Health indicators are standardized measures that help us compare health status and health system performance and characteristics among different jurisdictions in Canada. Health indicators provide comparable information to support provinces and regional health authorities as they monitor the health of their populations and track how well their local health systems function.
Health indicators enhance our understanding of the health of Canadians, including
Health indicators are also used to
In the last decade, CIHI has partnered with Statistics Canada to produce more than 80 indicators to measure the health of the Canadian population and the performance of the health system.
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Health Indicators Technical Notes
Supplementary information about methods of calculating and interpreting health indicators data.
National consensus conferences on health indicators
Three national consensus conferences were convened to reach agreement on the indicators used by CIHI and Statistics Canada to measure
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Federal, provincial and territorial reports on comparable indicators
Download reports based on the comparable health and health system performance indicators for Canada, the provinces and territories