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  • Journals and periodicals: 82-003-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Health Reports, published by the Health Analysis Division of Statistics Canada, is a peer-reviewed journal of population health and health services research. It is designed for a broad audience that includes health professionals, researchers, policymakers, and the general public. The journal publishes articles of wide interest that contain original and timely analyses of national or provincial/territorial surveys or administrative databases. New articles are published electronically each month.

    Health Reports had an impact factor of 2.479 for 2016 and a five-year impact factor of 3.959. All articles are indexed in PubMed. Our online catalogue is free and receives more than 500,000 visits per year. External submissions are welcome.

    Release date: 2019-05-15

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-503-X
    Description:

    Understanding the role of women in Canadian society and how it has changed over time is dependent on having information that can begin to shed light on the diverse circumstances and experiences of women. Women in Canada provides an unparalleled compilation of data related to women's family status, education, employment, economic well-being, unpaid work, health, and more.

    Women in Canada allows readers to better understand the experience of women compared to that of men. Recognizing that women are not a homogenous group and that experiences differ not only across gender but also within gender groups, Women in Canada includes chapters on immigrant women, women in a visible minority, Aboriginal women, senior women, and women with participation and activity limitations.

    Release date: 2018-07-30

  • Articles and reports: 11-633-X2017005
    Description:

    Hospitalization rates are among commonly reported statistics related to health-care service use. The variety of methods for calculating confidence intervals for these and other health-related rates suggests a need to classify, compare and evaluate these methods. Zeno is a tool developed to calculate confidence intervals of rates based on several formulas available in the literature. This report describes the contents of the main sheet of the Zeno Tool and indicates which formulas are appropriate, based on users’ assumptions and scope of analysis.

    Release date: 2017-01-19

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201600814647
    Description:

    This study is based on 2006 Census (long-form) socio-demographic information (including Aboriginal identity) that was linked to the Discharge Abstract Database to create a sample for analysis from all provinces and territories except Quebec. The purpose is to provide national figures on acute care hospitalizations of Aboriginal (First Nations living on and off reserve, Métis, Inuit in Inuit Nunangat) and non-Aboriginal people.

    Release date: 2016-08-17

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201600814648
    Description:

    This study reports the initial results of the recent Immigrant Landing File-to-Discharge Abstract Database linkage – specifically, a bivariate overview of acute care hospitalization rates by immigration category, landing year, and source world region at the national level.

    Release date: 2016-08-17

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201501014227
    Description:

    This study uses data from the 2006 Census of Population (long-form respondents) linked to administrative records to determine if hospitalization patterns among first-generation immigrants persist in the second generation, and if patterns differ between South Asians and Chinese subgroups, when socioeconomic covariates are taken into account.

    Release date: 2015-10-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201400211902
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Based on 2004/2005 to 2009/2010 data from the Discharge Abstract Database, this study examines associations between unintentional injury hospitalizations and socio-economic status and location relative to an urban core in Dissemination Areas with a high percentage of First Nations identity residents versus a low percentage of Aboriginal identity residents based on the predominant Aboriginal group.

    Release date: 2014-02-19

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201200311699
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Rates of unintentional injury hospitalization were calculated for 0- to 19-year-olds in census Dissemination Areas (DAs) where at least 33% of residents reported an Aboriginal identity. DAs were classified as high-percentage First Nations, Métis or Inuit identity based on the predominant group.

    Release date: 2012-08-15

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201200311693
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study describes an area-based method of calculating standardized, comparable hospitalization rates for areas with varying concentrations of foreign-born, at national and subnational levels.

    Release date: 2012-07-18

  • Articles and reports: 82-622-X2011007
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Hospitalizations related to ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSC) represent an indirect measure of access to primary care and the capacity of the system to manage chronic conditions such as diabetes, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. ACSC-related hospitalizations are commonly referred to as avoidable hospitalizations and thus a measure of the performance of the primary care system. There is limited evidence linking the availability of primary care and ACSC-related hospitalizations. There is, however, growing evidence regarding the role of patient characteristics, such as socioeconomic status, that may place individuals at higher risk for such a hospitalization.

    This study represents the first national level assessment of a broad range of factors associated with ACSC-related hospitalizations. The unique feature of this study is the focus on those individuals most at risk - that is, those with at least one ACS condition. The study is based on the linked health survey and hospital data that provide comprehensive information regarding patient characteristics, their access to primary care and whether or not they experienced an ACSC related hospitalization. Understanding the role of these factors may shed light on how primary care services may reduce the risk of these avoidable hospital admissions.

    Release date: 2011-06-30
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  • 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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  • Journals and periodicals: 82-003-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Health Reports, published by the Health Analysis Division of Statistics Canada, is a peer-reviewed journal of population health and health services research. It is designed for a broad audience that includes health professionals, researchers, policymakers, and the general public. The journal publishes articles of wide interest that contain original and timely analyses of national or provincial/territorial surveys or administrative databases. New articles are published electronically each month.

