate or diploma from a trade school or a professional training center
  • 03: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma (other than trades certificates or diplomas)
  • 04: University certificate or diploma below the bachelor's level
  • 05: Bachelor's degree (e.g., B.A., B.Sc., LL.B.)
  • 06: University certificate or diploma above the bachelor's level
  • 07: Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry
  • 08: Master's degree (e.g., M.A., M.Sc., M.Ed.)
  • 09: Earned doctorate (e.g., Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Ed.)
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

POSTSECONDARY CREDENTIALS (PSC) - Question identifier:PSC_Q10

Was that [a certificate or diploma/a college, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma] from a program of... ?

  • 1: Less than 3 months
  • 2: 3 months to less than 1 year
  • 3: 1 year to 2 years
  • 4: More than 2 years
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

POSTSECONDARY CREDENTIALS (PSC) - Question identifier:PSC_Q15

Was that from the Nunavut Sivuniksavut?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

POSTSECONDARY CREDENTIALS (PSC) - Question identifier:PSC_Q20

In what year did you obtain your [null/most recent] certificate, diploma or degree?

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

POSTSECONDARY CREDENTIALS (PSC) - Question identifier:PSC_Q25

What was the major field of study of the [null/highest] certificate, diploma or degree you completed?

Long Answer Length = 80

POSTSECONDARY CREDENTIALS (PSC) - Question identifier:PSC_Q30

What were the reasons you chose this certificate, diploma or degree? Please say yes or no to each. Was it because... ?

  • 1: [You] felt there were a lot of jobs in this field
  • 2: It was of personal interest
  • 3: It was recommended by parents, friends, teachers or your employer
  • 4: The program had a good reputation
  • 5: The length of the program worked for you
  • 6: [You] wanted to help your community
  • 7: Some other reason - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CURRENT POSTSECONDARY ATTENDANCE (CPSA)

CURRENT POSTSECONDARY ATTENDANCE (CPSA) - Question identifier:CPSA_Q05

Are you currently working towards a trades, college, CEGEP or university diploma, certificate or degree?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CURRENT POSTSECONDARY ATTENDANCE (CPSA) - Question identifier:CPSA_Q10

Are you enrolled as a full-time or part-time student, or both?

  • 1: Full-time student
  • 2: Part-time student
  • 3: Both full-time and part-time student
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CURRENT POSTSECONDARY ATTENDANCE (CPSA) - Question identifier:CPSA_Q15

Towards what type of certificate, diploma or degree are you currently working?

  • 1: Trade certificate or diploma
  • 2: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma (other than trades certificates or diplomas)
  • 3: University certificate or diploma below the bachelor's level
  • 4: Bachelor's degree (e.g., B.A., B.Sc., LL.B.)
  • 5: University certificate, diploma or degree above the bachelor's level
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CURRENT POSTSECONDARY ATTENDANCE (CPSA) - Question identifier:CPSA_Q20

Is it a(n)... ?

  • 1: Registered Apprenticeship certificate (including Certificate of Qualification, Journeyperson's designation)
  • 2: Other trades certificate or diploma from a trade school or a professional training center
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CURRENT POSTSECONDARY ATTENDANCE (CPSA) - Question identifier:CPSA_Q25

Is it a certificate or diploma from a program of... ?

  • 1: Less than 3 months
  • 2: 3 months to less than 1 year
  • 3: 1 year to 2 years
  • 4: More than 2 years
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

CURRENT POSTSECONDARY ATTENDANCE (CPSA) - Question identifier:CPSA_Q30

Is it a(n)... ?

  • 1: University certificate or diploma above the bachelor's level
  • 2: Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry
  • 3: Master's degree
  • 4: Earned doctorate
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SOME POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (SPS)

SOME POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (SPS) - Question identifier:SPS_Q05

In what year did you last take postsecondary education?

Min = 1900; Max = 2017

SOME POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (SPS) - Question identifier:SPS_Q10

What was the major field of study of the certificate, diploma or degree you were working towards?

Long Answer Length = 80

SOME POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (SPS) - Question identifier:SPS_Q15A

What were the reasons you chose this certificate, diploma or degree? Was it because... ?

[You] felt there were a lot of jobs in this field

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SOME POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (SPS) - Question identifier:SPS_Q15B

(What were the reasons you chose this certificate, diploma or degree? Was it because... ?)

It was of personal interest

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SOME POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (SPS) - Question identifier:SPS_Q15C

(What were the reasons you chose this certificate, diploma or degree? Was it because... ?)

It was recommended by parents, friends, teachers or your employer

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SOME POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (SPS) - Question identifier:SPS_Q15D

(What were the reasons you chose this certificate, diploma or degree? Was it because... ?)

The program had a good reputation

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SOME POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (SPS) - Question identifier:SPS_Q15E

(What were the reasons you chose this certificate, diploma or degree? Was it because... ?)

