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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|Hospitalizations||Crude rate per 10,000 person-years at risk|
|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 †|
|Motor vehicle traffic||13,842||11.8||4.6|
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.
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