ARCHIVED - Percentage of Adult Males with a Usual Intake of Magnesium 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 magnesium below the EAR (males)

Newfoundland & Labrador 70.1
Prince Edward Island 49.9
Nova Scotia 43.6E
New Brunswick 50.9E
Quebec 41.9
Ontario 51.1
Manitoba 57.4
Saskatchewan 50.5
Alberta 47.9
British Columbia 34.8
All of Canada 47.2

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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