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Giving Birth, Lung and Heart Problems Top Reasons for Hospitalization in Canada

Giving birth continues to be the most common reason for hospitalization across Canada, according to new data from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). There were more than 3 million hospitalizations in 2017–2018, and the top 5 causes for hospitalization remained consistent with those for the previous 3 years.

Top 5 reasons for hospitalization in Canada, 2017–2018: Giving birth, COPD and bronchitis, Acute myocardial infraction, Pneumonia, Heart failure.

The top 5 inpatient surgeries in 2017–2018 remained consistent with those for the previous 4 years: Caesarean section, Knee replacement, Hip replacement, Fracture repair, Coronary artery angioplasty.

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