Canadian Chronic Disease Indicators (CCDI)

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Estimates for this indicator exclude the territories. Due to the major redesign of the 2015 CCHS, caution should be taken when comparing data from previous cycles of CCHS to data released for the 2015 cycle onwards.
Source: Canadian Community Health Survey 2017
Population: aged 20+ years, by sex, Canada, 2017
Edition: 2019

ECells highlighted in yellow should be interpreted with caution as they contain estimates with a coefficient of variation between 15.0% to 35.0%.
FCells highlighted in red indicate where estimates are unstable or unreleasable due to small numbers and/or coefficients of variation greater than 35.0%.

Definition Percentage of adults who report that their highest level of completed education is less than secondary school expressed as a proportion of the total population.
Data Available Sex, age group (5 year and life course), province (crude and age-standardized), population centre/rural area, household income adequacy, ethnicity, Indigenous status, immigrant status, and trend (age-standardized).
Estimate Calculation Numerator: Number of people, aged 20+ years who report that their highest level of education is less than high school (secondary school) completion.
Denominator: Total population, aged 20+ years.
Additional Remarks A low percentage for this indicator can be interpreted as a positive result.

Suggested Citation:

Center for Surveillance and Applied Research, Public Health Agency of Canada. Canadian Chronic Disease Indicators Data Tool, 2019 Edition. Public Health Infobase. Ottawa (ON): Public Health Agency of Canada, 2019.

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