Demographic and descriptive statistics about physicians are found in Scott’s Medical Database (SMDB).
How many physicians are there in Canada? What are their average gross payments? How old is the average physician? Discover the answers to these questions and more about Canada’s physicians in our annual update.
These data tables present a series of health workforce indicators developed by CIHI based on the World Health Organization’s National Health Workforce Accounts: A Handbook (2016).
These data tables highlight current trends for 30 types of health care providers in Canada across a variety of supply, demographic and population characteristics.
This guide summarizes the strengths and limitations of the health workforce data contained in our analytical products and the ways in which it can be effectively used and analyzed.
These data tables present supply, education, demographic and employment trends for occupational therapists, physiotherapists and pharmacists practising in Canada.
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.
About 61% of seniors with dementia in Canada live at home — and they require support while staying there.
In long-term care, seniors with dementia are at higher risk of being physically restrained and given potentially inappropriate antipsychotic drugs than other seniors. However, policy changes and educational supports have helped spur a decrease in this trend over the past several years.
Canadians with young-onset dementia present unique care challenges Fewer Canadians are diagnosed with dementia before age 65 than as seniors — but their needs can be just as great. At the time of diagnosis, people with young-onset dementia may still be working, taking care of their children and parents, and meeting financial commitments. Learn more about how care is different for people with young-onset dementia.
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.
This document summarizes the strengths and limitations of the nursing data contained in our analytical products and the ways in which it can be effectively used and analyzed.
The data tables report on the supply, employment and demographic trends of Canada’s nursing workforce.
This document presents trends in the nursing supply and workforce in Canada and each of its provinces and territories.
Declining numbers of new graduates, combined with growing outflow of those late in their careers, has led to a slow down in growth of employed regulated nurses in Canada, new CIHI data analysis shows.