The National Health Survey (NHS) is a research operation that the INE carries out based on a partnership agreement with the Ministry of Public Health, Social Services and Equality. It is directed at families. Its main objective is to obtain data on the state of health and determinant factors from the citizens viewpoint.
The 2011-2012 survey sample consists of approximately 24,000 dwellings, distributed into 2,000 census sections.
TThe survey provides results at National and Autonomous Community levels with tables on: state of health, health care and determining factors.
Eurostat's website is the information source for European data where further information can be found through the theme Population and social conditions - Health.