Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Fort Erie

Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Males (0-64 years)
Fort Erie Niagara region
1 Live born infants according to place of birth 4.4% Live born infants according to place of birth 6.2%
2 Complications of surgical and medical care 2.9% Disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight 3.5%
3 Diabetes mellitus 2.7% Acute myocardial infarction 3.0%
4 Mood, affective disorders 2.5% Complications of surgical and medical care 2.9%
5 Acute myocardial infarction 2.3% Diabetes mellitus 2.1%
Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Females (0-64 years)
Fort Erie Niagara region
1 Complications of pregnancy (antenatal) 12.6% Complications of pregnancy (labour and delivery) 21.4%
2 Live born infants according to place of birth 9.3% Complications of pregnancy (antenatal) 14.8%
3 Complications of surgical and medical care 3.5% Live born infants according to place of birth 4.1%
4 Mood, affective disorders 3.4% Mood, affective disorders 2.1%
5 Menstrual, menopausal and other female genital conditions 2.6% Disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight 2.0%

Source: Causes of Hospitalization 2003-2007, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, IntelliHEALTH ONTARIO. Data last refreshed March 2009.

In Fort Erie, the leading causes for hospitalization among males and females aged 0-64 are quite similar to those of Niagara region, but do have some differences.

Females

For females aged 0-64 the two differences among Fort Erie and Niagara are Fort Erie reports complications of surgical and medical care and menstrual, menopausal and other female genital conditions as leading causes of hospitalization while in Niagara region, reports disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight and complications of pregnancy (labour and delivery).

Males

For Fort Erie and Niagara males aged 0-64, the only difference between the leading causes of hospitalization is that Fort Erie lists mood and affective disorders and Niagara lists disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight.

Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Males (65+ years)
Fort Erie Niagara region
1 Heart failure 6.3% Heart failure 5.3%
2 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 5.3% Acute myocardial infarction 4.9%
3 Acute myocardial infarction 3.8% Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 4.7%
4 Cerebrovascular diseases 3.7% Cerebrovascular diseases 3.5%
5 Complications of surgical and medical care 3.4% Pneumonia 3.1%
Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Females (65+ years)
Fort Erie Niagara region
1 Heart failure 6.9% Heart failure 5.7%
2 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 6.0% Fracture of femur 4.8%
3 Fracture of femur 4.8% Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 4.3%
4 Acute myocardial infarction 4.0% Acute myocardial infarction 4.2%
5 Cerebrovascular diseases 3.7% Cerebrovascular diseases 3.9%

Source: Causes of Hospitalization 2003-2007, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, IntelliHEALTH ONTARIO. Data last refreshed March 2009.

In Fort Erie, the leading causes for hospitalizations among males and females aged 65+ are similar to those of Niagara region with only one difference found between males of Fort Erie and Niagara.

Females

Females over the age of 65 in Fort Erie and Niagara region share the same top 5 leading causes of hospitalization.

Males

For males over the age of 65, the only difference between Niagara region and Fort Erie is that Fort Erie lists complications of surgical and medical care while Niagara reports pneumonia.


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