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Canadian Health Statistics
StatsCan is the key source for statistical data in Canada. Search for your topic, or browse by subject under Health. A complicated website, the summary tables are usually the simplest to use. Consult the list of Health summary tables. Check the Daily for the latest reports.
To do an Advanced Search at the Statistics Canada Library, go to: https://sttc.ent.sirsidynix.net/client/en_GB/default/search/advanced
To use the Summon Discovery interface, use this link: http://statcan.summon.serialssolutions.com/#!/advanced
Statstics Canada - Infographics
There are over 400 infographics to choose from that are arranged on the website into categories including Health.
Has some statistical information throughout the page, but not always easily found. Use the search function to search for your topic and add the keyword statistics.
Health Canada. Indigenous Health.
Provides links and descriptions on health care services, Aboriginal family health, nutrition, diseases, non-insured health benefits and health reports.
Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)
Independent, not-for-profit organization providing statistics on Canadian health care, including national and provincial numbers on health care professions, spending, and services. Use the Quick Stats section of the website, or search for a specific topic.
Here is a link that provides a comparison of Wait times
Public Health Agency of Canada
An excellent site for information on disease prevention, and individual and community related information about promoting healthy lifestyles.
Canadian Cancer Statistics
Stats on incidence and mortality rates of cancer in Canada, broken down by types of cancer, age, gender and province/territory.
Nursing in Canada | Canadian Nurses Association
Stats on the registered nursing workforce in Canada from 1980 on. Also has nursing education stats and certification rates.
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