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  • Journals and periodicals: 82-221-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Over 80 indicators measure the health of the Canadian population and the effectiveness of the health care system. Designed to provide comparable information at the health region and provincial/territorial levels, these data are produced from a wide range of the most recently available sources.

    This Internet publication is produced by Statistics Canada and the Canadian Institute for Health Information.

    Release date: 2019-09-05

  • Table: 12-581-X
    Description:

    Canada at a Glance presents current statistics on Canadian demography, education, health and aging, justice, housing, income, labour market, household, economy, travel, finance, agriculture, foreign trade and environment. This booklet also includes important international comparisons, so that readers can see how Canada stacks up against its neighbours. Updated yearly, Canada at a Glance is a very useful reference for those who want quick access to current Canadian statistics.

    Release date: 2019-06-24

  • Table: 84-537-X
    Description:

    This electronic publication contains life tables comprising life expectancy and related estimates by age and sex for Canada, the provinces and territories. Detailed estimates (by single year of age) have been produced for Canada and all of the provinces, except Prince Edward Island. Abridged estimates (by five-year age group) have been produced for Prince Edward Island and the three territories separately.

    Release date: 2019-05-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 84-538-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This document presents the methodology underlying the production of the life tables for Canada, provinces and territories, from reference period 1980/1982 and onward.

    Release date: 2019-05-30

  • Stats in brief: 82-625-X201700114775
    Description:

    This fact sheet presents the age-standardized mortality rates and analyzes the trends in mortality rates since 2000, with emphasis on the leading causes of death.

    Release date: 2017-03-09

  • Stats in brief: 82-625-X201700114776
    Description:

    Statistics shown in this fact sheet come from vital statistics Canadian death database. These data are collected from all provincial and territorial vital statistics registries and contain demographic and medical (cause of death) information on all deaths in Canada.

    Release date: 2017-03-09

  • 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: 82-003-X201600714646
    Description:

    This study uses the 1991-to-2006 Census Mortality and Cancer Cohort to assess the influence of community factors as measured by the Community Well-being index and individual characteristics on the mortality of individuals who identified as Registered First Nations people or Indian band members.

    Release date: 2016-07-20

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201600514614
    Description:

    This study presents numbers and rates of Alzheimer’s disease-related mortality (underlying cause of death and a contributing cause) and examines changes between 2004 and 2011.

    Release date: 2016-05-18

  • Articles and reports: 82-624-X201600114548
    Description:

    This article presents national data on the annual rates of newly diagnosed cases of prostate cancer (incidence) and deaths due to this cancer (mortality) from 1995 to 2012. Trends in rates are presented for all ages combined and by age groups. The age distribution of both prostate cancer incidence and mortality in 2012 is compared to corresponding data from 1995.

    Release date: 2016-04-25
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  • Table: 12-581-X
    Description:

    Canada at a Glance presents current statistics on Canadian demography, education, health and aging, justice, housing, income, labour market, household, economy, travel, finance, agriculture, foreign trade and environment. This booklet also includes important international comparisons, so that readers can see how Canada stacks up against its neighbours. Updated yearly, Canada at a Glance is a very useful reference for those who want quick access to current Canadian statistics.

    Release date: 2019-06-24

  • Table: 84-537-X
    Description:

    This electronic publication contains life tables comprising life expectancy and related estimates by age and sex for Canada, the provinces and territories. Detailed estimates (by single year of age) have been produced for Canada and all of the provinces, except Prince Edward Island. Abridged estimates (by five-year age group) have been produced for Prince Edward Island and the three territories separately.

    Release date: 2019-05-30

  • Table: 82-231-X
    Description:

    The Cancer Incidence in Canada tables provide information on the number of new cases and rates of cancer tumours and patients from 1992 onwards by five-year age-groups and sex for all Canadian provinces and territories as well as information on the primary ICD-O-3 sites of cancer.

    Release date: 2011-09-27

  • Table: 82-401-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This Internet publication presents comparable health indicators for Canada, the provinces and territories. Indicators have been jointly selected by provincial and territorial health ministries, and Health Canada. Comparable Health Indicators address primary health care, home care, other programs and services, catastrophic drug coverage and pharmaceutical management, diagnostic and medical equipment, health human resources and healthy Canadians.

    Release date: 2009-05-25

  • 5. Cancer Statistics Archived
    Table: 84-601-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This product presents current and historical cancer incidence and cancer survival statistics in Canada, as well as links to the Cancer Record and Canadian Cancer Registry (CCR) procedures manuals.

    The Annual Cancer Incidence in Canada tables provide information on the number of new cases and the rates of both cancer tumours and patients from 1992 onwards, by five-year age-groups and sex for all Canadian provinces and territories.

    The Cancer Survival Statistics tables provide site-specific five-year observed and relative survival estimates for cases diagnosed from 1992 onwards. In addition to age-specific and age-standardized national (excl. Quebec) estimates, all ages (15 to 99 years) and age-standardized provincial estimates are available.

    The Cancer Record is a newsletter for cancer registries in Canada. Its purpose is to improve the quality and consistency of data submitted to the CCR.

    The compendium of Canadian Cancer Registry procedures manuals set out the rules for reporting cancer data to the CCR for all provincial and territorial cancer registries.

