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Community-based surveys: a component of the measurement of health in Edmonton

Community-based surveys: a component of the measurement of health in Edmonton

Canadian Journal of Public Health 79(Suppl. 1): 21-24

Data from community-based surveys from one component of an assessment of a community's health. Five approaches used by the Edmonton Board of Health (EBH) to access community-based survey data are briefly reviewed. The involvement of the EBH in the 1985 Health Promotion Survey conducted by Statistics Canada on behalf of the Health Promotion Directorate is summarized. The results from the data collected in Edmonton, their use, and the experience gained during the process are highlighted.

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