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Table: 13-10-0096-01 (formerly CANSIM 105-0508)

Release date: 2017-03-22

Geography: Province or territory

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This table displays the results of Health characteristics, annual estimates.
The table type is Simple.
The information is grouped by Indicators (appearing as row headers).
For the column header, Row 1 is Geography, Row 2 is Age group, Row 3 is Sex, Row 4 is Characteristics, Row 5 is Reference period.
A symbol legend follows the table.
Canada (excluding territories)3
Total, 12 years and over
Both sexes
Number of persons
Perceived health, very good or excellent1219,024,30019,464,600
Perceived health, fair or poor123,464,3003,464,200
Perceived mental health, very good or excellent1320,850,60020,701,100
Perceived mental health, fair or poor132,339,4002,494,800
Perceived life stress, most days quite a bit or extremely stressful146,573,9006,729,400
Body mass index, adjusted self-reported, adult (18 years and over), overweight15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 209,869,5009,850,600
Body mass index, adjusted self-reported, adult (18 years and over), obese15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 207,294,8007,625,500
Body mass index, self-reported, youth (12 to 17 years old), overweight or obese15, 16, 17, 18, 20428,900456,900
Arthritis (15 years and over)215,725,4006,058,900
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD; 35 years and over)24, 25847,300842,600
High blood pressure25, 265,360,0005,570,200
Mood disorder272,802,0002,863,500
Current smoker, daily or occasional28, 29, 30, 31, 324,926,8004,684,400
Current smoker, daily28, 29, 30, 313,392,7003,160,100
Heavy drinking335,946,4005,802,200
Self-reported physical activity, 150 minutes per week, adult (18 years and over)34, 3515,594,200..
Self-reported physical activity, average 60 minutes per day, youth (12 to 17 years old)35, 361,016,700..
Breast milk feeding initiation37, 381,423,900..
Exclusive breastfeeding, at least 6 months37, 39, 40531,100..
Fruit and vegetable consumption, 5 times or more per day41, 42....
Sense of belonging to local community, somewhat strong or very strong4320,515,00021,292,400
Life satisfaction, satisfied or very satisfied4428,243,10028,747,800
Has a regular healthcare provider4526,612,90027,014,800
Contact with a medical doctor in the past 12 months46, 47, 48....
Influenza immunization in the past 12 months499,429,00010,208,700

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. Table 13-10-0096-01  Health characteristics, annual estimates

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