Health Fact Sheets

The Health Fact Sheet publication features short, informative articles on interesting health topics from various health data sources.

Lower body bone structure and muscle function in Canadian older adults and seniors, 2016-2019

Release date: October 27, 2021

This document provides descriptive results of the muscle and bone density of the tibia. Descriptive results for lower limb muscle power and force are also presented.

Cholesterol levels of adults, 2016-2019

Release date: June 28, 2021

This is a health fact sheet about blood cholesterol levels among Canadians 18 to 79 years of age. The results are based on the combined data from cycle 5 (2016-2017) and cycle 6 (2018-2019) of the Canadian Health Measures Survey.

Blood pressure of children and adolescents, 2016-2019

Release date: March 23, 2020

This is a Health fact sheet about measured blood pressure of Canadian children and youth aged 6 to 19 as well as the association between blood pressure and body mass index. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Health Measures Survey.

Blood pressure of adults, 2016-2019

Release date: March 23, 2020

This is a Health fact sheet about measured blood pressure and hypertension among Canadian adults aged 20 to 79. An important risk factor for hypertension is being overweight or obese. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Health Measures Survey.

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