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Measuring the health of Canadians using population surveys

Measuring the health of Canadians using population surveys

proceedings of a workshop (held September 1990), and "An agenda for Development"

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Published by National Health Information Council in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health surveys -- Canada -- Congresses,
  • Canada -- Population -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Thomas Stephens and Roger S. McCullough.
    ContributionsMcCullough, Roger S., Stephens, Thomas., National Health Information Council (Canada)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA407.5.C2 M4 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p.
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21335806M

      In , 70 per cent of Canadians polled as part of the doctors group's annual "report card" on health gave the system an A or a B for overall quality of . • Annual component on general health ( –) + Focused surveys on specific health topics • Respondents are randomly sampled using a stratified, multistage, clustered area sampling strategy • Data can be weighted to be representative of the Canadian population • Response rates: ~ % to %.

    Google Scholar Profile: click here Below I provide pdf copies of my publications whenever possible for me to do so (e.g., post-acceptance copy, published copy). For all other articles, please e-mail me for a copy. NOTE: Underlined names indicate student/trainee co-authors Articles and Edited Book Chapters Carpiano, Richard M. & Fitz, Nicholas S. ().   Nanos Research was commissioned by the Canadian Health Coalition (CHC), a nonpartisan group that supports Canada’s public health system, to conduct a random telephone survey of 1, Canadians between April 25 and May 3. The margin of accuracy for a sample of 1, is ± percentage points.

    We focus on the relationship between income and health outcomesi using the most recent evidence available from the Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS). Conducted in , the CCHS is only large scale survey of the health of the Canadian population. The companionFile Size: KB. Databases and data sources for patient safety. The National System for Incident Reporting (NSIR) is a free, web-based reporting system used by Canadian health care facilities to securely and anonymously share, analyze and discuss medication and IV fluid incidents. NSIR data and analyses inform quality improvement activities at all levels — from ward or unit projects to pan-Canadian.


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This study aimed to describe the self-reported health status of the general adult U.S. population using 3 multi-attribute preference-based measures: the EQ-5D, Health Utilities Index Mark 2 (HUI2.

The Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) is the most comprehensive, direct measures health survey conducted in Canada, designed to represent the Canadian population and address important data gaps and limitations in existing health information. using information based on data collected in surveys using direct, or actual, measures of physical health and anthropometry (i.e., body measurements).

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The Canadian Health Measures Survey. How can we explain the poor Aboriginal high school completion rates in Canada. Is completing high school ‘worth it’ for Aboriginals. Using the Aboriginal Peoples Surveys from andthis statistical investigation explored the role of financial incentives and health outcomes on high school completion rates for young, urban Aboriginals.

The groundwork for the population-based HALY representation a was laid in the s and early s in publications from the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, in the operations research literature reporting work funded by HEW.

The problem was to describe the overall health of the population. For years this had been indicated by mortality rates, the decline in which began to. The National Population Health Survey (NPHS) is a longitudinal survey that interviews the same group of Canadians every two years.

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Using a mixed methods study with a convenience sample of Canadians, we evaluated this question in comparison to a set of US questions that included domains of sexual identity, behaviour and : Christoffer Dharma. This new survey will collect information through self-reported data on health and through direct physical measures.

It is anticipated that approximately 5, respondents will complete the entire survey, with one or two persons between the ages of 6 and 79 selected per household. Summary Report on the Findings of the Oral Health Component of the Canadian Health Measures Survey – 3 the Canadian health Measures Survey Before Statistics Canada’s Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) began data collection inthere was no current, nation-wide, clinical information on the oral health of Canadians.

Critical to progress on these challenges is leadership at the federal level, largely by Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). While HHS has 30 statistical offices and programs, NCHS, which is located within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is.

The health specialists hired by Statistics Canada are fully qualified and certified. About the CHMS. Statistics Canada has been conducting the CHMS, in partnership with Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada, across the country since For each cycle, 16 sites are randomly selected to participate in the survey.

Abstract This article reviews the historical development of population health indicators. We have long known that environmental, socioeconomic, early life conditions, individual actions, and medical care all interact to affect health.

Present quantitative reporting on the impact of these factors on population health grew out of Bills of Mortality published in the s. Since then, regular. The CHMS is an ongoing national health survey that adds physical measures to existing health data sources like CCHS/NPHS by: Addressing important data gaps and limitations in existing health information through direct physical measurement of the health of Canadians Conducting direct physical measures of Canadians’ health in a mobileFile Size: KB.

The stigma against mental illness may lead to underreporting and non-disclosure of diagnoses. In addition, those living in low income situations and newcomers and immigrants to Canada also may be less likely to take part in population health surveys.

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A number of these surveys ask questions related to the health of Canadians. Results of the surveys are published as research reports, statistical tables, microdata files (anonymized, individual-level datasets of survey responses).Author: Ask Gerstein.

Canada’s World Survey. This question provided the impetus for the inaugural Canada’s World survey, which was conducted in early as part of a national citizen dialogue sponsored by Simon Fraser University’s Morris J.

Wosk Centre for Public Dialogue that focused on the role that Canada and Canadians can and should play in the. The concentrations of the environmental chemicals measured in individual blood and urine samples in the first three cycles of the CHMS are presented in Table 2, Table 3 respectively.

The tables include the age group, survey years, sample size, LOD, percentage of results that fall below the LOD, GM, 25th, 50th, and 75th percentile values and their associated 95% by: The NPHS collects information related to the health of the Canadian population and related socio-demographic information.

It is composed of three components: the Households, the Health Institutions, and the North components. The Household component started in. The CCHS is a national, cross-sectional survey conducted by Statistics Canada that collects information on health determinants, health status and the utilization of the health system in Canada, and represents approximately 98% of the population over age The first cycle of the CCHS was conducted in Cited by: 8.

Using the MD Select Canadian Masterfile (a Canadian database of physicians and large group practices), we sent surveys to a random sample Cited by:   The performance of the police in the dimension of reducing crime and victimization has been historically measured through police-reported crimes that are compiled into the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (UCR) in Canada.

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