Health Statistics

Glossaries and Dictionaries

Statistics Primer


Welcome to the Health Statistics Subject Guide! Here you will find health statistics on a variety of topics and geographic locations. If you have questions please feel free to contact me.

Health Profile

 What is a Health Profile?

Health Profile is a Statistics Canada application that is designed to give quick access to the latest health-related data available for a selected health region or province.

You can generate tables for different variables including health conditions such as obesity, diabetes, asthma and more, health behaviours, well-being as well as many other variables.

Sample citation:

Statistics Canada. 2010. Health Conditions: Rates – Overweight or obese by sex, 18 years and over, City of Ottawa Health Unit, Ontario and Ontario (table). Canadian Statistics. (accessed July 8, 2010)

AND for summary health profiles OVER TIME ...

Health Trends is a similar Statistics Canada application for quick access to health-related data for a selected province or territory, like Health Profile, you can generate tables for various health-related variables.

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