ARCHIVED - Percentage of Adult Females with a Usual Intake of Iron below the Estimated Average Requirement (EAR) in Canada

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.

Percentage of adults age 19 and over with a usual intake of Iron below the EAR (females)

Newfoundland & Labrador 9.3E
Prince Edward Island 10.5
Nova Scotia 8.9E
New Brunswick 8.9E
Quebec 6.4
Ontario 14.1
Manitoba 8.3E
Saskatchewan 12.8E
Alberta 13.4
British Columbia 8.7
All of Canada 11.0

Note: E - Data with a coefficient of variation (CV) from 16.6% to 33.3%; interpret with caution.

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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