Distribution of leading causes of hospitalization among infants under 1 year of age, Canada, 2009/2010

Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from the Injury Section analysis of hospitalization data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information. http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/lcd-pcd97/table2-eng.php -accessed June 21, 2017.

In 2009/10, the most common cause of hospitalization of infants under a year in 2009/10 was perinatal causes – accounting for 30% of all discharges.

Next was respiratory system diseases (25%) followed by congenital anomalies (9%).