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This article was published 5/7/2013 (1253 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
Number of preventable water-related deaths in Canada in 2012 (preliminary data)
number of deaths in Manitoba in 2012
percentage of Canadian drownings between 2006-'10 where PFD/lifejacket was not worn
percentage of baby boomers in 2006-'10 who drowned while not wearing a PFD/lifejacket
The percentage increase in deaths for the 50-64 age group during the past five years (2006-'10 vs. 2001-'05)
The percentage decrease for deaths for children under 5 during the same time
percentage of drownings for children under 5 in 2006-'10 where caregiver attention lapsed or caregiver was absent
number of baby boomers who drowned in 2006-'10, highest of any demographic
per 100,000 -- the 18-24 age group has the highest death rate of any demographic
percentage of drowning victims who are male
percentage of drownings that occurred in lakes or rivers/streams (2006-'10)
percentage of drownings that occurred in private pools (2006-'10)
-- Source: Livesaving Society