Canadian Chronic Disease Indicators (CCDI)

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Source: Canadian Community Health Survey 2019
Population: aged 20+ years, by sex, Canada, 2019
Edition: 2021

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:

Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research, Public Health Agency of Canada. Canadian Chronic Disease Indicators Data Tool, 2021 Edition. Public Health Infobase. Ottawa (ON): Public Health Agency of Canada, 2021.

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