Population & Public Health has facilitated the development of a suite of priority health equity indicators that will inform equity target-setting.
This suite of indicators is intended to support stakeholders’ efforts in improving, monitoring, and measuring equity work across BC.
This report provides data on health inequities in B.C. based on preventable and treatable premature mortality, covering the period from 2009 to 2013. Released: November 2019
This report summarizes 16 of the 52 prioritized health equity indicators for BC. It provides current evidence for some health inequities in early life, adolescence, and adulthood among BC populations across geographic, demographic and socio-economic dimensions. Released: January 2016
Describes the process used to develop a set of priority population-level health equity indicators that may be useful to monitor health equity across B.C. Released: October 2014
Literature scan on appropriate indicators to measure health equity in B.C.'s health system. Released: March 2013
This discussion paper outlines the actions the health system can take to promote health equity and ensure its policies, programs, and services are available, accessible, and acceptable to all. Released: 2010-2011
In developing the discussion paper, working groups prepared additional resources related to reducing health inequities in three underserved populations of interest: individuals transitioning into and out of the corrections system, immigrants, and refugees.
The BC Centre of Excellence for Women's Health developed two related papers. Taking a second look provides an epidemiological analysis of health inequities with a sex, gender, and diversity lens. Using the same lens, Worth a second look identifies considerations for policy action to reduce health inequities. Released: November 2009