Health indicator profile by census metropolitan area, two-year period estimates (Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.))

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Health indicator profile by census metropolitan area, two-year period estimates
(Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.))
  2013/2014
  number percent
Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo (Ont.)    
Perceived health, very good or excellent 255,298 61.5
Perceived health, fair or poor 34,387 8.3
Perceived mental health, very good or excellent 294,038 71.9
Perceived mental health, fair or poor 29,139 7.1
Life satisfaction, satisfied or very satisfied 374,099 91.7
Perceived life stress, quite a lot (15 years and over) 96,730 24.5
Mood disorder 30,102 7.2
Arthritis 67,862 17.1
Diabetes 33,080E 8.0E
Asthma 31,725 7.6
High blood pressure 64,239 15.4
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) .. ..
Pain or discomfort by severity, moderate or severe 51,760 12.4
Pain or discomfort that prevents activities 63,761 15.3
Current smoker, daily or occasional 69,434 16.9
Current smoker, daily 57,696 14.0
Exposure to second-hand smoke at home 8,266E 2.4E
Exposure to second-hand smoke in the past month, in vehicles and/or public places 63,095 18.3
Exposure to second-hand smoke in the past month, in vehicles 20,293E 5.9E
Exposure to second-hand smoke in the past month, in public places 51,014 14.8
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 158,394 40.3
Physical activity during leisure-time, moderately active or active 235,985 57.5
Physical activity during leisure-time, inactive 174,140 42.5
Body mass index, self-reported, adult (18 years and over), overweight or obese 200,500 55.1
Body mass index, self-reported, adult (18 years and over), overweight 122,891 33.8
Body mass index, self-reported, adult (18 years and over), obese 77,610 21.3
Body mass index, self-reported, youth (12 to 17 years old), overweight or obese 5,804E 19.2E
Sense of belonging to local community, somewhat strong or very strong 284,712 70.0
Has a regular medical doctor 390,153 93.6
Influenza immunization, less than one year ago 118,003 29.0

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