Self Reported Prevalence of Diabetes

Overall Trend
  • In 2015/16, 6.7% (4.9%, 8.5%) of Chatham-Kent residents above the age of 12 reported being diagnosed with diabetes, which was similar to 7.1% (6.7%, 7.6%) of Ontarians.
By Age Group
  • The prevalence of self-reported diabetes was significantly higher among those 65 and older compared to younger age groups.
Self-reported prevalence of diabetes, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015-16
Self-reported prevalence of diabetes, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015-16
By Sex
  • The prevalence of self-reported diabetes was significantly higher among Ontario males than Ontario females. A similar trend was observed for Chatham-Kent, however the difference between sexes was not significant.
Self-reported prevalence of diabetes, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015-16
Self-reported prevalence of diabetes, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015-16

Self Reported Prevalence of Asthma

Overall Trend
  • In 2015/16, 9.3% (5.6%, 12.9%) of Chatham-Kent residents above the age of 12 reported being diagnosed with asthma, which is similar to 8.8% (8.2%, 9.3%) of Ontarians.
By Sex
  • The prevalence of self-reported asthma was significantly higher among Ontario females than Ontario males. The opposite trend was observed for Chatham-Kent, however the difference between sexes was not significant.
Self-reported prevalence of asthma, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015-16
Self-reported prevalence of asthma, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015-16

Self Reported Prevalence of Heart Disease

Overall Trend
  • In 2015/16, 4.2% (2.4%, 6.1%) of Chatham-Kent residents above the age of 12 reported having diagnosed heart disease which was similar to 4.3% (4.0%, 4.7%) of Ontarians.
By Age Group
  • The prevalence of self-reported heart disease was significantly higher among Ontarians 65 years and older.
By Sex
  • The prevalence of self-reported heart disease was significantly higher among Ontario males than Ontario females.

Self Reported Prevalence of High Blood Pressure

Overall Trend
  • In 2015/16, 17.4% (14.3%, 20.5%) of Chatham-Kent residents above the age of 12 reported being diagnosed with high blood pressure, which is comparable to 17.4% (16.7%, 18.0%) of Ontarians.
By Age Group
  • The prevalence of self-reported high blood pressure was significantly higher among those 65 and older.
Self-reported prevalence of high blood pressure, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015-16
Self-reported prevalence of high blood pressure, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015-16
By Sex
  • The prevalence of self-reported high blood pressure was significantly higher among Ontario males than Ontario females. A similar trend was observed for Chatham-Kent, however the difference between sexes was not significant.
Self-reported prevalence of high blood pressure, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015-16
Self-reported prevalence of high blood pressure, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015-16

Self Reported Prevalence of the Effects of Stroke

Overall Trend
  • In 2015/16, 1.8% (0.7%, 2.9%) of Chatham-Kent residents above the age of 12 reported having effects of a stroke which is similar to 1.2% (1.0%, 1.4%) for Ontarians.