Cohort profile: The Canadian Census Health and Environment Cohorts (CanCHECs)

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This article provides a description of the Canadian Census Health and Environment Cohorts (CanCHECs), a population-based linked datasets of the household population at the time of census collection. The CanCHEC datasets are rich national data resources that can be used to measure and examine health inequalities across socioeconomic and ethnocultural dimensions for different periods and locations. These datasets can also be used to examine the effects of exposure to environmental factors on human health.

Issue Number: 2019012
Author(s): Tjepkema, Michael; Christidis, Tanya; Bushnik, Tracey; Pinault, Lauren

Main Product: Health Reports

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