The length of the program worked for you

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SOME POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (SPS) - Question identifier:SPS_Q15F

(What were the reasons you chose this certificate, diploma or degree? Was it because... ?)

[You] wanted to help your community

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SOME POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (SPS) - Question identifier:SPS_Q15G

(What were the reasons you chose this certificate, diploma or degree? Was it because... ?)

Some other reason

  • 1: Yes - Specify
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SOME POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION (SPS) - Question identifier:SPS_Q20

What is the main reason you did not finish your postsecondary education?

  • 01: Got a job / Wanted to work
  • 02: Lost interest / Lack of motivation
  • 03: Financial reasons (not enough money)
  • 04: Pregnant / Caring for own child(ren)
  • 05: Other family responsibilities
  • 06: Own health / Disability
  • 07: Courses too hard / Bad results
  • 08: Moved
  • 09: Too difficult to be away from home
  • 10: Prejudice and racism
  • 11: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

POSTSECONDARY PREPAREDNESS AND DISTANCE EDUCATION (PSPD)

POSTSECONDARY PREPAREDNESS AND DISTANCE EDUCATION (PSPD) - Question identifier:PSPD_Q05

Did you take part in any workshops, programs or activities specifically designed to help Aboriginal students adjust to or succeed in postsecondary education?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

POSTSECONDARY PREPAREDNESS AND DISTANCE EDUCATION (PSPD) - Question identifier:PSPD_Q10

Have you ever taken any of your postsecondary courses through the Internet or some other form of distance education?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

POSTSECONDARY PREPAREDNESS AND DISTANCE EDUCATION (PSPD) - Question identifier:PSPD_Q15

What proportion [is being/was] taken through the Internet or some other form of distance education?

  • 1: Less than half
  • 2: Half
  • 3: More than half
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

GUIDANCE (GUID)

GUIDANCE (GUID) - Question identifier:GUID_Q05

Do you feel that the guidance you received to help you choose your schooling above the high school level was... ?

  • 1: Very adequate
  • 2: Adequate
  • 3: Neither adequate nor inadequate
  • 4: Inadequate
  • 5: Very inadequate
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

GUIDANCE (GUID) - Question identifier:GUID_Q10

Thinking back on the education you took above the high school level, if you were to do it again, would you choose the same field of study?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

GUIDANCE (GUID) - Question identifier:GUID_Q15

What field of study would you have chosen?

Long Answer Length = 80

FUNDING FOR POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION (PSF)

FUNDING FOR POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION (PSF) - Question identifier:PSF_R05

The next questions are about funding for your education above the high school level.

FUNDING FOR POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION (PSF) - Question identifier:PSF_Q05

How was your education funded?

  • 01: Government student loan
  • 02: Grants, bursaries or scholarships
  • 03: Band funding or funding from an Inuit Land Claim organization
  • 04: Employment insurance
  • 05: Own savings
  • 06: Worked while going to school
  • 07: Money from family (e.g., parents, spouse)
  • 08: A bank loan or line of credit
  • 09: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

FUNDING FOR POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION (PSF) - Question identifier:PSF_Q10

Of these sources of funding, which one contributed the most to your education?

  • 01: Government student loan
  • 02: Grants, bursaries or scholarships
  • 03: Band funding or funding from an Inuit Land Claim organization
  • 04: Employment insurance
  • 05: Own savings
  • 06: Worked while going to school
  • 07: Money from family (e.g., parents, spouse)
  • 08: A bank loan or line of credit
  • 09: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

EDUCATION NOT TAKEN (EDNT)

EDUCATION NOT TAKEN (EDNT) - Question identifier:EDNT_Q05

Thinking of the past five years, was there any formal schooling that you would have liked to take but were not able to?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

EDUCATION NOT TAKEN (EDNT) - Question identifier:EDNT_Q10

What level of schooling was it?

  • 1: Complete high school/upgrading
  • 2: Trade certificate or diploma
  • 3: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma (other than trades certificates or diplomas)
  • 4: University certificate or diploma below the Bachelor's level
  • 5: University degree or higher
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

EDUCATION NOT TAKEN (EDNT) - Question identifier:EDNT_Q15

What was the main reason that prevented you from taking this schooling?

  • 01: Could not afford the costs / Could not afford not to work
  • 02: Personal or family responsibilities
  • 03: Not a priority / Not sure it was worth it
  • 04: Conflicts with work schedule
  • 05: Too busy / No time to study
  • 06: Lack of confidence/preparedness
  • 07: Courses/training available did not match needs or interests
  • 08: Too difficult to be away from home
  • 09: Illness
  • 10: Disability
  • 11: Did not have the prerequisites
  • 12: Would have had to move / Not available
  • 13: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT)

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_R005

We have just talked about formal schooling. Now I would like to ask about developing job skills through training or on your own.

