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.
3 Canadian women share their experiences with palliative care and compare them with some of the findings of CIHI's new report Access to Palliative Care in Canada. Read their stories.
CCRS Quick Stats provide a profile of residents of submitting residential care and hospital-based continuing care facilities in 2017–2018.
HCRS Quick Stats provide a profile of clients who received long-term home care services from publicly funded programs in participating jurisdictions in 2017–2018.
The number of Canadian seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is rising steadily, and so is the burden on caregivers and health care systems.
Dementia in Canada provides a comprehensive look at dementia’s impact on Canada’s health systems, and the challenges seniors living with dementia face at home, in long-term care and in hospitals.
Seniors with dementia from lower-income neighbourhoods in Canada are more likely to visit hospitals for falls than those from more affluent areas.
There is no way to prevent all types of dementia; however, having a healthy lifestyle and managing chronic conditions help improve overall health and reduce the risk.
People caring for seniors with dementia put in more hours, are more likely to feel distress.
This document explains the methodology used for the report Dementia in Canada.
Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors.
Provides a summary of the Resource Utilization Groups version III Plus (RUG-III Plus) grouping methodology.
Provides an overview of the Resource Utilization Groups version III Plus (RUG-III Plus) grouping methodology.
Suggested Learning and Development for the interRAI instrument in continuing care.
Recommended definitions for a selection of equity stratifiers for measuring health inequalities: age, sex, gender, income, education and geographic location.
Information for clients who are interested in implementing the interRAI Home Care assessment system.