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  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019049
    Description:

    This infographic covers youth with disabilities, aged 15 to 24 years, and their educational experiences. The findings are based on the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability and covers students who were attending school at the time of the survey.

    Release date: 2019-09-10

  • 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: 13-10-0370-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 102-0122)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Health adjusted life expectancy and life expectancy rates, at birth and at age 65, by sex, three-year average, by income quintiles.

    Release date: 2019-09-05

  • Table: 13-10-0744-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 102-4316)
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Number of premature and potentially avoidable deaths and premature and potentially avoidable age-standardized mortality rate, by sex, on an annual basis. Premature deaths are those of individuals who are younger than age 75. Avoidable mortality is defined as "untimely deaths that should not occur in the presence of timely and effective health care, including prevention". These data are available at the Canada, Province or territory level.

    Release date: 2019-09-05

  • Table: 13-10-0753-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Premature deaths are those of individuals who are younger than age 75. Avoidable mortality is defined as "untimely deaths that should not occur in the presence of timely and effective health care, including prevention".

    Release date: 2019-09-05

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201900100011
    Description:

    This document is a supplement to The Daily article, Wastewater-based estimates of cannabis and drug use in Canada: Pilot-Test Results (citation). It describes the data analysis supporting the results of the article, including the statistical testing and the treatment of outliers and missing data. Additionally, for each of the parameters required to estimate drug consumption, the document provides the values and uncertainty that were used and references to the literature supporting those values.

    Release date: 2019-08-26

  • Articles and reports: 11-621-M2019004
    Description:

    Legalization of cannabis production, sale, and use in Canada on October 17, 2018 serves as the context for the implementation of the largest wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) pilot test conducted to date in North America (covering 8.4 million people) and the first by a national statistical agency. Wastewater samples were collected in five large urban centres across Canada over the period March 2018 to February 2019. In addition to presenting the results by month and by city for certain drugs, this document presents preliminary estimates of total use of cannabis, methamphetamine, and cocaine.

    Release date: 2019-08-26

  • 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-X201900800002
    Description:

    The Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) provides a unique opportunity to examine the characteristics of the population with unperceived hearing loss-a term that refers to those who do not self-report a hearing impairment despite having some audiometrically measured hearing loss. Data from cycles 3 (2012 to 2013) and 4 (2014 to 2015) of the CHMS were combined and used to examine the adult population aged 40 to 79 years with unperceived hearing loss. The analysis describes the prevalence of audiometrically measured hearing loss and self-reported hearing impairment. The prevalence of unperceived hearing loss was examined by selected sociodemographic, health and other characteristics.

    Release date: 2019-08-21

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201923321543
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-08-21
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  • Table: 13-10-0370-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 102-0122)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Health adjusted life expectancy and life expectancy rates, at birth and at age 65, by sex, three-year average, by income quintiles.

    Release date: 2019-09-05

  • Table: 13-10-0744-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 102-4316)
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Number of premature and potentially avoidable deaths and premature and potentially avoidable age-standardized mortality rate, by sex, on an annual basis. Premature deaths are those of individuals who are younger than age 75. Avoidable mortality is defined as "untimely deaths that should not occur in the presence of timely and effective health care, including prevention". These data are available at the Canada, Province or territory level.

    Release date: 2019-09-05

  • Table: 13-10-0753-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Premature deaths are those of individuals who are younger than age 75. Avoidable mortality is defined as "untimely deaths that should not occur in the presence of timely and effective health care, including prevention".

    Release date: 2019-09-05

  • Table: 18-10-0004-08
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory, Census subdivision
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Monthly indexes and percentage changes for selected sub-groups of the health and personal care component of the Consumer Price Index (CPI), not seasonally adjusted, for Canada, provinces, Whitehorse and Yellowknife. Data are presented for the corresponding month of the previous year, the previous month and the current month. The base year for the index is 2002=100.
    Release date: 2019-08-21

  • Table: 13-10-0383-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description:

    Number and percentage of people reporting cannabis use in the past three months by quarter, geography, gender, age, household population aged 15 years or older, Canada.