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q005

In the past 12 months, did you take any courses, workshops, seminars or training to develop your job skills?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q010

Did you want to take any in the past 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q015

What type of training did you want to take?

  • 01: Basic reading, writing or math
  • 02: Computer (hardware or software)
  • 03: Job search (e.g., résumé writing, interview skills)
  • 04: To start/run your own business
  • 05: Job-specific (e.g., professional training, equipment, occupational health and safety)
  • 06: Personal development (e.g., time management, stress management)
  • 07: Second language
  • 08: Personal interest
  • 09: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q020

Do any of the following reasons explain why you did not take any in the past 12 months? Was it because... ?

  • 1: [You] were too busy to take training
  • 2: Training is too expensive
  • 3: [You] had personal or family responsibilities (child care, elder care)
  • 4: The training you wanted was not available
  • 5: [You] lacked confidence or felt unprepared
  • 6: For some other reason - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q025

What type of training was it?

  • 01: Basic reading, writing or math
  • 02: Computer (hardware or software)
  • 03: Job search (e.g., résumé writing, interview skills)
  • 04: To start/run your own business
  • 05: Job-specific (e.g., professional training, equipment, occupational health and safety)
  • 06: Personal development (e.g., time management, stress management)
  • 07: Second language
  • 08: Personal interest
  • 09: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q030

In the past 12 months, how many courses, workshops, seminars or training did you take?

Min = 1; Max = 50

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q035

For which of the following reasons did you participate in this training? Was it... ?

  • 1: Because you were required to take it by your employer
  • 2: To perform better at your job or increase your knowledge
  • 3: To increase your income
  • 4: To change careers or get a promotion
  • 5: To obtain a certificate or license
  • 6: For some other reason - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q040

Towards what certificate or license were you working?

Long Answer Length = 80

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q045

Were there any costs to you to take this training?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q050

As a result of taking this training, did you improve any skills related to... ?

  • 1: Team work
  • 2: Problem solving
  • 3: Communication
  • 4: Computers
  • 5: Reading, writing or math
  • 6: No skill improvement
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_R055A

Apart from courses, workshops and seminars, people can develop job skills in other ways such as by learning on their own or with help from others. We will call this self-directed training.

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q055A

In the past 12 months did you:

seek advice from someone knowledgeable, with the intention of developing your job skills?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q055B

(In the past 12 months did you:)

use the Internet specifically to gain job-related knowledge?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q055C

(In the past 12 months did you:)

observe someone perform a task, with the intention of developing your job skills?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q055D

(In the past 12 months did you:)

consult either books, manuals or other documents, with the intention of developing your job skills?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q055E

(In the past 12 months did you:)

teach yourself by trying different ways of doing certain tasks, with the intention of developing your job skills?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q060

In terms of job skills training, which is more useful to you: self-directed training or courses and programs?

  • 1: Self-directed training
  • 2: Courses and programs
  • 3: Both/it depends
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q065

Have you ever participated in a co-op placement, work experience program or internship?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q070

Was this organized through... ?

  • 1: [Your] high school, a high school equivalency or other upgrading program
  • 2: [Your] postsecondary institution (such as a trade school, college, CEGEP or university)
  • 3: [Your] work place
  • 4: A government initiative
  • 5: Contact with an Aboriginal organization
  • 6: Contact with some other organization - Specify
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_R075

I would now like to ask about your current skills and how they relate to job opportunities.

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q075

To what extent are your computer skills limiting your job opportunities, for example, to get a promotion or another job?

  • 1: Very limiting
  • 2: Somewhat limiting
  • 3: Not at all limiting
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q080

To what extent are your reading skills limiting your job opportunities (for example, to get a promotion or another job)?

  • 1: Very
  • 2: Somewhat
  • 3: Not at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q085

To what extent are your writing skills limiting your job opportunities (for example, to get a promotion or another job)?

  • 1: Very
  • 2: Somewhat
  • 3: Not at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q090

To what extent is your ability to work with numbers limiting your job opportunities, for example, to get a promotion or another job?

  • 1: Very
  • 2: Somewhat
  • 3: Not at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q095

Considering your experience, education and training, do you feel that you are overqualified for the [main job/job] you held last week?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q100

Considering your experience, education and training, do you feel that you are underqualified for the [main job/job] you held last week?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILLS AND TRAINING (SAT) - Question identifier:SAT_Q105

Sometimes people are required to carry out tasks at work for which they do not feel they have the proper skills. Would you say that for you this occurs frequently, sometimes, rarely or never?

