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Table 1

Minimum incidence rates of type 2 diabetes, medication-induced diabetes, and monogenic diabetes in Canadian children aged <18 years

RegionsPopulation estimate*Incidence rates (per 100,000 children per year)
Total and participating family physicians, pediatricians, and adult endocrinologists
T2DMIDMDFP
Peds
AE
TPTPTP
Canada 7,358,935 1.54 0.4 0.2 31,127 98 2,835 2,567 368 49 
    Alberta 775,175 0.7 0.15 0.2 3,176 353 288 29 
    British Columbia 846,140 1.2 0.2 0.25 4,525 304 264 31 
    Manitoba 276,925 12.45 0.9 0.55 1,060 139 123 
    Ontario 2,720,310 1.7 0.6 0.2 10,656 50 1,131 988 147 17 
    Quebec 1,549,215 0.55 0.2 0.3 8,147 664 662 136 12 
    Atlantic Provinces§ 1,136,545 0.7 0.2 0.05 2,521 10 188 188 16 
    Saskatchewan 233,900 0.4 948 10 53 51 
    Territories 31,235 94 
RegionsPopulation estimate*Incidence rates (per 100,000 children per year)
Total and participating family physicians, pediatricians, and adult endocrinologists
T2DMIDMDFP
Peds
AE
TPTPTP
Canada 7,358,935 1.54 0.4 0.2 31,127 98 2,835 2,567 368 49 
    Alberta 775,175 0.7 0.15 0.2 3,176 353 288 29 
    British Columbia 846,140 1.2 0.2 0.25 4,525 304 264 31 
    Manitoba 276,925 12.45 0.9 0.55 1,060 139 123 
    Ontario 2,720,310 1.7 0.6 0.2 10,656 50 1,131 988 147 17 
    Quebec 1,549,215 0.55 0.2 0.3 8,147 664 662 136 12 
    Atlantic Provinces§ 1,136,545 0.7 0.2 0.05 2,521 10 188 188 16 
    Saskatchewan 233,900 0.4 948 10 53 51 
    Territories 31,235 94 

*Data from 2006 Canadian Census—Statistics Canada.

†Source: Geographic Distribution of Physicians in Canada: Beyond How Many and Where. Ottawa, ON, Canada, Canadian Institute for Health Information, 2005.

‡Source: Canadian Medical Directory.

§Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, and Labrador.

‖Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Nunavut. AE, adult endocrinologists; FP, family physicians; MD, monogenic diabetes; MID, medication-induced diabetes; P, participating; Peds, pediatricians; T, total; T2D, type 2 diabetes.

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