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Table 3
Percentage of 0 to 14 year olds with diagnosed chronic health conditions, by Aboriginal group and for all children in Canada, 2001
  Inuit First Nations
on selected
First Nations
off reserve
Métis All
children in
Diagnosed with
Any chronic condition 33 35 44 45 .
Allergies 9E 10 15 19 8
Asthma 5E 10 13 13 15
Ear infections or ear problems 11 12 10 10 .
Learning disabilities 4E 3E 9 8E .
Activity Limitation 9 7 12 13 7
1. Excluded are children living in the territories. However, some Inuit children living elsewhere in Canada may be included here.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Aboriginal Peoples Survey, 2001, National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY), Cycle 4, 2000/2001.