Burns Lake Community Health Profile

Comparison to BC

The summary below highlights how your community is doing compared to the provincial average.

The graph displays the BC average as a black line and your community’s data as a coloured bar on either side. The length of the bars represent percent difference between community data and provincial average.

Income (dollars, 2016) Community BC
Average household income $76,643 $0
Affordable housing (per cent, 2016) Community BC
Owners spending >30% income on shelter 7.1 -
Renters spending >30% income on shelter 25.5 -
Education (per cent, 2016) Community BC
High school diploma or higher education 76.7 0.0
Employment (per cent, 2016) Community BC
Unemployment rate 13.0 -
Active Transportation (per cent, 2016) Community BC
Population walk to work 10.2 0.0
Population bike to work 0.0 0.0
Life expectancy at birth (years, 2011-2015) LHA BC
Total 79.9 -
Female 81.6 -
Male 78.5 -
Chronic disease (age-standardized prevalence rate) (per cent, 2015) LHA BC
Asthma 13.5 12.1
COPD 7.8 6.2
Diabetes 7.8 8.0
Heart failure 3.6 2.0
High blood pressure 24.7 22.8
Chronic disease (age-standardized incidence rate) (per 1,000, 2015) LHA BC
Asthma 6.0B 6.1
COPD 12.1B 7.6
Diabetes 5.1B 6.1
Heart failure 4.1B 3.2
High blood pressure 19.2 19.8
Maternal and infant health (per 1,000 live births, 2011-2015) LHA BC
Infant mortality rate 9 -
Low birth weight rate 51 -
Students eating 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day (per cent, 2015-2016) LHA BC
Grade 3/4 45 -
Grade 7 33 -
Grade 10 38 -
Grade 12 32 -
Students who are physically active (per cent, 2016-2017) LHA BC
Grade 3/4 28 -
Grade 7 35 -
Grade 10 47 -
Grade 12 43 -
Students who do not use tobacco or nicotine (per cent, 2016-2017) LHA BC
Grade 7 95 -
Grade 10 53 -
Grade 12 63 -
Vulnerability in early childhood (per cent, 2013-2016) LHA BC
One or more areas of vulnerability 42 0
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