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1. Statistics Canada. Population Projections for Canada, Provinces and Territories (Catalogue 91-520) Ottawa: Ministry of Industry, 2010.

2. Dalziel WB.  Demographics, aging and health care: Is there a crisis? (editorial) Canadian Medical Association Journal 1996; 155(11): 1584-6.

3. United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. World Population Ageing: 1950-2050. New York: United Nations Publications, 2001.

4. Romanow RJ.  Building on Values: The Future of Health Care in Canada – Final Report.  Saskatoon: Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada, 2002.  Available at:  Accessed May 4, 2010.

5. Health Council of Canada.  Why Health Care Renewal Matters: Learning from Canadians with Chronic Health Conditions.  Toronto: Health Council, 2007.  Available at  Accessed May 14, 2010.

6. Trottier H, Martel L, Houle C, et al.  Living at home or in an institution: what makes the difference for seniors? Health Reports (Statistics Canada, Catalogue 82-003) 2000; 11(4): 49-61.

7. Martel L, Bélanger A, Berthelot J-M. Loss and recovery of independence among seniors.  Health Reports (Statistics Canada, Catalogue 82-003) 2002; 13(4): 35-48.

8. Martel L, Bélanger A, Berthelot J-M, Carrière Y.  Healthy Today, Healthy Tomorrow? Findings from the National Population Health Survey: Healthy Aging (Statistics Canada, Component of Catalogue 82-618) 2005; 1(4).

9. Rao JNK, Wu CFJ, Yue K. Some recent work on resampling methods for complex surveys. Survey Methodology (Statistics Canada, Catalogue 12-001) 1992; 18(2): 209-17.

10. Rust KF, Rao JNK. Variance estimation for complex surveys using replication techniques. Statistical Methods in Medical Research 1996; 5: 281-310.

11. Statistics Canada.  Selected collective dwelling and population characteristics (25) and type of collective dwelling (17) for the population in collective dwellings of Canada, provinces and territories, 2006 Census - 100% data. 2006 Census of Canada. Topic-based Tabulations.

12. Shields M, Martel L. Healthy living among seniors.  Health Reports (Statistics Canada, Catalogue 82-003) 2005; 16(supplement): 7-20.

13. World Health Organization (WHO).  Available at:  Accessed May 14, 2010.

14. Young TK. Population Health Concepts and Methods, Second Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2005.

15. World Health Organization. Global Health Risks: Mortality and Burden of Disease Attributable to Selected Major Risks. Geneva: World Health Organization Press, 2009.

16. Wilkins K, Park E. Chronic conditions, physical limitations and dependency among seniors living in the community. Health Reports (Statistics Canada, Catalogue 82-003) 1996; 8(3): 7-15.

17. Wilkins K. Health care consequences of falls for seniors. Health Reports (Statistics Canada, Catalogue 82-003) 1999; 10(4): 47-55.

18. Carrière G. Hip fracture outcomes in the household population. Health Reports (Statistics Canada, Catalogue 82-003) 2007; 18(4): 37-42.

19. Ramage-Morin P. Medication use among senior Canadians.  Health Reports (Statistics Canada, Catalogue 82-003) 2009; 20(1): 37-44.

20. Pérez C.  Chronic back problems among workers.  Health Reports (Statistics Canada, Catalogue 82-003) 2000; 12(1): 41-55.

21. Schultz SE, Kopec JA. Impact of chronic conditions.  Health Reports (Statistics Canada, Catalogue 82-003) 2003; 14(4): 41-50.

22. Ferrucci L, Giallauria F, Guralnik JM.  Epidemiology of aging.  Radiologic Clinics of North America 2008; 46(4): 643-v. doi:10.1016/j.rcl.2008.07.005.

23. Ramage-Morin P. Chronic pain in senior Canadians.  Health Reports (Statistics Canada, Catalogue 82-003) 2008; 19(1): 37-52.

24. Cranswick, K. Help close at hand: relocating to give or receive care. Canadian Social Trends (Statistics Canada, Catalogue 11-008) 1999; 55: 11-12.

25. Wolff JL, Starfield B; Anderson GA.  Prevalence, expenditures and complications of multiple chronic conditions in the elderly.  Archives of Internal Medicine 2002; 162: 2269-76.

26. Gilmour H, Park J.  Dependency, chronic conditions and pain in seniors. Health Reports (Statistics Canada, Catalogue 82-003) 2005; 16(supplement): 21-31.

27. de Oliveira C, Watt R, Hammer M.  Toothbrushing, inflammation, and risk of cardiovascular disease: results from Scottish Health Survey.  British Medical Journal 2010; 340: c2451.  doi: 10.1136/bmj.c2451.

28. Lee W, Nagubadi S, Kryger MH, Mokhlesi B.  Epidemiology of obstructive sleep apnea: A population-based perspective.  Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine 2008; 2(3): 349-64. doi: 10.1586/17476348.2.3.349.