Survey «Health and lifestyle» 2018

What are the public's views on structural measures relating to alcohol, tobacco, illegal drugs and exercise? How much do they know about these topics? What is their consumption of medicines and non-smoked tobacco products? And do people want to give up smoking? The 2018 survey provides all this information.

About 5,600 people aged 15 and over living in Switzerland were interviewed on the following topics:

  • Structural measures on alcohol, tobacco, drugs and exercise
  • Knowledge of alcohol, tobacco, drugs, nutrition and exercise
  • Consumption of non-smoked drugs and tobacco products
  • Giving up smoking

The online representative survey was carried out in conjunction with the Federal Statistical Office (FSO). The information collected will help us to continue the implementation of strategies to combat addiction and prevent non-communicable diseases. We will repeat the survey in a few years’ time.

Survey results

The results are available as an Excel file (zip to download below under the ‘Documents’ tab). There is one file for each topic.

The survey results are graphically represented on the website (Monitoring System of Addiction and Non-Communicable Diseases). Factsheets are also available (downloadable under the ‘Documents’ tab).

Last modification 19.11.2019

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