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Alcohol Related Emergency Department Visits – Statistics in Haldimand and Norfolk

  • In Haldimand and Norfolk, from 2005 to 2015, the average age-standardized rate for emergency department visits for alcohol-related chronic conditions was 228/100,000. These rates for Haldimand and Norfolk have consistently been lower than the province, however they have been increasing.
  • Since 2005, there were 2,812 emergency department visits due to alcohol-related chronic conditions, of which all were 100% preventable.
  • Haldimand and Norfolk typically had higher age-standardized emergency department visit rates for alcohol-related acute causes compared to the province (Average: 25.2 vs. 17.7/100,000).
  • Since 2010, there were 147 emergency department visits for alcohol-related acute causes in Haldimand and Norfolk, all of which could have been prevented.

Age-Standardized Emergency Department Visit Rates for Alcohol-Related Chronic Conditions, 2005-2015

Age-Standardized Emergency Department Visit Rates for Alcohol-Related Chronic Conditions, 2005-2015

Data Source: Emergency Department Visits and Ontario Population Estimates 2005-2015, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, IntelliHEALTH ONTARIO.

Total Number of Emergency Department Visits for Alcohol-Related Chronic Conditions, 2005-2015

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 AVG Total
H-N # of Visits 230 235 249 220 261 285 265 259 249 295 264 263.4 2,812

Data Source: Emergency Department Visits and Ontario Population Estimates 2005-2015, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, IntelliHEALTH ONTARIO.

Age-Standardized Emergency Department Visit Rates for Alcohol-Related Acute Causes, per 100,000, 2010-2015

Age-Standardized Emergency Department Visit Rates for Alcohol-Related Acute Causes, per 100,000, 2010-2015

Data Source: Emergency Department Visits and Ontario Population Estimates 2010-2015, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, IntelliHEALTH ONTARIO.

Total Number of Emergency Department Visits for Alcohol-Related Acute Causes, 2010-2015

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 AVG Total
H-N Total # 22 8 30 36 24 27 24.5 147

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