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  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201901000002
    Description:

    This study developed age- and sex-specific normative-referenced percentile values for five physical fitness tests across a wide age range of Canadians, using a nationally representative sample. The data are from cycle 5 of the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2016 to 2017).

    Release date: 2019-10-16

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201900800001
    Description:

    The purpose of this paper is to present an overview of the accelerometer-measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) levels of Canadian adults by age and sex, and adherence to physical activity guidelines from 2007 through 2017. A secondary purpose is to examine how the 10-minute bout stipulation affects levels of MVPA and adherence to the current physical activity guidelines. Data are from Cycle 1 (2007 to 2009), Cycle 2 (2009 to 2011), Cycle 3 (2012 to 2013), Cycle 4 (2014 to 2015) and Cycle 5 (2016 to 2017) of the Canadian Health Measures Survey.

    Release date: 2019-08-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201601014665
    Description:

    The purpose of this analysis was to use data from the 2007-to-2013 Canadian Health Measures Survey to develop reference equations for maximum, right-hand and left-hand grip strength for Canadians aged 6 to79, based on a healthy, nationally representative population. These equations can be used to determine reference values against which to assess an individual’s grip strength.

    Release date: 2016-10-19

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201601014666
    Description:

    This study compares the prevalence of reduced muscular strength among Canadians aged 60 to 79 based on grip strength cut-points, and examines associations between reduced strength and impaired mobility, self-rated health and disability.

    Release date: 2016-10-19

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201600914652
    Description:

    The present study examines the relationship between time outdoors and physical activity, sedentary time, and physical and psychosocial health among 7- to 14-year-olds who participated in the 2012/2013 Canadian Health Measures Survey.

    Release date: 2016-09-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201600314339
    Description:

    With data from the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey—Mental Health, physical abuse, sexual abuse, and exposure to intimate partner violence during childhood were examined in relation to self-perceived general health and 13 self-reported, physician-diagnosed chronic conditions among people aged 18 or older.

    Release date: 2016-03-16

  • Stats in brief: 82-625-X201500114197
    Description:

    This will feature a selection of health indicators for the 34 census metropolitan areas (CMA) in Canada. Data at the provincial and national level will be presented and compared with the data for the CMA.

    Release date: 2015-06-24

  • Stats in brief: 82-625-X201500114187
    Description:

    This is a Health fact about self-perceived health among Canadians aged 12 and older. The Canadian Community Health Survey asked questions about how Canadians felt about their own health status. Perceived health refers to a person's health in general - not only the absence of disease or injury, but also physical, mental and social well being.

    Release date: 2015-06-17

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2014003
    Description:

    Using data from the 2012 General Social Survey (GSS) on Caregiving and Care Receiving, this report presents the number of young caregivers in Canada, the relationship of the caregiver to care recipient, the intensity of caregiving, and the types of care provided. The report also highlights the impact of caregiving duties on young caregivers, examining the possible consequences on education, paid work and mental and physical health.

    Release date: 2014-09-24

  • Stats in brief: 82-625-X201400114022
    Description:

    This is a Health fact about self-perceived health among Canadians. The Canadian Community Health Survey asked questions about how Canadians felt about their own health status. Perceived health refers to a person's health in general - not only the absence of disease or injury, but also physical, mental and social well being.

    Release date: 2014-06-12
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  • Table: 82-626-X
    Description:

    This publication provides data users, health professionals and individual Canadians with a tabular overview of results from cycle 2 of the Canadian Health Measures Survey. The data were collected from August 2009 to November 2011. The publication presents a compilation of tables produced at the Canada level, by sex and age groups for various directly measured health measures. Additional tables will be added as a result of future data releases.

    Release date: 2013-04-17

  • Table: 89-586-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    The 2001 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS) is a post-censal survey of adults and children whose everyday activities are limited because of a condition or health problem. A sample of those persons who answered " Yes" to the 2001 Census disability filter questions were included in the PALS survey population. Approximately 8,000 children (aged 0 to 14) living in households in the 10 provinces were selected to participate in the children's component of the survey. Persons living in institutions, on Indian reserves and in the Yukon, Northwest Territories or Nunavut were excluded. The data were collected after the 2001 Census, between September 2001 and January 2002. Note that information on children with disabilities was gathered through interviews with their parents or guardians.

    These tables contain PALS data on children aged 5 to 14 who have disabilities and the impact of their disability on the daily activities and employment situation of their families.Specific themes covered are:-help with everyday activities received by children with disabilities;-parents access to help; formal and informal-impacts of the child's disability on the family's employment situation;-children's access to specialized aids and services; and household income.

    Tables are presented by severity of disability of children with disabilities, for Canada and provinces.

    Release date: 2003-07-29

  • Table: 89-579-X
    Description:

    The 2001 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS) is a post-censal survey of adults and children whose everyday activities are limited because of a condition or health problem. A sample of those persons who answered 'Yes' to the 2001 Census disability filter questions were included in the PALS survey population. Approximately 35,000 adults and 8,000 children living in private and some collective households in the 10 provinces were selected to participate in the survey. The data were collected after the 2001 Census, in the fall of 2001.

    These tables contain data on the number of adults and children with disabilities, disability rates, as well as the type and severity of disability, by age and sex, for Canada and the provinces.

