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Table 3 Crude death and emergency department admission rates, by health region (HR) and study period

From: Health impacts of the July 2010 heat wave in Québec, Canada

HR (population 2010) Period Deaths Emergency dept. admissions
   n* Crude rates per 100,000 person-days (95% CI) n* Crude rates per 100,000 person-days (95% CI)
All HRs (5 985 001) 2005-2009 760 1.77 (1.71–1.83) 47 635 110.89 (110.45–111.34)
  2010 1 039 2.35 (2.222.50) 51 054 115.70 (114.70–116.70)
Capitale Nationale (687 950) 2005-2009 107 1.98 (1.82–2.16) 9 219 171.09 (169.54–172.66)
  2010 114 2.07 (1.72–2.49) 9 704 176.32 (172.85–179.86)
Chaudière-Appalaches (405 576) 2005-2009 58 1.81 (1.61–2.03) 3 676 115.17 (113.52–116.85)
  2010 53 1.63 (1.25–2.14) 5 058 155.89 (151.65–160.25)
Estrie (308 335) 2005-2009 47 1.96 (1.72–2.22) 4 032 166.45 (164.17–168.77)
  2010 54 2.19 (1.68–2.86) 4 080 165.40 (160.41–170.56)
Lanaudière (468 381) 2005-2009 55 1.56 (1.39–1.76) 2 308 65.24 (64.06–66.44)
  2010 77 2.05 (1.64–2.57) 2 425 64.72 (62.19–67.35)
Laval (396 186) 2005-2009 42 1.58 (1.38–1.81) 1 264 47.70 (46.54–48.89)
  2010 62 2.24 (1.74–2.87) 1 500 54.09 (51.42–56.89)
Montérégie (1 444 047) 2005-2009 165 1.69 (1.58–1.81) 7 889 80.65 (79.85–81.45)
  2010 233 2.31 (2.03–2.62) 8 299 82.10 (80.35–83.89)
Montréal (1 912 388) 2005-2009 240 1.82 (1.72–1.93) 15 498 117.50 (116.67–118.33)
  2010 376 2.81 (2.543.11) 16 233 121.19 (119.34–123.07)
Outaouais (362 138) 2005-2009 46 1.63 (1.43–1.86) 3 747 134.24 (132.33–136.17)
  2010 70 2.42 (1.91–3.05) 3 765 129.96 (125.87–134.18)
  1. The 2010 rates, statistically different from the comparison rates (2005–2009) based on the confidence intervals (CI), are shown in bold.
  2. * Average numbers for the 2005–2009 period.