Women and health - ARCHIVED

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This chapter examines five major dimensions of health, comparing women and men in different age groups. The first section looks at well-being and measures of good physical and mental health, including some fitness measures. The second section examines chronic health conditions and mental health problems. The third section shows data on risk factors and health-related behaviours (diet, physical activity and tobacco use). The fourth section deals with accessing and using health care services, and the last section presents statistics on life expectancy, death and causes of death.

Issue Number: 2010001
Author(s): Turcotte, Martin
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