ARCHIVED - Percentage of Adults with a Usual Intake of Vitamin C 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 Vitamin C below the EAR (both males and females)

Newfoundland & Labrador 26.4
Prince Edward Island 30.2
Nova Scotia 26.8
New Brunswick 31.3
Quebec 12.2
Ontario 20.4
Manitoba 22.9E
Saskatchewan 21.1E
Alberta 24.8
British Columbia 16.4E
All of Canada 19.6

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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