Canada at a Glance 2018
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Table 5
Life expectancy
Table summary
This table displays the results of Life expectancy. 1982 to 1984, 1992 to 1994, 2002 to 2004 and 2012 to 2014, calculated using years units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  1982 to 1984 1992 to 1994 2002 to 2004 2012 to 2014
years
Females
At birth 79.6 81.0 82.2 83.9
At age 65 19.1 19.8 20.5 22.0
Males
At birth 72.7 74.8 77.4 79.7
At age 65 14.7 15.8 17.3 19.1

Chart 5 Heavy drinking, by age group and sex, 2016

Data Table for Chart 5
Data table for Chart 5
Table summary
This table displays the results of data for Chart 5. Males and Females, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Males Females
%
12 to 17 years 3.7 4.2
18 to 34 years 34.4 23.4
35 to 49 years 27.4 16.3
50 to 64 years 24.3 13.4
65 years and older 10.5 4.3
Table 6
Selected health indicators, 2016
Table summary
This table displays the results of Selected health indicators, 2016. Both sexes, Males and Females, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Both sexes Males Females
%
Arthritis (15 years and older) 20.6 17.3 23.9
Diabetes 7.0 7.6 6.4
Asthma 8.4 7.3 9.5
High blood pressure 17.7 18.3 17.1
Current smoker, daily or occasional 16.9 19.4 14.5
Fruit and vegetable consumption, five times or more daily 30.0 22.9 36.9
BMI self-reported, adult (18 years and older), overweight 35.8 41.0 30.6
BMI self-reported, adult (18 years and older), obese 26.5 28.1 24.9
Perceived mental health, very good or excellent 70.9 72.9 68.9
Perceived mental health, fair or poor 6.9 6.1 7.7
Life satisfaction, satisfied or very satisfied 92.5 92.6 92.5
Has a regular healthcare provider 84.2 80.1 88.1

Chart 6 Average age of Canadian mothers at time of giving birth, by mother's province or territory of residence, 2014

Data Table for Chart 6
Data table for Chart 6
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 6 2014, calculated using average age units of measure (appearing as column headers).
2014
average age
Nvt. 25.4
N.W.T. 28.3
Y.T. 30.3
B.C. 30.8
Alta. 29.8
Sask. 28.3
Man. 28.6
Ont. 30.5
Que. 30.1
N.B. 28.4
N.S. 29.1
P.E.I. 29.1
N.L. 28.9
Canada 30.1
Table 7
Mortality rates, selected causes, 2014
Table summary
This table displays the results of Mortality rates, selected causes, 2014. Both sexes, Males and Females, calculated using rate per 100,000 population units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Both sexes Males Females
rate per 100,000 populationTable 7 Note 1
Total, all causes of death 682.6 824.8 571.5
Sepsis 6.2 7.4 5.4
Viral hepatitis 1.5 2.0 1.0
Human immunodeficiency virus 0.6 0.9 0.3
Malignant neoplasms 204.8 246.2 175.6
Diabetes mellitus 18.7 23.6 14.8
Alzheimer's disease 16.5 13.5 18.0
Heart diseases 133.3 174.0 101.0
Cerebrovascular diseases 35.4 37.3 33.5
Influenza and pneumonia 17.1 20.4 15.0
Chronic lower respiratory diseases 31.2 38.7 26.4
Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis 8.5 11.6 5.6
Renal failure 7.8 9.7 6.6
Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period 3.2 3.5 2.9
Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities 2.8 3.0 2.7
Accidents (unintentional injuries) 31.6 41.4 22.6
Suicide 12.0 18.1 6.1
Homicide 1.2 1.8 0.6
 
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