  • 1: Frequently
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Rarely
  • 4: Never
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT)

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) - Question identifier:IT_Q05

[Did/Do] you regularly use a computer in your [last/null] job?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: No need for a computer in the workplace
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) - Question identifier:IT_Q10

[Did/Do] you regularly use the Internet in your [last/null] job?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) - Question identifier:IT_Q15

Do you think you [had/have] the computer skills you [needed/need] to do your [last/null] job well?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) - Question identifier:IT_Q20

[Does your household/Do you] have access to the Internet at home?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) - Question identifier:IT_Q25

What are the reasons [your household does/you do] not have access to the Internet at home?

  • 01: No need or no interest
  • 02: Cost (service or equipment)
  • 03: Have access to the Internet elsewhere (e.g., at work, school)
  • 04: The available service does not meet our needs / Poor service
  • 05: No Internet service available
  • 06: Security concerns (e.g., concerns about viruses)
  • 07: Privacy concerns (e.g., concerns about use of personal information)
  • 08: Lack of confidence, knowledge or skills
  • 09: No Internet-ready device (e.g., desktop computer) available in dwelling
  • 10: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) - Question identifier:IT_Q30

How often do you use the Internet in a typical month?

  • 1: Daily
  • 2: A few times a week
  • 3: Once a week
  • 4: At least once a month
  • 5: Less than once a month
  • 6: Never
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) - Question identifier:IT_Q35

In the past month, did you use the Internet with a smart phone, tablet or other wireless handheld device?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE (LAN)

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_R05

Now I would like to ask some questions about your knowledge of Aboriginal languages. (Some examples include Cree, Ojibway, Inuktitut, Mi'kmaq, Atikamekw (At ti' ka mek), Michif and Dene.)

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q05

Do you understand or speak an Aboriginal language, even if only a few words?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q15

Among those languages, which is your primary Aboriginal language? By "primary", I mean the language that you use most often or that you are most comfortable using.

  • 1: ^LAN_B10.LLU_Q01 [1] / ^LAN_B10.LLU_S01 [1]
  • 2: ^LAN_B10.LLU_Q01 [2] / ^LAN_B10.LLU_S01 [2]
  • 3: ^LAN_B10.LLU_Q01 [3] / ^LAN_B10.LLU_S01 [3]
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q20

How would you rate your ability to speak this language? Would you say you can speak it... ?

  • 1: Very well
  • 2: Relatively well
  • 3: With effort
  • 4: Only a few words
  • 5: Does not speak
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q25

How would you rate your ability to understand this language? Would you say you can understand it... ?

  • 1: Very well
  • 2: Relatively well
  • 3: With effort
  • 4: Only a few words
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q30

How important is it to you that you speak and understand an Aboriginal language? Is it... ?

  • 1: Very important
  • 2: Somewhat important
  • 3: Not very important
  • 4: Not important
  • 5: No opinion
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q35

Within your home, how often are you exposed to an Aboriginal language?

  • 1: Every day
  • 2: A few times a week
  • 3: Once a week
  • 4: Less than once a week
  • 5: Never
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q40

Outside the home, how often are you exposed to an Aboriginal language?

  • 1: Every day
  • 2: A few times a week
  • 3: Once a week
  • 4: Less than once a week
  • 5: Never
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q50A

How did you learn your [primary/null] Aboriginal language? Was it... ?

At home?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q50B

(How did you learn your [primary/null] Aboriginal language? Was it... ?)

At elementary or high school?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q50C

(How did you learn your [primary/null] Aboriginal language? Was it... ?)

In the community, such as through contact with Elders or other community members?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q50D

(How did you learn your [primary/null] Aboriginal language? Was it... ?)

Through Aboriginal organizations?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q50E

(How did you learn your [primary/null] Aboriginal language? Was it... ?)

On your own, using books, software or the Internet?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

ABORIGINAL LANGUAGE (LAN) - Question identifier:LAN_Q50F

(How did you learn your [primary/null] Aboriginal language? Was it... ?)

In some other way?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SOURCES OF PERSONAL INCOME (SPI)

SOURCES OF PERSONAL INCOME (SPI) - Question identifier:SPI_R05

The next questions are about your sources of total personal income.

SOURCES OF PERSONAL INCOME (SPI) - Question identifier:SPI_Q05

For the year ending December 31, 2016, did you receive income from... ?

  • 01: Employment including wages, salaries, commissions and tips
  • 02: Self-employment including wages, salaries, commissions and tips
  • 03: Employment insurance
  • 04: Provincial or municipal social assistance or welfare
  • 05: Pension (Canada or Quebec Pension Plan/Job related retirement pensions/superannuation and annuities)
  • 06: Old Age Security and Guaranteed Income Supplement
  • 07: Other sources (e.g., other government income, child tax benefit, child support, education allowances and scholarships, Northern Allowance, spousal support, honoraria)
  • 08: None
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

SOURCES OF PERSONAL INCOME (SPI) - Question identifier:SPI_Q10

What was your main source of total personal income?

