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A Typical Day for Nova Scotia 2005

23 live births occurred in the province to Nova Scotia residents

  • 12 males and 11 females
  • 8 babies were born every 7 days to teenage mothers
  • 10 were born to parents not married to each other
  • 2 live births were registered with no father named
  • 4 low birth weight babies were born every 3 days (< 2500 grams)
  • 1 multiple birth occurred every 3 days
  • 1 stillbirth occurred every 5 days

22 deaths occurred in the province to Nova Scotia residents

  • 11 males and 11 females
  • 7 deaths were due to diseases of the circulatory system including:
    • 4 - deaths from heart disease
    • 1 - deaths from cerebrovascular diseases
  • 7 deaths were due to cancer including:
    • 2 - from lung cancer
  • 2 deaths were due to diseases of the respiratory system
  • 6 deaths every 5 days resulted from accident or violence
  • 3 deaths every 4 days were due to diabetes
  • 2 deaths every 3 days were due to Alzheimer's disease
  • 1 death occurred every 91 days due to AIDS/HIV infections

13 marriages solemnized in Nova Scotia

  • 5 were civil ceremonies and 8 were performed by religious representatives
  • 9 marriages were to couples where both parties were marrying for the first time
  • 1 marriage every 73 days was to a couple where both parties were teenagers

1 Domestic Partnership declaration was filed every 7 days