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.
Few Canadians (15%) receive palliative care at home in the last year of life, despite survey results indicating that most Canadians prefer to die at home. Read CIHI's report.
Six additional indicators for acute care hospitals, not available through Your Health System.
Seniors with dementia from lower-income neighbourhoods in Canada are more likely to visit hospitals for falls than those from more affluent areas.
Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratio: Technical Notes, November 2016
Recommended definitions for a selection of equity stratifiers for measuring health inequalities: age, sex, gender, income, education and geographic location.
Job aid to help health information management (HIM) professionals resolve coding challenges.
Stakeholders can adapt and use this organizing framework for information needs related to medical assistance in dying.
CIHI hosted a second Medical Assistance in Dying Discussion Forum with leaders to explore key priorities and opportunities.
CIHI is committed to working with the federal, provincial and territorial governments to support comparable reporting on medical assistance in dying (MAID).
CIHI produces annual data quality reports to assess the contribution of each province and territory to 11 of CIHI's databases.
Information on the fitness of National Rehabilitation Reporting System (NRS) data for various uses.
CIHI hosted the Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) Discussion Forum with leaders to support a better understanding of health systems’ responses to MAID.
The indicator includes 31 clinical groups that fall under 4 categories of harm: Health Care–/Medication-Associated Conditions, Health Care–Associated Infections, Patient Accidents and Procedure-Associated Conditions.
This release provides each hospital with the results of a suite of Cardiac Care Quality indicators.
CIHI and Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) are working together to report on patients receiving unnecessary tests and procedures every year in Canada, across 8 out of 200+ CWC specific recommendations.