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Organizations: Health Publication Type: Statistics

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February 4, 2014

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Multiple births are associated with increased health risks for both mother and baby. A review of maternal age-standardized multiple birth percent for the years 1990 to 2012 in Alberta finds that multiple live births increased through the 1990s and then leveled off in the the last ten years.


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January 28, 2014

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Influenza is an acute viral respiratory infection illness caused by the influenza virus. Immunization is an effective method to reduce the chance of illness. In the fall of 2010, Alberta introduced a population-based influenza immunization programme. In this issue, the immunization behaviour of...


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January 21, 2014

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Between 2010 and 2012, 39 per cent of knee replacements performed on Albertans aged 40 years and over, were provided to obese people. Knee replacement rates among obese Albertans averaged about 8 times higher than non-obese.


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January 14, 2014

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Between 2001 and 2012, the teen pregnancy rate has gradually fallen from 44 to 32 per 1,000 women aged 15-19.


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January 7, 2014

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The percentage of hospital deliveries performed by C-section is shown. Between 2010 and 2012, more than 50 per cent of hospital deliveries for obese women were performed by C-section. Conversely, 23 per cent of hospital deliveries for non-obese women from 2010 to 2012 were delivered by C-section.


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November 1, 2012

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Presents statistics related to the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in Alberta, based on cases of disease reported to Alberta Health.


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August 1, 2012

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Presents statistics related to the rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Alberta, based on cases of disease reported to Alberta Health.