Whether has one or more long-term health condition(s) (HLTHP)
This variable identifies the population who has at least one long-term health condition (including any other long-term health conditions) and the population who reported they did not have a long-term health condition.
|121||Does not have a long-term health condition|
|122||Has one or more long-term health condition(s)|
Number of categories: 4
See Understanding supplementary codes for more information.
Question(s) from the Census form
Has the person been told by a doctor or nurse that they have any of these long-term health conditions?
How this variable is created
This variable is derived from responses to the long-term health conditions question. It counts the number of people who marked that they have one or more long-term health conditions (including ‘Any other long-term health condition(s)’). It also counts the number of people who marked ‘No long-term health condition’.
For a count of the number of selected long-term health conditions a person has, refer to Count of selected long-term health conditions (CLTHP).
History and changes
This is a new question for the 2021 Census.
Data use considerations
There are no data use considerations for this variable.
This variable does not have a non-response rate as it is created during Census processing by using responses from one or more questions on the Census form. For the item non-response rate for the Health question, see CLTHP.
Related variables and glossary terms
- Count of selected long-term health conditions (CLTHP)
- Long-term health condition(s)