Unadjusted and age-standardized prevalence of diagnosed chronic conditions for women aged 20 years and over, by Aboriginal identity, Canada, 2006/2007
|Chronic condition||Unadjusted||Age-standardized to age structure
of total Canadian population
|Total Aboriginal women1||First Nations women living off reserve||Métis women||Inuit women||Total Canadian women||Total Aboriginal women1||First Nations women living off reserve||Métis women||Inuit women|
|Arthritis or rheumatism||27.2||28.2||26.6||19.2||20.5||33.1*||33.3*||32.8*||28.5*|
|High blood pressure (hypertension)||17.1||17.6||17.3||13.7||18.9||22.0*||21.9*||22.6*||19.7|
|Stomach problems or intestinal ulcers2||14.4||14.6||14.4||10.1||3.3||15.6*||15.6*||15.6*||11.4*|
E use with caution
* significantly different from estimate for total Canadian women at p<0.05
1. Total Aboriginal women includes First Nations women living off reserve, Métis women and Inuit women.
2. The 2006 Aboriginal Peoples Survey asked respondents if they had 'stomach problems or intestinal ulcers' while the Canadian Community Health Survey 2007 asked respondents if they had 'intestinal or stomach ulcers'.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Aboriginal Peoples Survey, 2006, and Canadian Community Health Survey, 2007.
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