    Release date: 2019-08-15

  • Table: 13-10-0162-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    The summary statistics by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) which include: operating revenue (dollars x 1,000,000), operating expenses (dollars x 1,000,000), salaries wages and benefits (dollars x 1,000,000), and operating profit margin (by percent), for home health care services (NAICS 621610) and services for the elderly and persons with disabilities (NAICS 624120), annual, Canada.

    Release date: 2019-07-31

  • Table: 13-10-0096-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 105-0508)
    Geography: Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Health characteristics, annual estimates, by age group and sex, Canada (excluding territories) and provinces.

    Release date: 2019-06-25

  • Table: 13-10-0096-02
    Geography: Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Number and percentage of persons based on the perception of their health status, by age group and sex.

    Release date: 2019-06-25

  • Table: 13-10-0096-03
    Geography: Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Number and percentage of persons based on the perception of their mental health status, by age group and sex.

    Release date: 2019-06-25

  • Table: 13-10-0096-04
    Geography: Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Number and percentage of persons experiencing quite a lot or extreme stress most days of their lives, by age group and sex.

    Release date: 2019-06-25
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  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019049
    Description:

    This infographic covers youth with disabilities, aged 15 to 24 years, and their educational experiences. The findings are based on the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability and covers students who were attending school at the time of the survey.

    Release date: 2019-09-10

  • 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

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201900100011
    Description:

    This document is a supplement to The Daily article, Wastewater-based estimates of cannabis and drug use in Canada: Pilot-Test Results (citation). It describes the data analysis supporting the results of the article, including the statistical testing and the treatment of outliers and missing data. Additionally, for each of the parameters required to estimate drug consumption, the document provides the values and uncertainty that were used and references to the literature supporting those values.

    Release date: 2019-08-26

  • Articles and reports: 11-621-M2019004
    Description:

    Legalization of cannabis production, sale, and use in Canada on October 17, 2018 serves as the context for the implementation of the largest wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) pilot test conducted to date in North America (covering 8.4 million people) and the first by a national statistical agency. Wastewater samples were collected in five large urban centres across Canada over the period March 2018 to February 2019. In addition to presenting the results by month and by city for certain drugs, this document presents preliminary estimates of total use of cannabis, methamphetamine, and cocaine.

    Release date: 2019-08-26

  • 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-X201900800002
    Description:

    The Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) provides a unique opportunity to examine the characteristics of the population with unperceived hearing loss-a term that refers to those who do not self-report a hearing impairment despite having some audiometrically measured hearing loss. Data from cycles 3 (2012 to 2013) and 4 (2014 to 2015) of the CHMS were combined and used to examine the adult population aged 40 to 79 years with unperceived hearing loss. The analysis describes the prevalence of audiometrically measured hearing loss and self-reported hearing impairment. The prevalence of unperceived hearing loss was examined by selected sociodemographic, health and other characteristics.

    Release date: 2019-08-21

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201923321543
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-08-21

  • 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 2.571 for 2017 and a five-year impact factor of 3.126. 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: 2019-08-21

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201922718323
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-08-15

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019057
    Description:

    The main objective of the National Cannabis Survey is to better understand the frequency of cannabis usage in Canada and to monitor changes in behaviour as a result of the legalization of cannabis for non-medical use.

    Release date: 2019-08-15
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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

  • Notices and consultations: 92-140-X2011001
    Description:

    Before each Census of Population, Statistics Canada carries out a three- to four-year process to review the content of the census questionnaires in consultation with census data users, performing tests and developing questionnaire content to ensure that it takes into account the evolution of Canadian society. Factors considered in developing the content include legislative requirements regarding information, program and policy requirements; the burden placed on respondents to respond to questions; concerns about privacy; feedback from consultations and tests; data quality; costs and operational considerations; the comparability of data with earlier data and the availability of alternative data sources. Before each census, Statistics Canada tests the questionnaire content through an extensive test. The content report presents the analyses conducted from the data collected from this test and the results that are used to fine tune the questionnaires, the methodology and the systems used for the Census Program.

    Release date: 2011-06-14

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 82-230-X
    Description:

    This report presents the results of the 3rd Consensus Conference on Health Indicators that was convened in March 2009, including information that was presented at the conference, a summary of the consultation process leading up to the event, and the priority health areas deemed most important for future indicator development work.

