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Erratum Notice (Oct. 7, 2015): Physical Activity Results

An error was made in the original calculation of the results for an indicator related to physical activity. The percent of students meeting Canada's physical activity guidelines was originally reported as ten (10) percent. The correct result is seven (7) percent.  

 

The resulting changes for the Healthy Futures report are summarized below:

Location in ReportIndicatorPreviously ReportedCorrected

Page i:

Executive Summary and Key Findings
Meeting the physical activity guidelines, overall "…only one in ten meet Canada's physical activity guidelines" "…only one in fourteen meet Canada's physical activity guidelines"

Page 20:

Orange highlights box
Meeting the physical activity guidelines, overall 10% 7%

Page 20:

Graph
Meeting the physical activity guidelines, by sex

Males: 13%

Females: 6%

Males: 10%

Females: 3%

Page 21:

Graph
Meeting the physical activity guidelines, by ethno-racial identity

White: 14%

Other: 11%

Black: 10%

South Asian/Middle Eastern: 9%

Southeast Asian: 6%

East Asian: 5%

White: 12%

Other: 7%

Black: 6%

South Asian/Middle Eastern: 6%

Southeast Asian: 3%

East Asian: 3%

† denotes high sampling variability; interpret with caution.

 

These changes do not affect any of the related conclusions as noted in the report.

 

Corrections have been made to the Report Highlights and Findings sections of the web pages. Corrections to PDF versions of the Healthy Futures report and the infographic will be made as soon as possible. Please contact us if you have any questions.


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