Table 2

Trends in age standardised annual rates of hospitalisation episodes, of TBI by gender, Scotland, 1998 - 2009
Group Number of joinpoints P value 1 Time period APC2 95% CI3
Men 2 joinpoints 0.0091 1998-2002 0.6 4.2 to 5.7
2002-2005 −7.9 −21.9 to 8.6
2005- 2009 1.6 −3.6 to 7.1
Women 2 joinpoints 0.001 1998-2001 4.2 0.9 to 7.5
2001-2004 −5.9 −11.6 to 0.1
2004 - 2009 1.0 −0.4 to 2.5

1The p value relates to likelihood of that number of joinpoints compared to the null hypothesis of zero expected joinpoints.

2Annual Percentage Change.

395% Confidence Interval for the APC estimates.

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