Hospitalizations

Overall Trend
  • In 2017, there were 233 hospitalizations due to cerebrovascular disease among Chatham-Kent residents.
  • The rate was 167.4 (145.5, 189.4) per 100,000 which was significantly higher than the rate of 132.6 (130.7, 134.4) per 100,000 for Ontario.
  • Over time, rates have decreased slightly provincially and locally, with rates for Chatham-Kent being higher than the province overall.
Age-standardized hospitalization rate for cerebrovascular disease, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2003-2017
Age-standardized hospitalization rate for cerebrovascular disease, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2003-2017
By Age Group
  • Hospitalization rates increased significantly with increasing age in those 20 and older.
  • In Chatham-Kent, those 65 to 74 experienced significantly higher rates compared to Ontarians of the same age group.
Hospitalization rate for cerebrovascular disease, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2017
Hospitalization rate for cerebrovascular disease, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2017
By Sex
  • Males experienced significantly higher hospitalization rates compared to females.
  • The rate among Chatham-Kent males was significantly higher than the rate for Ontario males.
Age-standardized hospitalization rate for cerebrovascular disease, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2017
Age-standardized hospitalization rate for cerebrovascular disease, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2017

Mortality

Overall Trend
  • In 2015, there were 62 deaths due to cerebrovascular disease among Chatham-Kent residents.
  • The mortality rate was 42.4 (31.7, 53.1) per 100,000 which was not significantly different than the rate of 32.8 (31.9, 33.7) per 100,000 for Ontario.
  • Over time, rates have declined locally and provincially, with rates for Chatham-Kent generally significantly higher than rates for Ontario.
Age-standardized mortality rate for cerebrovascular disease, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2003-2015
Age-standardized mortality rate for cerebrovascular disease, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2003-2015
By Age Group
  • Provincially, mortality rates increased significantly with increasing age. A similar trend was observed for Chatham-Kent, however, only the 75 and older age group experienced a significantly higher rate compared to younger age groups.
Mortality rate for cerebrovascular disease, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario. 2015
Mortality rate for cerebrovascular disease, by age, Chatham-Kent and Ontario. 2015
By Sex
  • Ontario males experienced significantly higher mortality rates compared to Ontario females. The opposite trend was observed for Chatham-Kent, however the difference between sexes was not significant.
Age-standardized mortality rate for cerebrovascular disease, by sex, Chatham-Kent and Ontario, 2015
Age-standardized mortality rate for cerebrovascular disease, by sex, Chatham- Kent and Ontario, 2015