Appendix 4
Part of body affected by the most serious injury, among people who sustained at least one activity-limiting injury during the past 12 months, population aged 12 and over, Canada, 2009–2010

Appendix 4
Part of body affected by the most serious injury, among people who sustained at least one activity-limiting injury during the past 12 months, population aged 12 and over, Canada, 2009–2010

Appendix summary
This Appendix displays the results of Part of body affected by the most serious injury. The information is grouped by Total (Number '000, Rate, 95% confidence interval (Low, High)), Males (Number '000, Rate, 95% confidence interval (Low, High)), Females (Number '000, Rate, 95% confidence interval (Low, High)), Age 12 to 19 years (Number '000, Rate, 95% confidence interval (Low, High)), Age 20 to 64 years (Number '000, Rate, 95% confidence interval (Low, High)), Age 65 years or older (Number '000, Rate, 95% confidence interval (Low, High)) appearing as column headers.
Total Males Females
Number '000 Rate 95% confidence interval Number '000 Rate 95% confidence interval Number '000 Rate 95% confidence interval
Low High Low High Low High
Ankle, foot 942 22.8 21.8 23.8 477 20.5 19.1 21.9 465 25.8 24.2 27.3
Wrist, hand 714 17.3 16.3 18.2 447 19.2 17.8 20.6 267 14.8 13.6 16.0
Knee, lower leg 619 15.0 14.1 15.9 335 14.4 13.2 15.6 284 15.7 14.5 17.0
Lower back or lower spine 548 13.3 12.4 14.1 315 13.5 12.4 14.7 233 12.9 11.6 14.1
Shoulder, elbow, arm 544 13.2 12.3 14.0 325 14.0 12.7 15.2 219 12.1 10.9 13.4
Head 98 2.4 2.1 2.7 61 2.6 2.1 3.1 37 2.1 1.6 2.5
Other 669 16.2 15.3 17.0 368 15.8 14.6 17.0 301 16.7 15.4 17.9
Source: Statistics Canada. Canadian Community Health Survey – Annual Component. 2009–2010 combined.
Appendix 4 – continued
Age 12 to 19 years Age 20 to 64 years Age 65 years or older
Number '000 Rate 95% confidence interval Number '000 Rate 95% confidence interval Number '000 Rate 95% confidence interval
Low High Low High Low High
Ankle, foot 281 33.0 30.6 35.4 605 21.1 19.8 22.4 56 13.6 11.6 15.6
Wrist, hand 187 22.0 20.0 23.9 469 16.3 15.2 17.5 59 14.3 12.1 16.5
Knee, lower leg 128 15.0 13.4 16.7 431 15.0 13.9 16.1 60 14.7 12.6 16.7
Lower back or lower spine 44 5.2 4.2 6.2 457 15.9 14.8 17.0 47 11.3 9.1 13.6
Shoulder, elbow, arm 93 10.9 9.4 12.4 376 13.1 12.0 14.2 75 18.3 15.7 20.8
Head 23 2.7 1.9 3.4 56 2.0 1.6 2.3 20 4.8 3.5 6.1
Other 96 11.3 9.8 12.7 478 16.7 15.6 17.7 95 23.1 20.7 25.5
Source: Statistics Canada. Canadian Community Health Survey – Annual Component. 2009–2010 combined.
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