Figure 1: Provincial Variations in the Proportion of Cancer Patients Who Died in Acute Care Hospitals as a Percentage of Total Projected Cancer Deaths, 2011–2012 (Figure 1 in the report)
Hospital services for cancer patients nearing death vary across Canada
Total includes all provinces and territories except Quebec. Includes only acute care facilities. Overall cancer deaths based on projected deaths for 2012.
Discharge Abstract Database, 2011–2012, Canadian Institute for Health Information.
Canadian Cancer Society’s Steering Committee on Cancer Statistics. Canadian Cancer Statistics 2012. Toronto, ON: Canadian Cancer Society; 2012.