Chapter 1: Health of youth in Canada

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Using Statistics Canada data, this chapter describes the health of Canadian youth, defined as those aged 15 to 30 years old. Indicators of physical and mental health and substance use are presented to highlight the health of young Canadians. Comparisons with older Canadians and trends mostly over the last 20 years are provided for context. When possible, indicators are also examined by sex, ethnicity and household income.

Issue Number: 2021001
Author(s): Garriguet, Didier
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