Table 3
Main form of transportation, by age and sex, 2009

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Table 3
Main form of transportation, by age and sex, 2009
Table summary
This table displays the results of the main form of transportation. This information is grouped by main form of transportation (in general) (driving one's vehicle, passenger in a vehicle (with driver's licence), passenger in a vehicle (without driver's licence), public transit, walking or bicycling, taxi or accessible transit), and by had used this form of transportation at least once in the previous month (public transit, walking or bicycling, accessible transit) (appearing as column headers), calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
  Main form of transportation (in general) Had used this form of transportation at least once in the previous month
Driving one's vehicle Passenger in a vehicle (with driver's licence) Passenger in a vehicle (without driver's licence) Public transit Walking or bicycling Taxi or accessible transit Public transit Walking or bicycling Accessible transit
percentage
Age group - Both sexes
45 to 54 years 79.2* 7.9* 2.8E* 6.7 3.2E F 23.2* 41.5* F
55 to 64 years 75.2* 10.2 4.0* 5.8 4.0E 0.8E* 21.9 41.1* 0.8E*
65 to 74 years 67.9* 13.3 9.0* 5.5 3.2 1.2E* 18.7 35.2 1.3E*
75 to 84 years 55.9 11.5 19.5 6.8 3.6E 2.6E* 18.5 31.1 2.7
85 years and over 31.2* 8.6 40.6* 7.5E 4.6E 7.4* 16.5 25.1 8.0E*
Age group - Men
45 to 54 years 85.1* 4.6E F 5.3E 3.4E F 22.6 40.0* F
55 to 64 years 84.6* 5.6E 1.4E* 4.2E 3.6E F 18.9 39.2* F
65 to 74 years 83.7* 6.4E 2.4E* 3.7E 2.8E F 16.5 33.6 F
75 to 84 years 77.3 6.1E 7.1 5.6E 2.7E F 17.1 31.7 F
85 years and over 55.9* 11.2E 19.5* F F 4.0E* 13.8E 28.3 F
Age group - Women
45 to 54 years 73.2* 11.1 4.2E* 8.0E 3.1E F 23.9 43.0* F
55 to 64 years 66.3* 14.6 6.5E* 7.3 4.3E 1.0E* 24.8* 42.9* F
65 to 74 years 53.3* 19.6 15.0* 7.2 3.5E 1.4E* 20.7 36.8* 1.5E*
75 to 84 years 39.0 15.8 29.3 7.8 4.4E 3.8E* 19.6 30.6 3.4
85 years and over 17.5* 7.1E* 52.4* 8.4E 5.2E 9.3E* 18.0 23.3* 9.8E*
Area of residence (people aged 65 and over)
Toronto 48.8 10.5E 21.4 11.7E F 2.8E 32.8 40.1 3.3E
Montréal 48.5 10.6E 17.1 15.7E 4.9E F 32.2 31.4 F
Vancouver 56.0 9.4E 14.7 12.8E F F 35.5 50.3 F
Census metropolitan area of 1,000,000 to 2,000,000 residents 60.8* 14.4E 11.6E* 7.0E F F 25.2 46.8 F
Other census metropolitan area (CMA) 64.5* 11.0 15.3 4.4E* 2.7E 2.2E 15.7* 31.2 2.5E
Census agglomeration (CA) 62.9* 14.1 15.0 F 3.5E 3.0E 8.7E* 27.2* 1.6E
Outside CMA or CA 67.0* 14.1 15.0 F 2.4E 1.2E* 3.5E* 23.5* 1.3E*
Type of housing (people aged 65 and over)
Men
Single-detached, semi-detached or row house 82.7 6.6 5.3 2.5 2.2E 0.8 13.7 31.2 1.0E
Apartment or duplex 65.2* 7.4E 6.0E 12.7E* 5.6E* 3.2E* 27.8* 37.8 3.6E*
Women
Single-detached, semi-detached or row house 48.2 19.1 24.6 3.7E 2.6E 1.8E 14.8 30.0 1.7E
Apartment or duplex 34.1* 11.4* 24.8 16.1* 7.2E* 6.5E* 31.4* 39.4* 6.7E*
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
† reference group
* statistically significant difference from the reference group at p < 0.05
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Community Health Survey – Healthy Aging, 2009.
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