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  • Stats in brief: 82-625-X201600114674
    Description:

    This fact sheet examines various trends in Canadian newborns with low birth weight, including low birth weight babies by sex, age of mother, birth order, and geography.

    Release date: 2016-10-26

  • Stats in brief: 82-624-X201600114649
    Description:

    Congenital anomalies, commonly referred to as birth defects, describe conditions that develop in the fetus at the time of conception or during pregnancy. This article presents data on trends in the average age at death, and death rates from five of the most common congenital anomalies: circulatory anomalies; Spina Bifida; and three chromosomal anomalies-Down syndrome, Edwards' syndrome and Patau's syndrome. Data from the 1974 to 2012 Canadian Vital Statistics-Deaths Database will be used to examine differences in the death rate due to congenital anomalies, among infants in Canada.

    Release date: 2016-09-29

  • Articles and reports: 82-624-X201300111879
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article highlights the latest breastfeeding trends from the 2011-2012 Canadian Community Health Survey. It features the characteristics of mothers who breastfed and their reasons for stopping.

    Release date: 2013-11-25

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20050029192
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study examines medication use among women aged 15 to 49, comparing pregnant women with their non-pregnant contemporaries. A portrait of women who used medication during pregnancy is also presented.

    Release date: 2006-05-05

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20040027787
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The proportion of mothers who attempt to breastfeed their babies rose from about 25% in the mid-1960s to 85% in 2003. However, just 17% of mothers breastfed exclusively for at least six months, as recommended by the Public Health Agency of Canada.Subjects

    Release date: 2005-03-15

  • 6. Family homicideArchived
    Articles and reports: 85-224-X20040006985
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using data from the Homicide Survey, this chapter examines the prevalence of and trends in family homicide .It also explores the circumstances surrounding homicides, and the demographic characteristics of accused persons and victims. Finally, information on the aftermath of family homicide will be presented by examining what happened to the accused following the homicide.

    Release date: 2004-07-06

  • Articles and reports: 85-224-X20020006457
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Over the past two decades, the negative consequences of child maltreatment have been extensively studied. Sexual and physical assault, emotional abuse and neglect can have a tremendous impact on the lives of victims and lead to physical health complications, long-term mental health issues, and problems with relationships or social functioning (Latimer 1998). Increasingly, exposure to spousal violence is being recognized as harmful and as putting children at risk for long-term negative effects.

    Release date: 2002-06-26

  • Public use microdata: 89M0015X
    Description:

    The National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY), developed jointly by Human Resources Development Canada and Statistics Canada, is a comprehensive survey which follows the development of children in Canada and paints a picture of their lives. The survey monitors children's development and measures the incidence of various factors that influence their development, both positively and negatively.

    Release date: 2001-05-30

  • 9. Family homicideArchived
    Articles and reports: 85-224-X20000005259
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    From 1979 to 1998, there were 12,767 victims of homicide in Canada. One-third of the victims were killed by family members, another 36% were committed by acquaintances, and 12% by strangers.

    Release date: 2000-07-25

  • Journals and periodicals: 82-222-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    These two reports provide up-to-date information on the health of Canadians in all regions. They describe how differences in health status are related to various health determinants and how the health care system affects health. Data are from Statistics Canada and the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).

    Release date: 2000-06-22
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  • Public use microdata: 89M0015X
    Description:

    The National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY), developed jointly by Human Resources Development Canada and Statistics Canada, is a comprehensive survey which follows the development of children in Canada and paints a picture of their lives. The survey monitors children's development and measures the incidence of various factors that influence their development, both positively and negatively.

    Release date: 2001-05-30

  • Table: 84-214-X
    Description:

    This compendium of vital statistics includes summary data on births, deaths, marriages and divorces. The introduction covers the data sources, data quality, and methods pertaining to each event, and includes a glossary defining the terms used. The first chapter is a brief overview of vital statistics for 1996. Subsequent chapters treat marriage, divorce, birth, fetal and infant mortality, total mortality, causes of death, vital statistics by census division, and international comparisons. Most charts and tables show Canada data for 1986 though 1996, while the charts and tables for causes of death show Canada data for 1979 through1996. Data for the provinces and territories are usually shown for 1995 and 1996. Appendices include population denominator data, age-standardized mortality rate (ASMR) calculation methods, and leading causes of death methodology.

    Release date: 1999-11-25

  • Table: 82-570-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This is the second version of the Statistical report on the health of Canadians. Like the original in 1996, this report provides a comprehensive and detailed statistical overview of the health status of Canadians and the major determinants of that status. The original report was created for the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Advisory Committee on Population Health, which has also commissioned this update. The broad purpose of the report is to help policy-makers and program planners identify priority issues and measure progress in the domain of population health.