  • 1: Employment including wages, salaries, commissions and tips
  • 2: Self-employment including wages, salaries, commissions and tips
  • 3: Employment insurance
  • 4: Provincial or municipal social assistance or welfare
  • 5: Pension (Canada or Quebec Pension Plan/Job related retirement pensions/superannuation and annuities)
  • 6: Old Age Security and Guaranteed Income Supplement
  • 7: Other sources (e.g., other government income, child tax benefit, child support, education allowances and scholarships, Northern Allowance, spousal support, honoraria)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

TOTAL PERSONAL INCOME (TPI)

TOTAL PERSONAL INCOME (TPI) - Question identifier:TPI_Q05

Now a question about your total personal income.

What is your best estimate of your total personal income, before taxes and deductions, from all sources during the year ending December 31, 2016?

Income can come from various sources such as from work, investments, pensions or government. Examples include Employment Insurance, Social Assistance, Child Tax Benefit and other income such as child support, spousal support (alimony) and rental income.

Min = -9000000; Max = 90000000

TOTAL PERSONAL INCOME (TPI) - Question identifier:TPI_Q10

Can you estimate in which of the following groups your personal income falls? Was your total personal income during the year ending December 31, 2016... ?

  • 1: Less than $30,000, including income loss
  • 2: $30,000 and more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

TOTAL PERSONAL INCOME (TPI) - Question identifier:TPI_Q15

Please stop me when I have read the category which applies to you.

Was it... ?

  • 1: Less than $5,000
  • 2: $5,000 to less than $10,000
  • 3: $10,000 to less than $15,000
  • 4: $15,000 to less than $20,000
  • 5: $20,000 to less than $25,000
  • 6: $25,000 to less than $30,000
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

TOTAL PERSONAL INCOME (TPI) - Question identifier:TPI_Q20

Please stop me when I have read the category which applies to you.

Was it... ?

  • 01: $30,000 to less than $40,000
  • 02: $40,000 to less than $50,000
  • 03: $50,000 to less than $60,000
  • 04: $60,000 to less than $70,000
  • 05: $70,000 to less than $80,000
  • 06: $80,000 to less than $90,000
  • 07: $90,000 to less than $100,000
  • 08: $100,000 and over
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

EMPLOYMENT INCOME (EI)

EMPLOYMENT INCOME (EI) - Question identifier:EI_Q05

What is your best estimate of your total wages and salaries from your job or business before any deductions during the year ending December 31, 2016?

Min = -9000000; Max = 9000000

EMPLOYMENT INCOME (EI) - Question identifier:EI_Q10

Were your total wages and salaries during the year ending December 31, 2016... ?

  • 1: Less than $30,000 including income loss
  • 2: $30,000 and more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

EMPLOYMENT INCOME (EI) - Question identifier:EI_Q15

Please stop me when I have read the category which applies to you.
Was it... ?

  • 1: Less than $5,000
  • 2: $5,000 to less than $10,000
  • 3: $10,000 to less than $15,000
  • 4: $15,000 to less than $20,000
  • 5: $20,000 to less than $25,000
  • 6: $25,000 to less than $30,000
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

EMPLOYMENT INCOME (EI) - Question identifier:EI_Q20

Please stop me when I have read the category which applies to you.
Was it... ?

  • 01: $30,000 to less than $40,000
  • 02: $40,000 to less than $50,000
  • 03: $50,000 to less than $60,000
  • 04: $60,000 to less than $70,000
  • 05: $70,000 to less than $80,000
  • 06: $80,000 to less than $90,000
  • 07: $90,000 to less than $100,000
  • 08: $100,000 and over
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

RETIREMENT INCOME (RI)

RETIREMENT INCOME (RI) - Question identifier:RI_R05

Now I would like you to think about retirement savings.

RETIREMENT INCOME (RI) - Question identifier:RI_Q05

Are you financially preparing for your retirement either on your own or through an employer pension plan?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

RETIREMENT INCOME (RI) - Question identifier:RI_Q10

Taking all of the various sources of retirement income into account for your household, do you think your household income in retirement will be... ?

  • 1: More than enough to maintain your standard of living
  • 2: Enough
  • 3: Not enough
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

NUNAVUT SUPPLEMENT INTRODUCTION (NINT)

NUNAVUT SUPPLEMENT INTRODUCTION (NINT) - Question identifier:NINT_R05

The next questions are to collect information to find ways to increase Inuit employment in government to 85% as required in the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.

GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE OUTSIDE OF NUNAVUT (NGEO)

GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE OUTSIDE OF NUNAVUT (NGEO) - Question identifier:NGEO_Q05

Have you ever worked in a government job outside of Nunavut?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

REASONS FOR ENDING GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NRLG)

REASONS FOR ENDING GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NRLG) - Question identifier:NRLG_Q05

Have you ever worked in a government or hamlet job in Nunavut?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

REASONS FOR ENDING GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NRLG) - Question identifier:NRLG_Q10

Who was your last government or hamlet employer in Nunavut?

