Canadian Health Measures Survey
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The Canadian Health Measures Survey Cycles 1, 3, and 4 (2007-2009, 2012-2013 and 2014-2015) pooled serum data files are now available upon request. New Cycle 5 (2016-2017) vision data are also available.
The pooled serum files include collected information on environmental contaminants such as: chlorodibenzo-p-dioxins and furans, brominated flame retardants, organochlorines, polychlorinated biphenyls, and toxic equivalency factors. The vision file now includes collected information on retinal photography and the visual field (frequency doubling technology) test.
Note to readers
The Canadian Health Measures Survey Cycle 1 was conducted from spring 2007 to spring 2009. Cycle 3 was conducted from January 2012 to December 2013. Cycle 4 was conducted from January 2014 to December 2015. Cycle 5 was conducted from January 2016 to December 2017.
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