Figure 2: Hospitalization Rates and Potential Rate Reductions

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Figure 2: Hospitalization Rates and Potential Rate Reductions for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions by Province, Canada, 2011–2012 (Figure 8 in the report)

Fewer people could be hospitalized for injuries resulting from suicidal and self-harming behaviour if social disparities reduced

ACSCs: ambulatory care sensitive conditions.
I    represents 95% confidence intervals.
—   represents the 2011–2012 Canada hospitalization rate for ambulatory care sensitive conditions.
↓    represents potential rate reduction.
The territories were not included due to small numbers.
All PPRs were statistically significant for ambulatory care sensitive conditions.
Note that denominator cases with an invalid or missing postal code, and those living in long-term care facilities, cannot be assigned a neighbourhood income quintile and are not included in the PRR calculation. Please see the appendix, page 29, for more information.

Discharge Abstract Database and National Ambulatory Care Reporting System, Canadian Institute for Health Information; Fichier des hospitalisations MED-ÉCHO, ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec; 2006 Census, Statistics Canada.


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