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Major Chronic Diseases Surveillance On-Line
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The following pages of this website will provide you with the most current major chronic diseases statistics in Canada. You will be able to look at trends in major chronic diseases mortality by province and territory, by age group, over time, and for many different chronic diseases. Both graphs and tables will be displayed and instructions will be available for downloading the information to your personal computer. Please select a section below that is most appropriate and you will be taken to a new page where you can select various choices on the data you wish to see. Clicking on a plus sign (+) will lead to further menus.


How to Use Canadian Major Chronic Diseases Surveillance On-Line

This section contains some of the limitations of the data provided, how to interpret the results properly, the source of the data as well as the methods used to calculate the statistics and where to go for more information.

   

Major Chronic Diseases Mortality Maps

This section contains maps of Canada that display major chronic diseases mortality by geographic locations with higher or lower than average major chronic diseases mortality. Maps can be created for various age groups, diseases and time periods, depending on your preference. Age-standardized mortality rates can also be displayed.

   

Major Chronic Diseases Mortality Charts

Major Chronic Diseases Mortality over Time
This section contains graphs and tables that display trends in chronic diseases mortality from 1984 to 2001 based on your selection of sex, age group, province or territory, diseases and time period.

Major Chronic Diseases Mortality by Province or Territory
This section contains graphs and tables that display differences in major chronic diseases mortality based on your selection of areas by sex, age group, disease and year. It also displays double bar charts to compare more than one of the selections above at the same time.

Mortality by Major Chronic Diseases
This section contains graphs and tables that display your selection for one chronic diseases or all provided. Mortality rates are provided for selected diseases by sex, age group, province or territory and year.

Major Chronic Diseases Mortality by Age Group
This section contains graphs and tables that display multiple comparisons across many age groups by sex, province or territory, chronic disease and year. The information can be displayed by a line graph showing the trends, a pie chart indicating the proportion of chronic disease in each age group, or bar and double bar charts comparing the trends in age groups between provinces, sexes, diseases or years.

   

Glossary

This section contains definitions in non-technical language for most of the technical terms used on this site. Definitions for technical terms are also provided throughout Canadian Major Chronic Diseases Surveillance On-Line. By clicking on the underlined term you will be taken to the word in the Glossary. From the Glossary page, please use your browser's [BACK] button to return to your previous selection page.

 



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Last Updated: 2003-03-10