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Volume 7: No. 1, January 2010

ORIGINAL RESEARCH
Ethnic and Regional Differences in Prevalence and Correlates of Chronic Diseases and Risk Factors in Northern Canada

Cycle 1.1
Ethnicity/Age Group Percentage 95% Confidence Interval
Aboriginal
20-54 years 44 42-47
≥55 years 73 69-76
Non-Aboriginal
20-54 years 58 54-62
≥55 years 83 75-90
Cycle 3.1
Aboriginal
20-54 years 53 49-58
≥55 years 80 72-87
Non-Aboriginal
20-54 years 58 53-63
≥55 years 81 75-87

Figure. Percentages of any chronic condition by ethnicity and age, Canadian Community Health Survey, cycle 1.1 (2000-2001) and cycle 3.1 (2005-2006) (error bar = 95% confidence interval).

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