Table 2 Age-standardised rates of motor vehicle traffic injury hospitalisations among Canadian children aged 0–19 years, 2001/02–2004/05
QuintileVehicle occupantsPedestrians/cyclists
nRate†95% CILTT‡nRate95% CILTT‡
Males and females (0–19 years)
1 (poorest)16082.82*2.69 to 2.969061.59*1.49 to 1.69**
216702.90*2.77 to 3.056481.14*1.05 to 1.23
317842.87*2.74 to 3.016531.06*0.98 to 1.15
417932.69*2.57 to 2.825740.87*0.80 to 0.94
5 (richest, ref)15972.352.24 to 2.474430.660.60 to 0.73
Total84522.722.66 to 2.7832241.051.01 to 1.09
Males (019 years)
1 (poorest)9223.20*3.00 to 3.416062.08*1.92 to 2.25**
210453.55*3.34 to 3.774211.44*1.31 to 1.59
310863.40*3.20 to 3.614131.31*1.19 to 1.44
411353.31*3.13 to 3.513701.10*0.99 to 1.21
5 (richest, ref)9922.842.67 to 3.022850.840.75 to 0.94
Total51803.253.16 to 3.3420951.331.28 to 1.39
Females (0–19 years)
1 (poorest)6862.44*2.26 to 2.63**3001.07*0.96 to 1.20**
26252.23*2.06 to 2.412270.82*0.72 to 0.93
36982.32*2.15 to 2.502400.80*0.71 to 0.91
46582.041.89 to 2.202040.63*0.55 to 0.73
5 (richest, ref)6051.841.70 to 1.991580.480.41 to 0.56
Total32722.162.09 to 2.2311290.750.71 to 0.80
Males and females (0–9 years)
1 (poorest)2650.93*0.82 to 1.05**3691.32*1.19 to 1.46**
22610.97*0.86 to 1.092090.79*0.69 to 0.90
32450.870.77 to 0.981890.67*0.58 to 0.78
42420.810.71 to 0.921650.55*0.47 to 0.64
5 (richest, ref)2220.770.68 to 0.881150.400.33 to 0.48
Total12350.870.82 to 0.9210470.740.70 to 0.79
Males and females (10–19 years)
1 (poorest)13434.52*4.28 to 4.775371.83*1.68 to 1.99**
214094.63*4.40 to 4.884391.45*1.32 to 1.60
315394.67*4.44 to 4.914641.41*1.29 to 1.54
415514.38*4.17 to 4.604091.15*1.05 to 1.27
5 (richest, ref)13753.763.57 to 3.973280.900.81 to 1.00
Total72174.374.27 to 4.4721771.321.27 to 1.38
  • †Rate: per 10 000 person years; *indicates income quintile rate significantly different from income quintile 5 (richest) at p<0.05.

  • ‡LTT, linear trend test; **indicates significant linear trend at p<0.05.