Search the IHE Database of Health Statistics

Depression and Risk of Heart Disease

Creator: Statistics Canada

Geography: North America, Canada

Categories: Cardiovascular Disease, Mental Health

Tags: cardiovascular diseases, deaths/mortality, depression, mental health, risk factors

Date: 1994-2007



PDF, 11 pages.

The study is based on seven cycles of the National Population Health Survey, including new data for 2006/2007. The study used data from a sample of 4,948 men and women aged 40 or older who did not report having heart disease in 1994/1995. It followed them through to 2006/2007 to determine if depression was associated with increased risk of heart disease diagnosis or death.

Note: This PDF is archived. To access it, click the title link below the “ARCHIVED - PDF document” heading.