    Links are also provided to other Statistics Canada data on cancer. The health regions cancer rates are part of the Health Indicators. The Comparable Health Indicators present information on health status and health system performance, including cancer incidence age-standardized cancer.

    Release date: 2005-01-25

  • 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

  • 8. Births and Deaths Archived
    Table: 84-210-X
    Description:

    The statistical tables in the first part of this document relate to the numbers and rates of live births and stillbirths of at least twenty weeks gestation; total, general and age specific fertility rates; live births by age of mother and order of live birth; male and female birth weights by age of mother and gestation period at the time of birth; and live births by census division and counties in the province(s).

    In the second part of this document, the statistical tables, for Canada, the ten provinces and the two territories, relate to the numbers and rates of deaths by marital status, age and sex; infant, neonatal, postnatal and perinatal deaths; maternal deaths; and stillbirths of at least twenty weeks gestation at the time of birth.

    Release date: 1997-05-15

  • Table: 82F0008X
    Description:

    The special ten year anniversary edition of Canadian cancer statistics 1997 represents a collaborative effort between Statistics Canada, the National Cancer Institute of Canada, Health Canada, the Canadian Cancer Society, and provincial/territorial cancer registries. This 71 page monograph contains estimates of cancer incidence and mortality for 1997, historical (actual and estimated) data from 1969 to 1997, and selected indicators on the burden of cancer. Estimates were produced by modelling actual cancer incidence and mortality data by province for selected cancer sites. The special topic this year is a comparison of the burden of cancer in Canada in 1997 to that reported in the first edition in 1987.

    Release date: 1997-03-06
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  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X200800310681
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article describes the methods used to link census data from the long-form questionnaire to mortality data, and reports simple findings for the major groups, defined by income, education, occupation, language and ethnicity, Aboriginal or visible minority status, and disability status.

    Release date: 2008-09-17

  • Journals and periodicals: 82-581-X
    Description:

    This report briefly describes over 100 long-term medical follow-up studies covering topics over the complete life cycle including most age groups and diseases. The research projects examine delayed health outcomes in relation to occupational, environmental, lifestyle, medical and socio-economic factors.

    This inventory of projects carried out since 1978, searchable by themes, will aid in determining earlier research completed using record linkage plus national birth, cancer and death databases for Canada. It outlines the agencies involved, the main investigators at the time of the work, the size of the study population, and provides citations to published findings. This report will be useful for those who make or influence policies, regulations and medical guidelines, and carry out research that affects the health of the population at the industry, community, regional, national or international level.

    Release date: 2006-02-14

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20050018709
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Estimates of life expectancy in 2002, focusing on male/female differences

    Release date: 2005-11-16

  • 24. Asthma Archived
    Articles and reports: 82-003-X20040027790
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Just over 8% of the population aged 12 or older, an estimated 2.2 million Canadians, had asthma in 2003. In the three-year period from April 1998 to March 2001, about 80,000 people were hospitalized for asthma. The asthma mortality rate among both males and females has dropped almost steadily since 1985.

    Release date: 2005-03-15

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20030046978
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    - Between 1979 and 2001, 599 deaths in Canada were attributed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), only one of which was related to bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), known as "mad cow disease."

    - CJD mortality rates rise with age and are highest among people in their seventies.

    Release date: 2004-07-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20010026060
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Males' suicide rate was four times that of females, but females were hospitalized for attempted suicide at about one and a half times the rate of males in 1998/99. About 9% of people who were hospitalized for an attempted suicide that year had been discharged more than once for a suicide attempt in the same year.

    Release date: 2002-01-24

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20000035628
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Death: Shifting Trends contains statistics on life expectancy and causes of death for male and female Canadians.

    Release date: 2001-04-26

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20000025516
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines recent trends in the incidence of and mortality from colorectal cancer among Canadian men and women, then further analyzes trends by three subsites.

    Release date: 2001-02-23

  • 29. 100 years of health Archived
    Articles and reports: 11-008-X20000035387
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article looks briefly at changes in health in the 20th century, with special focus on the concerns of Canadians in childhood, mid-life and old age.

    Release date: 2000-12-12

  • Journals and periodicals: 82F0076X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Heart disease and stroke are major causes of illness, disability and death in Canada and they exact high personal, community and health care costs. The goal of The changing face of heart disease and stroke in Canada, the fifth in a series of reports from the Canadian Heart and Stroke Surveillance System (CHSSS), is to provide health professionals and policy makers with an overview of current trends in risk factors, interventions and services, and health outcomes of heart disease and stroke in Canada.

    Release date: 1999-10-21
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 84-538-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This document presents the methodology underlying the production of the life tables for Canada, provinces and territories, from reference period 1980/1982 and onward.

    Release date: 2019-05-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 82-573-G
    Description:

    The Guide to health statistics leads to health-related information with links to vital statistics such as births, deaths, marriages and divorces, to cancer statistics, health determinants, health status, health care, smoking and tobacco use and more. There is also information on cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys from the Canadian Community Health Survey and the National Population Health Survey.

    This user's guide has been developed by Health Statistics Division to facilitate access on health information at Statistics Canada. It includes information with links to products and programs from Health Statistics Division, other divisions at Statistics Canada and other health related programs outside Statistics Canada.

    Release date: 2000-10-11
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