|Arab / West Asian||Black||East / Southeast Asian||Latin American||South Asian||White|
Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from Towards a Healthier Canada – Health Inequalities Data Table, Health Inequalities Data Tool, A joint initiative of the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Pan-Canadian Public Health Network, Statistics Canada and the Canadian Institute of Health Information. Data: Canadian Community Health Survey, 2010-2013.
Canadian children and youth from diverse cultural and racial backgrounds are more or less likely to eat fruits and vegetables 5 times a day or more.
53% of children and youth who are from Arab or West Asian backgrounds eat fruits and vegetables 5 times a day or more.
This is compared with 43% of children and youth from South Asian background; 35% of children and youth from East or Southeast Asian background and 48% of White children and youth.