2 front-line workers share their perspectives on Canada's opioid crisis in conjunction with some of the key findings in CIHI's new report Opioid-Related Harms in Canada.
Opioids are effective drugs that play an important role in pain management for many Canadians. Our data shows that rates of harm due to opioid poisoning continue to rise across Canada — hospitalizations have increased by 27% over the past 5 years. Find out more about opioid poisoning and our work on opioids.
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.
Seniors with dementia from lower-income neighbourhoods in Canada are more likely to visit hospitals for falls than those from more affluent areas.
This annual update from CIHI's Hospital Mental Health Database includes tables about mental Illness or addictions, with breakdowns by diagnosis group. See new tables for eating disorders.
Review the composition of the Hospital Mental Health Database, data quality and other information relevant to data users.
Get detailed information on the Hospital Mental Health Database data elements.
These data tables illustrate trends and patterns in the use of hospital-based services and psychotropic medications among children and youth with mental disorders.
Recommended definitions for a selection of equity stratifiers for measuring health inequalities: age, sex, gender, income, education and geographic location.
This toolkit includes resources related to the use of patient-centred measurement data.
This report describes current and future patient-centred measurement and reporting in Canada. It presents a 5-year plan to achieve the desired future state.
Information on the System for Classification of In-Patient Psychiatry (SCIPP) grouping and weighting methodologies.
Indicator definitions for the Trends in Income-Related Health Inequalities in Canada project.
Data tables for alcohol-attributable hospitalization from the report Trends in Income-Related Health Inequalities in Canada.
Data tables for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease hospitalization from the report Trends in Income-Related Health Inequalities in Canada.
Data tables for diabetes from the report Trends in Income-Related Health Inequalities in Canada.