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FNN 202 – Public Health Nutrition

Statistics Canada

Canadian Community Health Survey (2020)

The CCHS is a cross-sectional survey that collects information related to health status, health care utilization and health determinants for the Canadian population. It includes information on a wide range of topics, including alcohol consumption, chronic health conditions, fruit and vegetable consumption, general health, use of health services, height and weight, injuries, physical activity, restriction of activities and smoking. It also provides information on the socio-demographic characteristics, the income and the labour force characteristics of the population. Data were collected from over 130,000 respondents, aged 12 or older, residing in households across all provinces and territories. The survey is offered in both official languages. It relies upon a large sample of respondents and is designed to provide reliable estimates at the health region level every 2 years. 

To access previous years, click on previous release.  To access the tabular data, or to customize the data by sex, geography, age, income or education, click on tables.