MHLU - Health Status Resource

Stress

Stress

Key Findings: 
  • 20.7% of people age 15 years and older in Middlesex-London reported life to be quite or extremely stressful in 2013/14 (Fig. 7.18).
  • Experiencing that most days at work were quite or extremely stressful was reported by 25.7% of people age 20 to 64 in 2013/14 (Fig. 7.18).
  • No change was observed in the proportion who reported stressful life and work circumstances in 2013/14 compared to 2007/08 (data not shown).

A larger proportion of females than males reported stressful life and work circumstances.  Although the difference was not statistically significant in Middlesex-London a significant difference was observed in both the Peer Group and Ontario (data not shown).

How this Indicator was Calculated: 
Ontario Public Health Standard: 

Population Health Assessment and Surveillance Protocol - Section 1, Subsections b-vi, vii

Chronic Disease Prevention Standard - Requirement #1

Prevention of Injury and Substance Misuse Standard - Requirement #1