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  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201917920478
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-06-28

  • Articles and reports: 99-011-X2019001
    Description:

    The article presents suicide rates for the 2011-2016 time period among self-identifying First Nations, Métis, Inuit, and non-Indigenous people in private dwellings in Canada. It also explores the influence of socioeconomic factors in the disparity in risk of suicide between First Nations people, Métis, Inuit and non-Indigenous people in Canada. It uses the 2011 Canadian Census Health and Environment Cohort (CanCHEC), resulting from a record integration between the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) and the Canadian Vital Statistics Database (CVSD).

    Release date: 2019-06-28

  • Articles and reports: 82-625-X201900100005
    Description:

    This is a Health fact sheet about Canadians aged 18 and older who are overweight or obese, based on self-reported height and weight that has been adjusted with correction factors. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

    Release date: 2019-06-25

  • Articles and reports: 82-625-X201900100006
    Description:

    This is a Health fact sheet about cigarette smoking among Canadians aged 12 and older. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

    Release date: 2019-06-25

  • Articles and reports: 82-625-X201900100007
    Description:

    This is a Health fact sheet about heavy drinking habits among Canadians aged 12 and older. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

    Release date: 2019-06-25

  • Articles and reports: 82-625-X201900100008
    Description:

    This is a Health fact sheet about the use of prescription and non-prescription pain relief medications containing opioids, as well as their problematic usage, among Canadians aged 15 and older. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

    Release date: 2019-06-25

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20191764600
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-06-25

  • Journals and periodicals: 82-625-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Health fact sheets will include short, focused, single-theme analysis documents. Over the course of the series, analysis will include topics on: Health conditions, lifestyle, well-being, disability, prevention and detection of disease, deaths, pregnancy and birth, health care services and environmental factors.

    Release date: 2019-06-25

  • 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
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  • 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

  • Table: 13-10-0096-05
    Geography: Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Number and percentage of persons being satisfied or very satisfied with their life in general, by age group and sex.

    Release date: 2019-06-25

  • Table: 13-10-0096-06
    Geography: Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Number and percentage of persons having been diagnosed with arthritis, by age group and sex.

    Release date: 2019-06-25

  • Table: 13-10-0096-07
    Geography: Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Number and percentage of persons having been diagnosed with diabetes, by age group and sex.

    Release date: 2019-06-25

  • Table: 13-10-0096-08
    Geography: Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Number and percentage of persons having been diagnosed with asthma, by age group and sex.

    Release date: 2019-06-25

  • Table: 13-10-0096-09
    Geography: Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Number and percentage of persons having been diagnosed with high blood pressure, by age group and sex.

    Release date: 2019-06-25

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

    Number and percentage of persons being current smokers, by age group and sex.

    Release date: 2019-06-25
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  • Articles and reports: 82-622-X2018001
    Description:

    The purpose of this working paper is to define the concept of peer groups, to give an overview of how they are created and to demonstrate their usefulness.

    Release date: 2018-12-14

  • Journals and periodicals: 82-622-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The Health Research Working Paper Series publishes: analytical work-in-progress; background documentation for specific research projects (e.g methodological papers); lengthy reports intended for specific clients, and; compendiums of data tables. Publication in this series does not preclude publication of specific aspects of the work in a peer-reviewed journal.

    Release date: 2018-12-14

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20183324467
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2018-11-28

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2018035
    Description:

    The infographic is a short representation of the data findings from the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability. It highlights points from the sections on demographics, employment and unmet needs.

    Release date: 2018-11-28

  • Stats in brief: 11-629-X2018004
    Description:

    This video features the highlights of the Canadian Survey on Disability, 2017, using American Sign Language (ASL).

    Release date: 2018-11-28

  • Articles and reports: 89-654-X2018001
    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.

    The 2017 CSD Concepts and Methods Guide is designed to assist CSD data users by providing relevant information on survey content and concepts, sampling design, collection methods, data processing, data quality and product availability. Chapter 1 of this guide provides an overview of the 2017 CSD by introducing the survey's background and objectives. Chapter 2 explains the key concepts and definitions and introduces the indicators measured by the CSD questionnaire modules. Chapters 3 to 6 cover important aspects of survey methodology, from sampling design to data collection and processing. Chapters 7 and 8 cover issues of data quality, including the approaches used to minimize and correct errors throughout all stages of the survey. Users are cautioned against making comparisons with data from the 2012 CSD. Chapter 9 outlines the survey products that are available to the public, including data tables, an analytical article and reference material. Appendices provide more detail on the survey's indicators and other supporting documents for the CSD.

    Release date: 2018-11-28

  • Articles and reports: 89-654-X2018002
    Description:

    This profile article is the first main release by Statistics Canada based on findings from the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability. It is divided into three sections - demographics, employment, and income - and provides a general snapshot on persons with disabilities to inform on emerging government priorities (such as Opportunity for All: Canada's First Poverty Reduction Strategy; Government of Canada, 2018) and community interest in the areas of disability prevalence, labour market participation, and income inequality.

    Release date: 2018-11-28

  • Articles and reports: 89-654-X2018003
    Description:

    The purpose of this fact sheet is to provide an overview of the evolution of disability in Canada since the mid-1980's. It explains how the federal government, academics and person's with disabilities have worked together to develop survey questions that reflect this evolution and the impact that this evolution has had on the ability to measure change.

