Table 4
Age-sex standardized all-cause hospitalization rates (per 10,000), by selected Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) and foreign-born concentration tercile, Canada, 2005/2006

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Table 4
Age-sex standardized all-cause hospitalization rates (per 10,000), by selected Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) and foreign-born concentration tercile, Canada, 2005/2006
CMA and foreign-born concentration tercile Hospitalization rate 95% confidence interval Rate ratio
from to
Selected CMAs 616.2 614.9 617.6 ...
Vancouver 596.8 593.4 600.1 ...
Low foreign-born 684.6 677.5 691.9 1.00
Medium foreign-born 602.7Note * 597.7 607.7 0.88
High foreign-born 516.1Note * 510.4 521.8 0.75
Calgary 660.5 655.2 665.9 ...
Low foreign-born 678.2 671.6 685.0 1.00
Medium foreign-born 634.6Note * 625.1 644.2 0.94
High foreign-born 553.9Note * 527.2 581.9 0.82
Toronto 587.9 585.7 590.1 ...
Low foreign-born 639.4 634.0 644.8 1.00
Medium foreign-born 596.7Note * 593.2 600.3 0.93
High foreign-born 559.0Note * 555.8 562.3 0.87
Montreal 633.6 631.0 636.2 ...
Low foreign-born 653.0 649.7 656.3 1.00
Medium foreign-born 595.9Note * 590.9 600.9 0.91
High foreign-born 594.4Note * 585.6 603.2 0.91
Halifax 612.8 604.6 621.0 ...
Low foreign-born 613.2 605.0 621.6 1.00
Medium foreign-born 576.0 509.2 651.6 0.94
High foreign-born ... ... ... ...
Hamilton 690.2 684.2 696.4 ...
Low foreign-born 690.9 683.2 698.7 1.00
Medium foreign-born 691.3 681.0 701.7 1.00
High foreign-born 699.1 656.3 744.8 1.01
Winnipeg 643.6 637.7 649.6 ...
Low foreign-born 638.1 631.5 644.8 1.00
Medium foreign-born 661.8Note * 648.3 675.6 1.04
High foreign-born 689.8 632.7 752.1 1.08
* significantly different from low foreign-born concentration tercile (p<0.05)
... not applicable
Notes: Excludes pregnancy-related conditions. Foreign-born include those with landed immigrant status (ever) and non-permanent residents.
Source: 2006 Census of Population; 2005/2006 Hospital Morbidity Database.