Table 4
Number and percentage of people needing assistance with transportation, 2009

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Table 4
Number and percentage of people needing assistance with transportation, 2009
Table summary
This table displays the results of Number and percentage of people needing assistance with transportation. This information is grouped by needs assistance to get to places out of walking distance, men and women (appearing as column headers), calculated using number and percentage as units of measure.
  Needs assistance to get to places out of walking distance
Men Women
number percentage number percentage
Total 99,100 5.0 331,800 13.9
Age group
65 to 74 years 26,100E 2.3E 70,400 5.6
75 to 84 years 41,800E 6.5E* 131,600 16.0*
85 to 89 years 21,500E 15.6E* 88,400 36.6*
90 years or older 9,800E 28.2E* 41,400 54.2*
Household living arrangement
Lives alone 24,100E 6.4E 136,200 13.6
Lives in a couple 62,800E 4.3E 102,700 9.4*
Lives with children F F 36,700E 28.5*
Lives with others F F 56,100E 32.4*
Income quintile
Lowest quintile 34,600E 7.6E 125,700 17.1
Second quintile 26,900E 5.9E 58,600E 11.4E*
Third quintile F F 32,600E 11.0E
Forth and fifth quintiles 7,900E 1.8E 23,200E 7.9E*
Province
Newfoundland and Labrador 2,200E 6.8E 5,900E 15.4E
Prince Edward Island F F 2,100E 19.2E
Nova Scotia 4,000E 6.6E 14,000 18.4
New Brunswick 3,700E 7.8E 9,900E 16.7E
Quebec 23,300E 4.8E 85,200 14.0
Ontario 34,600E 4.6E 137,200 14.9
Manitoba F F 14,800E 17.5E
Saskatchewan F F 6,500E 8.5E*
Alberta F F 17,400E 9.1E*
British Columbia 18,500E 6.5E 38,800E 11.9E
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
† reference group
* statistically significant difference from the reference group at p < 0.05
‡ statistically significant difference between men and women at p < 0.05
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Community Health Survey – Healthy Aging, 2009.
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