    Health Reports had an impact factor of 2.479 for 2016 and a five-year impact factor of 3.959. All articles are indexed in PubMed. Our online catalogue is free and receives more than 500,000 visits per year. External submissions are welcome.

    Release date: 2019-05-15

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-503-X
    Description:

    Understanding the role of women in Canadian society and how it has changed over time is dependent on having information that can begin to shed light on the diverse circumstances and experiences of women. Women in Canada provides an unparalleled compilation of data related to women's family status, education, employment, economic well-being, unpaid work, health, and more.

    Women in Canada allows readers to better understand the experience of women compared to that of men. Recognizing that women are not a homogenous group and that experiences differ not only across gender but also within gender groups, Women in Canada includes chapters on immigrant women, women in a visible minority, Aboriginal women, senior women, and women with participation and activity limitations.

    Release date: 2018-07-30

  • Articles and reports: 11-633-X2017005
    Description:

    Hospitalization rates are among commonly reported statistics related to health-care service use. The variety of methods for calculating confidence intervals for these and other health-related rates suggests a need to classify, compare and evaluate these methods. Zeno is a tool developed to calculate confidence intervals of rates based on several formulas available in the literature. This report describes the contents of the main sheet of the Zeno Tool and indicates which formulas are appropriate, based on users’ assumptions and scope of analysis.

    Release date: 2017-01-19

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201600814647
    Description:

    This study is based on 2006 Census (long-form) socio-demographic information (including Aboriginal identity) that was linked to the Discharge Abstract Database to create a sample for analysis from all provinces and territories except Quebec. The purpose is to provide national figures on acute care hospitalizations of Aboriginal (First Nations living on and off reserve, Métis, Inuit in Inuit Nunangat) and non-Aboriginal people.

    Release date: 2016-08-17

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201600814648
    Description:

    This study reports the initial results of the recent Immigrant Landing File-to-Discharge Abstract Database linkage – specifically, a bivariate overview of acute care hospitalization rates by immigration category, landing year, and source world region at the national level.

    Release date: 2016-08-17

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201501014227
    Description:

    This study uses data from the 2006 Census of Population (long-form respondents) linked to administrative records to determine if hospitalization patterns among first-generation immigrants persist in the second generation, and if patterns differ between South Asians and Chinese subgroups, when socioeconomic covariates are taken into account.

    Release date: 2015-10-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201400211902
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Based on 2004/2005 to 2009/2010 data from the Discharge Abstract Database, this study examines associations between unintentional injury hospitalizations and socio-economic status and location relative to an urban core in Dissemination Areas with a high percentage of First Nations identity residents versus a low percentage of Aboriginal identity residents based on the predominant Aboriginal group.

    Release date: 2014-02-19

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201200311699
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Rates of unintentional injury hospitalization were calculated for 0- to 19-year-olds in census Dissemination Areas (DAs) where at least 33% of residents reported an Aboriginal identity. DAs were classified as high-percentage First Nations, Métis or Inuit identity based on the predominant group.

    Release date: 2012-08-15

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201200311693
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study describes an area-based method of calculating standardized, comparable hospitalization rates for areas with varying concentrations of foreign-born, at national and subnational levels.

    Release date: 2012-07-18

  • Articles and reports: 82-622-X2011007
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Hospitalizations related to ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSC) represent an indirect measure of access to primary care and the capacity of the system to manage chronic conditions such as diabetes, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. ACSC-related hospitalizations are commonly referred to as avoidable hospitalizations and thus a measure of the performance of the primary care system. There is limited evidence linking the availability of primary care and ACSC-related hospitalizations. There is, however, growing evidence regarding the role of patient characteristics, such as socioeconomic status, that may place individuals at higher risk for such a hospitalization.

    This study represents the first national level assessment of a broad range of factors associated with ACSC-related hospitalizations. The unique feature of this study is the focus on those individuals most at risk - that is, those with at least one ACS condition. The study is based on the linked health survey and hospital data that provide comprehensive information regarding patient characteristics, their access to primary care and whether or not they experienced an ACSC related hospitalization. Understanding the role of these factors may shed light on how primary care services may reduce the risk of these avoidable hospital admissions.

    Release date: 2011-06-30
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11-522-X19990015676
    Description:

    As the population ages, a greater demand for long-term care services and, in particular, nursing homes is expected. Policy analysts continue to search for alternative, less costly forms of care for the elderly and have attempted to develop programs to delay or prevent nursing-home entry. Health care administrators required information for planning the future demand for nursing-home services. This study assesses the relative importance of predisposing, enabling, and need characteristics in predicting and understanding nursing-home entry.

    Release date: 2000-03-02
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