Health characteristics, annual estimates1, 2, 3, 4

Frequency: Occasional

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

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.
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Canada (excluding territories)3
Total, 12 years and over
Both sexes
Number of persons
Perceived health, very good or excellent519,024,30019,464,600
Perceived health, fair or poor53,464,3003,464,200
Perceived mental health, very good or excellent620,850,60020,701,100
Perceived mental health, fair or poor62,339,4002,494,800
Perceived life stress, most days quite a bit or extremely stressful76,573,9006,729,400
Body mass index, adjusted self-reported, adult (18 years and over), overweight8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 139,869,5009,850,600
Body mass index, adjusted self-reported, adult (18 years and over), obese8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 137,294,8007,625,500
Body mass index, self-reported, youth (12 to 17 years old), overweight or obese8, 9, 10, 11, 13428,900456,900
Arthritis (15 years and over)145,725,4006,058,900
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD; 35 years and over)17, 18847,300842,600
High blood pressure18, 195,360,0005,570,200
Mood disorder202,802,0002,863,500
Current smoker, daily or occasional21, 22, 23, 24, 254,926,8004,684,400
Current smoker, daily21, 22, 23, 243,392,7003,160,100
Heavy drinking265,946,4005,802,200
Self-reported physical activity, 150 minutes per week, adult (18 years and over)27, 2815,594,200..
Self-reported physical activity, average 60 minutes per day, youth (12 to 17 years old)28, 291,016,700..
Breast milk feeding initiation30, 311,423,900..
Exclusive breastfeeding, at least 6 months30, 32, 33531,100..
Fruit and vegetable consumption, 5 times or more per day34, 35....
Sense of belonging to local community, somewhat strong or very strong3620,515,00021,292,400
Life satisfaction, satisfied or very satisfied3728,243,10028,747,800
Has a regular healthcare provider3826,612,90027,014,800
Contact with a medical doctor in the past 12 months39, 40, 41....
Influenza immunization in the past 12 months429,429,00010,208,700

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