Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Port Colborne

Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Males (0-64 years)
Port Colborne Niagara region
Acute myocardial infarction 4.0% Live born infants according to place of birth 6.2%
Live born infants according to place of birth 3.2% Disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight 3.5%
Diabetes mellitus 2.7% Acute myocardial infarction 3.0%
Complications of surgical and medical care 2.3% Complications of surgical and medical care 2.9%
Disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight 2.1% Diabetes mellitus 2.1%
Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Females (0-64 years)
Port Colborne Niagara region
Complications of pregnancy (labour and delivery) 11.2% Complications of pregnancy (labour and delivery) 21.4%
Complications of pregnancy (antenatal) 8.7% Complications of pregnancy (antenatal) 14.8%
Complications of surgical and medical care 3.3% Live born infants according to place of birth 4.1%
Live born infants according to place of birth 3.0% Mood, affective disorders 2.1%
Diabetes mellitus 2.1% 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 Port Colborne, the leading causes of hospitalization among males and females aged 0-64 are quite similar to those of Niagara region, but there are some differences.

Females

For females aged 0-64, the differences between Port Colborne and Niagara are that Port Colborne reports complications of surgical and medical care, and diabetes mellitus, while Niagara reports disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight as well as mood and affective disorders.

Males

For males aged 0-64, Port Colborne and Niagara share the same leading causes of hospitalization: acute myocardial infarction, birth, diabetes mellitus, complications of surgical and medical care, and disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight.

Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Males (65+ years)
Port Colborne Niagara region
Heart failure 5.9% Heart failure 5.3%
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 5.6% Acute myocardial infarction 4.9%
Cerebrovascular diseases 3.5% Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 4.7%
Conduction disorders, cardiac arrhythmias 3.3% Cerebrovascular diseases 3.5%
Acute myocardial infarction 3.3% Pneumonia 3.1%
Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Females (65+ years)
Port Colborne Niagara region
Heart failure 5.7% Heart failure 5.7%
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 5.5% Fracture of femur 4.8%
Fracture of femur 3.8% Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 4.3%
Conduction disorders, cardiac arrhythmias 3.4% Acute myocardial infarction 4.2%
Cerebrovascular diseases 3.2% 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 Port Colborne, the leading causes of hospitalizations among males and females aged 65+ are similar to those of Niagara region with only one difference found between males and females.

Females

Females of Port Colborne and Niagara also share four of the same leading causes of hospitalization. The only difference between the Port Colborne and Niagara is that, in Port Colborne, the fifth cause of hospitalization among females was conduction disorders; while for Niagara, it was acute myocardial infarction.

Males

For males over the age of 65, Port Colborne and Niagara share four of the leading causes of hospitalization. The only difference is that in Port Colborne, the last cause of hospitalization among males was conduction disorders, while for Niagara, it was pneumonia.


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