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  • 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

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201900300001
    Description:

    This study summarizes new tinnitus data for individuals aged 19 to 79 years from the Canadian Health Measures Survey from 2012 through 2015. It includes estimates of bothersome tinnitus and an exploration of factors associated with the condition.

    Release date: 2019-03-20

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201800700002
    Description:

    This study provides new evidence on TB-related hospitalizations among new immigrants to Canada. It uses a unique linked data file (2000-to-2013 Longitudinal Immigration Database (IMDB) linked to the Canadian Institute for Health Information's Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) from 2001/2002 to 2013/2014) that brings together information from immigrant landing records and hospital data for a maximum of 13 years to identify a TB-related hospital event after landing. Specifically, this paper provides a profile of the timing of TB-related acute care hospitalization, starting from the time of landing among immigrants who officially landed in Canada from 2000 to 2013, as well as an estimation of the burden of TB hospital care in Canada incurred by these recent immigrants relative to the total Canadian population.

    Release date: 2018-07-18

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201700314780
    Description:

    Based on data from the 2014 Canadian Community Health Survey and the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey - Mental Health, this study provides estimates of medically unexplained physical symptoms (MUPS) prevalence in the household population aged 25 or older. MUPS are examined in relation to sociodemographic characteristics, physical and mental comorbidity, health care use and unmet needs, labour force participation and productivity.

    Release date: 2017-03-15

  • Articles and reports: 11-631-X2016001
    Description:

    This presentation highlights some of the major analytical findings related to health and aging research conducted at Statistics Canada over the past five years. The presentation begins with current demographic findings and projections to set the context followed by research highlights which focus on key areas pertinent to aging including chronic conditions, social isolation, home care, neurological disease and transitions to institutional care. Many of the research highlights are drawn from recent Statistics Canada publications, links to the full research articles are provided where available.

    Release date: 2016-07-28

  • 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

  • Articles and reports: 82-624-X201600114308
    Description:

    This article explores deaths in Canada that involved sepsis, a serious medical condition caused by an overwhelming immune response to an infection. Sepsis-associated mortality rates are presented over time and by sex, age and underlying cause of death. The article uses multiple-causes-of-death data from the Canadian Vital Statistics – Death Database. Data from the years 2000 to 2011 are used when discussing changes over time.

    Release date: 2016-01-21

  • Stats in brief: 89-654-X2015002
    Description:

    This document contains survey results on the number of persons with memory disabilities, prevalence of disability, memory disabilities by age, co-occuring disabilities, educational attainment and experiences as well as employment, memory disabilities in the work place, job modifications, hours worked, not in the labour force, job search barriers, help with everyday activities and income, for Canada.

    Release date: 2015-07-27

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201500714206
    Description:

    The 2012/2013 Canadian Health Measures Survey collected audiometric and self-reported data to estimate the prevalence of hearing loss and limitations in a population-based sample of Canadians. This study presents an analysis of CHMS audiometric and self-reported hearing data for adults aged 20 to 79.

    Release date: 2015-07-15

  • Stats in brief: 82-625-X201500114156
    Description:

    This is a health fact sheet about hearing loss in Canadians aged 6 to 79. Results shown are based on otoscopy, tympanometry and distortion product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAE) test data from the Canadian Health Measures Survey.

    Release date: 2015-04-15
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 82-619-M2006003
    Description:

    This document examines the functional limitations, physical, emotional and social, related to the musculoskeletal conditions having the largest impact on the health of Canadians. These functional limitations are described and classified using the Classification and Measurement System of Functional Health (CLAMES).

    These descriptions and classifications are the first step in a new approach to measuring the health of Canadians that examines what factors are adversely affecting population health and how to address them. This document also provides health professionals, advocacy groups, and individual Canadians with an overview of how living with certain musculoskeletal conditions affects day-to-day functioning.

    Release date: 2006-04-04

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5071
    Description: The Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) aims to collect important health information through a household interview and direct physical measures at a mobile examination centre (MEC), sometimes referred to as a mobile clinic.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5189
    Description: The objectives of the BCPCHC Survey are: - To provide more information on how people manage their chronic conditions; - To identify barriers to care for those living with chronic conditions including economic and travel related barriers; - To identify barriers to self-management of chronic conditions.
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