Understanding Canadians’ attitudes, utilization, perceptions and expectations around digital health privacy.

About the Survey

This page presents the main results from the What Canadians Think: Exploring Public Trust in a Digital Data Ecosystem survey commissioned by Canada Health Infoway in partnership with the Centre of Addictions and Mental Health (CAMH) and conducted online by Leger.

The survey questions were updated to reflect the changing digital health landscape as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The online survey was conducted from March 8-20, 2022, with 2,010 Canadians over the age of 16. Infoway has been tracking attitudes, expectations and experiences in digital health privacy in Canada every 5 years since 2007. This study aims to update this public opinion research by further exploring Canadians’ attitudes, utilization, perceptions and expectations around digital health privacy. The results presented in this survey comply with the public opinion research standards and disclosure requirements of the Canadian Research and Insights Council (CRIC) and the global ESOMAR network.

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Suggested citation: Canada Health Infoway. Infoway Insights: What Canadians Think 2022 – Privacy Edition Survey: Canadians’ Perspectives on Digital Health Privacy. https://insights.infoway-inforoute.ca/digital-health-privacy-survey

Survey Topics

The research objective of the survey was to explore Canadians’ attitudes, utilization, perceptions and expectations around digital health privacy.

Data Tables

Access banner tables with breakdowns for key demographic and professional practice attributes for each question.

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