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Table 1 A 10-year distribution and annual average crude rate of fall injury hospitalizations in Saskatchewan seniors, by age group, sex, and area of residence, 1995/96–2004/05

From: Differences in fall injury hospitalization and related survival rates among older adults across age, sex, and areas of residence in Canada

Characteristics Covered population in 2001 N = 148,032 Population with fall injury hospitalizations in 10 years n = 30,757 Annual average crude rate of fall injury hospitalization per 1000
Age group    
 65–74 years 72,686 6503 (21.1) 89.5
 75–84 years 53,844 12,420 (40.4) 230.7
 85+ years 21,462 11,834 (38.5) 551.4
Sex    
 Female 83,560 21,512 (70.0) 257.4
 Male 64,472 9245 (30.0) 143.3
Area of residence    
 Rural 64,075 16,247 (52.8) 253.6
 Urban 78,642 14,296 (46.5) 181.8
 North 5315 214 (0.7) 40.3
  1. Percentages in the parentheses are based on total n within each group