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Respiratory Disease in Canada

Creator: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Geography: North America, Canada

Categories: Chronic Diseases

Tags: aboriginal health, admissions, adults, air quality, asthma, cancer, children, chronic diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), deaths/mortality, education, health costs, hospitalization, incidence, infant mortality, infants, infectious diseases, influenza, pneumonia, prevalence, respiratory diseases, tobacco use, tuberculosis (TB), women, youth

Date: 2001

URL: https://secure.cihi.ca/free_products/RespiratoryComplete.pdf

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PDF, 102 pages.

This PDF includes information on incidence and prevalence of respiratory diseases (e.g., asthma, chronic obtructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer, tuberculosis, cystic fibrosis), risk factors, hospitalizations, deaths, health care costs, indirect costs, as well as detailed chapters discussing preventable risk factors for respiratory disease (e.g., tobacco, air quality).