by Bacchus Barua, Nadeem Esmail, Taylor Jackson
Fraser Institute
May 29, 2014
We find that between 1993 and 2009, increases in wait times for medically necessary elective treatment may be associated with 44,273 additional female deaths. This represents approximately 2.5% of total female deaths during the period or 1.2% of total mortality (male and female) during the period.

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