Question A researcher here is interested in: “the start date of and number of prescriptions given out for inhaled corticosteroid medications for asthma and allergic rhinitis in North America”. Of particular interest are the specific medications: Fluticisone (Flovent, Flonase-GSK) and Budesonide (Pulmicort- Asta Zeneca) which came into use around 1990. There are commercial publications out [...]
Tag Archive 'Survey of Household Spending (SHS)'
Question Good day everyone! Another quick question… Is there a follow-up to the FOODEX survey? The last one available is 2001 and a student of ours is interested in more recent data – does it exist somewhere? Answer I asked about this in June 2008. At that time the Food Expenditure Survey was listed as [...]
Survey of Household Spending (SHS) – 2009 standard tables The following products from the Survey of Household Spending for 2009 are now available on the DLI FTP and website. Detailed Average Household Expenditure for Canada, Provinces/Territories and Selected Metropolitan Areas 62F0031XDB Detailed Average Household Expenditure by Household Income Quintile for Canada and Provinces 62F0032XDB Detailed [...]
Posted in Reference on Feb 26th, 2010
Question We are receiving more demand for these tables and in the process, we have hit a couple of coverage/documentation roadblocks. I’d like to inquire about the following please … 1. Is the “Accompanying User Guide”/« Guide de l’utilisateur en annexe» available for these tables as referred to on the Notes worksheet for the tables, [...]
Question Good morning, We would like to ask whether this product is available as a standard product through DLI (cross tabulating dwelling characteristics and household equipment and size of area of residence) http://www.statcan.gc.ca/bsolc/olc-cel/olc-cel?lang=eng&catno=62F0045X I was able to find the following which have one other of the variables, but not together. Summary tables: http://www40.statcan.gc.ca/l01/cst01/famil09a-eng.htm CANSIM tables: [...]
Posted in Income, Pensions, Spending and Wealth on Mar 20th, 2009
Question I was wondering if you could help me with some data. I am interested in the Survey of Household Spending, in particular, spending by age group over time. I am looking for the Canadian data in this chart: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/75-001-x/2007109/c-g/4168846-eng.htm =20 with some sort of breakdown between expenditures on goods vs. services. I checked the [...]
Question Here’s the silliest of silly questions – I’m looking at the SPSS syntax provided to us for the 2005 and the 2006 SHS PUMF file. Why is it in 2005 all the variables are coded as string and in 2006 they’re coded as numeric? I missed this the first time – but my faculty [...]
Question I am helping an economics professor with the Survey of Household Spending and he has a question about the age of the respondent variable. He would like to know if there is any way to obtain the exact age as opposed to just an age group. I checked the questionnaire and there is indeed [...]
Question Do we know when the Survey of Household Spending 2007 PUMF will be coming out? Answer I just found out that the author division expects to release the SHS 2007 PUMF sometime in May. I will add this information to the expected release dates page on the DLI website.
Question Is there any chance of getting the SHS 2007 files available though the DLI? I see we have up to 2006 available. Answer The SHS 2007 data tables were released on Dec. 22. I have asked the author division to provide us with the tables and will let you know as soon as they [...]