Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Wainfleet

Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Males (0-64 years)
Wainfleet Niagara region
Live born infants according to place of birth 4.9% Live born infants according to place of birth 6.2%
Acute myocardial infarction 4.1% Disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight 3.5%
Complications of surgical and medical care 3.9% Acute myocardial infarction 3.0%
Pain in throat and chest 2.4% Complications of surgical and medical care 2.9%
Conduction disorders, cardiac arrhythmias 2.2% Diabetes mellitus 2.1%
Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Females (0-64 years)
Wainfleet Niagara region
Complications of pregnancy (labour and delivery) 16.2% Complications of pregnancy (labour and delivery) 21.4%
Complications of pregnancy (antenatal) 8.5% Complications of pregnancy (antenatal) 14.8%
Live born infants according to place of birth 4.2% Live born infants according to place of birth 4.1%
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 3.7% Mood, affective disorders 2.1%
Complications of surgical and medical care 2.9% 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 Wainfleet, the leading causes for hospitalizations among males and females aged 0-64 are quite similar to those of the Niagara region, but do have some differences.

Females

The differences between Wainfleet and Niagara females aged 0-64 are that for Wainfleet, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease/bronchiectasis and complications of surgical and medical care complete the top five, whereas in Niagara, mood affective disorders and disorders related to short gestation and low birth weight are the other causes of hospitalizations.

Males

For males aged 0-64, the differences between Wainfleet and Niagara are that in Wainfleet, pain in throat/chest and conduction disorders/cardiac arrhythmias complete the leading causes of hospitalizations, and in Niagara, disorders related to short gestation/low birth weight and diabetes mellitus are included in the top five causes of hospitalizations.

Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Males (65+ years)
Wainfleet Niagara region
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 9.7% Heart failure 5.3%
Cerebrovascular diseases 4.3% Acute myocardial infarction 4.9%
Acute myocardial infarction 3.8% Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 4.7%
Heart failure 3.4% Cerebrovascular diseases 3.5%
Angina pectoris 3.3% Pneumonia 3.1%
Leading Causes of Hospitalization in Females (65+ years)
Wainfleet Niagara region
Heart failure 5.5% Heart failure 5.7%
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 4.8% Fracture of femur 4.8%
Complications of surgical and medical care 4.2% Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiectasis 4.3%
Cerebrovascular diseases 3.7% Acute myocardial infarction 4.2%
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 Mach 2009.

In Wainfleet, the leading causes for hospitalizations among males and females aged 65+ are similar to those of the Niagara region.

Females

For females in Wainfleet over the age of 65, the only difference in causes between Wainfleet and Niagara is Wainfleet reports complications of surgical and medical care in the top five, whereas Niagara reports fracture of femur.

Males

Wainfleet and Niagara have similar causes of hospitalization for males over 65; however, in Wainfleet, angina pectoris has been identified as one of the top five causes of hospitalizations, while in the Niagara region, pneumonia has been included.


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