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Table 2 Age-standardized* IHD prevalence (%) and incidence (per 1,000) rates, by case definition, both sexes, individuals aged 20 years and older in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Québec and Nova Scotia, 2000/01 and 2006/07

From: Surveillance of ischemic heart disease should include physician billing claims: population-based evidence from administrative health data across seven Canadian provinces

  Prevalence (%) Incidence (per 1,000)
2000/01 95% CI 2006/07 95% CI 2000/01 95% CI 2006/07 95% CI
British Columbia         
1H 2.4 2.3-2.4 2.7 2.7-2.8 4.7 4.6-4.7 3.2 3.1-3.2
1H or 3P in 1 year 3.6 3.5-3.6 4.2 4.1-4.2 6.5 6.4-6.6 4.5 4.4-4.5
1H or 2P in 1 year 4.6 4.6-4.6 5.4 5.4-5.5 8.1 8.0-8.2 5.7 5.6-5.7
Alberta         
1H 3.3 3.2-3.3 3.7 3.7-3.7 6.7 6.5-6.8 4.3 4.3-4.4
1H or 3P in 1 year 4.2 4.2-4.2 4.8 4.8-4.8 7.9 7.8-8.1 5.6 5.5-5.7
1H or 2P in 1 year 5.0 5.0-5.0 5.9 5.9-5.9 9.3 9.2-9.5 6.9 6.8-7.0
Saskatchewan         
1H 2.9 2.9-2.9 3.8 3.7-3.8 6.5 6.3-6.7 4.9 4.7-5.0
1H or 3P in 1 year 4.4 4.4-4.5 5.3 5.3-5.4 8.2 8.0-8.4 6.0 5.9-6.2
1H or 2P in 1 year 5.4 5.4-5.5 6.5 6.4-6.6 9.6 9.4-9.8 7.2 7.0-7.4
Manitoba         
1H 2.8 2.8-2.8 3.4 3.3-3.4 6.0 5.8-6.2 4.0 3.9-4.1
1H or 3P in 1 year 4.1 4.1-4.2 4.7 4.6-4.7 7.5 7.3-7.7 4.8 4.6-4.9
1H or 2P in 1 year 5.0 4.9-5.0 5.6 5.5-5.6 8.6 8.4-8.8 5.6 5.5-5.8
Ontario         
1H 3.1 3.1-3.1 3.5 3.5-3.5 6.3 6.3-6.4 3.9 3.8-3.9
1H or 3P in 1 year 5.2 5.2-5.2 5.7 5.7-5.7 8.9 8.8-9.0 5.8 5.7-5.8
1H or 2P in 1 year 6.4 6.4-6.5 7.2 7.2-7.2 10.7 10.7-10.8 7.2 7.2-7.3
Québec         
1H 3.4 3.4-3.4 4.4 4.4-4.4 8.1 8.0-8.2 5.1 5.1-5.2
1H or 3P in 1 year 5.0 5.0-5.1 6.0 5.9-6.0 10.0 9.9-10.1 6.4 6.3-6.5
1H or 2P in 1 year 6.2 6.2-6.2 7.2 7.2-7.3 11.4 11.4-11.5 7.7 7.6-7.8
Nova Scotia         
1H 3.9 3.8-3.9 4.4 4.3-4.4 7.0 6.8-7.2 4.3 4.1-4.4
1H or 3P in 1 year 5.5 5.5-5.6 6.1 6.1-6.2 8.9 8.7-9.1 5.8 5.6-5.9
1H or 2P in 1 year 6.5 6.4-6.5 7.4 7.3-7.4 10.3 10.1-10.6 7.1 6.9-7.2
  1. *Rates were standardized for age to the 1991 Canadian population.
  2. 1H: one hospital separation; 1H or 3P in 1 year: one hospital separation or three physician billing claims within one year; 1H or 2P in 1 year: one hospital separation or two physician billing claims within one year. Data source: Canadian Chronic Disease Surveillance System, Public Health Agency of Canada. Data submitted by provinces in March 2010.