MOH to survey S'poreans on health and lifestyle habits

SINGAPORE - The National Health Surveillance Survey will be carried out by the the Ministry of Health (MOH) next year.

Some 18,000 households nationwide will be randomly selected to be in the survey.

Survey results will be used to monitor the health of the population and track how Singaporeans are progressing towards national health targets, said MOH in a statement on Friday.

The results will also be used to plan and evaluate health promotion programmes and health-care services.

Participants will be interviewed about their health and lifestyle habits and will have their height and weight measurements taken in their homes.

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