February 05, 2013

Release of the updated version of the Health Profile & Health Trends (Statistics Canada) and Health Trends

Statistics Canada is pleased to announce the release of the updated
version of the Health Profile, January 2013 and Health Trends,
January 2013 Internet applications.

Health Statistics Division and the Census Internet Development Team
have updated the online Health Profile product to now include
selected health indicators for census metropolitan areas based on
the 2009-2010 Canadian Community Health Survey, 2007-2009 Vital
Statistics and 2006 Census. In addition, it has been updated with
2007-2009 data for potentially avoidable mortality for Canada,
provinces, territories, peer groups and health regions (see related
What's new for details).

The online Health Trends product has also been updated with 2010
low birth weight data (see related What's new for details).

Users can access the Health Profile or Health Trends Internet
applications within the Health in Canada module located in the
'Features' section on the Statistics Canada home page. Please
note that both Internet applications now conform to the recently
revised Government of Canada's website standards (new look and

To enquire about the concepts, methods and data quality of
these data, please contact Health Statistics Division Data
Access and Information Services (613-951-1746;

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