    Release date: 2018-11-28

  • 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: 2018-11-28

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201801100001
    Description:

    This study provides updated Canadian utility score norms, estimated using the Health Utilities Index Mark 3 instrument, for a broad range of chronic conditions. It extends prior work aimed at providing age- and sex-specific utility score norms for Canada, as well as for each province and territory. Data from the 2013 and 2014 Canadian Community Health Survey were used.

    Release date: 2018-11-21
Reference (102)

Reference (102) (0 to 10 of 102 results)

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 45-20-00012019002
    Description:

    The User Guide for the Canadian Index of Multiple Deprivation (CIMD) outlines uses for the index, as well as it provides a brief description of the methodology behind the development of the index. This User Guide also provides instructions on how to use the index, and lists considerations when using the CIMD data.

    Release date: 2019-06-12

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 45-20-0001
    Description:

    The Canadian Index of Multiple Deprivation (CIMD) is an area-based index which used 2016 Census of Population microdata to measure four key dimensions of deprivation at the dissemination area (DA)-level: residential instability, economic dependency, situational vulnerability and ethno-cultural composition.

    The CIMD allows for an understanding of inequalities in various measures of health and social well-being. While it is a geographically-based index of deprivation and marginalization, it can also be used as a proxy for an individual. The CIMD has the potential to be widely used by researchers on a variety of topics related to socio-economic research. Other uses for the index may include: policy planning and evaluation, or resource allocation.

    Release date: 2019-06-12

  • 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: 11-633-X2019001
    Description:

    The mandate of the Analytical Studies Branch (ASB) is to provide high-quality, relevant and timely information on economic, health and social issues that are important to Canadians. The branch strategically makes use of expert knowledge and a large range of statistical sources to describe, draw inferences from, and make objective and scientifically supported deductions about the evolving nature of the Canadian economy and society. Research questions are addressed by applying leading-edge methods, including microsimulation and predictive analytics using a range of linked and integrated administrative and survey data. In supporting greater access to data, ASB linked data are made available to external researchers and policy makers to support evidence-based decision making. Research results are disseminated by the branch using a range of mediums (i.e., research papers, studies, infographics, videos, and blogs) to meet user needs. The branch also provides analytical support and training, feedback, and quality assurance to the wide range of programs within and outside Statistics Canada.

    Release date: 2019-05-29

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-307-X
    Description:

    The 2016 Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report deals with: (1) Aboriginal ancestry, (2) Aboriginal identity, (3) Registered Indian status and (4) First Nation/Indian band membership.

    Release date: 2019-03-15

  • Geographic files and documentation: 82-402-X
    Description:

    Health regions are defined by the provinces and represent administrative areas or regions of interest to health authorities. This product contains correspondence files (linking health regions to latest Census geographic codes) and digital boundary files. User documentation provides an overview of health regions, sources, methods, limitations and product description (file format and layout).

    In addition to the geographic files, this product also includes Census data (basic profile) for health regions.

    Release date: 2018-12-14

  • Notices and consultations: 92-140-X2016001
    Description:

    The 2016 Census Program Content Test was conducted from May 2 to June 30, 2014. The Test was designed to assess the impact of any proposed content changes to the 2016 Census Program and to measure the impact of including a social insurance number (SIN) question on the data quality.

    This quantitative test used a split-panel design involving 55,000 dwellings, divided into 11 panels of 5,000 dwellings each: five panels were dedicated to the Content Test while the remaining six panels were for the SIN Test. Two models of test questionnaires were developed to meet the objectives, namely a model with all the proposed changes EXCEPT the SIN question and a model with all the proposed changes INCLUDING the SIN question. A third model of 'control' questionnaire with the 2011 content was also developed. The population living in a private dwelling in mail-out areas in one of the ten provinces was targeted for the test. Paper and electronic response channels were part of the Test as well.

    This report presents the Test objectives, the design and a summary of the analysis in order to determine potential content for the 2016 Census Program. Results from the data analysis of the Test were not the only elements used to determine the content for 2016. Other elements were also considered, such as response burden, comparison over time and users’ needs.

    Release date: 2016-04-01

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 89-654-X2016003
    Description:

    This paper describes the process that led to the creation of the new Disability Screening Questions (DSQ), jointly developped by Statistics Canada and Employment and Social Development Canada. The DSQ form a new module which can be put on general population surveys to allow comparisons of persons with and without a disability. The paper explains why there are two versions of the DSQ—a long and a short one—, the difference between the two, and how each version can be used.

    Release date: 2016-02-29

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11-629-X2016001
    Description:

    Introductory video for the survey provided to respondents at the household and posted on the Canadian Health Measures Survey Respondent relations (Statcan) website.

    Release date: 2016-01-05

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 89-654-X2014001
    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.

    The 2012 CSD Concepts and Methods Guide is designed to assist data users by providing relevant information on survey content and concepts, sampling design, collection methods, data processing, data quality and product availability. Chapter 1 of this guide provides an overview of the 2012 CSD by introducing the survey's background and objectives. Chapter 2 explains the key concepts and definitions and introduces the indicators measured by the CSD questionnaire modules. Chapters 3 to 6 cover important aspects of survey methodology, from sampling design to data collection and processing. Chapters 7 and 8 cover issues of data quality, including the approaches used to minimize and correct errors throughout all stages of the survey. Users are cautioned against making comparisons with data from previous Participation and Activity Limitations Surveys. Chapter 9 outlines the survey products that are available to the public, including data tables, a fact sheet and reference material. Appendices provide more detail on survey indicators as well as a glossary of terms.

    Release date: 2014-02-05

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