PMB Index

An 'index' figure in this column shows how a particular measure relates to the relevant population. It indicates whether the figure is above average (over 100) or below the average (under 100).The PBM Index provides a snapshot of how Canadians think...

An ‘index’ figure in this column shows how a particular measure relates to the relevant population. It indicates whether the figure is above average (over 100) or below the average (under 100).

The PBM Index provides a snapshot of how Canadians think and behave. For more information, please call Joanne Van der Burgt at (416) 961-3205.

Percent of Canadians using non-prescription sleeping products: 3

Index of eye drops users in Calgary: 150

Edmonton: 106

Index of Canadians with children under two years old taking adult multi-vitamins: 119

Percent of pain-relieving rubs users that are female: 56

Index of non-prescription allergy products users in Ontario: 119

Quebec: 74

Percent of Canadians wearing prescription eyeglasses: 58

Percent of 12- to 17-year-olds: 32

Index of lactose intolerance medication usage in Atlantic Canada: 175

Percent of liquid upset

stomach remedy users: 17

Tablets: 28

Index of usage of upset

stomach remedies (tablets) in Atlantic Canada: 125

Index of Torontonians using nasal spray: 110

Edmonton: 85

Percent of condom purchasers who are female: 33