Table 1

OHIP eligible youth by period in Ontario

1996–19981999–20012002–20042005–20072008–20102011–2012
Overall, N2 521 4392 692 5242 824 8202 929 8792 887 5532 714 188
Immigrant status, %
 Long-term residents88.788.788.688.588.790.2
 Recent immigrants11.311.311.411.511.39.8
Age at index (years), %
 10–1445.646.145.744.543.438.9
 15–1927.027.427.928.328.830.9
 20–2427.426.426.327.227.930.2
Sex
 Female49.149.049.04948.948.8
 Male50.951.051.05151.551.2
Income quintile, %
 Income missing0.30.50.40.40.40.4
 Income quintile 1 (lowest)20.020.520.021.020.019.4
 Income quintile 219.319.919.619.719.318.9
 Income quintile 319.819.819.819.419.719.8
 Income quintile 420.319.420.019.520.420.9
 Income quintile 520.320.020.120.020.320.5
Community size, %
 1 500 000+45.940.541.642.543.343.7
 500 000–1 499 9995.612.112.112.112.212.3
 100 000–499 99923.924.024.025.125.125.2
 10 000–99 9999.19.69.28.27.87.6
 <10 00015.613.813.21211.511.2
Immigration characteristics
N284 150304 991322 173337 163326 556265 061
Refugee status, %
 Non-refugee, 0–5 years58.554.753.755.449.441.5
 Non-refugee, ≥5–10 years23.827.528.426.932.639.9
 Refugees, 0–5 years12.411.112.512.712.511.2
 Refugees, ≥5–10 years5.36.65.45.05.57.5
Region of birth, %
 East Asia and Pacific22.121.421.622.923.624.7
 Europe and C. Asia23.422.018.315.814.011.6
 L.A. and Caribbean18.515.313.411.511.411.5
 Mid East and N. Africa9.210.511.412.513.214.3
 North America2.01.92.02.32.93.4
 South Asia17.721.726.028.228.127.4
 Sub-Saharan Africa7.17.07.26.86.87.1
  • OHIP, Ontario Health Insurance Plan.