April 25, 2019 — What was the most common reason for hospitalization in Canada? What were the top surgeries in each province and territory? Learn more about the top reasons for hospitalization and surgery, as well as about in-hospital births, and standardized hospitalization rates and average length of stay in our latest release.

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Hospitalization rates

Learn more about hospitalization rates, in-hospital births, and the top reasons for hospitalization and surgery.

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Inpatient hospitalization statistics

Inpatient hospitalization statistics — which include volumes and average lengths of stay by sex, age group and province/territory — are available from 1995–1996 onward in the Inpatient Quick Stats.

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Childbirth statistics

Selected childbirth indicators by province/territory and health region are available from 2001–2002 onward in the Childbirth Quick Stats.

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