This guide provides you with 2 SAS macros that you can use for analyzing health inequalities, as well as methodology notes, formulae and considerations for reporting your results.
The glossary defines terms used throughout the toolkit and the literature, and contains information on the availability and use of composite indices in Canada.
This guide summarizes key information and considerations for measuring health inequalities using an area-level approach and Statistics Canada’s PCCF and PCCF+ tools.
This document contains a list of organizations that have produced helpful resources to support planning for, analyzing and reporting on health inequalities.
Use the Equity Stratifier Inventory to see which embedded and area-level equity stratifiers are available within selected CIHI and Statistics Canada health data.
Six additional indicators for acute care hospitals, not available through Your Health System.
About 61% of seniors with dementia in Canada live at home — and they require support while staying there.
The growing number of seniors living with dementia is leaving some primary care doctors feeling less well-prepared to manage dementia care in the community.
Seniors with dementia from lower-income neighbourhoods in Canada are more likely to visit hospitals for falls than those from more affluent areas.
Recommended definitions for a selection of equity stratifiers for measuring health inequalities: age, sex, gender, income, education and geographic location.
Technical specifications for interRAI's standardized outputs from CIHI's Continuing Care Reporting System.
Your Health System: Insight is an analytical tool that allows health care providers and analysts to dig deeper into indicator results. Find out more about what Insight can offer, how to get access and the data refresh schedule.
Infographic showing that the hospitalization gap for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by income has widened over time.
The full data set accompanies the report and tool Canada’s International Health System Performance Over 50 Years: Examining Potential Years of Life Lost.
A tool that compares leading causes of premature death due to cancer, heart disease, stroke and external causes, over a 50-year period, in 18 high-income countries.
Frequently asked questions about clinical coding in continuing and residential care.
Indicator definitions for the Trends in Income-Related Health Inequalities in Canada project.
Examine the population health approach within the context of Canada's health care systems to stimulate dialogue and intersectoral action.
A description of methods for the report Improving Health System Efficiency in Canada: Perspectives of Decision-Makers.
An estimation of efficiency at the regional level and examination of factors related to variations in health system efficiency.