Appendix Table D
Percentage spending at least six hours per week walking or bicycling as a means of transportation, by province or territory and health region, household population aged 12 or older, Canada, 2005

Standard symbols

 
Region code
%
95% confidence interval
Significantly higher
or lower (p < 0.05) than:
Canada
Province or Territory
Canada
24.1
23.7 to 24.5
Newfoundland and Labrador
1000
27.0
24.9 to 29.1
Higher
Eastern Regional Integrated Health Authority
1011
23.9
21.1 to 26.7
Same
Lower
Central Regional Integrated Health Authority
1012
31.8
25.9 to 37.6
Higher
Same
Western Regional Integrated Health Authority
1013
33.3
28.1 to 38.4
Higher
Higher
Labrador-Grenfell Regional Integrated Health Authority
1014
25.2
20.3 to 30.1
Same
Same
Prince Edward Island
1100
30.6
27.5 to 33.7
Higher
West Prince
1101
43.9
34.1 to 53.8
Higher
Higher
East Prince
1102
42.3
35.0 to 49.6
Higher
Higher
Queens
1103
25.1
20.0 to 30.2
Same
Lower
Kings
1104
21.0
15.3 to 26.7
Same
Lower
Nova Scotia
1200
29.2
27.2 to 31.3
Higher
Zone 1
1201
29.1
25.1 to 33.1
Higher
Same
Zone 2
1202
31.6
26.4 to 36.9
Higher
Same
Zone 3
1203
22.6
18.0 to 27.1
Same
Lower
Zone 4
1204
29.3
23.8 to 34.7
Same
Same
Zone 5
1205
28.7
24.0 to 33.4
Same
Same
Zone 6
1206
30.8
27.0 to 34.5
Higher
Same
New Brunswick
1300
26.3
24.3 to 28.4
Higher
Region 1
1301
28.3
23.9 to 32.7
Same
Same
Region 2
1302
31.2
27.0 to 35.4
Higher
Higher
Region 3
1303
28.6
24.4 to 32.8
Higher
Same
Region 4
1304
18.2
13.2 to 23.2
Lower
Lower
Region 5
1305
13.7E
8.5 to 18.9
Lower
Lower
Region 6
1306
18.9
13.5 to 24.3
Same
Lower
Region 7
1307
21.8
15.5 to 28.0
Same
Same
Quebec
2400
14.9
14.2 to 15.5
Lower
Région du Bas-Saint-Laurent
2401
14.4
12.7 to 16.0
Lower
Same
Région du Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean
2402
13.6
10.2 to 16.9
Lower
Same
Région de la Capitale Nationale
2403
14.0
11.8 to 16.1
Lower
Same
Région de la Mauricie et du Centre-du-Québec
2404
15.5
12.8 to 18.2
Lower
Same
Région de l'Estrie
2405
12.4
9.9 to 14.9
Lower
Same
Région de Montréal
2406
21.4
19.8 to 22.9
Lower
Higher
Région de l'Outaouais
2407
15.7
13.3 to 18.1
Lower
Same
Région de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue
2408
13.2
9.7 to 16.7
Lower
Same
Région de la Côte-Nord
2409
9.8
7.4 to 12.2
Lower
Lower
Région du Nord-du-Québec
2410
12.6
9.0 to 16.2
Lower
Same
Région de la Gaspésie - Îles-de-la-Madeleine
2411
9.4
7.2 to 11.5
Lower
Lower
Région de la Chaudière-Appalaches
2412
10.8
8.4 to 13.3
Lower
Lower
Région de Laval
2413
14.8
12.7 to 16.9
Lower
Same
Région de Lanaudière
2414
12.1
9.0 to 15.2
Lower
Same
Région des Laurentides
2415
10.7
8.5 to 12.8
Lower
Lower
Région de la Montérégie
2416
11.4
9.7 to 13.1
Lower
Lower
Ontario
3500
25.6
24.8 to 26.3
Higher
District of Algoma Health Unit
3526
25.0
21.0 to 29.1
Same
Same
Brant County Health Unit
3527
21.0
16.9 to 25.0
Same
Lower
Durham Regional Health Unit
3530
23.8
20.8 to 26.7
Same
Same
Elgin-St Thomas Health Unit
3531
38.5
31.1 to 45.8
Higher
Higher
Grey Bruce Health Unit
