IHP Surveys: older residential population

Research reports on the International Health Policy (IHP) surveys conducted by the Commonwealth Fund Foundation (CWF) contain internationally comparable data. Here you will find reports of surveys of the older residential population.

International Health Policy Survey 2021

The attributes of the survey are:

  • target group: Switzerland's residential population aged over 65 living in private households. A representative random sample from the Federal Statistical Office was used.
  • number of persons surveyed (sample size) 2597 persons
  • Method: computer assisted web interview and computer assisted telephone interview
  • Publication date of the Obsan report: End of November 2021
  • Next survey of the older residential population: 2024

You will find research reports and further information on the IHP surveys of the older residential population here:


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Last modification 22.11.2023

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