Hospitalization rate among infants under 1, Canada and the provinces/territories, 2013/2014

*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). -accessed June 22, 2017.

In Canada there were 62,823 hospital discharges among infants under a year in 2013/14.

The hospitalization rate among infants was 163.3 per 1,000 population.

That varied among provinces and territories.