ICES | Emergency Department Services in Ontario 1993 - 2000 - page 12

The very young and the elderly
have the highest rates of use of
emergency departments.
Over the past decade,
emergency department use has
increased among the elderly
and decreased among children.
Exhibit Highlights
Exhibit 2: Trends in Emergency Department Use by Age and Sex Group
Data Source: Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP)
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