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.
Has no long-term health condition
Has one or more long-term health condition(s)
Number of categories: 4
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.