Public Health Infobase
"This website offers a selection of easy to use tools for accessing and viewing public health data. By using various search options on key topics or by selecting criteria through drop down menus, the Infobase enables users to view data from different data sources in various formats. The users can interact with data visualisations or view infographics and charts to gain insight on chronic diseases, mental health, risk and protective factors and associated determinants of health. The Infobase tools are grouped under three main areas – data tools, indicators, and data lab ...."
"The Data Tools help users visualize public health data through simple drop-down menus. Users can access geographic comparisons, trends, age distributions, and disaggregated data layered by socioeconomic and sociodemographic variables." Options include Canadian Risk Factor Atlas, Cancer in Young People in Canada, Canadian Chronic Disease Surveillance System, Health Inequalities, and Congenital Anomalies in Canada.
"The Indicator Frameworks are pan-Canadian resources that provide measures of chronic diseases, mental health, risk and protective factors and associated determinants. Combined with the Data Tool platform, each measure within a Framework can be visualized.' Options include Perinatal Health Indicators, Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework, Suicide Surveillance Indicator Framework, Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Sleep (PASS) Indicators, First Nations and Inuit Health and Wellness Indicators, Canadian Chronic Disease Indicators, and Positive Mental Health Surveillance Indicator Framework.
"In the Data Lab you will find a new way of discovering public health data, you will get the inside scoop on upcoming publications, and you will find the story in the numbers through a curated collection of public health infographics, infobytes, and other data visualizations." Options include Data Blog, Data Visualization, and The Drawing Board.