Provincial variations in birth outcomes according to maternal country of birth, 2000 to 2016

Articles and reports: 82-003-X202000400002


The objectives of this study are to describe recent provincial trends in the proportion of births to immigrant mothers and to determine whether disparities in birth outcomes according to immigrant maternal birthplace vary across the provinces. Statistics Canada's Vital Statistics-Birth Database (2000 to 2016) was used to extract 5,831,580 records on live births for the analyses.

Issue Number: 2020004
Author(s): Urquia, Marcelo L.; Boram Lee, Janelle; Hinds, Aynslie

Main Product: Health Reports

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