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ARCHIVED - Percentage of Adults with a Usual Intake of Magnesium below the Estimated Average Requirement (EAR) in Canada

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(Definition of Indicator) (Definition of Estimated Average Requirement)

Percentage of Adults Age 19 and Over  with a Usual Intake of Magnesium below the Estimated Average Requirement, Canada, 2004

Please Note: The CCHS 2.2 does not include data from the Northwest Territories, Yukon Territory or Nunavut. However, the target population covered by the survey represents approximately 98% of the population of the 10 provinces and is thus considered a national survey.

Percentage of adults age 19 and over with a usual intake of Magnesium below the EAR (both males and females)

Province
Newfoundland & Labrador 65.5
Prince Edward Island 48.5
Nova Scotia 39.4
New Brunswick 50.4
Quebec 34.8
Ontario 47.2
Manitoba 48.3
Saskatchewan 43.9
Alberta 47.0
British Columbia 32.3
All of Canada 42.9

Download these data as a Microsoft Excel file. The Excel file also contains a confidence interval and coefficient of variation for each estimate. This information contributes to a better understanding of the estimates.

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For help interpreting these data, please see the Canadian Community Health Survey Cycle 2.2, Nutrition (2004): A Guide to Accessing and Interpreting the Data.

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