Health Fact Sheets

The Health Fact Sheet publication features short, informative articles on interesting health topics from various health data sources.

Quick facts by census metropolitan area, 2015-2016

Release date: November 7, 2017

This will feature a selection of health indicators for the 34 census metropolitan areas (CMA) in Canada. Data at the provincial and national level is presented and compared with the data for each CMA.

Chronic Conditions, 2016

Release date: September 27, 2017

This is a Health fact sheet about the chronic conditions: asthma, arthritis, high blood pressure, and mood disorders. The results shown are based on questions from the Canadian Community Health Survey that asked respondents if they had certain chronic conditions.

Diabetes, 2016

Release date: September 27, 2017

This is a Health fact sheet about diabetes among Canadians aged 12 and older. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

Fruit and vegetable consumption, 2016

Release date: September 27, 2017

This is a Health fact sheet about fruit and vegetable consumption among Canadians aged 12 and older. The results shown are based on Canadian Community Health Survey questions that measured the number of times respondents reported that they consumed fruit and vegetables, rather than the actual quantity consumed.

Heavy drinking, 2016

Release date: September 27, 2017

This is a Health fact sheet about heavy drinking among Canadians aged 12 and older. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

Life Satisfaction, 2016

Release date: September 27, 2017

This is a Health fact sheet about life satisfaction among Canadians. Life satisfaction is a personal subjective assessment of global well-being. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

Primary Health Care Providers, 2016

Release date: September 27, 2017

This is a Health fact sheet about having a primary health care provider among Canadians aged 12 and older. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

Smoking, 2016

Release date: September 27, 2017

This is a health fact sheet about smoking among Canadians aged 12 and older. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

Healthy Behaviours, 2016

Release date: September 27, 2017

This is a health fact sheet about different positive health behaviours among Canadians aged 12 and older. These behaviours are combined into a single score. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

Nutrient intakes from food, 2015

Release date: June 20, 2017

This is a health fact sheet about the nutrient intakes from food among Canadians aged one year and older. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey – Nutrition, 2015 and 2004.

Use of nutritional supplements, 2015

Release date: June 20, 2017

This is a health fact sheet about the use of nutritional supplements among Canadians aged one year and older. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey – Nutrition, 2015 and 2004.

Healthy behaviours, 2015

Release date: March 22, 2017

This is a health fact sheet about different positive health behaviours among Canadians aged 12 and older. These behaviours are combined into a single score. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

Smoking, 2015

Release date: March 22, 2017

This is a health fact sheet about smoking among Canadians aged 12 and older. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

Primary health care, 2015

Release date: March 22, 2017

This is a Health fact sheet about having a primary health care provider among Canadians aged 12 and older. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

Life satisfaction, 2015

Release date: March 22, 2017

This is a Health fact sheet about life satisfaction among Canadians. Life satisfaction is a personal subjective assessment of global well-being. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

Heavy drinking, 2015

Release date: March 22, 2017

This is a Health fact sheet about heavy drinking among Canadians aged 12 and older. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

Fruit and vegetable consumption, 2015

Release date: March 22, 2017

This is a Health fact sheet about fruit and vegetable consumption among Canadians aged 12 and older. The results shown are based on Canadian Community Health Survey questions that measured the number of times respondents reported that they consumed fruit and vegetables, rather than the actual quantity consumed.

Diabetes, 2015

Release date: March 22, 2017

This is a Health fact sheet about diabetes among Canadians aged 12 and older. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Community Health Survey.

Chronic conditions, 2015

Release date: March 22, 2017

This is a Health fact sheet about the chronic conditions: asthma, arthritis, high blood pressure, and mood disorders. The results shown are based on questions from the Canadian Community Health Survey that asked respondents if they had certain chronic conditions.

The 10 leading causes of death, 2013

Release date: March 9, 2017

Statistics shown in this fact sheet come from vital statistics Canadian death database. These data are collected from all provincial and territorial vital statistics registries and contain demographic and medical (cause of death) information on all deaths in Canada.

Trends in mortality rates, 2000 to 2013

Release date: March 9, 2017

This fact sheet presents the age-standardized mortality rates and analyzes the trends in mortality rates since 2000, with emphasis on the leading causes of death.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease under-diagnosed in Canadian adults: Results from cycles 3 and 4 (2012 to 2015) of the Canadian Health Measures Survey

Release date: January 12, 2017

This health fact sheet presents results on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among Canadian adults 35 to 79 years of age. Significant differences were identified between self-reported and measured COPD prevalence suggesting that the condition is under-diagnosed in Canadian adults. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Health Measures Survey.


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