Reminders

Health and Wellness 2009 Supplementary

Health & Wellness 2009 Supplemental Data

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

7-1 Obesity* Rates 

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 2003
200520072008
Waterloo Region16.316.717.718.7
Ontario14.815.114.817.1
Canada14.915.516.117.2

 

 

Source:  Canadian Community Health Survey ( CCHS 2.1 and 3.1), and http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-221-XIE/2008001/profiles-en.htm; 2008 figures from Canada Health Reports, 2008

* Self -reported adult body mass index 30.0 or higher (18 years and over) Note: number for Waterloo Region 2007 an approximation)

 

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7-2 Life Expectancy at Birth    

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 199720012008
Waterloo Region79.179.779.7
Ontario78.879.779.7
Canada78.579.579.5

 

 

 

 

Source: Statistics Canada, Vital Statistics- Deaths Database; 2008 figures from Canada Health Reports, 2008

 

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7-3 Percent With Quite a Lot of Stress 

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 2003200520072008
Waterloo Region24.822.221.419
Ontario24.322.722.122.3
Canada2422.822.422.3

 

 

 

 

Source: http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-221-XIE/2006001/tables/t004b.pdf, http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-221-XIE/2008001/profiles-en.htm; 2008 figures from Canada Health Reports, 2008

 

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7-4 Leisure-Time Percent Moderately Active

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 2001200320052008
Waterloo Region52.351.745.743.4
Ontario5051.348.849.5
Canada50.4514950.6

 

 

 

 

Source:  Canadian Community Health Survey ( CCHS 2.1 and 3.1), http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-221-XIE/2008001/profiles-en.htm; 2008 figures from Canada Health Reports, 2008

 

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7-5 Percent Daily or Occasional Smokers

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 2003200520072008
Waterloo Region2319.122.221.1
Ontario22.120.720.619.8
Canada22.921.721.921.4

Source: Statistics Canada http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-221-XIE/2008001/profiles-en.htm; 2008 figures from Canada Health Reports, 2008

 

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7-6 Percent Heavy* Drinkers

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 2003200520072008
Waterloo Region23.720.423.320.5
Ontario20.521.521.115.5
Canada20.721.821.816.7

* 5 or more drinks, 12 times a year

Source: Statistics Canada http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-221-XIE/2008001/profiles-en.htm; 2008 figures from Canada Health Reports, 2008

 

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7-7 Percent With a Regular Medical Doctor

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 20032005 20072008
Waterloo Region93.192.493.890.9
Ontario91.891.490.491
Canada85.885.684.884.4

Source: Statistics Canada http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-221-XIE/2008001/profiles-en.htm; 2008 figures from Canada Health Reports, 2008

 

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7-8 Percent With Flu Shot Within Last Year

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 200320052007
Waterloo Region35.13832.9
Ontario3441.435.7
Canada26.632.730.4

Source: Statistics Canada http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-221-XIE/2008001/profiles-en.htm

 

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7-9 Self-Rated Health: Percent Very Good or Excellent

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 2003200520072008
Waterloo Region61.461.46361.7
Ontario57.260.86059.3
Canada58.460.159.659.3

Source: http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-221-XIE/2006001/tables/t002c.pdf, and http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-221-XIE/2008001/profiles-en.htm; 2008 figures from Canada Health Reports, 2008

 

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7-10 Percent Current Smokers

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 2003200520072008
Waterloo Region2319.122.221.1
Ontario22.120.720.619.8
Canada22.921.721.921.4

 

Source:  Canadian Community Health Survey ( CCHS 2.1 and 3.1), http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-221-XIE/2008001/profiles-en.htm; 2008 figures from Canada Health Reports, 2008

 

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7-11 Percent 12+ With Participation and Activity Limitation

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 200320052007
Waterloo Region31.928.327
Ontario31.729.433.1
Canada31.229.631.2

Source: http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-221-XIE/2006001/tables/t004a.pdf, and http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/82-221-XIE/2008001/profiles-en.htm

 

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7-12 Physicians (General/Family Physicians and Specialists) per 100,000

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 1998199920002001200220032004200520062007
Waterloo Region121121124126n.a.128130128128132
Ontarion.a180181180180177178177174177
Canada185187188188189188189191191193

 

 

 

 

Source: Canadian Institute for Health Information, Health Indicator Reports.

 

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7-13 Work Absence for Full-time Employees

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 1987200020012002200320042005200620072008
Waterloo Region9.26.57.9887.67.98.28.37.4
Ontario8.57.17.68.48.38.58.68.89.39.5
Canada8.588.59.19.29.29.69.710.210

Source: For CMA data, Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, Cansim Table 279-0029.  Data for the economic regions are by special request, program A060807.

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7-14 EMS Code 4, 90th Percentile Response Time

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 199620062007
Waterloo Region10.312.4812.41
Ontario Median10.311.0411.12

 

 

 

Source: OMBI 2007 

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