Maternal Mortality Rate, Canada (excluding Québec)*, 1997/1998 to 2010/2011

*Quebec does not contribute to the Discharge Abstract Database. Manitoba data, which were incomplete for earlier years, were included from 2004/2005.

Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from the Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI), Discharge Abstract Database. – accessed July 14, 2017.

In the years 2009/10 to 2010/11, the maternal mortality rate (deaths per 100,000 hospital births) was 6.1%.  This was down from 8.3% for the years 1997/98 to 1998/99.

The actual number of maternal-related deaths 2009/10 to 2010/11 was 35.1

In 1997/98 to 1998/99 it was 42.

1Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI), Discharge Abstract Database.– accessed July 14, 2017.

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