3533
26.3
20.9 to 31.6
Same
Same
Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit
3534
18.6
14.6 to 22.7
Lower
Lower
Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit
3535
30.0
24.6 to 35.6
Higher
Same
Halton Regional Health Unit
3536
28.1
24.4 to 31.7
Higher
Same
City of Hamilton Health Unit
3537
28.1
24.8 to 31.5
Higher
Same
Hastings and Prince Edward Counties Health Unit
3538
22.4
17.3 to 27.5
Same
Same
Huron County Health Unit
3539
29.2
23.9 to 34.6
Same
Same
Chatham-Kent Health Unit
3540
18.1
14.0 to 22.3
Lower
Lower
Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington Health Unit
3541
30.7
26.7 to 34.6
Higher
Higher
Lambton Health Unit
3542
37.8
31.6 to 43.9
Higher
Higher
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit
3543
36.4
30.6 to 42.2
Higher
Higher
Middlesex-London Health Unit
3544
23.3
20.3 to 26.4
Same
Same
Niagara Regional Area Health Unit
3546
31.3
27.5 to 35.2
Higher
Higher
North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit
3547
22.6
18.5 to 26.8
Same
Same
Northwestern Health Unit
3549
23.9
19.4 to 28.4
Same
Same
City of Ottawa Health Unit
3551
17.6
15.4 to 19.8
Lower
Lower
Oxford County Health Unit
3552
16.4
12.5 to 20.3
Lower
Lower
Peel Regional Health Unit
3553
32.4
29.1 to 35.6
Higher
Higher
Perth District Health Unit
3554
27.2
20.4 to 34.1
Same
Same
Peterborough County-City Health Unit
3555
23.6
19.1 to 28.2
Same
Same
Porcupine Health Unit
3556
24.6
20.2 to 28.9
Same
Same
Renfrew County and District Health Unit
3557
18.7
14.0 to 23.3
Lower
Lower
Eastern Ontario Health Unit
3558
18.3
15.4 to 21.3
Lower
Lower
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
3560
32.4
28.9 to 35.9
Higher
Higher
Sudbury and District Health Unit
3561
36.6
32.6 to 40.5
Higher
Higher
Thunder Bay District Health Unit
3562
19.7
16.3 to 23.1
Lower
Lower
Timiskaming Health Unit
3563
37.1
31.2 to 43.0
Higher
Higher
Waterloo Health Unit
3565
23.1
20.0 to 26.2
Same
Same
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Health Unit
3566
24.9
19.3 to 30.5
Same
Same
Windsor-Essex County Health Unit
3568
34.1
30.3 to 37.9
Higher
Higher
York Regional Health Unit
3570
19.2
16.5 to 21.9
Lower
Lower
City of Toronto Health Unit
3595
23.3
21.5 to 25.1
Same
Lower
Manitoba
4600
26.3
24.5 to 28.0
Higher
Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
4610
24.8
22.2 to 27.3
Same
Lower
Brandon Regional Health Authority
4615
34.2
28.5 to 39.9
Higher
Higher
North Eastman Regional Health Authority
4620
41.1
33.1 to 49.2
Higher
Higher
South Eastman Regional Health Authority
4625
22.9
17.7 to 28.1
Same
Same
Interlake Regional Health Authority
4630
25.7
20.1 to 31.2
Same
Same
Central Regional Health Authority
4640
20.7
17.1 to 24.3
Same
Lower
Assiniboine Regional Health Authority
4645
40.9
34.7 to 47.1
Higher
Higher
Parkland Regional Health Authority
4660
25.6
18.0 to 33.3
Same
Same
Norman Regional Health Authority
4670
20.7E
12.6 to 28.8
Same
Same
Burntwood/Churchill
4685
25.5
20.2 to 30.8
Same
Same
Saskatchewan
4700
35.6
