Errata: The Chief Public Health Officer's Report on The State of Public Health in Canada 2010


Errata

Please note revisions to report are current as of April 13, 2011

Chapter 2: Canada’s Experience in Setting the Stage for Healthy Aging

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For a brief look at how these factors have impacted Aboriginal health, see Textbox 2.2 Historical influences on Aboriginal Peoples health.

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Textbox 2.2 Historical influences on Aboriginal Peoples health.

Chapter 3: The Health and Well-being of Canadian Seniors

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Figure 3.6 Projected prevalence of dementia in senior Canadians* by sex, Canada, 2008 to 2038
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Figure 3.6 - Projected prevalence of dementia in senior CanadiansFootnote 1 by sex, Canada, 2008 to 2038

Summary: Between 2008 and 2038, prevalence of dementia among senior Canadians is projected to increase from 407,531 to 1,042,301 cases; from 144,372 to 396,944 among male seniors; and from 263,159 to 645,357 among female seniors. The population over the age of 65 was simulated within the current model using data obtained from the Canadian Study of Health and Aging.

Figure 3.6 - Projected prevalence of dementia per 1,000 senior CanadiansFootnote 1 by sex, Canada,
2008 to 2038
Year All seniors Male seniors Female seniors
2008 407,531 144,372 263,159
2013 473,872 172,459 301,414
2018 550,912 203,035 347,877
2023 648,016 245,212 402,804
2028 761,526 287,879 473,647
2033 902,024 344,334 557,691
2038 1,042,301 396,944 645,357
Footnote 1
1The population over the age of 65 was simulated within the current model using data obtained from the Canadian Study of Health and Aging.

Source: Smetanin, P. et al. Rising Tide: The Impact of Dementia in Canada 2008 to 2038

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* The population over the age of 65 was simulated within the current model using data obtained from the Canadian Study of Health and Aging.
Sources: Smetanin, P. et al. Rising Tide: The Impact of Dementia in Canada 2008 to 2038.

Chapter 4: Setting Conditions for Healthy Aging

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Programs an initiatives that target behaviours as well as other determinants of health...

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Companies such as the United Kingdom’s BT Global Service (a telecommunications company) supports employees, who are also caregivers, with flexible work hours, remote access or work-from-home arrangements.

Appendix C: Definitions and Data Sources for Indicators

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Appendix B: Public Health Agency of Canada. (2009). [Analyses were preformed using Health Canada’s DAIS edition of anonymized microdata from the Canadian Community Health Survey, 2005: Cycle 3.1, prepared by Statistics Canada].


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