Positive Mental Health Surveillance Indicator Framework

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Notes:

Note: As a result of changes in the survey methodology, estimates previously reported from the CCHS-MH 2012 cannot be compared to the estimates presented here from the CCHS 2017.
Source: Canadian Community Health Survey 2017
Population: 18+ years

ECells highlighted in yellow should be interpreted with caution as they contain estimates with a coefficient of variation between 16.6% to 33.3%.
FCells highlighted in red indicate where estimates are unstable or unreleasable due to small numbers and/or coefficients of variation greater than 33.3%.
Cells are empty when data are missing.

Measure Description
Definition Percentage of population who report that their mental health is “excellent” or “very good”
Data Available Sex, age groups, household income quintile, province/territory, urban/rural residence, and immigrant status
Estimate Calculation Numerator: Number of adults 18+ who report their mental health as being ''excellent'' or ''very good'';
Denominator: Total population, aged 18+
Additional Remarks A high percentage can be interpreted as a positive result

Suggested Citation :

Adults: Public Health Agency of Canada, Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research (2019). Positive Mental Health Indicator Framework Quick Statistics, adults (18 years of age and older), Canada, 2019 Edition. Ottawa (ON): Public Health Agency of Canada.
Youth: Public Health Agency of Canada, Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research (2019). Positive Mental Health Indicator Framework Quick Statistics, youth (12 to 17 years of age), Canada, 2019 Edition. Ottawa (ON): Public Health Agency of Canada.

Date modifier:
2019-07-18