The 2017 edition of The Commonwealth Fund International Health Policy Survey focused on the views and experiences of seniors (age 65 and older) in 11 developed countries. This chartbook highlights the Canadian story of seniors’ interactions with their health system, and it examines how these experiences vary across Canada relative to comparator countries and how they are changing over time.

Supplementary data tables are available online. These show more detailed responses to the questions presented here as well as some additional questions not covered in this chartbook. Full data sets of the survey results are available to researchers upon request by writing to

Published By: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Publication Date: February 2018

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