Glossaries and Dictionaries
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.
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.
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. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/health-sante/82-228/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Tab=1&Geo1=HR&Code1=3551&Geo2=PR&Code2=35&Data=Rate&SearchText=ottawa&SearchType=Contains&SearchPR=01&B1=All&Custom (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.