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  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019072
    Description:

    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

  • Table: 13-10-0751-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Number and proportion of prevalent cancer cases for two-, five-, ten- and twenty-year prevalence durations from January 1st,1994 to the most recent index date available. Included are all invasive cancers and in situ bladder cancer with cases defined using the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Groups for Primary Site based on the World Health Organization International Classification of Diseases for Oncology, Third Edition (ICD-O-3). Random rounding of case counts to the nearest multiple of 5 is used to prevent inappropriate disclosure of health-related information.

    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
    Description:

    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

  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2019035
    Description:

    This data visualization tool highlights disability rates by age and sex for provinces and territories based on data from the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability. The survey provides data on the demographic, employment, and income characteristics of Canadians with disabilities aged 15 years and over.

    Release date: 2019-12-03

  • Articles and reports: 89-654-X2019002
    Description:

    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
    Description:

    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

  • Table: 13-10-0730-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 5 years
    Description:

    Differences in the type of disabilities (grouped) persons with disabilities have in terms of those employed, unemployed, or not in the labour force, as well as the participation rate, the employment rate and the unemployment rate, between the ages of 25 and 64, Canada, provinces and territories.

    Release date: 2019-12-03

  • Table: 13-10-0740-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 5 years
    Description:

    Differences in the number and proportion of persons with disabilities in terms of those who have potential to work, or no potential to work, between the ages of 25 and 64, by sex, Canada, provinces and territories.

    Release date: 2019-12-03

  • Table: 13-10-0749-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 5 years
    Description:

    Differences in the number and proportion of employed persons with disabilities in terms of those who have flexible work arrangements, workstations modifications, or other equipment, help or work arrangement, between the ages of 25 and 64, by sex, Canada, provinces and territories.

    Release date: 2019-12-03
Data (894)

Data (894) (880 to 890 of 894 results)

  • 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
    Description:

    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
    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: 89M0007X
    Description:

    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
    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

  • Table: 11-516-X198300111299
    Description:

    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
    Description:

    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
    Description:

    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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Analysis (1,296) (1,290 to 1,300 of 1,296 results)

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X19950011664
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    In the early 1990s, Canadians were less likely to be hospitalized than they had been a decade before. And when they did enter hospital, their stays tended to be shorter. As well, hospitalization for surgical procedures was less frequent and required less time in hospital.

    Nonetheless, a few patterns persisted throughout the decade. Females were more likely than males to be admitted to hospital - largely a reflection of obstetrical procedures - but females' average length of stay was slightly less than that of male patients. However, with advancing age, the likelihood of hospitalization and the duration of stays increased for both sexes.

    Release date: 1995-07-27

  • 1,292. Deaths, 1993 Archived
    Articles and reports: 82-003-X19950011665
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Between 1992 and 1993, the life expectancy at birth of Canadians fell slightly, from 78.06 to 77.95 years. This decline reflected an unusually sharp upturn in the number of deaths in 1993, which was attributable, to some extent, to an influenza outbreak in early spring that year, and to substantial increases in tobaccorelated deaths among women. The overall decline in life expectancy occurred in every province except Nova Scotia, and affected both sexes, although it was more pronounced among females.

    Release date: 1995-07-27

  • 1,293. Tired workers Archived
    Articles and reports: 75-001-X19950021600
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Lack of sleep is not the only cause of daytime sleepiness; many other things can induce it, including excessive warmth, boredom, or performing a demanding but uninteresting task. This study measures tiredness based on respondent assessment of drowsiness during working hours.

    Release date: 1995-06-01

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X199200353
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    More than one-quarter of all time-loss claims due to work accidents are for back injuries. This article traces the pattern of growth in back-injury claims accepted by Workers' Compensation Boards during the last decade.

    Release date: 1992-09-01

  • 1,295. Under the influence Archived
    Articles and reports: 75-001-X199000385
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Alcohol and drug abuse is one of the most important social issues in Canada today. Using results from the National Alcohol and Drug Survey, this article profiles the extent of alcohol and illegal drug use of Canadians by level of education, income and occupation.

    Release date: 1990-08-24

  • 1,296. Disabled workers Archived
    Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890042286
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    There were nearly 400,000 disabled workers in Canada in 1986 - less than a third of working age Canadians with a disability. What are the characteristics of disabled workers? This study compares disabled workers with the non-disabled in the work force and with disabled persons outside of the work force.

    Release date: 1989-12-20
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Reference (103) (60 to 70 of 103 results)

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4401
    Description: The main objective of the Youth Smoking Survey (YSS) is to provide current information on the smoking behaviour of students in grades 5 to 9 (in Quebec primary school grades 5 and 6 and secondary school grades 1 to 3), and to measure changes that occurred since the last time the survey was conducted. Additionally, the survey collects basic data on alcohol and drug use by students in grades 7 to 9 (in Quebec secondary 1 to 3). Results of the Youth Smoking Survey will help with the evaluation of anti-smoking and anti-drug use programs, as well as with the development of new programs.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4408
    Description: The data will be used by Health Canada, the Health Promotion Directorate as well as Researchers for alcohol and other drug use in Canada. Information will be used to inform the decision making and program planning efforts of policy makers, practitioners and researchers.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4409
    Description: The main purpose of this survey is to collect data to monitor cigarette smoking in Canada and attempt to measure the effect of cigarette price reductions on smoking behaviour.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4419
    Description: The results from this survey will be used to develop new programs to educate and inform the public, and to determine the need for new services.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4440
    Description: The main objective of the survey is to provide continual and reliable data on tobacco, alcohol and drug use and related issues, with the primary focus on 15 to 24 year olds.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4502
    Description: The two primary objectives of the General Social Survey (GSS) are: to gather data on social trends in order to monitor changes in the living conditions and well being of Canadians over time; and to provide information on specific social policy issues of current or emerging interest. The purpose of this survey is to provide a snapshot of the lives of caregivers and care receivers in today's Canada.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5002
    Description: The objective of the survey was to provide information on the experiences of respondents in using some selected health care services. The survey focused on two main topics: waiting for specialized services for a new illness or condition and access to basic health care.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5003
    Description: The NPHS Health Institutions Component survey data support national level estimates only.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5004
    Description: The National Population Health Survey (NPHS) collects information related to the health of the Canadian population and related socio-demographic information.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5015
    Description: The purpose of the Canadian Community Health Survey - Mental Health (CCHS - Mental Health) is to collect information about mental health status, access to and perceived need for formal and informal services and supports, functioning and disability, and covariates.

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