Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Lincoln

Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Males (0-64 years)
Lincoln Niagara region
1 Live born infants according to place of birth 6.7% Live born infants according to place of birth 6.2%
2 Complications of surgical and medical care 4.0% Disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight 3.5%
3 Disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight 3.3% Acute myocardial infarction 3.0%
4 Acute myocardial infarction 3.1% Complications of surgical and medical care 2.9%
5 Diabetes mellitus 2.2% Diabetes mellitus 2.1%
Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Females (0-64 years)
Lincoln Niagara region
1 Complications of pregnancy (labour and delivery) 23.3% Complications of pregnancy (labour and delivery) 21.4%
2 Complications of pregnancy (antenatal) 15.8% Complications of pregnancy (antenatal) 14.8%
3 Live born infants according to place of birth 4.4% Live born infants according to place of birth 4.1%
4 Menstrual, menopausal and other female genital conditions 2.1% Mood, affective disorders 2.1%
5 Disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight 1.9% Disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight 2.0%

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

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

Females

For females aged 0-64, Lincoln and Niagara list complications of pregnancy (labour and delivery) and complications of pregnancy (antenatal), birth, and disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight among the leading causes of death. The only difference between Lincoln and Niagara is that in Lincoln, menstrual, menopausal and other female genital conditions are reported whereas, in Niagara mood and affective disorders are reported.

Males

Among males aged 0-64, the five leading causes of hospitalization are the same for Lincoln and Niagara.

Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Males (65+ years)
Lincoln Niagara region
1 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 5.5% Heart failure 5.3%
2 Cerebrovascular diseases 4.1% Acute myocardial infarction 4.9%
3 Heart failure 3.9% Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 4.7%
4 Acute myocardial infarction 3.7% Cerebrovascular diseases 3.5%
5 Pneumonia 3.5% Pneumonia 3.1%
Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Females (65+ years)
Lincoln Niagara region
1 Fracture of femur 5.1% Heart failure 5.7%
2 Heart Failure 5.0% Fracture of femur 4.8%
3 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 3.9% Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 4.3%
4 Cerebrovascular diseases 3.8% Acute myocardial infarction 4.2%
5 Acute myocardial infarction 3.7% Cerebrovascular diseases 3.9%

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

For males and females aged 65+, Niagara and Lincoln share all of the same leading causes for hospitalization.


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