Health Indicators

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Health Indicators

Technical Notes

This page contains supplementary documentation to assist with calculating and/or interpreting the Health Indicators data.

  1. Definitions, Data Sources and Rationale - presents definitions for all of the CIHI indicators and lists them according to their placement in the Health Indicator Framework. The Technical Notes and model specifications, which are available for some indicators, are embedded links within the document.
  2. Code Conversions – the indicators were extracted based on ICD-9/CCP or ICD-10-CA/CCI coding conventions. This table shows the codes used, including the ICD-9-CM counterpart.

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