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  • Articles and reports: 82-625-X201900100009
    Description:

    This is a Health fact sheet about cycling deaths. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Vital Statistics: Death Database and the Canadian Coroner and Medical Examiner Database.

    Release date: 2019-07-31

  • Articles and reports: 85-005-X201800154981
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    Findings from a new report indicate that those dying from preventable illicit drug overdoses in British Columbia are a diverse population. This group encompasses people that have no touch points with either the hospital, employment, social income assistance or justice systems in the years prior to fatal overdose. Yet at the opposite end of the spectrum, it also comprises individuals who have multiple touch points with at least one of these systems.

    Release date: 2018-11-13

  • Stats in brief: 82-625-X201700114776
    Description:

    Statistics shown in this fact sheet come from vital statistics Canadian death database. These data are collected from all provincial and territorial vital statistics registries and contain demographic and medical (cause of death) information on all deaths in Canada.

    Release date: 2017-03-09

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201600514614
    Description:

    This study presents numbers and rates of Alzheimer’s disease-related mortality (underlying cause of death and a contributing cause) and examines changes between 2004 and 2011.

    Release date: 2016-05-18

  • Stats in brief: 11-630-X2016003
    Description:

    This edition of Canadian Megatrends looks at changes in the causes of death from 1950 to 2012.

    Release date: 2016-03-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-624-X201600114308
    Description:

    This article explores deaths in Canada that involved sepsis, a serious medical condition caused by an overwhelming immune response to an infection. Sepsis-associated mortality rates are presented over time and by sex, age and underlying cause of death. The article uses multiple-causes-of-death data from the Canadian Vital Statistics – Death Database. Data from the years 2000 to 2011 are used when discussing changes over time.

    Release date: 2016-01-21

  • Stats in brief: 82-625-X201500114296
    Description:

    Statistics shown in this fact sheet come from vital statistics Canadian death database. These data are collected from all provincial and territorial vital statistics registries and contain demographic and medical (cause of death) information on all deaths in Canada.

    Release date: 2015-12-10

  • Articles and reports: 82-624-X201500114246
    Description:

    This article highlights findings regarding chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from the Canadian Vital Statistics - Death Database, 1950 to 2011. Results are analysed by sex, age and underlying cause of death.

    Release date: 2015-11-19

  • Articles and reports: 82-624-X201500114213
    Description:

    This article highlights national data on the number of newly diagnosed cases of childhood cancer (incidence) and the number of deaths attributed to cancer (mortality) in children under the age of 15. Incidence data are explored by age, sex and the five most commonly diagnosed groups of childhood cancer. Due to the low number of cancer cases, five years of data, between 2006 and 2010, were combined to report the most recent results.

    Release date: 2015-09-22

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201400814044
    Description:

    This study develops a measure of population health that combines years of life lost to death with a continuous measure of quality of life for years lived.

    Release date: 2014-08-20
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3233
    Description: This is an administrative survey that collects demographic and medical (cause of death) information annually from all provincial and territorial vital statistics registries on all deaths in Canada.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5125
    Description: The Canadian Coroner and Medical Examiner Database (CCMED), by storing information on deaths reported to Coroners and Medical Examiners (C/MES), will facilitate the identification and characterization of emerging and known safety hazards with the aim of contributing to a decrease in preventable deaths among Canadians.
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