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2001 December Report of the Auditor General of Canada

December 2001 Report—Chapter 9

Exhibit 9.11—Who participated in the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program?

38% of participants were under 20 years old; 10% were under 17 years old.

49% were single, divorced, widowed, or separated.

58% had less than 12 years of education.

44% had a net monthly income of $1,000 or less.

46% smoked cigarettes.

13% experienced abuse.

Source: Health Canada