    The Statistical report is meant to be a tool for learning as well as planning. The data identify populations at risk; suggest associations between health determinants, health status, and population characteristics; raise questions about the reasons for the widespread differences among the provinces and territories; and illustrate areas where Canada's health information system is robust, and others where it is relatively weak. These and other themes are touched on in the 11 section introductions of the Statistical Report and developed more fully in the companion publication, Toward a healthy future: second report on the health of Canadians. These publications are available at the Health Canada web site at: http://www.hc-sc.ca.

    Release date: 1999-09-16
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  • Stats in brief: 82-625-X201600114674
    Description:

    This fact sheet examines various trends in Canadian newborns with low birth weight, including low birth weight babies by sex, age of mother, birth order, and geography.

    Release date: 2016-10-26

  • Stats in brief: 82-624-X201600114649
    Description:

    Congenital anomalies, commonly referred to as birth defects, describe conditions that develop in the fetus at the time of conception or during pregnancy. This article presents data on trends in the average age at death, and death rates from five of the most common congenital anomalies: circulatory anomalies; Spina Bifida; and three chromosomal anomalies-Down syndrome, Edwards' syndrome and Patau's syndrome. Data from the 1974 to 2012 Canadian Vital Statistics-Deaths Database will be used to examine differences in the death rate due to congenital anomalies, among infants in Canada.

    Release date: 2016-09-29

  • Articles and reports: 82-624-X201300111879
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article highlights the latest breastfeeding trends from the 2011-2012 Canadian Community Health Survey. It features the characteristics of mothers who breastfed and their reasons for stopping.

    Release date: 2013-11-25

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20050029192
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study examines medication use among women aged 15 to 49, comparing pregnant women with their non-pregnant contemporaries. A portrait of women who used medication during pregnancy is also presented.

    Release date: 2006-05-05

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20040027787
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The proportion of mothers who attempt to breastfeed their babies rose from about 25% in the mid-1960s to 85% in 2003. However, just 17% of mothers breastfed exclusively for at least six months, as recommended by the Public Health Agency of Canada.Subjects

    Release date: 2005-03-15

  • 6. Family homicideArchived
    Articles and reports: 85-224-X20040006985
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using data from the Homicide Survey, this chapter examines the prevalence of and trends in family homicide .It also explores the circumstances surrounding homicides, and the demographic characteristics of accused persons and victims. Finally, information on the aftermath of family homicide will be presented by examining what happened to the accused following the homicide.

    Release date: 2004-07-06

  • Articles and reports: 85-224-X20020006457
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Over the past two decades, the negative consequences of child maltreatment have been extensively studied. Sexual and physical assault, emotional abuse and neglect can have a tremendous impact on the lives of victims and lead to physical health complications, long-term mental health issues, and problems with relationships or social functioning (Latimer 1998). Increasingly, exposure to spousal violence is being recognized as harmful and as putting children at risk for long-term negative effects.

    Release date: 2002-06-26

  • 8. Family homicideArchived
    Articles and reports: 85-224-X20000005259
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    From 1979 to 1998, there were 12,767 victims of homicide in Canada. One-third of the victims were killed by family members, another 36% were committed by acquaintances, and 12% by strangers.

    Release date: 2000-07-25

  • Journals and periodicals: 82-222-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    These two reports provide up-to-date information on the health of Canadians in all regions. They describe how differences in health status are related to various health determinants and how the health care system affects health. Data are from Statistics Canada and the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).

    Release date: 2000-06-22

  • Articles and reports: 11-522-X19990015646
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The current economic context obliges all partners of health-care systems, whether public or private, to identify those factors that determine the use of health-care services. To increase our understanding of the phenomena that underlie these relationships, Statistics Canada and the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation have established a new database. For a representative sample of the province of Manitoba, cross-sectional micro-data on the level of health of individuals and on their socioeconomic characteristics, and detailed longitudinal data on the use of health-care services have been linked. In this presentation, we will discuss the general context of the linkage of records from various organizations, the protection of privacy and confidentiality. We will also present results of studies which should not have been performed in the absence of the linked database.

    Release date: 2000-03-02
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 89M0015G
    Description:

    The National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY) is a long-term research program (started in 1994) that will track a large sample of children over many years, enabling researchers to monitor children's well-being and development.

    Not all the information collected for the first cycle of the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth are included in this first microdata file. The second release will be in 1997.

    Release date: 1996-12-18
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