Table 15
Persons who took steps to improve their health in the previous year, by age group, Canada, 2007-2008

Table 15
Persons who took steps to improve their health in the previous year, by age group, Canada, 2007-2008

Table summary
This table displays the results of persons who took steps to improve their health in the previous year. This information is grouped by age group appearing as row headers and by all persons, persons with fair or poor health, obese persons, females, males appearing as column headers, calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
Age group All persons Persons
with fair
or poor health
Obese
persons
Females Males Females Males Females Males
percentage
15 to 24 66.5 65.0 70.6 63.5 74.2 72.5
25 to 44 63.2 55.6 67.9 59.4 70.8 58.2
45 to 64 61.7 52.7 66.1 58.2 65.3 57.1
65 and over 45.5 43.8 45.9 46.7 49.8 46.4
Sources: Statistics Canada, Canadian Community Health Survey, 2007-2008.
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