Arlene S. Bierman
Richard H. Glazier
Susan K. Shiller
This chapter provides a detailed analysis of the burden of illness (the overall health and well-being) of Ontarians, and how it varies depending on sex, socioeconomic status, and geographical area of residence.
Up-to-date reporting is provided on the prevalence of chronic conditions among Ontarians (both women and men), their current health and functional status, their risk factors for chronic diseases, the incidence of sexually-transmitted infections, and causes and patterns of mortality.
This chapter is divided into five sections
- Overall population health and functional status
- Chronic disease risk factors
- Chronic conditions
- Sexually-transmitted infections
- Patterns and causes of mortality