Asthma hospitalization rates for Canadians younger than 20 have declined by 50% over the past 10 years. Yet asthma continues to be one of the leading causes of hospital stays among this age group. A new report — Asthma Hospitalizations Among Children and Youth in Canada: Trends and Inequalities — looks at trends over the past decade, along with socio-economic inequalities in asthma hospitalizations.
- Asthma hospital stays by children and youth. Canadian Institute for Health Information. 2018.