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Children and Youth in Canada - The Context of their Lives (module table of contents)

Section 3: Health Outcomes (section table of contents)


In Canada, the death rates for children and youth aged 0 to 19 years have remained relatively stable1over the 10-year period from 2000 to 2009, especially for females. For males 0 to 19 years, between 2000 and 2009, death rates declined by about 9%.

1Statistics Canada (2009). Canadian Vital Statistics, Birth and Death Databases and population estimates.



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