Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Pelham

Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Males (0-64 years)
Pelham Niagara region
Live born infants according to place of birth 4.6% Live born infants according to place of birth 6.2%
Complications of surgical and medical care 3.5% Disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight 3.5%
Inguinal hernia 3.0% Acute myocardial infarction 3.0%
Disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight 2.5% Complications of surgical and medical care 2.9%
Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities 2.5% Diabetes mellitus 2.1%
Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Females (0-64 years)
Pelham Niagara region
Complications of pregnancy (labour and delivery) 16.2% Complications of pregnancy (labour and delivery) 21.4%
Complications of pregnancy (antenatal) 13.4% Complications of pregnancy (antenatal) 14.8%
Live born infants according to place of birth 3.8% Live born infants according to place of birth 4.1%
Mood, affective disorders 2.8% Mood, affective disorders 2.1%
Complications of surgical and medical care 2.8% 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 Pelham, the leading causes for hospitalization among males and females aged 0-64 are quite similar to those of Niagara region, but there are some differences.

Females

Pelham and Niagara share four of the five leading causes of hospitalization for females aged 0-64. The only difference between these groups is that complications of surgical and medical care is listed for Pelham and disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight is listed for Niagara.

Males

For Pelham and Niagara males aged 0-64, birth, complication of surgical and medical care and disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight are listed among the leading causes of hospitalization. Inguinal hernia and congenital malformation, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities are the other two leading causes for Pelham. Acute myocardial infarction and diabetes mellitus are the other two causes for Niagara.

Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Males (65+ years)
Pelham Niagara region
Heart failure 6.7% Heart failure 5.3%
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 4.9% Acute myocardial infarction 4.9%
Conduction disorders, cardiac arrhythmias 4.5% Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 4.7%
Acute myocardial infarction 4.1% Cerebrovascular diseases 3.5%
Cerebrovascular diseases 3.8% Pneumonia 3.1%
Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Females (65+ years)
Pelham Niagara region
Acute myocardial infarction 4.6% Heart failure 5.7%
Heart failure 4.2% Fracture of femur 4.8%
Cerebrovascular diseases 4.0% Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 4.3%
Arthrosis of knee 3.9% Acute myocardial infarction 4.2%
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 3.8% Cerebrovascular diseases 3.9%

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

In Pelham, the leading causes of hospitalizations among males and females aged 65+ are similar to those of Niagara region with only a couple of differences.

Females

Pelham and Niagara females over the age of 65, share four of the five leading causes of hospitalization. The only difference is that Pelham lists arthrosis of the knee and Niagara lists fracture of the femur.

Males

For males over the age of 65, the only difference between Niagara region and Pelham is that, in Pelham, conduction disorders and cardiac arrhythmias was listed while, in Niagara, pneumonia was listed.


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