Media Release - Oct 17 2013 - Figure 2

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(Adapted from Figure 4 in the Report)

Severe tooth decay the leading reason Canadian preschoolers have day surgery each year

Rate per 1000:

  • 13.8 - B.C.
  • 8.8 - Alta.
  • 35.0 - Sask.
  • 26.9 - Man.
  • 8.4 - Ont.
  • 14.0 - N.B.
  • 12.1 - N.S.
  • 16.3 - P.E.I.
  • 28.5 - N.L.
  • 20.0 - Y.T..
  • 51.8 - N.W.T.
  • 97.2 - Nun.

Notes

Quebec elected to not participate in this study.

Rates were calculated by dividing the number of procedures found in the pooled two-year cohort by the sum of the combined two-year subpopulation estimate.

Sources

Discharge Abstract Database and National Ambulatory Care Reporting System, 2010–2011 and 2011–2012, Canadian Institute for Health Information; 2006 Census, Statistics Canada.


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