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  • Table: 13-10-0435-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 104-5008)
    Geography: Geographical region of Canada
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: Body mass index (BMI), Canadian standard, by age group and sex, household population aged 20 to 64 excluding pregnant women, territories.
    Release date: 2002-05-03

  • Table: 13-10-0436-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 104-5009)
    Geography: Geographical region of Canada
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: Body mass index (BMI), International standard, by age group and sex, household population aged 20 to 64 excluding pregnant women, territories.
    Release date: 2002-05-03

  • Public use microdata: 82M0009X

    The National Population Health Survey (NPHS) used the Labour Force Survey sampling frame to draw the initial sample of approximately 20,000 households starting in 1994 and for the sample top-up this third cycle. The survey is conducted every two years. The sample collection is distributed over four quarterly periods followed by a follow-up period and the whole process takes a year. In each household, some limited health information is collected from all household members and one person in each household is randomly selected for a more in-depth interview.

    The survey is designed to collect information on the health of the Canadian population and related socio-demographic information. The first cycle of data collection began in 1994, and continues every second year thereafter. The survey is designed to produce both cross-sectional and longitudinal estimates. The questionnaires includes content related to health status, use of health services, determinants of health, a health 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 mediciations. Health determinants include smoking, alcohol use and physical activity. A special focus content for this cycle includes family medical history with questions about certain chronic conditions among immediate family members and when they were acquired. As well, a section on self care has also been included this cycle. The socio-demographic information includes age, sex, education, ethnicity, household income and labour force status.

    Release date: 2000-12-19

  • Public use microdata: 82M0010X

    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: 89M0007X

    Information in this microdata file refers to survey data collected in September - November, 1994 for persons 15 years of age and older in Canada's ten provinces. The survey's main data objectives were to measure the prevalence and patterns of alcohol and other drug use, to assess harm and other consequences of drug use and to evaluate trends in recent patterns of use. Canada's Alcohol and Other Drugs Survey (CADS) also updates and expands upon data collected in the first survey, the National Alcohol and Other Drugs Survey (NADS), conducted in 1989.

    Release date: 2000-07-07

  • Table: 84-214-X

    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

    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:

    Release date: 1999-09-16

  • Table: 11-516-X198300111299

    Statistics in the tables of Section B are in two divisions. Series Bl-81 contain data on vital statistics and series B82-543 on health. Data on social welfare, formerly contained in this section, are presented separately in Section C.

    Release date: 1999-07-29

  • Public use microdata: 12M0011X
    Geography: Province or territory

    Cycle 11 collected data from persons 15 years and older and concentrated on help given or received during temporary difficult times or out of necessity due to long-term health or physical limitations in daily activities either inside or outside the household. The target population of the General Social Survey consisted of all individuals aged 15 and over living in a private household in one of the ten provinces.

    Release date: 1998-08-28

  • Table: 82-567-X

    The National Population Health Survey (NPHS) is designed to enhance the understanding of the processes affecting health. The survey collects cross-sectional as well as longitudinal data. In 1994/95 the survey interviewed a panel of 17,276 individuals, then returned to interview them a second time in 1996/97. The response rate for these individuals was 96% in 1996/97. Data collection from the panel will continue for up to two decades. For cross-sectional purposes, data were collected for a total of 81,000 household residents in all provinces (except people on Indian reserves or on Canadian Forces bases) in 1996/97.

    This overview illustrates the variety of information available by presenting data on perceived health, chronic conditions, injuries, repetitive strains, depression, smoking, alcohol consumption, physical activity, consultations with medical professionals, use of medications and use of alternative medicine.

    Release date: 1998-07-29
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  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019072

    This infographic covers actively serving Department of National Defence Canadian Armed Forces (DND-CAF) members from both the Regular Forces and Class A, B and C Primary Reserve.The findings are based on the Canadian Armed Forces Health Survey and the objective is to provide insight into the current health status of Canadian Armed Forces personnel.

    Release date: 2019-12-04

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201933720832
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-12-03

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019078

    This infographic covers Canadians aged 15 years and over whose everyday activities are limited because of a pain-related disability.

    Release date: 2019-12-03

  • Articles and reports: 89-654-X2019002

    This paper presents preliminary findings on four groups of persons with different disability dynamics, based on data collected from newly developed questions from the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD). Each of these groups has its own unique profile based on the length of time between episodes of the limitation (if such exist) as well as the limitation's progression over time.

    Release date: 2019-12-03

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-654-X

    The Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) is a national survey of Canadians aged 15 and over whose everyday activities are limited because of a long-term condition or health-related problem.

    Release date: 2019-12-03

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

    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: 2019-11-28

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201901100001

    Using data for the population aged 15 and older from the 2015 Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS), this study presents prevalence estimates of sexual minority populations and disparities in complete mental health between gay, lesbian and bisexual individuals, and their heterosexual counterparts. Complete mental health is defined as being in flourishing mental health in combination with the absence of a mood or anxiety disorder diagnosis and absence of suicide ideation in the previous 12 months.

    Release date: 2019-11-20

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201901100002

    The current study sought to describe the psychometric properties of a brief measure of combat exposure among Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel. Data from post-deployment screening were used to examine the utility of the 8-item Combat Experience Scale (CES-8) as a potential alternative to the 30-item scale (CES-30) in the contexts of both screening and survey research.

    Release date: 2019-11-20

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

    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 2.768 for 2018 and a five-year impact factor of 2.905. 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: 2019-11-20

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019075

    This infographic presents results from the 2016 and 2017 Canadian Health Measures Survey - Environmental data release, relating to lead and Bisphenol A (BPA) concentrations in the Canadian population.

    Release date: 2019-11-13
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5267
    Description: Canadian Health Survey on Seniors

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5271
    Description: This survey collects the financial and operating data needed to develop national and regional economic policies and programs.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5283
    Description: The main objective of the Survey on Maternal Health is to collect information from biological mothers about their pregnancy and postpartum experiences.

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