Table 9
Self-reported health of senior women and men living in private households, by age group, Canada, 2009

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Table 9
Self-reported health of senior women and men living in private households, by age group, Canada, 2009
Table summary
This table displays the results of Self-reported health of senior women and men living in private households. The information is grouped by Age group appearing as row headers and is grouped by Perception of health, Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair, Poor, Total, In positive terms, In negative terms appearing as column headers, calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
Age group Perception of health
Excellent Very Good Good Fair Poor Total1 In positive terms2 In negative terms2
percentage
65 to 74
Women 14.3* 29.6* 35.7 14.8* 5.6* 100.0 79.6* 20.4*
Men 15.6* 30.6* 33.5 16.1* 4.3* 100.0 79.7* 20.3*
Women and men 14.9* 30.1* 34.7 15.4* 4.9* 100.0 79.7* 20.4*
75 to 84
Women 9.3 26.1 35.0 22.1 7.5 100.0 70.4 29.6
Men 10.5* 27.6 34.3 19.5 8.0 100.0 72.5* 27.5*
Women and men 9.8 26.8* 34.7 21.0 7.7 100.0 71.3* 28.7*
85 and over
Women 8.9 24.9 33.4 22.7 10.2 100.0 67.2 32.8
Men 6.1E 19.5 35.7 25.5 13.2E 100.0 61.3 38.7
Women and men 7.9 22.9 34.3 23.7 11.3 100.0 65.0 35.0
Total — 65 and over
Women 12.0 27.9 35.3 18.1 6.7 100.0 75.2 24.8
Men 13.2 28.9 33.9 17.9 6.1 100.0 76.0 24.0
Women and men 12.6 28.4 34.7 18.0 6.4 100.0 75.6 24.4
E use with caution
* statistically significant difference in relation to reference age group at p<0.05
refers to reference group
1. The total refers to the sum of the first five categories.
2. The positive terms category includes excellent, very good and good. The negative terms categories includes fair and poor.
Note: No statistically significant difference between women and men.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Community Health Survey, 2009.
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