Table 4
Age-standardized hospitalization rate and rate ratio for unintentional injury, by sex, cause of injury and Dissemination Area reporting Aboriginal identity, population aged 0 to 19, Canada (excluding Quebec), 2001/2002 to 2005/2006

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Table 4
Age-standardized hospitalization rate and rate ratio for unintentional injury, by sex, cause of injury and Dissemination Area reporting Aboriginal identity, population aged 0 to 19, Canada (excluding Quebec), 2001/2002 to 2005/2006
Table summary
This table displays the results of age-standardized hospitalization rate and rate ratio for unintentional injury. The information is grouped by cause of injury and type of disseminatin area (appearing as row headers), males, females, age-standardized rate (per 10,000 person-years at risk), 95% confidence interval and rate ratio, calculated using from and to units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Cause of injury and type of Disseminatin Area Males Females
Age-standardized rate (per 10,000 person-years at risk) 95% confidence interval Rate ratio 95% confidence interval Age-standardized rate (per 10,000 person-years at risk) 95% confidence interval Rate ratio 95% confidence interval
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Total  
High % First Nations 103.6Note * 100.5 106.8 2.2 2.1 2.2 67.4Note * 64.8 70.0 2.6 2.5 2.7
High % Métis 107.7Note * 98.8 117.4 2.3 2.1 2.5 68.3Note * 61.1 76.4 2.6 2.4 2.9
High % Inuit 103.6Note * 93.2 115.1 2.2 2.0 2.4 61.6Note * 53.6 70.8 2.4 2.1 2.7
Low % Aboriginal 47.6 47.2 47.9 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 26.0 25.7 26.2 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Falls  
High % First Nations 34.1Note * 32.3 35.9 1.9 1.8 2.0 23.1Note * 21.6 24.7 2.1 2.0 2.3
High % Métis 35.3Note * 30.4 41.1 2.0 1.7 2.3 22.6Note * 18.5 27.5 2.1 1.7 2.6
High % Inuit 29.7Note * 24.3 36.2 1.7 1.4 2.0 16.3Note * 12.4 21.4 1.5 1.2 2.0
Low % Aboriginal 17.9 17.6 18.1 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 10.8 10.6 10.9 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Land transportation  
High % First Nations 26.1Note * 24.5 27.7 2.3 2.1 2.4 16.8Note * 15.5 18.1 3.0 2.8 3.3
High % Métis 33.5Note * 28.8 39.1 2.9 2.5 3.4 18.4Note * 14.9 22.7 3.3 2.7 4.1
High % Inuit 32.5Note * 26.9 39.2 2.8 2.3 3.4 21.3Note * 16.8 27.0 3.8 3.0 4.8
Low % Aboriginal 11.5 11.3 11.6 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 5.6 5.5 5.7 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Motor vehicle traffic  
High % First Nations 10.9Note * 9.9 11.9 2.3 2.1 2.5 9.2Note * 8.3 10.2 2.9 2.6 3.3
High % Métis 9.8Note * 7.4 13.0 2.0 1.5 2.7 8.3Note * 6.1 11.3 2.6 1.9 3.6
High % Inuit 9.5Note * 6.7 13.4 2.0 1.4 2.8 8.3Note * 5.7 12.2 2.6 1.8 3.9
Low % Aboriginal 4.8 4.7 4.9 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 3.2 3.1 3.2 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Struck  
High % First Nations 10.4Note * 9.4 11.4 1.6 1.5 1.8 3.6Note * 3.0 4.2 1.9 1.6 2.3
High % Métis 11.7Note * 9.0 15.2 1.9 1.4 2.4 5.2Note * 3.5 7.8 2.8 1.9 4.2
High % Inuit 10.1Note * 7.2 14.1 1.6 1.1 2.2 1.9 0.8 4.2 1.0 0.5 2.3
Low % Aboriginal 6.3 6.2 6.4 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Poisoning  
High % First Nations 6.7Note * 5.9 7.5 3.0 2.6 3.4 7.5Note * 6.7 8.4 3.8 3.4 4.3
High % Métis 4.2Note * 2.7 6.6 1.9 1.2 2.9 5.6Note * 3.8 8.2 2.8 1.9 4.2
High % Inuit 4.9Note * 3.1 7.9 2.2 1.4 3.5 4.2Note * 2.5 7.2 2.1 1.3 3.6
Low % Aboriginal 2.2 2.2 2.3 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 2.0 1.9 2.1 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Cut/Pierce  
High % First Nations 4.7Note * 4.1 5.5 3.1 2.7 3.6 1.6Note * 1.2 2.0 2.9 2.2 3.7
High % Métis 5.0Note * 3.4 7.5 3.3 2.2 4.9 2.0Note * 1.0 3.9 3.7 1.9 7.2
High % Inuit 3.9Note * 2.3 6.7 2.6 1.5 4.4 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Low % Aboriginal 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 0.5 0.5 0.6 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Fire  
High % First Nations 5.1Note * 4.5 5.9 4.3 3.7 5.0 2.6Note * 2.2 3.2 3.7 3.0 4.5
High % Métis 2.6Note * 1.5 4.5 2.1 1.2 3.8 2.3Note * 1.3 4.3 3.3 1.7 6.1
High % Inuit 1.7 0.8 3.8 1.4 0.6 3.2 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Low % Aboriginal 1.2 1.1 1.3 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 0.7 0.7 0.8 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Natural/Environmental  
High % First Nations 3.9Note * 3.4 4.6 3.8 3.3 4.5 2.8Note * 2.3 3.4 3.4 2.8 4.2
High % Métis 2.3Note * 1.3 4.1 2.2 1.2 4.0 1.8Note * 0.9 3.6 2.2 1.1 4.4
High % Inuit 5.0Note * 3.1 8.1 4.9 3.0 7.9 5.6Note * 3.5 8.9 6.9 4.3 10.9
Low % Aboriginal 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Drowning/Suffocation  
High % First Nations 1.7Note * 1.3 2.1 2.4 1.8 3.0 1.5Note * 1.1 1.9 3.5 2.7 4.6
High % Métis 1.3 0.6 2.8 1.8 0.8 4.0 2.1Note * 1.1 4.0 4.9 2.5 9.5
High % Inuit 1.8Note * 0.8 4.0 2.6 1.1 5.7 1.6Note * 0.6 3.7 3.6 1.5 8.8
Low % Aboriginal 0.7 0.7 0.8 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 0.4 0.4 0.5 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Other  
High % First Nations 11.8Note * 10.7 12.9 2.1 1.9 2.3 8.2Note * 7.4 9.2 2.4 2.1 2.7
High % Métis 12.5Note * 9.7 16.0 2.2 1.7 2.8 9.0Note * 6.6 12.2 2.6 1.9 3.5
High % Inuit 14.5Note * 11.0 19.2 2.6 1.9 3.4 8.6Note * 5.9 12.5 2.5 1.7 3.6
Low % Aboriginal 5.6 5.5 5.8 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 3.5 3.4 3.6 1.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
* significantly different from low-percentage Aboriginal identity Dissemination Areas
... not applicable
x suppressed to meet confidentiality requirements of Statistics Act
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.