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Table 2 Comparison of JCUSH to 2003 US Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey and 2003 Canadian Community Health Survey

From: Comparing population health in the United States and Canada

  US
JCUSH (18+)
US
BRFSS (18+)
Canada
JCUSH
(20+)
Canada CCCHS (20+)
% Male 48.0 48.5 48.9 49.0
% < High School 11.8 12.3 19.8 19.2
% Never Married (Single) 19.2 19.5 18.7 20.2
% Legally Married (and not separated) 63.7 61.2 67.5 66.6
% Separated, Divorced, or Widowed 17.1 19.3 13.9 13.3
% Age < 45 52.3 51.6 50.6 49.9
% Age 45-64 31.7 31.5 33.2 33.8
% Age 65+ 16.0 16.9 16.2 16.3
  1. Sources: Centers for Disease Control, Behavior Fisk Factor Surveillance System Survey 2003 [44] and Statistics Canada, Canadian Community Health Survey 2003 [45].