  • 1: Government of Nunavut
  • 2: Public agency in Nunavut (including Nunavut Arctic College, Qulliq Energy Corporation, Nunavut Housing Corporation, Nunavut Business Credit Corporation, Nunavut Development Corporation)
  • 3: Municipal (e.g., hamlet, City of Iqaluit)
  • 4: Government of Canada in Nunavut
  • 5: Government of Northwest Territories prior to 1999 (GNWT)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

REASONS FOR ENDING GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NRLG) - Question identifier:NRLG_Q15

Was your last government or hamlet job... ?

  • 1: Indeterminate (Permanent)
  • 2: Seasonal
  • 3: Term
  • 4: Contract
  • 5: Casual
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

REASONS FOR ENDING GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NRLG) - Question identifier:NRLG_Q20

When did you last work in the government or hamlet?

  • 1: Less than 6 months ago
  • 2: 6 months to less than 1 year ago
  • 3: 1 year to less than 5 years ago
  • 4: 5 years to less than 10 years ago
  • 5: 10 years to less than 20 years ago
  • 6: 20 years ago or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

REASONS FOR ENDING GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NRLG) - Question identifier:NRLG_Q25

Why did you stop working at your last government or hamlet job?

  • 01: Left for another job, excluding self-employment
  • 02: Became self-employed or started operating own business
  • 03: Education, training or upgrading (e.g., postsecondary education, General Educational Development (GED), Adult Basic Education (ABE), Public Alternative Secondary School (PASS))
  • 04: Term, casual, seasonal or contract position ended
  • 05: Lost job / Laid off
  • 06: Illness or disability
  • 07: Retired
  • 08: Work conditions (e.g., pay, housing and other benefits, work tasks, work-life balance, etc.)
  • 09: Work environment (e.g., relationships with co-workers/managers, harassment, bullying, discrimination, etc.)
  • 10: Childcare
  • 11: Other family and personal responsibilities (e.g., caring for elders, other family)
  • 12: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

PAST PERCEPTIONS OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NPGE)

PAST PERCEPTIONS OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NPGE) - Question identifier:NPGE_Q05A

Thinking of your last government or hamlet job in Nunavut, how satisfied or dissatisfied were you with the:

respect for Inuit culture, values and language? Would you say you were... ?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Dissatisfied
  • 4: Very dissatisfied
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PAST PERCEPTIONS OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NPGE) - Question identifier:NPGE_Q05B

(Thinking of your last government or hamlet job in Nunavut, how satisfied or dissatisfied were you with the:)

housing allowance or availability of staff housing? Would you say you were... ?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Dissatisfied
  • 4: Very dissatisfied
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PAST PERCEPTIONS OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NPGE) - Question identifier:NPGE_Q05C

(Thinking of your last government or hamlet job in Nunavut, how satisfied or dissatisfied were you with the:)

career advancement opportunities (e.g., learning, training, promotion)? Would you say you were... ?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Dissatisfied
  • 4: Very dissatisfied
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PAST PERCEPTIONS OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NPGE) - Question identifier:NPGE_Q05D

(Thinking of your last government or hamlet job in Nunavut, how satisfied or dissatisfied were you with the:)

relationship with your direct manager/supervisor (e.g., healthy and harassment free)? Would you say you were... ?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Dissatisfied
  • 4: Very dissatisfied
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INTEREST IN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NIGE)

INTEREST IN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NIGE) - Question identifier:NIGE_R05

The next few questions are about your job interests.

INTEREST IN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NIGE) - Question identifier:NIGE_Q05

Is your current employer one that you hope to still work for two years from now? [Refer to the employer for whom you usually work the most hours./null]

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INTEREST IN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NIGE) - Question identifier:NIGE_Q10

Would you be interested in working for the government or hamlet in Nunavut in the next two years?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Maybe
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INTEREST IN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NIGE) - Question identifier:NIGE_Q15

Would you ever be interested in working in the government or hamlet in Nunavut [again/null]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INTEREST IN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NIGE) - Question identifier:NIGE_Q20

Is there a specific job or occupation in the government or hamlet in Nunavut that would interest you?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Anything
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INTEREST IN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NIGE) - Question identifier:NIGE_Q25

What job or occupation is that?

Long Answer Length = 50

INTEREST IN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NIGE) - Question identifier:NIGE_Q30

What interests you about working in a government or hamlet job in Nunavut?

  • 01: Work tasks or duties (e.g., meaningful work, helping people, working with public, etc.)
  • 02: Pay or benefits (other than housing)
  • 03: Housing (e.g., staff housing, housing allowance, etc.)
  • 04: Learning, training or professional advancement opportunities
  • 05: Job security
  • 06: Location (e.g., being able to live in Nunavut, in community of choice, etc.)
  • 07: Workplace respectful of Inuit culture, values and language
  • 08: Other workplace environment (e.g., relationship with co-workers, healthy and harassment free, etc.)
  • 09: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

INTEREST IN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NIGE) - Question identifier:NIGE_Q35

What are the reasons why you are not interested in working in a government or hamlet job in Nunavut?

