Health indicator profile by census metropolitan area, two-year period estimates (Halifax (N.S.))

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Health indicator profile by census metropolitan area, two-year period estimates
(Halifax (N.S.))
  2013/2014
  number percent
Halifax (N.S.)    
Perceived health, very good or excellent 214,412 62.3
Perceived health, fair or poor 36,830 10.7
Perceived mental health, very good or excellent 246,075 72.8
Perceived mental health, fair or poor 24,684 7.3
Life satisfaction, satisfied or very satisfied 311,841 92.6
Perceived life stress, quite a lot (15 years and over) 72,665 21.9
Mood disorder 40,776 11.9
Arthritis 58,217 17.5
Diabetes 17,514 5.1
Asthma 28,554 8.3
High blood pressure 49,214 14.3
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) .. ..
Pain or discomfort by severity, moderate or severe 45,374 13.2
Pain or discomfort that prevents activities 51,100 14.9
Current smoker, daily or occasional 70,916 20.6
Current smoker, daily 51,525 15.0
Exposure to second-hand smoke at home 13,605E 5.0E
Exposure to second-hand smoke in the past month, in vehicles and/or public places 44,511 16.3
Exposure to second-hand smoke in the past month, in vehicles 18,430E 6.8
Exposure to second-hand smoke in the past month, in public places 34,185 12.6
5 or more drinks on one occasion, at least once a month in the past year 0 0.0
Fruit and vegetable consumption, 5 times or more per day 116,393 35.1
Physical activity during leisure-time, moderately active or active 204,816 60.5
Physical activity during leisure-time, inactive 133,852 39.5
Body mass index, self-reported, adult (18 years and over), overweight or obese 173,720 57.5
Body mass index, self-reported, adult (18 years and over), overweight 101,554 33.6
Body mass index, self-reported, adult (18 years and over), obese 72,166 23.9
Body mass index, self-reported, youth (12 to 17 years old), overweight or obese 5,880E 25.6E
Sense of belonging to local community, somewhat strong or very strong 231,950 68.7
Has a regular medical doctor 297,557 86.5
Influenza immunization, less than one year ago 156,006 46.5

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