Auckland District Health Board



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Injuries


A table on the causes of hospital admissions for injuries can be found in the accompanying Excel tables. Leading causes of injury among Auckland Māori were falls, exposure to mechanical forces, complications of surgical and medical care, assault, transport accidents, and intentional self-harm.

Table : Hospitalisations for injuries, all ages, Tairāwhiti DHB, 2011–2013



Gender

Māori

Non-Māori

Māori/non-Māori

ratio (95% CI)



Rate difference

Ave. no. per year

Age-standardised
rate per 100,000 (95% CI)

Ave. no. per year

Age-standardised
rate per 100,000 (95% CI)

Female

529

2,637.1

(2,505.5,

2,775.6)

4,651

1,782.9

(1,744.7,

1,821.9)

1.48

(1.40,

1.56)

854.2

Male

693

3,641.9

(3,485.5,

3,805.4)

5,660

2,602.5

(2,556.7,

2,649.2)

1.40

(1.33,

1.47)

1,039.4

Total

1,222

3,139.5

(3,036.6,

3,245.9)

10,310

2,192.7

(2,162.8,

2,223.0)

1.43

(1.38,

1.48)

946.8

Source: NMDS
Note: Ratios in bold show that Māori rates were significantly different from non-Māori rates in the DHB.

On average there were 1,222 hospitalisations for injury among Māori with 947 more admissions than non-Māori per 100,000. Rates were almost 43% higher for Māori than for non-Māori. Males had higher rates of admission for injury than females.

Table : Hospitalisations for assault, all ages, Auckland DHB, 2011–2013



Gender

Māori

Non-Māori

Māori/non-Māori

ratio (95% CI)



Rate difference

Ave. no. per year

Age-standardised
rate per 100,000 (95% CI)

Ave. no. per year

Age-standardised
rate per 100,000 (95% CI)

Female

60

284.9

(245.3,

330.9)

99

42.7

(37.7,

48.3)

6.68

(5.50,

8.10)

242.2

Male

108

548.1

(490.9,

611.9)

402

177.6

(167.4,

188.5)

3.09

(2.72,

3.50)

370.5

Total

168

416.5

(381.1,

455.2)

501

110.2

(104.4,

116.2)

3.78

(3.41,

4.19)

306.3

Source: NMDS
Note: Ratios in bold show that Māori rates were significantly different from non-Māori rates in the DHB.

On average 168 Māori per year were admitted to hospital for injury caused by assault, at a rate 3.8 times that of non-Māori, or 306 more admissions per 100,000. The rate for Māori women was around 6.7 times the rate for non-Māori women. Males had higher admission rates than females.

Table : Deaths from injury, all ages, Auckland DHB, 2007–2011

Gender

Māori

Non-Māori

Māori/non-Māori

ratio (95% CI)



Rate difference

Ave. no. per year

Age-standardised
rate per 100,000 (95% CI)

Ave. no. per year

Age-standardised
rate per 100,000 (95% CI)

Female

6

30.0

(20.8,

43.2)

48

10.3

(8.6,

12.3)

2.91

(1.94,

4.37)

19.7

Male

12

59.4

(45.9,

77.0)

76

25.8

(22.9,

28.9)

2.31

(1.74,

3.07)

33.7

Total

18

44.7

(36.2,

55.2)

124

18.0

(16.4,

19.9)

2.48

(1.96,

3.13)

26.7

Source: Mortality dataset, Ministry of Health.
Note: Ratios in bold show that Māori rates were significantly different from non-Māori rates in the DHB.

On average 18 Auckland Māori per year died from injuries, at a rate 2.5 times the non-Māori rate, or 27 more deaths per 100,000. Males had a higher injury mortality rate than females.





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