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Report from the Canadian Chronic Disease Surveillance System: mental illness in Canada, 2015

Surveillance and Epidemiology Division, Public Health Agency of Canada; CCDSS Mental Illness Working Group; CCDSS Science Committee; CCDSS Technical Working Group. Health Promot Chronic Dis Prev Can. 2015; 35(6):95-6.


This report, Mental Illness in Canada, 2015 is the first publication to include administrative health data from the Canadian Chronic Disease Surveillance System (CCDSS) for the national surveillance of mental illness. It features the most recent CCDSS data available (fiscal year 2009/10), as well as trend data spanning over a decade (1996/97 to 2009/10). It is also the first national report to include children and adolescents under the age of 15 years. The data presented within this report and subsequent updates can be accessed via the Public Health Agency of Canada's Chronic Disease Infobase Data Cubes at www.infobase.phac-aspc.gc.ca. Data Cubes are interactive databases that allow users to create tables and graphs quickly using their Web browser.

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Keywords: Chronic diseases and conditions

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