Table 1

Fatal drowning and hospitalisation rates per 100 000 population by age group and ethnicity, RR, 95% CI, females, New Zealand, 2003–2019

Fatal drowning rateRR (95% CI)Hospitalisation rateRR (95% CI)
Age group (years)
 0–41.601.88 (1.24 to 2.86)8.226.28 (4.82 to 8.20)
 5–140.300.35 (0.20 to 0.63)2.591.98 (1.49 to 2.64)
 15–240.670.79 (0.51 to 1.22)2.692.06 (1.55 to 2.72)
 25–340.450.53 (0.32 to 0.87)1.481.13 (0.82 to 1.56)
 35–440.720.85 (0.56 to 1.29)1.401.07 (0.78 to 1.48)
 45–540.620.73 (0.47 to 1.14)1.200.92 (0.66 to 1.28)
 55–640.640.76 (0.48 to 1.21)1.361.04 (0.74 to 1.46)
 65+0.8511.311
Ethnicity (n=1076)
 Asian0.5510.861
 Māori0.721.43 (0.19 to 10.80)3.113.60 (0.92 to 14.07)
 NZ European0.531.05 (0.18 to 6.01)0.530.61 (0.15 to 2.46)
 Other4.519.01 (0.83 to 98.32)21.6825.08 (5.76 to 109.21)
 Pacific Peoples1.222.42 (0.30 to 19.76)2.142.47 (0.50 to 12.17)