Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Sleep (PASS) Indicators
- Last updated: 2023-03-27
The PASS Indicators are grouped by movement behaviours and broken down by individual, family/social and built/society environment.
|Cultural/racial background - multiple categories||Percentage (%)||95% CI|
|Total population||58.9||58.0 - 59.8|
|White||58.5||57.5 - 59.5|
|Black||63.4||57.5 - 69.4|
|East or Southeast Asian||61.4||57.9 - 65.0|
|South Asian||62.2||56.9 - 67.5|
|West Asian or Arab||57.8||49.6 - 65.9|
|Latin American||55.5||46.2 - 64.8|
|First Nations off reserve/Inuit/Métis||50.6||45.9 - 55.2|
|Other visible minority||58.4||45.8 - 71.0|
|Not stated||64.2||54.3 - 74.1|
Notes: Estimates for this indicator exclude the territories. The category "White" includes persons who gave a response of "White" only OR persons who gave a response of "White and Latin American", "White and Arab", or "White and West Asian" OR persons who gave a response of "Latin American", "Arab", or "West Asian" only, along with a write-in European response AND persons who gave a response that is not classified as a visible minority regardless of whether they gave a response of "White". The category "White" excludes Indigenous People. The category "Other visible minority" includes "Multiple visible minorities" or "visible minority not indicated elsewhere". All other categories are defined as per Statistics Canada derived variable "Visible minority group of respondent (SDCDVVM)".
Source: Canadian Community Health Survey 2021
(NEW) highlights indicators not previously reported upon and/or for which the measure or data source has changed.
aDue to changes in survey methodology, the PASS 2023 estimates for this indicator should not be compared to those from previous PASS editions.
|Definition||This indicator measures the percentage of adults who self-rated their mental health as being "excellent" or "very good" and is expressed as a proportion of the total population aged 18+ years.|
|Data Source||Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS), Statistics Canada|
|Population||Population aged 18+ years|
|Data Available||Sex, age group (5 year, life-course, adults/older adults), province/territory, population centre/rural area, highest level of education (household, respondent), household income adequacy, cultural/racial background, Indigenous status, immigrant status, and trend (age-standardized)|
|Estimate Calculation||Numerator: Number of adults aged 18+ years who report their mental health is "very good" or "excellent". Denominator: Total population, aged 18+ years. Statistics Canada derived variable "perceived mental health" (2003: GENC_02B, 2005: GENE_02B, 2007-2014: GENDMHI, 2015-2021: GENDVMHI) was used to calculate this indicator.|
Center for Surveillance and Applied Research, Public Health Agency of Canada. Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Sleep (PASS) Indicators, 2023 Edition. Public Health Infobase. Ottawa (ON): Public Health Agency of Canada, 2023.
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