Table 1
Number and percentage distribution of hospitalizations for unintentional injury and crude rate, by sex, age group, Dissemination Area reporting Aboriginal identity, and cause of injury, population aged 0 to 19, Canada (excluding Quebec), 2001/2002 to 2005/2006

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Table 1
Number and percentage distribution of hospitalizations for unintentional injury and crude rate, by sex, age group, Dissemination Area reporting Aboriginal identity, and cause of injury, population aged 0 to 19, Canada (excluding Quebec), 2001/2002 to 2005/2006
Table summary
This table displays the results of number and percentage distribution of hospitalizations for unintentional injury and crude rate hospitalizations and crude rate per 10,000 person-years at risk, calculated using number and % units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Hospitalizations Crude rate per 10,000 person-years at risk
Number %
Total 117,605 100.0 39.4
Sex  
Male 77,960 66.3 50.9
Female 39,645 33.7 27.2
Age (years)  
0 to 9 46,954 39.9 33.9
10 to 19 70,651 60.1 44.1
Type of Dissemination Area  
High % First Nations 6,712 5.7 86.2
High % Métis 828 0.7 89.2
High % Inuit 546 0.5 83.3
Low % Aboriginal 109,519 93.1 37.8
Cause of injuryNote  
Falls 43,713 37.2 14.6
Land transportation 29,076 24.7 9.7
Motor vehicle traffic 13,842 11.8 4.6
Struck 13,400 11.4 4.5
Poisoning 6,647 5.7 2.2
Cut/Pierce 3,499 3.0 1.2
Fire 3,010 2.6 1.0
Natural/Environmental 2,920 2.5 1.0
Drowning/Suffocation 1,683 1.4 0.6
Other 14,524 12.3 4.9
because multiple injuries were recorded, causes add to more than total
Notes: Dissemination Areas where at least 33% of the population reported Aboriginal identity are classified as high-percentage Aboriginal identity. Classification as high-percentage First Nations, Métis or Inuit identity is based on the predominant group.
Source: 2001/2002 to 2005/2006 Hospital Morbidity Database.