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How Healthy are Rural Canadians? An Assessment of their Health Status and Health Determinants

Creator: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Geography: North America, Canada

Categories: Social Determinants of Health

Tags: arthritis, breast cancer, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, cervical cancer, chronic diseases, deaths/mortality, determinants of health, diabetes, health behaviours, health policy, health status, health-adjusted life expectancy (HALE), injuries, life expectancy, motor vehicles, poisoning, respiratory diseases, rural health, socioeconomics, suicide

Date: 2006

URL: https://secure.cihi.ca/free_products/rural_canadians_2006_report_e.pdf

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PDF, 182 pages including appendices.

This report examines whether there are differences in health between rural and urban Canadians. The overarching objective of the report is to create a broader understanding of rural health needs and to inform and support policy and program development.