- In Peel, injury was the main cause of emergency department visits among male and female seniors in 2003.
- In 2003, the rates of emergency department visits for injury increased by age among men and women, with higher rates for women compared to men across all age groups.
- In 2003, injury was the third leading cause of hospitalization among female seniors and seventh leading cause among male seniors in Peel. Hospitalization rates for injury among seniors decreased between 1995 and 2003 in both Peel and Ontario, although the rates were stable in Ontario between 2000 and 2003.
- In 2003, hospitalization rates for injury increased by age group in Peel for both males and females. Hospitalization rates were higher for females compared to males across all age groups.
- Mortality rates due to injury in Peel were highest among males and females 85 years of age and older.
Injury (PDF 6 pages, 283KB)
Table of contents:
- Table of Contents (PDF 130KB, 2 pages)
- List of Figures, Tables, Maps and Appendices (PDF 217KB, 9 pages)
- Executive Summary (PDF 175KB, 10 pages)
- Introduction (PDF128KB, 2 pages)
- Peel's Seniors (Chapter 1)
- General Health (Chapter 2)
- Mental Health (Chapter 3)
- Barriers to Health (Chapter 4)
- Health-Care Services and Utilization (Chapter 5)
- Lifestyle and Health Behaviour (Chapter 6)
- Sexual Health (Chapter 7)
- Communicable Disease (Chapter 8)
- Cardiovascular Disease (Chapter 9)
- Cancer (Chapter 10)
- Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (Chapter 11)
- Diabetes (Chapter 12)
- Arthritis or Rheumatism (Chapter 13)
- Injury (Chapter 14)
- External Causes of Emergency Department
Visits, Morbidity and Mortality (Chapter 15)
- Recommendations (PDF 68KB, 5 pages)
- Data Sources, Methods and Limitations (PDF 82KB, 7 pages)
- Appendices (PDF 74KB, 6 pages)
- References (PDF 88KB, 7 pages)