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Percentage of children less than ten years of age seen in an emergency department for a playground related injury

Description

In 2013, among children less than 10 years of age, there were 3,970 visits to emergency departments for injuries associated with playground equipment. There was no difference between males and females. The highest percentage of children visiting the emergency department was for those living in the North Zone while children living in the Edmonton Zone had the lowest percentage.

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accidents children emergency department injuries playgrounds

Title and publication information

Series Title

Health Trends Alberta

Extent

1 page

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Creator
Health
Publisher

Health

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Spatial Coverage

Alberta

Resource Dates

Date Created

2014-08-05

Date Added

2015-10-02T20:54:44.696760

Date Modified

2014-08-05

Date Issued

2014-08-05

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Usage / Licence

Usage Considerations

Health Trends Alberta provides a snapshot on a wide range of health topics. Within a one-page format, they provide a description of a topic, why it is important, and what the trend is like in Alberta. The purpose of these reports is to stimulate thought and discussion on a variety of health related topics, and make known some of the numerous issues dealt with by the Alberta health system.

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Health, Surveillance and Assessment Branch