Adult body mass index
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Note: BMI is calculated from weight and height collected from respondents. In the Canadian Community Health Survey, both self-reported and measured methods were used. Results obtained from comparing these two methods have shown that women are inclined to underestimate their weight, while men tend to overestimate their height. Moreover, underreporting of weight increases with higher levels of BMI.
Self-reported, Canada, provinces, territories, health regions and peer groups
These estimates present the most up-to-date population health characteristics and will be updated yearly.
By age group and sex (number, percent and confidence intervals)
Most recent data available
Two-year period estimates:
The two-year combined data are less current than annual estimates, but have higher precision (less variability).
By age group and sex (number, percent and confidence intervals) Most recent data available
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