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Table 2 Sample Characteristics and Proportion Reporting Injury (weighted proportions)

From: Socioeconomic status and non-fatal injuries among Canadian adolescents: variations across SES and injury measures

  Total (N = 68261) Males (N = 34591) Females (N = 33671)
  % 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI
Aged 12–14 years 35.2 (33.2, 37.3) 34.8 (31.7, 37.8) 35.7 (32.5, 38.9)
Aged 15–17 years 39.6 (37.5, 41.7) 41.1 (38.1, 44.1) 38.0 (34.9, 41.0)
Aged 18–19 years 25.2 (23.3, 27.2) 24.1 (21.5, 26.8) 26.3 (23.4, 29.3)
Rural (vs.urban) residence 23.9 (21.7, 26.1) 22.7 (20.0, 25.5) 25.1 (22.0, 28.2)
Living with parents 84.0 (82.5, 85.6) 85.0 (82.7, 87.3) 83.0 (80.6, 85.5)
Household Income       
   Lowest 13.3 (11.6, 15.0) 14.3 (11.7, 16.9) 12.2 (10.2, 14.3)
   Lower-Middle 26.6 (24.4, 28.9) 25.7 (23.0, 28.4) 27.6 (24.4, 30.8)
   Upper-Middle 27.7 (25.5, 29.8) 28.4 (25.6, 31.2) 26.9 (24.0, 29.8)
   Highest 11.3 (9.8, 12.8) 11.4 (9.2, 13.5) 11.3 (9.2, 13.3)
   Missing 21.1 (19.5, 22.70 20.3 (18.0, 22.5) 22.0 (19.6, 24.4)
Neighbourhood Income       
   Lowest 17.0 (15.1, 18.8) 18.1 (15.6, 20.5) 15.8 (13.6, 18.0)
   Lower-Middle 18.7 (16.6, 20.7) 17.6 (15.0, 20.1) 19.8 (16.7, 22.9)
   Middle 19.7 (17.9, 21.5) 20.6 (17.9, 23.4) 18.8 (16.6, 20.9)
   Upper-Middle 21.2 (19.1, 23.3) 21.6 (19.0, 24.2) 20.8 (17.8, 23.7)
   Highest 23.5 (20.9, 26.1) 22.2 (19.3, 25.0) 24.9 (21.2, 28.5)
Neighbourhood Education       
   Lowest 19.3 (17.2, 21.5) 18.4 (15.9, 20.8) 20.3 (17.3, 23.3)
   Lower-Middle 19.3 (17.2, 21.4) 20.5 (17.7, 23.3) 18.0 (15.4, 20.6)
   Middle 19.0 (17.3, 20.8) 19.7 (16.9, 22.5) 18.3 (15.8, 20.7)
   Upper-Middle 20.3 (18.0, 22.6) 20.3 (17.4, 23.2) 20.3 (17.6, 23.0)
   Highest 22.1 (20.1, 24.1) 21.1 (18.3, 23.9) 23.2 (20.4, 25.9)
Parental SES Index2       
   Lowest 23.0 (20.9, 25.2) 22.4 (19.5, 25.3) 23.7 (20.5, 26.9)
   Lower-Middle 21.5 (19.3, 23.7) 21.1 (18.3, 23.8) 22.0 (18.7, 25.3)
   Upper-Middle 22.5 (20.5, 24.6) 22.1 (19.3, 24.9) 23.0 (20.0, 26.0)
   Highest 22.1 (19.9, 24.3) 23.7 (20.3, 27.1) 20.3 (17.7, 23.0)
   Missing 10.8 (9.0, 12.6) 10.7 (8.5, 12.8) 10.9 (8.5, 13.4)
Parental Education2       
   <Secondary 10.3 (8.8, 11.9) 9.3 (7.4, 11.3) 11.4 (9.3, 13.6)
   Secondary 15.2 (13.1, 17.2) 14.8 (12.4, 17.2) 15.6 (12.5, 18.7)
   Some post-secondary 21.3 (19.2, 23.5) 21.2 (18.3, 24.1) 21.4 (18.4, 24.5)
   College/trade diploma 29.0 (26.7, 31.3) 29.6 (26.2, 32.9) 28.5 (25.2, 31.7)
   University degree 24.1 (22.0, 26.3) 25.1 (22.2, 28.0) 23.1 (20.2, 26.0)
Total Injury 18.8 (16.9, 20.6) 21.0 (18.4, 23.6) 16.5 (13.6, 19.3)
Recreation Injury3 10.9 (9.4, 12.5) 13.5 (11.1, 15.9) 8.3 (6.3, 10.3)
Non-Recreation Injury4 9.8 (8.4, 11.2) 9.9 (8.1, 11.8) 9.6 (7.2, 12.0)
  1. CI = confidence interval
  2. 1 Number in the unweighted sample who contributed to the weighted proportions shown (exceptions below)
  3. 2 Denominator: unweighted n = 5545 who live with parents
  4. 3 Denominator: unweighted n = 6176 (excludes 650 with non-recreation injury)
  5. 4 Denominator: unweighted n = 6115 (excludes 711 with recreation injury)