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Topics: Families and Children Organizations: Health Publication Type: Statistics

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July 28, 2015

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exams the impact of neighborhood income on the timeliness of first MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella)/MMRV(Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella) dose among children born in Alberta between 2006 and 2012 and followed until February 2015.


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April 28, 2015

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Presents the parasuicide event rate, per 100,000 population for youth aged 10 – 17, 2012 – 2013. Parasuicide is suicidal behaviour, including a suicide attempt or self-harm, that does not result in death, whether death was intended or not.


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September 2, 2014

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Supplemental Vitamin K is an effective intervention for preventing Vitamin K deficiency bleeding, a rare bleeding disorder in early infancy that can result in neurological damage and death. In Canada, Vitamin K is routinely given to all newborns. Today’s issue of Health Trends Alberta looks at...


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August 12, 2014

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Looks at the rate at which young Albertans are being diagnosed with asthma. Finds that between 2000 and 2011 there has been a sharp downward trend in the rate at which physicians are diagnosing infants with asthma.


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August 5, 2014

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In 2013, among children less than 10 years of age, there were 3,970 visits to emergency departments for injuries associated with playground equipment. There was no difference between males and females. The highest percentage of children visiting the emergency department was for those living in...


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March 4, 2014

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Presents rates for prescription of antidepressant medication among Alberta teesn from 2009 to 2013. Finds that percentage of males filling a prescription increased from 2.5 to 3.6 per cent, while females increased from 4.9 to 7.2 per cent.


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February 18, 2014

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Suicide is a leading cause of death among youth aged 15 to 19 years. Reviews suicide rates for teens aged 15 to 19 for the years 1970 to 2012. Finds that the teen suicide rate in 2012 is consistent with levels seen in the 1970s and 1980s.


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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.