Examining the health status of immigrant children and youth is complex. Their health is influenced by many factors − biology; genetics; their experience and living conditions in their home country; their physical, social, and economic living conditions in Canada; and their access to services, including health and resettlement services. This section explores the general health status of immigrant children and youth in Canada using a variety of indicators.
General Health Status
2.2.1Proportion of Youth, 12-19, Who Reported Their Mental Health as Excellent/Very Good, 2011-2012
2.2.3School and Mental Health
Overweight and Obesity