Table 1:

Distribution of race/ethnicity and age category among 14 014 Canadian children who participated in national health surveys from 2004 to 2013, by survey period

VariableSurvey period; no. (%) of children
2004/05
n = 8 976
2009–2011
n = 2 578
2012/13
n = 2 460
All
n = 14 014
Race/ethnicity
White7 657 (85.3)1 918 (74.4)1 658 (67.4)11 233 (80.2)
Nonwhite1 319 (14.7)660 (25.6)802 (32.6)2 781 (19.8)
Age category*
Toddler884 (9.8)375 (14.5)363 (14.8)1 622 (11.6)
Older children8 092 (90.2)2 203 (85.5)2 097 (85.2)12 392 (88.4)
  • * See Methods for definitions.