Canadian Community Health Survey - Annual Component (CCHS)

Injury of person, proportion

Injury refers to whether or not, during some specified period, the person sustained an injury serious enough to limit normal activities the day after the injury occurred. It includes, for example, a broken bone, a bad cut, a burn or a strain. It does not include repetitive strain injuries.

Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programs.

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • Age-standardized percentage of total
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