  • 01: Satisfied with current situation
  • 02: Don't want to work for government
  • 03: Would not meet job requirements (e.g., qualification, experience, etc.)
  • 04: Hiring process unfair
  • 05: Don't know what kinds of jobs are available / Don't know how to apply
  • 06: Don't want to leave community / No available government jobs in community
  • 07: Housing issues (e.g., do not want to lose housing)
  • 08: Working conditions (e.g., pay, benefits other than housing, work tasks, office work, flexibility, insecure job, work-life balance, etc.)
  • 09: Workplace does not respect Inuit culture, values and language (e.g., cannot work in language of choice, etc.)
  • 10: Other work environment (e.g., bullying, harassment, discrimination, etc.)
  • 11: Childcare
  • 12: Other personal or family responsibilities
  • 13: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

INTEREST IN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NIGE) - Question identifier:NIGE_Q40

Is there a specific kind of industry or sector that you would be interested in working?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Anything
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INTEREST IN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NIGE) - Question identifier:NIGE_Q45

In what kind of industry or sector is that?

Long Answer Length = 50

INTEREST IN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NIGE) - Question identifier:NIGE_Q50

Is there a specific job or occupation that you would be interested in working?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Anything
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INTEREST IN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NIGE) - Question identifier:NIGE_Q55

What job or occupation is that?

Long Answer Length = 50

PREVIOUS APPLICATIONS TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NPAG)

PREVIOUS APPLICATIONS TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NPAG) - Question identifier:NPAG_Q05

Have you ever applied for a government or hamlet job in Nunavut?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PREVIOUS APPLICATIONS TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NPAG) - Question identifier:NPAG_Q10

Have you ever experienced any difficulties or challenges when applying for a government or hamlet job in Nunavut?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Not applicable / Got job without applying
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PREVIOUS APPLICATIONS TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NPAG) - Question identifier:NPAG_Q15

What kind of difficulties or challenges have you experienced?

  • 01: Applied but didn't hear back / No feedback
  • 02: Did not meet education, work experience or equivalency requirements
  • 03: Did not meet language requirements
  • 04: Did not have the right job search skills (e.g., résumé writing, interview skills)
  • 05: Hiring process takes too long
  • 06: Hiring process unfair (e.g., discrimination, process not objective)
  • 07: Disability or illness
  • 08: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

PREVIOUS APPLICATIONS TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NPAG) - Question identifier:NPAG_Q20

Were you given feedback or any follow-up from a government or hamlet employer to help you [with a subsequent application/to apply again in the future]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PLANS TO APPLY FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS (NPLA)

PLANS TO APPLY FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS (NPLA) - Question identifier:NPLA_Q05

Would you be willing to move to Nunavut in the next 12 months for a job in the government or hamlet?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PLANS TO APPLY FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS (NPLA) - Question identifier:NPLA_Q10

Do you plan to apply for a government or hamlet job in Nunavut in the next 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Maybe / It depends
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PLANS TO APPLY FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS (NPLA) - Question identifier:NPLA_Q15A

Would you apply for a government or hamlet job in Nunavut if:

you received help with the application process?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PLANS TO APPLY FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS (NPLA) - Question identifier:NPLA_Q15B

(Would you apply for a government or hamlet job in Nunavut if:)

you received training or formal education to help you qualify?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PLANS TO APPLY FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS (NPLA) - Question identifier:NPLA_Q15C

(Would you apply for a government or hamlet job in Nunavut if:)

the job was located in your home community?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INTEREST IN TRAINING FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NITT)

INTEREST IN TRAINING FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NITT) - Question identifier:NITT_Q05

Would you like skills training in a specific area in order to help you get a government or hamlet job?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

INTEREST IN TRAINING FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NITT) - Question identifier:NITT_Q10

In what area or areas would you like skills training?

  • 01: Basic reading, writing or math
  • 02: Job search (e.g., résumé writing, etc.)
  • 03: Computer (e.g., email, Word, Excel, maintenance and repair of hardware, etc.)
  • 04: Personal development (e.g., time management, stress management, wellness, work-life balance strategies, etc.)
  • 05: Teamwork (e.g., group decision-making, team building, etc.)
  • 06: Communication (e.g., briefing notes, oral presentations, etc.)
  • 07: Leadership and management (e.g., human resources, financial, project management, etc.)
  • 08: Training in Inuit culture, society and economy (other than language training)
  • 09: Other job-specific training (e.g., professional training, equipment, occupational health and safety, conservation, utilities, records management, archiving, corrections, etc.)
  • 10: Language
  • 11: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

INTEREST IN TRAINING FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT (NITT) - Question identifier:NITT_Q15

Which language(s) would you like to improve?

