TITLE

Health care in Canada by region

PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/18/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 2, p142
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the results of the Health Care in Canada 2006 report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). Death rates due to hemorrhagic stroke dropped from 37.7% to 32.8%. Rates for stroke hospitalizations was about 23% lower for same period in 2004 and 2005. Overall heart-attack mortality rates ranged from 7.6% to 16.3%. Glenda Yeates, president and CEO of CIHI, offered an explanation on the findings.
ACCESSION #
21678304

 

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