    The conference marked the 10th anniversary of the Health Indicators project, a collaboration between Statistics Canada and Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). The goal of the project is to provide health regions, health care providers and the public in general with reliable and comparable data on the health of Canadians and to assist stakeholders and decision makers in the use and interpretation of the indicator data.

    Release date: 2009-12-21

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 82-622-X2008003
    Description:

    Since 2007/2008, Statistics Canada has centred analysis of data holdings related to health as well as our program of dissemination of health research within the new Health Information and Research Division (HIRD).

    The new division has launched a comprehensive approach to analytical planning including environmental scanning and consultation; establishment of strategic multi-year priorities for health research at Statistics Canada; a process of project selection and review that ensures that analytical effort addresses our priorities; metrics to measure our adherence to priorities and the impact of our analytical effort; and communication and dissemination of analytical plans.

    This multi-year analytical plan identifies the key high-level priority areas for Statistics Canada's investment in health research for 2008/2009 to 2010/2011, and serves as a blueprint for subsequent operational research planning.

    Release date: 2009-01-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 82-582-X
    Description:

    This special methodological paper will help readers understand and assess reports that rank the health status or health system performance of a country, province or jurisdiction. The report outlines the components and processes that underlie health rankings, explores why such rankings can be difficult to interpret and includes a plain-language checklist to use as a critical evaluative resource when reading health-ranking reports.

    Release date: 2008-09-16

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 12-001-X200800110618
    Description:

    The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is one of a series of health-related programs sponsored by the United States National Center for Health Statistics. A unique feature of NHANES is the administration of a complete medical examination for each respondent in the sample. To standardize administration, these examinations are carried out in mobile examination centers. The examination includes physical measurements, tests such as eye and dental examinations, and the collection of blood and urine specimens for laboratory testing. NHANES is an ongoing annual health survey of the noninstitutionalized civilian population of the United States. The major analytic goals of NHANES include estimating the number and percentage of persons in the U.S. population and in designated subgroups with selected diseases and risk factors. The sample design for NHANES must create a balance between the requirements for efficient annual and multiyear samples and the flexibility that allows changes in key design parameters to make the survey more responsive to the needs of the research and health policy communities. This paper discusses the challenges involved in designing and implementing a sample selection process that satisfies the goals of NHANES.

    Release date: 2008-06-26

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 89-631-X
    Description:

    This report highlights the latest developments and rationale behind recent cycles of the General Social Survey (GSS). Starting with an overview of the GSS mandate and historic cycle topics, we then focus on two recent cycles related to families in Canada: Family Transitions (2006) and Family, Social Support and Retirement (2007). Finally, we give a summary of what is to come in the 2008 GSS on Social Networks, and describe a special project to mark 'Twenty Years of GSS'.

    The survey collects data over a twelve month period from the population living in private households in the 10 provinces. For all cycles except Cycles 16 and 21, the population aged 15 and older has been sampled. Cycles 16 and 21 sampled persons aged 45 and older.

    Cycle 20 (GSS 2006) is the fourth cycle of the GSS to collect data on families (the first three cycles on the family were in 1990, 1995 and 2001). Cycle 20 covers much the same content as previous cycles on families with some sections revised and expanded. The data enable analysts to measure conjugal and fertility history (chronology of marriages, common-law unions, and children), family origins, children's home leaving, fertility intentions, child custody as well as work history and other socioeconomic characteristics. Questions on financial support agreements or arrangements (for children and the ex-spouse or ex-partner) for separated and divorced families have been modified. Also, sections on social networks, well-being and housing characteristics have been added.

    Release date: 2008-05-27

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 82-225-X200701010508
    Description:

    The Record Linkage Overview describes the process used in annual internal record linkage of the Canadian Cancer Registry. The steps include: preparation; pre-processing; record linkage; post-processing; analysis and resolution; resolution entry; and, resolution processing.

    Release date: 2008-01-18

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 82-225-X
    Description:

    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.

    Release date: 2008-01-18

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 82-225-X20070109648
    Description:

    The Record Linkage Overview describes the process used in annual internal record linkage of the Canadian Cancer Registry. The steps include: preparation; pre-processing; record linkage; post-processing; analysis and resolution; resolution entry; and, resolution processing.

    Release date: 2007-06-21

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