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Table 3 Hospital separations due to injury [1], British Columbia, age under 25 years, 1986 compared to 2009, and 1991 compared to 2009, by injury category

From: Injury risk in British Columbia, Canada, 1986 to 2009: are Aboriginal children and youth over-represented?

  Aboriginal population Total population of BC
Injury category Year Obs [2] Rate [3] 95% CI for Rate SRR [4] 95% CI for SRR Obs [2] Rate [3] 95% CI for Rate SRR [4] 95% CI for SRR
Total, All injuries 1986 1,501 282 268 to 296 3.06 2.80 to 3.34 14,106 124 122 to 126 1.61 1.57 to 1.64
Total, All injuries 2009 629 83 77 to 90 0.96 0.89 to 1.03 5,503 41 40 to 42 0.55 0.54 to 0.56
Male; Total, All injuries 1986 842 322 302 to 345 2.81 2.51 to 3.14 9,150 160 157 to 163 1.66 1.61 to 1.70
Male; Total, All injuries 2009 370 95 86 to 105 0.88 0.80 to 0.97 3,591 53 51 to 54 0.55 0.54 to 0.57
Female; Total, All injuries 1986 655 243 225 to 262 3.48 3.02 to 4.01 4,895 87 85 to 90 1.54 1.48 to 1.59
Female; Total, All injuries 2009 259 70 62 to 79 1.08 0.95 to 1.23 1,912 29 28 to 31 0.55 0.53 to 0.57
Trauma 1986 1,109 208 196 to 221 2.99 2.70 to 3.31 11,271 99 97 to 101 1.68 1.64 to 1.72
Trauma 2009 418 55 50 to 61 0.84 0.77 to 0.92 4,030 30 29 to 31 0.53 0.52 to 0.54
Poisoning 1986 238 45 39 to 51 3.87 3.01 to 4.97 1,380 12 11 to 13 1.39 1.30 to 1.47
Poisoning 2009 108 14 12 to 17 1.38 1.11 to 1.73 659 5 5 to 5 0.58 0.55 to 0.62
Burn 1986 63 12 9 to 15 4.89 2.82 to 8.67 422 4 3 to 4 1.93 1.69 to 2.21
Burn 2009 17 2 1 to 4 0.91 0.58 to 1.45 114 1 1 to 1 0.50 0.44 to 0.57
Other injury type 1986 91 17 14 to 21 2.00 1.49 to 2.68 1,033 9 9 to 10 1.19 1.11 to 1.27
Other injury type 2009 86 11 9 to 14 1.36 1.06 to 1.74 700 5 5 to 6 0.69 0.65 to 0.74
Unintentional injury 1991 767 183 170 to 196 2.82 2.51 to 3.18 8,366 95 93 to 97 1.75 1.70 to 1.80
Unintentional injury 2009 470 62 57 to 68 0.98 0.90 to 1.07 4,641 35 34 to 36 0.64 0.63 to 0.66
Transport vehicle (unintentional) 1991 262 62 55 to 70 3.29 2.64 to 4.10 2,743 31 30 to 32 2.06 1.95 to 2.17
Transport vehicle (unintentional) 2009 89 12 10 to 14 0.65 0.55 to 0.77 1,146 9 8 to 9 0.54 0.52 to 0.56
Medical/surgical mishaps 1991 58 14 11 to 18 1.92 1.34 to 2.76 730 8 8 to 9 1.27 1.17 to 1.37
Medical/surgical mishaps 2009 71 9 7 to 12 1.32 1.01 to 1.73 627 5 4 to 5 0.71 0.67 to 0.76
Falls (unintentional) 1991 231 55 48 to 63 2.71 2.19 to 3.35 2,501 28 27 to 30 1.60 1.52 to 1.68
Falls (unintentional) 2009 158 21 18 to 24 1.03 0.88 to 1.21 1,504 11 11 to 12 0.67 0.64 to 0.69
Self-inflicted injury 1991 122 29 24 to 35 4.53 3.10 to 6.66 663 8 7 to 8 1.59 1.45 to 1.75
Self-inflicted injury 2009 62 8 6 to 10 1.45 1.08 to 1.97 401 3 3 to 3 0.58 0.54 to 0.62
Poisoning (self-inflicted) 1991 97 23 19 to 28 4.12 2.75 to 6.23 574 7 6 to 7 1.54 1.39 to 1.70
Poisoning (self-inflicted) 2009 56 7 6 to 10 1.50 1.09 to 2.08 370 3 3 to 3 0.59 0.55 to 0.64
Intentionally inflicted by another 1991 94 22 18 to 27 5.10 3.22 to 8.16 447 5 5 to 6 1.47 1.31 to 1.64
Intentionally inflicted by another 2009 74 10 8 to 12 2.39 1.68 to 3.42 376 3 3 to 3 0.71 0.65 to 0.77
  1. Notes:
  2. 1. "Injury" defined as Most Responsible Diagnosis in the range ICD9:800 to 999, or ICD10:S00 to T98.
  3. 2. Observed number of hospital separations (acute or rehabilitation care).
  4. 3. Crude Rate per 10,000 person-years.
  5. 4. Standardized relative risk, compared to the total population of BC, standardized by age, gender and HSDA.