For help finding data or statistics, start by contacting your subject librarian.
For help using R or SPSS, check out the Research Commons workshops and one-on-one consultations.
For help managing your own research data, please see the Research Data Management guide.
UBC Library has trial access to Statistics Canada's Real Time Remote Access (RTRA) program through July 7, 2020. This program allows authorized users to run SAS programs against Statistics Canada microdata while the physical Research Data Centres are closed.
Contact Jeremy Buhler to request access to the trial.
The video below provides more detail on the RTRA program, as well as describing alternative data sources to the microdata available in RDCs. The health-focused content begins around 40:00.
The CCHS is a cross-sectional survey that collects information related to health status, health care utilization and health determinants for the Canadian population. It relies upon a large sample of respondents and is designed to provide reliable estimates at the health region level.