Macpherson A, Schull M, Manuel D, Cernat G, Redelmeier D, Laupacis A. September 2005
Injuries, many of which are predictable and preventable, contribute substantially to the burden on Ontario's health care system. Between April 2002 and March 2003, there were more than 1.2 million injury-related emergency visits and over 62,000 injury-related hospitalizations.
This report provides a meaningful description of injuries across the province by age group, gender, geographic area and type of injury, highlighting the need for population-based prevention strategies that target specific at-risk groups.
Exhibits available in PowerPoint format.