Reminders

Health and Wellness 2010

Health and Wellness: 2010 Archive

 Our health status relies heavily on good health practices, activity levels, and access to health care and physicians.

7-1 The Percentage Without a Regular Medical Doctor is an indicator of access to the health care system.

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2003

2005

2007

2008

2009

Waterloo Region

6.7

7.6

6.1

9.1

9.2

Ontario

8.2

8.8

9.5

9

8.5

Canada

14.1

14.3

15.1

15.6

15.1

Source: Statistics Canada.  Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS), Indicator Profile, Cansim Table 105-0502 for Canada, Provinces and Health Regions.

 

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 7-2 Obesity Rates measure the percentage of individuals whose body fat reserves exceed healthy limits.

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2003

2005

2007

2008

2009

Waterloo Region

6.7

7.6

6.1

9.1

9.2

Ontario 

8.2

8.8

9.5

9

8.5

Canada 

14.1

14.3

15.1

15.6

15.1

 * Self -reported adult body mass index 30.0 or higher (18 years and over) Note: number for Waterloo Region 2007 an approximation) Source: Statistics Canada.  Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS 2.1) 2003, Cansim Table 105-0292 for Canada, Provinces, CMAs and Health Regions, terminated table.  For 2005-2009, Canadian Community Health Survey, Indicator Profile, for Canada, Provinces and Health Regions, Cansim Table 105-0501.

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 7-3 The Percentage of Time Spent Moderately Active with sports and/or other leisure activities plays an important role in physical health and mental health.

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2001

2003

2005

2008

2009

Waterloo Region

52.3

51.7

45.7

43.4

50.3

Ontario

50

51.3

48.8

49.5

50.7

Canada

50.4

51

49

50.6

52.5

 Source: Statistics Canada.  Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS 2.1) 2003, Cansim Table 105-0292 for Canada, Provinces, CMAs and Health Regions, terminated table.  For 2005-2009, Canadian Community Health Survey, Indicator Profile, for Canada, Provinces and Health Regions, Cansim Table 105-0501.

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7-4 The Percentage of Smokers is an indicator of the number of individuals who smoke in our community.

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2003

2005

2007

2008

2009

Waterloo Region

23

19.1

22.2

21.1

18.8

Ontario

22.1

20.7

20.6

19.8

18.6

Canada

22.9

21.7

21.9

21.4

20.1

Source: Statistics Canada.  Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS 2.1) 2003, Cansim Table 105-0292 for Canada, Provinces, CMAs and Health Regions, terminated table.  For 2005 to 2009, Canadian Community Health Survey, Indicator Profile, for Canada, Provinces and Health Regions, Cansim Table 105-0501.

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