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Map of Obesity According to Measured Body Mass Index (BMI) in Children in Canada (females)

Please Note: The CCHS 2.2 does not include data from the Northwest Territories, Yukon Territory or Nunavut. However, the target population covered by the survey represents approximately 98% of the population of the 10 provinces and is thus considered a national survey.

Measured body mass index - percentage of children who are obese (females)

Province Estimate
Newfoundland & Labrador 7.7E
Prince Edward Island 5.5E
Nova Scotia 8.8E
New Brunswick 10.9E
Quebec 6.8E
Ontario 6.6
Manitoba 9.4
Saskatchewan 8.5E
Alberta 7.9E
British Columbia 6.8E
All of Canada 7.2

Download these data as a Microsoft Excel file. The Excel file also contains a confidence interval and coefficient of variation for each estimate. This information contributes to a better understanding of the estimates.

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