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  1. Symbols
  2. Note of appreciation
  3. Standards of service to the public
  4. Copyright

Symbols

The following standard symbols are used in Statistics Canada publications:

.
not available for any reference period
..
not available for a specific reference period
...
not applicable
0
true zero or a value rounded to zero
0s
value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded
p
preliminary
r
revised
x
suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
E
use with caution
F
too unreliable to be published
*
significantly different from reference category (p < 0.05)

Note of appreciation

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Standards of service to the public

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Published by authority of the Minister responsible for Statistics Canada

© Minister of Industry, 2013

All rights reserved. Use of this publication is governed by the Statistics Canada Open License Agreement.

September 2013

Catalogue no. 11F0019M, no. 350

ISSN 1205-9153

Frequency: Occasional

Ottawa

Social Analysis Division

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