The Heart and Stroke Foundation, a volunteer-based health charity, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke, reducing their impact through the advancement of research and its application, the promotion of healthy living and advocacy.
Healthy lives free of heart disease and stroke. Together we will make it happen.
*The Heart and Stroke Foundation poll was conducted online by Leger Marketing among 800 Canadian baby boomers (born between 1947 and 1966) in November 2012. A probability sample of the same size would yield a margin of error of +/- 3.5%, 19 times out of 20.
**The Desjardins Financial Security survey was conducted online by SOM Surveys, Opinion Polls and Marketing from August to September 2012. In total 2,088 questionnaires were completed by Canadians aged 18 years and over.***The Heart&Stroke Risk Assessment collected health data of 322,183 Canadian respondents, including 159,423 baby boomers (born between 1947 and 1966), between January 2009 and January 2011. SOURCE HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION