Table 1

Reported lengths of first episodes, respondents reporting 2 or more lifetime episodes, Canadian Community Health Survey 1.2.

Episode duration (as reported)

Episode duration converted to weeks for non-linear model fitting (weeks)

N (%)

Cumulative (%)


2 weeks

2

459 (16.0)

16.04

3 weeks

3

170 (5.9)

21.98

1 month

4.3

245 (8.6)

30.54

2 months

8.7

285 (10.0)

40.50

3 months

13

230 (8.0)

48.5

4 months

17.3

91 (3.2)

51.71

5 months

21.7

47 (1.6)

53.35

6 months

26

239 (8.4)

61.71

7 months

30.3

20 (0.7)

62.40

8 months

34.7

46 (1.6)

64.01

9 months

39

17 (0.6)

64.61

10 months

43.3

28 (1.0)

65.58

11 months

47.7

10 (0.4)

65.93

1 year

52

240 (8.4

74.32

2 years*

104

343 (12.0)

86.30

5 years*

260

392 (13.7)

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Total

2,862 (100)


* Responses were categorized as ranges: 2 – 4 years and 5 or more years. For consistency, the start of the range was used in the modeling, see text for further explanation.

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