Saskatoon Health Region
Maternal and Child Health

Updated September 2017

 

Maternal health and the conditions in the early years (0-6 years) set the stage for a child’s health well into the future. Below are key factors that influence maternal and child health.

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Demographics
Females 15 to 44 years (% change from 2015)
75,874 females in SHR in 2016

73,660 in 2015
Increase

Up 3.1% from 2015
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Birth rates
13.6 per 100,000 in 2014
No significant change

13.8 per 100,000 in 2013
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Social Determinants of Health
Percent of mothers with vulnerability
22.0% in 2016/17
No significant change

23.0% in 2015/16
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Mothers reporting financial difficulty
11.1% in 2016
No significant change

10.6% in 2015
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Children developmentally on track at kindergarten exit
83.2% in
2015-2016
No significant change

81.1% in 2014/15
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Behaviours and Risk Conditions
Mothers reporting tobacco use
10.5% in 2016
No significant change

11.2% in 2015
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Mothers reporting drug and alcohol use
2.7% in 2016
No significant change

2.7% in 2015
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Breastfeeding at six months
6 month exclusive rate 21.1% in 2016
Increase

Up from 10.2%
in 2015
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Mothers receiving prenatal care before 6 months
98.3% in 2016
No significant change

98.3% in 2015
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Prenatal course attendance
56.1% in 2016
No significant change

55.3% in 2015
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Mothers at risk for post partum depression
22.4% in
2013-2015
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Morbidity
Low birth weight percent
6.2% in 2014
No significant change

6.3% in 2013
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Health Care Utilization
Leading cause of hospitalization
421.2 per 1,000 (<1 year)
No significant change

421.4 in 2013
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25.0 per 1,000 (1-6 years)
No significant change

26.3 in 2013
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Six year olds cavity free
39.7% in 2014
Decrease

Down from 48% in 2013
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Measles immunization rates for two year olds
80.7% in 2016
Increase

77.3% in 2015
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Mortality
Infant mortality
5.5 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2014
No significant change

7.1 in 2013
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