View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2017–2018, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System.
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.
Seniors living with dementia spend more time in the emergency department and have higher rates of hospitalization than other Canadians 65 and older, CIHI analysis shows.
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.
Recommended definitions for a selection of equity stratifiers for measuring health inequalities: age, sex, gender, income, education and geographic location.
Comparative list of 2018–2019 mandatory and optional data elements for all NACRS data submission options.
View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2016–2017, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System.
Emergency department visits and hospitalizations for injuries and trauma from 2010–2011 to 2015–2016.
View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2015–2016, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System.
The Presenting Complaint List (PCL) was developed by the Canadian Emergency Department Information System (CEDIS) Working Group. It includes common symptoms, complaints, problems or reasons for seeking medical care. The Canadian Emergency Department Diagnoses Shortlist (CED-DxS) includes more than 800 diagnoses in common terms, which are mapped to ICD-10-CA codes.
Emergency department visits and hospitalizations for injuries and trauma from 2010–2011 to 2014–2015.
Indicator definitions for the Trends in Income-Related Health Inequalities in Canada project.