The number of Canadian seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is rising steadily, and so is the burden on caregivers and health care systems.
Seniors with dementia from lower-income neighbourhoods in Canada are more likely to visit hospitals for falls than those from more affluent areas.
Few seniors living with dementia in Canada receive palliative care and end-of-life services, despite having higher mortality than other seniors.
Contains data on health spending in Canada by spending category and source of funding
Number of newborn discharges-all records meeting the above inclusion criteria. Total length of stay-calculated by summing the length of stay for all records with a valid length of stay. Average length of stay-calculated by dividing total length of stay by number of discharges with a valid length of stay.
Number of inpatient surgical discharges.
Learn about deprivation in Canadian cities.
The Trends in Income-Related Health Inequalities in Canada project examines whether health gaps between lower- and higher-income individuals have changed over time.