Heart disease by age group

Since 2005, the percentage of workers suffering from heart disease has remained stable. However it is more important for those aged 50 and over.

Definition: Positive answer to the next question (0 = absent, 1 = present): Do you have heart disease? The condition is expected to last or have already lasted 6 months or more and that have been diagnosed by a health professional.

Sources: CCHS cycles 3.1 (2005) and 2007-2008 to 2013-2014 annual components of Statistics Canada’s public use microdata files (PUMFs).

This content has been updated on 13 October 2023 at 3h24.