Canadian Community Health Survey - Annual Component (CCHS)

Medical attention for injury of person, proportion

Medical attention for injury refers to whether or not the injured person received medical attention from a health professional in the 48 hours following the injury. If the person sustained more than one injury during the specified period, this variable refers to the most serious injury.

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

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

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