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Table 3 Description of factors and typical and atypical regions

From: An ecological study of regional variation in work injuries among young workers

Factor Description Typical regions Atypical regions
One low population density, low youth education, low spending on household expenses, high household ownership and low population mobility 1. Rainy river district
2. Bruce county
3. Kenora district
4. Manitoulin and Sudbury districts
1. Toronto division
2. Peel Region
3. Ottawa division
4. Frontenac county
5. York region
Two High union membership, high youth unemployment, low household ownership, low literacy test completion, high single mother families, high aboriginal population 1. Kenora district
2. Cochrane district
3. Nipissing district
4. Thunder Bay district
1. York region
2. Halton region
3. Huron county
4. Dufferin county
5. Perth county
Three High earnings, high adult education, high value of dwellings, young population, high population growth 1. York region
2. Halton region
3. Peel region
4. Ottawa division
5. Durham region
1. Timiskaming district
2. Haliburton & Parry Sound districts
3. Manitoulin & Sudbury districts
4. Algoma district
Four High number of small workplaces, high spending on household expenses 1. Manitoulin & Sudbury districts
2. Muskoka district
3. Haliburton & Parry Sound districts
4. Dufferin county
1. Halton region
2. Durham region
3. Frontenac county
4. Essex county
5. Peel region