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This study was funded by the Faculty of Health Sciences Research Initiation Grant (SM) and the Department of Surgery at Queen's University, and was supported by the ICES, which is funded by an annual grant from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC). The opinions, results, and conclusions reported in this paper are those of the authors and are independent from the funding sources. No endorsement by ICES or the Ontario MOHLTC is intended or should be inferred. Parts of this material are based on data and information compiled and provided by the CIHI; however, the analyses, conclusions, opinions, and statements expressed herein are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the CIHI.