CCHS - 105-0509 - Canadian health characteristics, two year period estimates, by age group and sex, Canada, provinces, territories and health regions

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Description: 

The CCHS is a cross-sectional survey that collects information related to health status, health care utilization and health determinants for the Canadian population. The survey is offered in both official languages. It relies upon a large sample of respondents and is designed to provide reliable estimates at the health region level every 2 years. 

The CCHS has the following objectives:
- Support health surveillance programs by providing health data at the national, provincial and intra-provincial levels; 
- Provide a single data source for health research on small populations and rare characteristics;
- Timely release of information easily accessible to a diverse community of users;
- Create a flexible survey instrument that includes a rapid response option to address emerging issues related to the health of the population.

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Years within data: 

2015
2016

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Date released: 

Monday, December 11, 2017

CANSIM number: 

105-0502

Survey number: 

3226

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CCHS - 105-0509 - Canadian health characteristics, two year period estimates, by age group and sex, Canada, provinces, territories and health regions