Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Thorold

Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Males (0-64 years)
Thorold Niagara region
Live born infants according to place of birth 4.5% Live born infants according to place of birth 6.2%
Disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight 3.2% Disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight 3.5%
Acute myocardial infarction 2.9% Acute myocardial infarction 3.0%
Diabetes mellitus 2.6% Complications of surgical and medical care 2.9%
Complications of surgical and medical care 2.5% Diabetes mellitus 2.1%
Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Females (0-64 years)
Thorold Niagara region
Complications of pregnancy (labour and delivery) 17.5% Complications of pregnancy (labour and delivery) 21.4%
Complications of pregnancy (antenatal) 15.4% Complications of pregnancy (antenatal) 14.8%
Live born infants according to place of birth 3.6% Live born infants according to place of birth 4.1%
Diabetes mellitus 3.0% Mood, affective disorders 2.1%
Menstrual, menopausal and other female genital conditions 2.7% 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 Thorold, the leading causes for hospitalization among males and females aged 0-64 are similar to those of Niagara region, but do have some differences.

Females

For females aged 0-64, the differences between Niagara and Thorold are that Thorold reports diabetes mellitus and menstrual, menopausal and other female genital conditions whereas, in Niagara mood affective disorders and disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight are reported.

Males

For males aged 0-64, the five leading causes of hospitalization are identical.

Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Males (65+ years)
Thorold Niagara region
Acute myocardial infarction 6.6% Heart failure 5.3%
Heart failure 5.4% Acute myocardial infarction 4.9%
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 4.5% Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 4.7%
Diabetes mellitus 3.8% Cerebrovascular diseases 3.5%
Cerebrovascular diseases 3.6% Pneumonia 3.1%
Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Females (65+ years)
Thorold Niagara region
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 5.2% Heart failure 5.7%
Arthrosis of knee 4.7% Fracture of femur 4.8%
Fracture of femur 4.6% Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 4.3%
Heart failure 4.4% Acute myocardial infarction 4.2%
Cerebrovascular diseases 4.1% 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 Thorold, the leading causes of hospitalizations among males and females aged 65+ are similar to Niagara region.

Females

For females over the age of 65, Thorold and Niagara share chronic obstructive pulmonary disease/bronchiectasis, fracture of femur, heart failure and cerebrovascular diseases as the leading causes of hospitalizations. Arthrosis of knee completes the top five for Thorold, whereas in Niagara, it is acute myocardial infarction.

Males

For males over 65, the only difference between Thorold and Niagara is that Thorold reports diabetes mellitus as one of the top causes of hospitalization whereas Niagara lists pneumonia.


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