Table 7
Persons diagnosed by a health professional as having certain conditions, prevalence of these conditions and distribution of cases, by age group, Canada, 2009

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Table 7
Persons diagnosed by a health professional as having certain conditions, prevalence of these conditions and distribution of cases, by age group, Canada, 2009

Table summary
This table displays the results of persons diagnosed by a health professional as having certain conditions. This information is grouped by age group appearing as row headers and by diabetes, heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), mood disorders, anxiety appearing as column headers, calculated using number (thousands) and percentage as a unit of measure.
Age group Diabetes Heart disease Chronic obstructive pulmonary
disease (COPD)1
Mood disorders Anxiety
number (thousands)
Total–12 and over 1,706 1,309 780 1,812 1,432
Females 769 569 425 1,173 905
Males 937 740 356 639 527
12 to 24
Females 13E 12E .. 126 167
Males F 13E .. 74 103
25 to 44
Females 75 39 49 412 302
Males 80 35E 46E 212 192
45 to 64
Females 326 165 183 477 317
Males 407 308 137 272 180
65 and over
Females 355 352 193 157 119
Males 436 384 173 82 52
percentage
Prevalence within the population
Total–12 and over 6.0 4.6 4.2 6.3 5.0
Females 5.3 3.9 4.5 8.1 6.3
Males 6.6 5.3 4.0 4.5 3.7
12 to 24
Females 0.5E 0.4E .. 4.6 6.1
Males F 0.4E .. 2.5 3.5
25 to 44
Females 1.6 0.8 2.0 8.9 6.5
Males 1.7 0.8E 1.9E 4.6 4.2
45 to 64
Females 6.9 3.5 3.9 10.2 6.8
Males 8.9 6.7 3.0 5.9 3.9
65 and over
Females 14.8 14.8 8.1 6.5 5.0
Males 22.1 19.5 8.8 4.1 2.6
Distribution of diagnosed cases
Total–12 and over 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
12 to 24
Females 0.7E 0.9E .. 7.0 11.7
Males F 1.0E .. 4.1 7.2
25 to 44
Females 4.4 3.0 6.3 22.8 21.1
Males 4.7 2.7E 5.9E 11.7 13.4
45 to 64
Females 19.1 12.6 23.4 26.3 22.1
Males 23.9 23.5 17.5 15.0 12.6
65 and over
Females 20.8 26.9 24.7 8.7 8.3
Males 25.6 29.3 22.2 4.5 3.6
.. not available for a specific reference period
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
1. Only for people aged 35 and over.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Community Health Survey, 2009.
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