Distribution of leading causes of hospitalization among children aged 1 to 4 years, 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 children aged 1 to 4 years was respiratory disease – accounting for 41% of all discharges.

Next was infectious diseases (13%) followed by unintentional injuries (8%).