Hospitalization Rates for Urinary Tract Infections, 3 month – 17 Years, by Prov/Terr

* Data for Quebec were not available at the time of analysis

** Due to small numbers in the Territories, numbers were combined.

Data from custom runs from the Canadian Institutes for Health Information Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) / Hospital Morbidity Database (HMDB), Januar

In the combined years 2014 and 2015, the rate of hospitalization for urinary tract infections among children and youth in Canada, 3 months to 17 years of age was 30.9 per 100,000 population.

In Manitoba the rate was 25.0 and in the Territories (combined) it was 25.3.

Saskatchewan and the Maritime provinces had the highest rates and Manitoba and the Territories the lowest.

This indicator does not include children who have underlying kidney or immune problems that would predispose them to urinary tract infections.

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Survey data do not include First Nations children living on reserve. This may result in undercounting of children with inequities in access in some provinces/territories.