"Injury is the leading cause of death and hospitalization among children and youth in Nova Scotia. In
fact, injury contributes to more death and disability for young Nova Scotians than all other causes
combined. During the period of this report, Nova Scotia lost nearly one child every week as a result of
Reports regarding Nova Scotia Perinatal Practices can be found at this site maintained by the Reproductive Care Program of Nova Scotia. Special tabulations may also be requested by researchers, educators and students.
Canadian Chronic Disease Surveillance System profiles the epidemiology of major non-communicable diseases in Canada, including the most current cancers; and cardiovascular and respiratory diseases; by province/territory and by regional health unit. Demographic, mortality, morbidity, risk factor and related health care data are currently available.