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Table 5 Pedestrian-related injury hospitalization rate per 100,000 between 2006 and 2012 by Province among children and youth, 0–19 years

From: Childhood road traffic injuries in Canada – a provincial comparison of transport injury rates over time

  2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 Average Annual Rate Parameter Estimate (95% CI)
PEI * * * * * * * N/A N/A N/A
AB 9.84 8.07 6.89 8.97 6.87 9.13 5.64 7.90 −0.38 (−1.05; 0.30)
SK 13.82 14.19 16.31 13.26 13.56 13.13 9.00 13.31 −0.70 (−1.54; 0.16)
BC 12.37 13.12 9.41 9.31 8.69 9.42 8.09 10.06 −0.75 (−1.29; − 0.21)
NB 4.77 4.22 6.71 8.61 4.35 6.92 3.18 5.54 −0.06 (−1.08; 0.96)
NL 11.59 9.95 18.22 9.12 8.29 6.51 8.46 10.33 −0.94 (−2.66; 0.79)
ON 5.66 6.51 5.77 5.78 5.34 6.25 5.09 5.77 −0.10 (−0.33; 0.14)
MB 13.62 12.04 12.01 10.38 7.51 9.03 12.38 10.99 −0.51 (−1.48; 0.46)
NS 7.08 3.36 5.35 5.92 10.53 5.61 7.77 6.49 0.42 (−0.68; 1.52)
Canada** 8.29 8.32 7.55 7.61 6.89 7.64 6.29 7.51 −0.29 (−0.49; − 0.08)
  1. A positive change indicates an annual increase over time; a negative change indicates a decrease over time. Confidence intervals that do not cross zero are
  2. statistically significant. PEI could not be reported by this subcause since cell sizes were < 5
  3. N/A not applicable
  4. *Cell size < 5
  5. **Excludes Quebec and territories
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