Report: Saskatchewan has highest rate of preventable deaths
A report released by the Canadian Institute for Health Information showed some startling statistics about preventable deaths in Saskatchewan.
The report shows the province leads the way in preventable deaths and injuries are responsible for the high rate.
When it comes to preventable injuries most of those are from vehcile crashes between cars, trucks, A-T-Vs and snow mobiles.
Preventable diseases also added to the total of preventable deaths.
The preventable death rate in Saskatchewan in 2008 was about 148 in 100,000 people. This is compared to the national average of 119 per 100,000 people.
Edited by News Talk Radio staff