33.7 to 37.4
Higher
Sun Country Regional Health Authority
4701
39.3
31.6 to 47.0
Higher
Same
Five Hills Regional Health Authority
4702
34.2
27.9 to 40.5
Higher
Same
Cypress Regional Health Authority
4703
44.6
37.1 to 52.0
Higher
Higher
Regina Qu'Appelle Regional Health Authority
4704
34.0
30.4 to 37.7
Higher
Same
Sunrise Regional Health Authority
4705
37.0
29.0 to 45.0
Higher
Same
Saskatoon Regional Health Authority
4706
35.3
31.5 to 39.1
Higher
Same
Heartland Regional Health Authority
4707
34.6
26.9 to 42.2
Higher
Same
Kelsey Trail Regional Health Authority
4708
23.2
17.9 to 28.6
Same
Lower
Prince Albert Parkland Regional Health Authority
4709
45.5
35.3 to 55.6
Higher
Higher
Prairie North Regional Health Authority
4710
29.9
24.5 to 35.4
Higher
Lower
Mamawetan/Keewatin/Athabasca
4714
36.5
30.4 to 42.7
Higher
Same
Alberta
4800
29.7
28.2 to 31.1
Higher
Chinook Regional Health Authority
4820
27.6
23.5 to 31.7
Same
Same
Palliser Health Region
4821
30.4
22.7 to 38.0
Same
Same
Calgary Health Region
4822
28.2
25.5 to 30.9
Higher
Same
David Thompson Regional Health Authority
4823
33.9
30.4 to 37.4
Higher
Higher
East Central Health
4824
39.2
33.4 to 45.0
Higher
Higher
Capital Health
4825
28.3
25.4 to 31.2
Higher
Same
Aspen Regional Health Authority
4826
37.6
33.1 to 42.2
Higher
Higher
Peace Country Health
4827
29.8
25.1 to 34.6
Higher
Same
Northern Lights Health Region
4828
25.8
20.3 to 31.2
Same
Same
British Columbia
5900
26.8
25.7 to 28.0
Higher
East Kootenay Health Service Delivery Area
5911
54.6
43.8 to 65.3
Higher
Higher
Kootenay-Boundary Health Service Delivery Area
5912
34.9
29.3 to 40.5
Higher
Higher
Okanagan Health Service Delivery Area
5913
23.1
19.8 to 26.4
Same
Lower
Thompson/Cariboo Health Service Delivery Area
5914
30.8
26.8 to 34.8
Higher
Higher
Fraser East Health Service Delivery Area
5921
20.5
17.3 to 23.6
Lower
Lower
Fraser North Health Service Delivery Area
5922
27.2
23.7 to 30.7
Same
Same
Fraser South Health Service Delivery Area
5923
21.6
18.3 to 24.9
Same
Lower
Richmond Health Service Delivery Area
5931
19.5
15.0 to 24.1
Lower
Lower
Vancouver Health Service Delivery Area
5932
20.4
17.8 to 23.1
Lower
Lower
North Shore/Coast Garibaldi Health Service Delivery Area
5933
26.9
23.2 to 30.6
Same
Same
South Vancouver Island Health Service Delivery Area
5941
40.2
36.1 to 44.3
Higher
Higher
Central Vancouver Island Health Service Delivery Area
5942
41.3
35.3 to 47.4
Higher
Higher
North Vancouver Island Health Service Delivery Area
5943
20.6
15.2 to 26.0
Same
Lower
Northwest Health Service Delivery Area
5951
25.8
20.7 to 31.0
Same
Same
Northern Interior Health Service Delivery Area
5952
25.7
21.0 to 30.3
Same
Same
Northeast Health Service Delivery Area
5953
26.2
20.9 to 31.4
Same
Same
Yukon Territory
6001
30.6
23.8 to 37.4
Same
Northwest Territories
6101
32.8
26.5 to 39.1
Higher
Nunavut
6201
35.8
30.4 to 41.2
Higher
Note: Based on non-leisure activity in typical week in previous 3 months.
Source: 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey.