Table 14
Unadjusted and age-standardized prevalence of diagnosed chronic conditions for women aged 20 years and over, by Aboriginal identity, Canada, 2006/2007

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Table 14
Unadjusted and age-standardized prevalence of diagnosed chronic conditions for women aged 20 years and over, by Aboriginal identity, Canada, 2006/2007
Table summary
This table displays the results of Unadjusted and age-standardized prevalence of diagnosed chronic conditions for women aged 20 years and over. The information is grouped by Chronic condition appearing as row headers and is grouped by Unadjusted, Age-standardized to age structure of total Canadian population, Total Aboriginal women, First Nations women living off reserve, Métis women, Inuit women, Total Canadian women appearing as column headers, calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
Chronic condition Unadjusted Age-standardized to age structure
of total Canadian population
Total Aboriginal women1 First Nations women living off reserve Métis women Inuit women Total Canadian women Total Aboriginal women1 First Nations women living off reserve Métis women Inuit women
percentage
Arthritis or rheumatism 27.2 28.2 26.6 19.2 20.5 33.1* 33.3* 32.8* 28.5*
High blood pressure (hypertension) 17.1 17.6 17.3 13.7 18.9 22.0* 21.9* 22.6* 19.7
Asthma 15.8 16.2 16.1 10.5 9.0 15.8* 15.9* 16.1* 12.4*
Stomach problems or intestinal ulcers2 14.4 14.6 14.4 10.1 3.3 15.6* 15.6* 15.6* 11.4*
Diabetes 8.4 9.6 7.5 5.6 5.8 11.1* 12.0* 10.0* 9.7*
Heart problems 7.6 7.8 7.5 6.5 4.7 9.8* 9.5* 9.8* 8.8*
Cancer 4.5 4.2 5.3 3.7E 1.6 5.6* 5.0* 6.7 5.3E*
E use with caution
* significantly different from estimate for total Canadian women at p<0.05
1. Total Aboriginal women includes First Nations women living off reserve, Métis women and Inuit women.
2. The 2006 Aboriginal Peoples Survey asked respondents if they had 'stomach problems or intestinal ulcers' while the Canadian Community Health Survey 2007 asked respondents if they had 'intestinal or stomach ulcers'.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Aboriginal Peoples Survey, 2006, and Canadian Community Health Survey, 2007.
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