Date Last Updated: 26-03-2018
The Irish Health Survey (IHS) is the Irish version of the European Health Interview Survey (EHIS). This survey fulfils the need for public health policies to obtain reliable data on health status, health care usage and health determinants. It allows for health comparisons to be made across Europe.
Commission Regulation (EU) No 141/2013
All individuals aged 15 years or older in the State
Census of Population
There are 10,323 respondents to this survey
The Minimum European Health Module (MEHM), which is comprised of general self-perceived health, self-reported longstanding illnesses and longstanding health problmes, and self-reported long-standing limitations in activities people usually do because of health problems.
Department of Health, Health Service Executive, Eurostat, researchers, media, general public
Central Statistics Office
Social & Demographic Statistics