*Hospitalization rate is the number of inpatient hospital discharges per 1,000 population. Hospital discharge is defined as the release of a patient who has stayed at least one night in hospital. It includes deaths in hospital following inpatient care. Same-day discharges are usually excluded.
Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from Canadian Institute for Health Information (2013/14) and Statistics Canada. Table 051-0001 – Estimates of population, by age group and sex for July 1, Canada, provinces and territories, annual (persons unless otherwise noted).
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In Canada, in 2013/14, there were 55,893 hospital discharges among children ages 1 to 4 years.
The hospitalization rate among 0 to 4 year olds was 36.3 per 1,000 population.
That varied among provinces and territories.