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  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201901000001
    Description:

    Using data spanning a decade (2007 to 2017) from cycles 1, 2 and 5 of the Canadian Health Measures Survey, this study provides a comprehensive update of current fitness levels and a description of recent trends in the fitness levels of Canadian children and youth aged 6 to 19 years.

    Release date: 2019-10-16

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201901000002
    Description:

    This study developed age- and sex-specific normative-referenced percentile values for five physical fitness tests across a wide age range of Canadians, using a nationally representative sample. The data are from cycle 5 of the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2016 to 2017).

    Release date: 2019-10-16

  • Table: 13-10-0324-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 117-0006)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description: Physical fitness measures of the household population, by sex and age group.
    Release date: 2019-10-16

  • Table: 13-10-0755-01
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Distribution of the household population by physical fitness classification, by sex and age group.

    Release date: 2019-10-16

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201900900001
    Description:

    The purpose of this study is to examine how the association between walkability or an "activity friendly environment" and physical activity varies across the lifespan and by the various domains of physical activity in Canadians by combining the newly-developed Canadian Active Living Environments Database (Can-ALE) with two nationally-representative health surveys. Data are from the 2016 Can-ALE database, the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2009-2015), and the Canadian Community Health Survey (2015-2016).

    Release date: 2019-09-18

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201900900002
    Description:

    The purpose of this study is to examine the association between walkability and obesity and self-rated general and mental health in a nationally-representative sample of Canadians in children and adults. A secondary purpose is to examine and describe the mediating effect of physical activity in the association between walkability and obesity. Data are from the 2016 Canadian Active Living Environments database and the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2009-2015).

    Release date: 2019-09-18

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019066
    Description:

    This infographic presents findings on the association between walkable neighbourhoods and physical activity by age and type of physical activity, as well as the association between walkability and obesity.

    Release date: 2019-09-18

  • 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-X201900700001
    Description:

    Statistics Canada developed a new Physical Activity for Youth Questionnaire (PAYQ) to address the limitations of previous self-reporting and objective measurement. PAYQ was subsequently implemented in both the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2014-2015) and the Canadian Community Health Survey (2015-2016). Using those surveys, this study compares accelerometer-measured and self-reported physical activity from the new PAYQ among Canadian youth.

    Release date: 2019-07-17

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

    Number and percentage of adults being moderately active or active during leisure time, by age group and sex.

    Release date: 2019-06-25
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  • Table: 13-10-0324-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 117-0006)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description: Physical fitness measures of the household population, by sex and age group.
    Release date: 2019-10-16

  • Table: 13-10-0755-01
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Distribution of the household population by physical fitness classification, by sex and age group.

    Release date: 2019-10-16

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

    Number and percentage of adults being moderately active or active during leisure time, by age group and sex.

    Release date: 2019-06-25

  • Table: 13-10-0096-14
    Geography: Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Number and percentage of youth being moderately active or active during leisure time, by age group and sex.

    Release date: 2019-06-25

  • Table: 38-10-0121-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 153-0153)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: Percentage of households that participated in outdoor activities, and for those that did the type of activity. The data is from the Households and the environment survey.
    Release date: 2019-06-12

  • Table: 38-10-0122-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 153-0154)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: Percentage of households that participated in outdoor activities, and for those that did the type of activity, by type of household. The data is from the Households and the environment survey.
    Release date: 2019-06-12

  • Table: 38-10-0123-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 153-0155)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: Percentage of households that participated in outdoor activities, and for those that did the type of activity, by household income. The data is from the Households and the environment survey.
    Release date: 2019-06-12

  • Table: 13-10-0602-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Number and percentage of individuals who participate regularly in sport activities by sex, age group and other demographic characteristics, Canada, Geographical region of Canada, province or territory.

    Release date: 2019-05-21

  • Table: 13-10-0338-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 117-0020)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description: Average time spent sedentary, household population by sex and age group.
    Release date: 2019-04-17

  • Table: 13-10-0339-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 117-0021)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description: Average time spent being physically active, household population by sex and age group.
    Release date: 2019-04-17
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  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201901000001
    Description:

    Using data spanning a decade (2007 to 2017) from cycles 1, 2 and 5 of the Canadian Health Measures Survey, this study provides a comprehensive update of current fitness levels and a description of recent trends in the fitness levels of Canadian children and youth aged 6 to 19 years.

    Release date: 2019-10-16

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201901000002
    Description:

    This study developed age- and sex-specific normative-referenced percentile values for five physical fitness tests across a wide age range of Canadians, using a nationally representative sample. The data are from cycle 5 of the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2016 to 2017).

    Release date: 2019-10-16

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201900900001
    Description:

    The purpose of this study is to examine how the association between walkability or an "activity friendly environment" and physical activity varies across the lifespan and by the various domains of physical activity in Canadians by combining the newly-developed Canadian Active Living Environments Database (Can-ALE) with two nationally-representative health surveys. Data are from the 2016 Can-ALE database, the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2009-2015), and the Canadian Community Health Survey (2015-2016).

    Release date: 2019-09-18

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201900900002
    Description:

    The purpose of this study is to examine the association between walkability and obesity and self-rated general and mental health in a nationally-representative sample of Canadians in children and adults. A secondary purpose is to examine and describe the mediating effect of physical activity in the association between walkability and obesity. Data are from the 2016 Canadian Active Living Environments database and the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2009-2015).

    Release date: 2019-09-18

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019066
    Description:

    This infographic presents findings on the association between walkable neighbourhoods and physical activity by age and type of physical activity, as well as the association between walkability and obesity.

    Release date: 2019-09-18

  • 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-X201900700001
    Description:

    Statistics Canada developed a new Physical Activity for Youth Questionnaire (PAYQ) to address the limitations of previous self-reporting and objective measurement. PAYQ was subsequently implemented in both the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2014-2015) and the Canadian Community Health Survey (2015-2016). Using those surveys, this study compares accelerometer-measured and self-reported physical activity from the new PAYQ among Canadian youth.

    Release date: 2019-07-17

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019039
    Description:

    Regardless of age, sex or place of birth, people in Canada participate in sports for various different reasons. Using data from the 2016 General Social Survey on Canadians at Work and Home, this infographic highlights the proportion of people playing sports, the most popular sports in Canada and the benefits Canadians derive from participating in sports. Whether it be for family activity, competition or recreation, physical health and fitness, or making new friends and acquaintances, Canadians who play sports are having fun!

    Release date: 2019-05-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201900500002
    Description:

    The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of the Canadian Active Living Environments (Can-ALE) dataset: a Canada-wide set of four individual and four summary measures that characterize the favourability of active living environments in Canadian communities at the dissemination-area level. This study reports on analyses which guided the selection of measures and derivation data sources for the dataset. The objective was to produce a national database entirely from open data and to evaluate the performance of open data compared with traditional or proprietary sources.

    Release date: 2019-05-15

  • Articles and reports: 82-625-X201900100003
    Description:

    This is a health fact sheet about physical activity and screen time among Canadians aged 5 to 17 years of age. The results are based on data from cycle 5 (2016-2017) of the Canadian Health Measures Survey.

    Release date: 2019-04-17
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