  • 1: Inuktitut
  • 2: Inuinnaqtun
  • 3: English
  • 4: French
  • 5: Other language(s)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PLANS FOR FURTHER EDUCATION (NFED)

PLANS FOR FURTHER EDUCATION (NFED) - Question identifier:NFED_Q05

Thinking about the next five years, do you plan to take any formal schooling that could be counted towards a certificate, diploma or degree from an educational institution?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PLANS FOR FURTHER EDUCATION (NFED) - Question identifier:NFED_Q10

What level(s) of schooling?

  • 1: Complete high school / Upgrading (e.g., General Educational Development (GED), Adult Basic Education (ABE), Public Alternative Secondary School (PASS))
  • 2: Trade certificate or diploma
  • 3: Nunavut Sivuniksavut
  • 4: Other college 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 degree above bachelors (e.g., M.A., M.Ed, Ph.D.)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PLANS FOR FURTHER EDUCATION (NFED) - Question identifier:NFED_Q15

Do you plan on taking the Nunavut Sivuniksavut program?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PLANS FOR FURTHER EDUCATION (NFED) - Question identifier:NFED_Q20

Are you experiencing any difficulties or challenges that prevent you from pursuing further formal schooling?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

PLANS FOR FURTHER EDUCATION (NFED) - Question identifier:NFED_Q25

What are the difficulties or challenges?

  • 01: Can't afford the costs (e.g., lack of funding support)
  • 02: Childcare
  • 03: Other personal or family responsibilities
  • 04: Not a priority / Not sure it is worth it
  • 05: Too busy / No time to study
  • 06: Lack of confidence / Preparedness
  • 07: Lack of university in Nunavut
  • 08: Courses/training available do not match needs or interests
  • 09: Challenging to be away from home (e.g., homesick)
  • 10: Illness or disability
  • 11: Don't have the prerequisites
  • 12: Other - Specify
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL)

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05A

Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:

speaking to clients, groups or the public?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05B

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

being a representative for a board or organization (e.g., Nunavut Wildlife Management Board, National Inuit Youth Council, Nunavummi Disabilities Makinnasuqtit Society)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05C

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

explaining ideas to others or participating in group discussions?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05D

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

working in a team to come to an agreement?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05E

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

planning and organizing projects?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05F

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

managing or leading people?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05G

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

working with numbers to perform tasks such as budgeting, accounting or making calculations?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05H

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

researching or analyzing information?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05I

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

identifying the advantages and disadvantages of solutions to a problem?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05J

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

doing field or site inspection or site protection (e.g., bear monitoring)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05K

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

instructing or teaching?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05L

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

doing data entry?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05M

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

reading or writing letters or memos?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05N

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

following written instructions and filling in forms?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05O

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

operating or repairing heavy equipment?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05P

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

doing specialized driving such as bus driving or trucking?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05Q

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

doing carpentry or woodworking?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05R

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

interpreting or translating?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

SKILL-RELEVANT EXPERIENCES (NSKL) - Question identifier:NSKL_Q05S

(Thinking of all the experiences you have gained at work and outside of work, do you have experience:)

going out on the land (e.g., camping, preparing for a hunt)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LANGUAGE FLUENCY FOR WORK (NLFW)

LANGUAGE FLUENCY FOR WORK (NLFW) - Question identifier:NLFW_Q05

What language(s) can you understand well enough to use at work?

  • 1: Inuktitut
  • 2: Inuinnaqtun
  • 3: English
  • 4: French
  • 5: Other language(s)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LANGUAGE FLUENCY FOR WORK (NLFW) - Question identifier:NLFW_Q10

What language(s) can you speak well enough to use at work?

  • 1: Inuktitut
  • 2: Inuinnaqtun
  • 3: English
  • 4: French
  • 5: Other language(s)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LANGUAGE FLUENCY FOR WORK (NLFW) - Question identifier:NLFW_Q15

What language(s) can you read well enough to use at work?

  • 1: Inuktitut - syllabics
  • 2: Inuktitut - Roman orthography
  • 3: Inuinnaqtun
  • 4: English
  • 5: French
  • 6: Other language(s)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LANGUAGE FLUENCY FOR WORK (NLFW) - Question identifier:NLFW_Q20

What language(s) can you write well enough to use at work?

  • 1: Inuktitut - syllabics
  • 2: Inuktitut - Roman orthography
  • 3: Inuinnaqtun
  • 4: English
  • 5: French
  • 6: Other language(s)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

LANGUAGE FLUENCY FOR WORK (NLFW) - Question identifier:NLFW_Q25

If you had the choice, in what language(s) would you prefer to work?

  • 1: Inuktitut
  • 2: Inuinnaqtun
  • 3: English
  • 4: French
  • 5: Other language(s)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK
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