Table 11
Fetal deaths (20 weeks or more of gestation) and late fetal deaths (28 weeks or more of gestation), Canada, provinces and territories

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Fetal deaths (20 weeks or more of gestation) and late fetal deaths (28 weeks or more of gestation), Canada, provinces and territories


Table summary
This table displays the results of fetal deaths (20 weeks or more of gestation) and late fetal deaths (28 weeks or more of gestation). The information is grouped by place of residence of mother (appearing as row headers), gestation and 20 weeks or more (fetal deaths), calculated using 20 weeks or more (fetal deaths), 28 weeks or more (late fetal deaths) and number units of measure (appearing as column headers).

Place of residence of mother Gestation
20 weeks or more (fetal deaths)Note 1 28 weeks or more (late fetal deaths)Note 2
  number
Canada 2,734 1,145
Newfoundland and Labrador 37 20
Prince Edward Island 10 3
Nova Scotia 66 29
New Brunswick 46 17
Quebec 370 238
Ontario 1,132 429
Manitoba 136 66
Saskatchewan 116 58
Alberta 354 162
British Columbia 435 113
Yukon 2 1
Northwest Territories 9 4
Nunavut 20 5
Unknown 1 0
1.
Weeks of gestation, 20 weeks or more (fetal deaths) refers to a fetal death (stillbirth) with a duration of pregnancy of 20 weeks or more, or a birth weight of 500 grams or more. Fetal deaths with unknown weeks of gestation are included.
2.
Weeks of gestation, 28 weeks or more (late fetal deaths) refers to a fetal death (stillbirth) with a duration of pregnancy of 28 weeks or more. Fetal deaths with unknown weeks of gestation are excluded.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Vital Statistics, Stillbirth Database (CANSIM table 102-4514).
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