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Perinatal Health Indicators for Canada 2011


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Indicateurs de la santé périnatale au Canada 2011
Canada (CAN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1996 - 12/2010
Series or system 
Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System
Data type
  • Nationally representative

Perinatal Health Indicators for Canada 2011 presents figures on perinatal health compiled by the Canadian Perinatal Surveillance System (CPSS).

This report includes data from several sources for several time coverages: birth registry data covers up to 2008, death registry data covers up to 2007, birth-death linked database data covers up to 2005, Canadian Institute for Health Information's (CIHI) Discharge Abstract Database (DAD) data covers up to fiscal year 2009/2010, and Canadian Community Health survey (CCHS) data covers up to 2010.

Appendix A includes tables for various perinatal health occurrences, covering fetal death, infant mortality, preterm birth, maternal mortality, and congenital anomalies.