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  • 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

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201600614634
    Description:

    This study analyzes results from the survey on Barriers to Care for People with Chronic Health Conditions to determine if spending of 5% or more of household income out-of-pocket on drugs and pharmaceutical products was associated with cost-related non-adherence.

    Release date: 2016-06-15

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201400614032
    Description:

    This analysis uses results from the combined 2007 to 2009 and 2009 to 2011 Canadian Health Measures Survey to estimate the prevalence of prescription medication use, profile medication users, and identify the most common prescription medication classes used by the household population aged 6 to 79.

    Release date: 2014-06-18

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201300111764
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This study compares two sources of information about prescription drug use by people aged 65 or older in Ontario - the Canadian Community Health Survey and the drug claimsdatabase of the Ontario Drug Benefit Program. The analysis pertains to cardiovascular and diabetes drugs because they are commonly used, and almost all are prescribed on a regular basis.

    Release date: 2013-01-16

  • Table: 11-10-0139-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 109-5012)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    This table contains 264 series, with data for years 1997 - 2008 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (11 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia; ...);  Spending category (6 items: Spending on prescription drugs greater than 0% of after tax income; Spending on prescription drugs greater than 1% of after tax income; Spending on prescription drugs greater than 2% of after tax income; Spending on prescription drugs greater than 3% of after tax income; ...);  Characteristics (4 items: Households; Low 95% confidence interval, households; High 95% confidence interval, households; Coefficient of variation for households).

    Release date: 2010-07-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200510913149
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    While spending on prescription drugs still constitutes less than 1% of the overall household budget, the average expenditure rose 71% between 1992 and 2002. Lack of universal coverage for prescription drugs could adversely affect seniors on fixed incomes and people with specific medical conditions. Spending is most affected by province of residence.

    Release date: 2005-12-22

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20020026437
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Self-reports of prescription drug insurance coverage reflect substantial under-reporting among seniors and social recipients-respondents who were eligible for publicly funded provincial benefits.

    Release date: 2003-02-12

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X19990014645
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines associations between the use of selected medications and fall-related fractures in the household population aged 65 or older.

    Release date: 1999-08-18

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X19980044507
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines socioeconomic differences in supplementary insurance for prescription drugs among Canadians aged 15 or older and how the availability of such insurance affects prescription drug use. Overall, about 6 in 10 Canadians reported having drug insurance, although the percentage covered rose with household income.

    Release date: 1999-04-29

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X19970043682
    Geography: Canada
    Description: This article examines the prevalence of medication use among Canadian seniors. Indicators of patient-physician and patient-pharmacist communication were also investigated.
    Release date: 1998-04-29
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  • Table: 11-10-0139-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 109-5012)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    This table contains 264 series, with data for years 1997 - 2008 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (11 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia; ...);  Spending category (6 items: Spending on prescription drugs greater than 0% of after tax income; Spending on prescription drugs greater than 1% of after tax income; Spending on prescription drugs greater than 2% of after tax income; Spending on prescription drugs greater than 3% of after tax income; ...);  Characteristics (4 items: Households; Low 95% confidence interval, households; High 95% confidence interval, households; Coefficient of variation for households).

    Release date: 2010-07-30
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  • 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

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201600614634
    Description:

    This study analyzes results from the survey on Barriers to Care for People with Chronic Health Conditions to determine if spending of 5% or more of household income out-of-pocket on drugs and pharmaceutical products was associated with cost-related non-adherence.

    Release date: 2016-06-15

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201400614032
    Description:

    This analysis uses results from the combined 2007 to 2009 and 2009 to 2011 Canadian Health Measures Survey to estimate the prevalence of prescription medication use, profile medication users, and identify the most common prescription medication classes used by the household population aged 6 to 79.

    Release date: 2014-06-18

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201300111764
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This study compares two sources of information about prescription drug use by people aged 65 or older in Ontario - the Canadian Community Health Survey and the drug claimsdatabase of the Ontario Drug Benefit Program. The analysis pertains to cardiovascular and diabetes drugs because they are commonly used, and almost all are prescribed on a regular basis.

    Release date: 2013-01-16

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200510913149
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    While spending on prescription drugs still constitutes less than 1% of the overall household budget, the average expenditure rose 71% between 1992 and 2002. Lack of universal coverage for prescription drugs could adversely affect seniors on fixed incomes and people with specific medical conditions. Spending is most affected by province of residence.

    Release date: 2005-12-22

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20020026437
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Self-reports of prescription drug insurance coverage reflect substantial under-reporting among seniors and social recipients-respondents who were eligible for publicly funded provincial benefits.

    Release date: 2003-02-12

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X19990014645
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines associations between the use of selected medications and fall-related fractures in the household population aged 65 or older.

    Release date: 1999-08-18

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X19980044507
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines socioeconomic differences in supplementary insurance for prescription drugs among Canadians aged 15 or older and how the availability of such insurance affects prescription drug use. Overall, about 6 in 10 Canadians reported having drug insurance, although the percentage covered rose with household income.

    Release date: 1999-04-29

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X19970043682
    Geography: Canada
    Description: This article examines the prevalence of medication use among Canadian seniors. Indicators of patient-physician and patient-pharmacist communication were also investigated.
    Release date: 1998-04-29
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