Asthma hospitalization rates for Canadians younger than 20 have declined by 50% over the past 10 years. Yet asthma continues to be one of the leading causes of hospital stays among this age group. Take a closer look.
Chartbook featuring trends over time in asthma hospitalizations among children and youth in Canada, as well as inequalities by income, household education, geographic location, age and sex.
Learn about trends and socio-economic inequalities in asthma hospital stays among children and youth at the provincial/territorial and national levels.
Alcohol harm — the negative consequences of alcohol consumption — is a serious and growing health concern and a leading cause of injury and death in Canada. Learn more.
A case study focusing on the NorWest Community Health Centres program, which addresses the health and social needs of rural and remote residents.
Intentional injuries among children and youth in Canada.
A selection of trauma cases based on external injuries caused by intentional assaults and self-harm among children and youth in Canada.
An information sheet about intentional self-harm among youth in Canada.
An information sheet about intentional assault among children and youth in Canada.
An information sheet with key findings on intentional injuries (self-harm and assault) among children and youth.
A case study of The Ottawa Hospital and Ottawa Inner City Health shows the use of the population health approach to improve the health of the homeless population.
A study that sought out health system leaders in Canada who have made demonstrable progress in adopting the population health approach.
The Trends in Income-Related Health Inequalities in Canada project examines whether health gaps between lower- and higher-income individuals have changed over time.
An update to selected indicators previously featured in Giving Birth in Canada: A Regional Profile.
Selected health care and health status indicators for Canada's mothers and infants.
Ethnicity and immigration experiences are both important issues to consider when examining the social determinants of women's health.
A summary of the report Improving the Health of Canadians, which examines factors that affect health and implications of policy choices on health.
Improving the Health of Canadians 2004 focuses on income, early childhood development, Aboriginal people and obesity.
This report examines factors that affect health and how to improve health, with a focus on income, early childhood development, Aboriginal people and obesity.