Health and Wellness 2017

  1. Health and Wellness – Introduction

    Our health is determined by the conditions in which we are born, grow, learn, live, work and age. Strong cross-Sectoral linkages exist between Health and Wellness and all other Living in Niagara Sectors. There is an increasing focus on making a positive impact on people’s lives and the vitality of...
  2. Chronic Disease and Injury

    In 2016, Niagara Region Public Health created “Niagara’s Village of 100”, an infographic visual representation to better understand the health status of Niagara’s population. Source:  Niagara Region Public Health Retrieved from: http://www.niagaraknowledgeexchange.com/resources-publications/niagaras-village-of-100/ In 2017, Niagara Region Public Health took a Life Course Approach to analyzing and visualizing Niagara’s Top Health...
  3. Health Services in Niagara

    Number of Specific Health Facilities in Niagara The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) mandate to transform and integrate the health system with the patient in mind is resulting in changes to the health care system in Niagara. The MOHLTC Patients First discussion paper was released in the...
  4. Lifestyle Indicators in Niagara

    Substance Use Rates Smoking – Daily Smoking Rates The following table looks at the self-reported adult daily smoking rate in the Niagara Regional Area Health Unit. Figures are expressed as a percentage of the population. Self-Reported Adult Daily Smoking Rate, 2003-2014 2003 2005 2007-08 2009-10 2011-12 2013-14 Niagara 22.1% 19.6%...
  5. Population Level Outcomes

    Life Expectancy in Niagara Life expectancy data is available for the HNHB LHIN (Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network). Figures in this table are expressed in years. Life Expectancy at Birth, 2000-2009 2000-02 2005-07 2006-08 2007-09 HNHB LHIN 79.1 80.3 80.3 80.4 Ontario 79.8 81.0 81.3 81.5 Canada...
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