Table 3
Most common form of transportation, by sex, marital status, number of chronic conditions, and health perception, seniors aged 65 and older, Canada, 2009

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Most common form of transportation, by sex, marital status, number of chronic conditions, and health perception, seniors aged 65 and older, Canada, 2009
  Drove a motor vehicle Passenger in a motor vehicle Used public transportation Walked
  percent
Sex  
Men 1 79 12 5 2
Women 44 2 41 2 2 2
Marital status  
Married 1 65 28 3 2
Widowed 47 2 34 2 2 2
Separated/divorced 60 2 15 2 14 2 2
Single 50 2 17 2 19 2 2
Number of chronic conditions  
No chronic conditions 1 67 20 7 E
Three or more 54 2 33 2 6 3
Health perception  
Excellent/very good 1 68 22 5 4
Fair/poor 47 2 40 2 2 2
1.
Reference group
2.
Significantly different from estimate for reference group (p < 0.05)
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Community Health Survey – Healthy Aging, 2009.
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