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  • Articles and reports: 89-653-X2019004
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    This paper uses the 2017 Aboriginal Peoples Survey to assess the employment characteristics of First Nations men and women, including occupation, industry and full-time/part-time employment. A number of other outcomes, influenced by these characteristics, are further explored, such as job satisfaction, skills, health, presence of disability, and measures of economic well-being such as food security.

    Release date: 2019-06-13

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201900400001
    Description:

    This study, based on the linked Canadian Community Health Survey-Longitudinal Immigration database, offers a first look at the healthy immigrant effect among selected immigrants arriving under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act by comparing these results with those for their Canadian-born counterparts.

    Release date: 2019-04-17

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201900400002
    Description:

    Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer in Canadian men. This study reports on trends in prostate cancer incidence, mortality, and stage at diagnosis in Canada from 1992 to 2015. It builds on previous Statistics Canada work by providing an up-to-date and in-depth analysis of trends in prostate cancer incidence, mortality and stage at diagnosis over time and by age group, including the impact of the updated (2014) Canadian prostate cancer screening guidelines. Data are from Statistics Canada's Canadian Cancer Registry and the Canadian Vital Statistics - Death Database Statistics Canada.

    Release date: 2019-04-17

  • Articles and reports: 89-654-X2018003
    Description:

    The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide an overview of the evolution of disability in Canada since the mid-1980's. It explains how the federal government, academics and person's with disabilities have worked together to develop survey questions that reflect this evolution and the impact that this evolution has had on the ability to measure change.

    Release date: 2018-11-28

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201800154979
    Description:

    In anticipation of legislation (Bill C-45) legalizing cannabis for non medical use coming into force, Statistics Canada has undertaken a thorough review of its capability to evaluate the bill’s impact. This document focuses on the agency’s social statistics system—specifically, surveys and administrative databases designed to collect information related to health and health care; law enforcement; the justice system and community safety and well-being; education; and labour.

    Release date: 2018-10-12

  • Articles and reports: 11-631-X2016001
    Description:

    This presentation highlights some of the major analytical findings related to health and aging research conducted at Statistics Canada over the past five years. The presentation begins with current demographic findings and projections to set the context followed by research highlights which focus on key areas pertinent to aging including chronic conditions, social isolation, home care, neurological disease and transitions to institutional care. Many of the research highlights are drawn from recent Statistics Canada publications, links to the full research articles are provided where available.

    Release date: 2016-07-28

  • Articles and reports: 89-503-X201500114324
    Description:

    This chapter of Women in Canada presents a life course perspective of the physical, mental and social health of girls and women in Canada. It is intended to provide a summary of various aspects of women’s health, based on available recent survey and administrative data, as well as findings from published research papers and reports. It begins with a general overview of female health in Canada - with a look at the social determinants of health and the health of women who are immigrants to Canada - followed by four sections that describe female health in childhood, in adolescence, in adulthood, and at older ages. Each of these sections includes information on various health behaviours, disease and chronic conditions, and mental health. Sexual activity and reproduction are also examined, beginning in adolescence.

    Release date: 2016-03-08

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201501114223
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    This study uses the 2006 Aboriginal Children’s Survey to examine associations between physical and psychosocial housing characteristics and physical and mental health outcomes of Inuit children aged 2 to 5.

    Release date: 2015-11-18

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201500214140
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    This study examines the feasibility and limitations of applying a non-categorical approach (focused on service utilization rather than on specific diagnoses) to administrative data in order to identify children with health problems.

    Release date: 2015-02-18

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201401214127
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    With data on healthy life expectancy form the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2010, this article analyses the relationship between length of life and health among men and women in 45 more-developed countries.

    Release date: 2014-12-17
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  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200910913236
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines the relationship between health and work. Poor mental and physical health were found to decrease the probability of being employed, particularly among men. For women, mental health problems were also associated with working fewer hours.

    Release date: 2009-12-17

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200911013238
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Although it has received some attention in the Canadian literature, the issue of work life balance of older workers remains largely understudied. This article addresses that gap using data from the 2005 General Social Survey. Overall, 14% of Canadian workers age 55 and over reported being dissatisfied with their work life balance in 2005. The sources of conflict most frequently cited were too much time on the job and too little time for the family. Work life balance dissatisfaction was associated with having a disability, providing elder care, working long hours, occupying a managerial position and being a woman. At the same time, having an employed partner, being self-employed and enjoying one's job reduced the probability of work life conflict. When the self-selection of older individuals out of employment was taken into account, the risk of work life conflict did not vary with age.

    Release date: 2009-12-17

  • Articles and reports: 11-522-X200800010973
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    The Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) provides timely estimates of health information at the sub-provincial level. We explore two main issues that prevented us from using physical activity data from CCHS cycle 3.1 (2005) as part of the Profile of Women's Health in Manitoba. CCHS uses the term 'moderate' to describe physical effort that meets Canadian minimum guidelines, whereas 'moderate' conversely describes sub-minimal levels of activity. A Manitoba survey of physical activity interrogates a wider variety of activities to measure respondents' daily energy expenditure. We found the latter survey better suited to our needs and more likely a better measure of women's daily physical activity and health.

    Release date: 2009-12-03

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X200900310873
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article updates mammography use by Canadian women aged 50 to 69, and reports trends from 1990 to 2008 among the provinces.

    Release date: 2009-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 89-637-X2009004
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This report explores some initial findings regarding the health and well-being of Métis adults (aged 15 and over) and children (aged 6 to 14) from the 2006 Aboriginal Peoples Survey. Information on self-rated health, physical activity level, and opinions on how Métis can improve their health are provided. Important indicators of health such as chronic conditions and healthcare utilization, and some key social determinants of health are also examined. Some comparisons are made over time (between 2001 and 2006), revealing areas of improvement and decline. In addition, some comparisons are made between Métis men and women from urban and rural areas and from different age groups. Finally, where possible, comparisons are made between Métis and the total Canadian population.

    Release date: 2009-02-19

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X200900110794
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Taking account of the impacts of institutionalization and death, this study decribes the normative trajectories of health-related quality of life in Canada as individuals age from mid- to late life.

    Release date: 2009-02-18
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