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Percentage of Adults Age 19 and Over  with a Usual Intake of Zinc below the Estimated Average Requirement, Canada, 2004

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.

A map of female’s zinc intake is unavailable due to extreme sampling variability in some provinces.

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

Newfoundland & Labrador F
Prince Edward Island 18.9E
Nova Scotia 14.7E
New Brunswick 20.8E
Quebec 9.8E
Ontario 17.8
Manitoba 17.5E
Saskatchewan 14.2E
Alberta 13.7E
British Columbia 12.0E
All of Canada 15.4

Note: E - Data with a coefficient of variation (CV) from 16.6% to 33.3%; interpret with caution.
F - Data with a coefficient of variation (CV) greater than 33.3% with a 95% confidence interval not entirely between 0 and 3%; suppressed due to extreme sampling variability.

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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