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2009, volume 1, no. 1

What's new in this issue

Providing the latest readings on the health of Canadians – region by region

This publication, produced jointly by Statistics Canada and the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), is a compilation of over 80 indicators measuring health status, non-medical determinants of health, health–system performance and community and health-system characteristics.

These indicators are produced at the health region level, as well as at provincial, territorial and Canada levels. Data used to calculate the indicators are the most recently available and represent a wide range of sources including the Census, surveys and administrative health data. Definitions, data quality, concepts and methodology notes provide information necessary to interpret the indicators.

Maps are available for selected indicators.

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