Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Release of Health Profile, February 2011 (Internet Application)

Statistics Canada is pleased to announce the release of the Health Profile, February 2011 Internet application.

Health Statistics Division and the Census Internet Development team have updated the online product Health Profile, February 2011 (which was last updated in June of 2010) with the latest health region-level data for life expectancy and mortality by selected causes. A series of indicators based on hospitalization data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) have also been added: see What’s new? on the left-hand side bar of the Health Profile home page for details.

The June 2010 version of the comprehensive download file has been added to the ‘Previous issues’ section on the Related Data page.

This Internet application features updated health region-level data from a number of sources. The application is designed to give quick access to the latest health-related data available for a selected health region, provides the corresponding provincial data by default, and users can easily select any region of choice for comparison.

There are different ways to access the Health Profile, February 2011 (Internet application) from the Statistics Canada home page. Users can either click on the Health in Canada module or click on the 'Census' button in the right-hand navigation bar and enter through the 'Features' or 'Spotlight' section.

Thank you.

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