Health & Wellness 2014

  1. Introduction to Health and Wellness

    Health can be defined as the physical, social, psychological and spiritual well-being of individuals. Overall health of the population is determined by people’s income, education, employment and housing, as well as a combination of preventive and rehabilitative approaches and services. Making a positive impact on the health of individuals is...
  2. Chronic Disease and Injury

    Note to Reader: Information in this Sector often includes the acronym HNHB LHIN, referring to the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network. Information about the HNHB LHIN can be found at: http://www.hnhblhin.on.ca/home.aspx Perceived Ratings of Mental Well-Being and Stress When asked about perceived health and perceived mental health,...
  3. Health Services in Niagara

    Note to Reader: Information in this Sector often includes the acronym HNHB LHIN, referring to the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network. Information about the HNHB LHIN can be found at: http://www.hnhblhin.on.ca/home.aspx Number of Specific Health Facilities in Niagara Niagara Health System The NHS has six sites with...
  4. Lifestyle Indicators in Niagara

    Note to Reader: Information in this Sector often includes the acronym HNHB LHIN, referring to the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network. Information about the HNHB LHIN can be found at: http://www.hnhblhin.on.ca/home.aspx Substance Use Rates Smoking- Daily Smoking Rates The rates of respondents reporting ‘current smoker, daily’ are the...
  5. Population Level Outcomes

    Note to Reader: Information in this Sector often includes the acronym HNHB LHIN, referring to the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network. Life Expectancy in Niagara Life expectancy in Niagara is the same as that in the rest of the HNHB LHIN. Total: 80.3 Male: 77.8 Female: 82.6...