    Release date: 2002-12-03

  • 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

  • Public use microdata: 82M0010X
    Description:

    The National Population Health Survey (NPHS) program is designed to collect information related to the health of the Canadian population. The first cycle of data collection began in 1994. The institutional component includes long-term residents (expected to stay longer than six months) in health care facilities with four or more beds in Canada with the principal exclusion of the Yukon and the Northwest Teritories. The document has been produced to facilitate the manipulation of the 1996-1997 microdata file containing survey results. The main variables include: demography, health status, chronic conditions, restriction of activity, socio-demographic, and others.

    Release date: 2000-08-02

  • Public use microdata: 12M0010X
    Description:

    Cycle 10 collected data from persons 15 years and older and concentrated on the respondent's family. Topics covered include marital history, common- law unions, biological, adopted and step children, family origins, child leaving and fertility intentions.

    The target population of the GSS (General Social Survey) consisted of all individuals aged 15 and over living in a private household in one of the ten provinces.

    Release date: 1997-02-28

  • Public use microdata: 82F0001X
    Description:

    The National Population Health Survey (NPHS) uses the Labour Force Survey sampling frame to draw a sample of approximately 22,000 households. The sample is distributed over four quarterly collection periods. In each household, some limited information is collected from all household members and one person, aged 12 years and over, in each household is randomly selected for a more in-depth interview.

    The questionnaire includes content related to health status, use of health services, determinants of health and a range of demographic and economic information. For example, the health status information includes self-perception of health, a health status index, chronic conditions, and activity restrictions. The use of health services is probed through visits to health care providers, both traditional and non-traditional, and the use of drugs and other medications. Health determinants include smoking, alcohol use, physical activity and in the first survey, emphasis has been placed on the collection of selected psycho-social factors that may influence health, such as stress, self-esteem and social support. The demographic and economic information includes age, sex, education, ethnicity, household income and labour force status.

    Release date: 1995-11-21
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  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201901000002
    Description:

    This study developed age- and sex-specific normative-referenced percentile values for five physical fitness tests across a wide age range of Canadians, using a nationally representative sample. The data are from cycle 5 of the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2016 to 2017).

    Release date: 2019-10-16

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201900800001
    Description:

    The purpose of this paper is to present an overview of the accelerometer-measured moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) levels of Canadian adults by age and sex, and adherence to physical activity guidelines from 2007 through 2017. A secondary purpose is to examine how the 10-minute bout stipulation affects levels of MVPA and adherence to the current physical activity guidelines. Data are from Cycle 1 (2007 to 2009), Cycle 2 (2009 to 2011), Cycle 3 (2012 to 2013), Cycle 4 (2014 to 2015) and Cycle 5 (2016 to 2017) of the Canadian Health Measures Survey.

    Release date: 2019-08-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201601014665
    Description:

    The purpose of this analysis was to use data from the 2007-to-2013 Canadian Health Measures Survey to develop reference equations for maximum, right-hand and left-hand grip strength for Canadians aged 6 to79, based on a healthy, nationally representative population. These equations can be used to determine reference values against which to assess an individual’s grip strength.

    Release date: 2016-10-19

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201601014666
    Description:

    This study compares the prevalence of reduced muscular strength among Canadians aged 60 to 79 based on grip strength cut-points, and examines associations between reduced strength and impaired mobility, self-rated health and disability.

    Release date: 2016-10-19

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201600914652
    Description:

    The present study examines the relationship between time outdoors and physical activity, sedentary time, and physical and psychosocial health among 7- to 14-year-olds who participated in the 2012/2013 Canadian Health Measures Survey.

    Release date: 2016-09-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201600314339
    Description:

    With data from the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey—Mental Health, physical abuse, sexual abuse, and exposure to intimate partner violence during childhood were examined in relation to self-perceived general health and 13 self-reported, physician-diagnosed chronic conditions among people aged 18 or older.

    Release date: 2016-03-16

  • Stats in brief: 82-625-X201500114197
    Description:

    This will feature a selection of health indicators for the 34 census metropolitan areas (CMA) in Canada. Data at the provincial and national level will be presented and compared with the data for the CMA.

    Release date: 2015-06-24

  • Stats in brief: 82-625-X201500114187
    Description:

    This is a Health fact about self-perceived health among Canadians aged 12 and older. The Canadian Community Health Survey asked questions about how Canadians felt about their own health status. Perceived health refers to a person's health in general - not only the absence of disease or injury, but also physical, mental and social well being.

    Release date: 2015-06-17

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2014003
    Description:

    Using data from the 2012 General Social Survey (GSS) on Caregiving and Care Receiving, this report presents the number of young caregivers in Canada, the relationship of the caregiver to care recipient, the intensity of caregiving, and the types of care provided. The report also highlights the impact of caregiving duties on young caregivers, examining the possible consequences on education, paid work and mental and physical health.

    Release date: 2014-09-24

  • Stats in brief: 82-625-X201400114022
    Description:

    This is a Health fact about self-perceived health among Canadians. The Canadian Community Health Survey asked questions about how Canadians felt about their own health status. Perceived health refers to a person's health in general - not only the absence of disease or injury, but also physical, mental and social well being.

    Release date: 2014-06-12
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 82-619-M2012004
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Mental illnesses largely involve alterations in mood, thinking, and behaviour, as well as other domains of mental functioning, and affect almost all Canadians in some way, either directly or indirectly. They routinely cause significant impairments in emotional functioning, which may lead to social or physical limitations. In some cases, such as in agoraphobia, individuals cannot even leave their homes due to intense anxiety; depression can cause an individual to lose all interest in life. This document describes the mental illnesses that have the greatest impact on Canadians in terms of prevalence or severity of disability, and how they affect the health status of Canadians.

    Release date: 2012-01-31
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