Table 4-6
The Consumer Price Index, major components and selected sub-groups, Canada, not seasonally adjusted — Health and personal care

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Health and personal care
  CANSIM vector number Indexes Percentage change
April  2010 March  2011 April  2011 March 2011 to April 2011 April 2010 to April 2011
    2002=100 %
Health and personal care (v41691153) 114.8 116.4 117.3 0.8 2.2
Health care (v41691154) 118.7 119.4 120.5 0.9 1.5
Health care goods (v41713463) 106.9 107.3 107.3 0.0 0.4
Medicinal and pharmaceutical products (v41691156) 105.1 105.4 105.3 -0.1 0.2
Prescribed medicines (v41691157) 101.6 98.7 98.5 -0.2 -3.1
Non-prescribed medicines (v41691158) 111.3 117.4 117.6 0.2 5.7
Optical goods (v41713381) 111.4 111.0 111.3 0.3 -0.1
Health care services (v41713464) 135.2 136.2 138.8 1.9 2.7
Optical services (v41693244) 108.2 111.5 111.5 0.0 3.0
Dental care (v41691161) 132.2 132.7 135.4 2.0 2.4
Personal care (v41691163) 111.0 113.7 114.3 0.5 3.0
Personal care supplies and equipment (v41691164) 105.3 104.8 105.7 0.9 0.4
Personal care services (v41691169) 119.0 126.4 126.4 0.0 6.2