Skip to Filters
Showing 1 to 20 of 68 results

Pages

Opioids in Canada

June 19, 2018

Last year, fewer opioid prescriptions were written in Canada, but the number of people hospitalized for opioid-related harms continued to climb. Explore the new data from our Opioid Reporting team on prescriptions, and on emergency department visits and hospitalizations due to opioids.

Tags

Pharmaceuticals

Socio-economic inequalities affect asthma hospitalization rates for kids

June 18, 2018

Asthma hospitalization rates for Canadians younger than 20 have declined by 50% over the past 10 years. Yet asthma continues to be one of the leading causes of hospital stays among this age group. Take a closer look. 

Tags

Children and Youth All of Canada HTML

Drug Use Among Seniors in Canada, 2016: Data Tables

May 17, 2018

These data tables examine the number and types of drugs prescribed and potentially inappropriate drug use among seniors in Canada.

Tags

Pharmaceuticals All of Canada XLSX

Drug Use Among Seniors in Canada, 2016

May 17, 2018

Read this report to find out about the number and types of drugs prescribed, potentially inappropriate drug use and drug use in long-term care facilities among seniors in Canada.

Tags

Pharmaceuticals All of Canada PDF

Drug use among seniors in Canada

May 17, 2018

Although seniors make up only 17% of the Canadian population, they are estimated to account for roughly 40% of all spending on prescribed drugs. Find out more about drug use among seniors in Canada on this page. 

Tags

Pharmaceuticals All of Canada HTML

Substance Use eNewsletter: Spring 2018

May 14, 2018

Learn more about recent activities and newly available products from CIHI and other key organizations working in the field of substance use and surveillance.

Tags

Pharmaceuticals PDF

Asthma hospital stays by children and youth

April 26, 2018

Learn about trends and socio-economic inequalities in asthma hospital stays among children and youth at the provincial/territorial and national levels. 

Tags

Children and Youth All of Canada Acute Care Inpatient Inpatient Primary Health

Opioid crisis having “significant” impact on Canada’s health care system

September 14, 2017

Approximately 16 Canadians a day are hospitalized due to opioid poisoning — a 19% increase over 2 years ago. Concerns about the effects of illicit drugs and opioids were first raised in Western Canada, but CIHI’s new data shows that hospitalization rates are increasing across most of the country. As hospital stays due to opioid poisoning keep rising, what’s the impact on our health care systems? Find out more in our latest release. 

Tags

Pharmaceuticals HTML
Showing 1 to 20 of 68 results

Pages