Understanding your health by using reference ranges - ARCHIVED

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This article highlights work that is being done to create laboratory reference ranges for substances measured in blood that are specific for the Canadian population. Results for two laboratory tests are presented to illustrate how reference ranges are created and how age and/or sex can influence normal values in a healthy population. This article uses data from the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2007–2011).

Issue Number: 2016001
Author(s): Adeli, Khosrow; Clarke, Janine; Higgins, Victoria

Main Product: Health at a Glance

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