Wednesday, February 1, 2012

February: New Release Notifications

We are pleased to inform you of upcoming releases from Statistics Canada using Health Statistics data.

On February 9, Canadian Coroner and Medical Examiner Database: Annual Report will be available.
This annual report presents national data on the deaths investigated by Coroners and Medical Examiners (C/ME). These deaths are examined based on their type - natural, accidental, suicide, homicide or undetermined. On the day of release, please follow the link

On February 16, Health Reports will publish:

Assessment of validity of self-reported smoking status
This study compares estimates of the prevalence of cigarette smoking based on self-report with estimates based on urinary cotinine concentrations.  The data are from the 2007 to 2009 Canadian Health Measures Survey, which included self-reported smoking status and the first nationally representative measures of urinary cotinine.

The health of First Nations children living off reserve and Métis children under age 6

This study examines parent-/guardian-reported data about the general health, chronic conditions and physical limitations of First Nations children living off reserve and Métis children younger than age 6.  The data are from the 2006 Aboriginal Children’s Survey.

On the day of release, please follow the Daily link or the Health Reports catalogue link

On January 23, 2012, Canadian Social Trends published:
Profile of seniors’ transportation habits.  This article examines various issues related to seniors’ access to transportation and to a vehicle. The first part focuses on determining which seniors have a driver’s licence and drive a car, including those with the weakest visual, auditory, motor and cognitive faculties. The second part of the article describes seniors’ main forms of transportation other than driving a car. The last part examines the impact of seniors’ main form of transportation on their level of social participation.

Please follow the link

For more information on Health products available at Statistics Canada, please visit our website at Health in Canada.

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