Table 2

Hospitalised Incidence rate for head injury in England in 2001–2. Estimated rate per 100,000; for those aged 0–15; 16–74; and 75 years and over, and in total. Estimates for England, and the highest and lowest incidence for health authorities.

Health Authority

RATE 0–15

RATE 16–74

RATE 75+

Total RATE


England

355.8

178.1

383.8

229.4


Liverpool

465.9

376.9

741.5

419.4

Tees

621.7

346.9

514.5

416.6

North Cheshire

488.0

356.0

799.8

411.5

East Lancashire

637.7

298.5

638.3

399.9

Sunderland

461.4

344.2

609.9

385.0


South Essex

235.0

116.4

223.2

148.9

Barking and Havering

223.9

117.4

210.0

147.4

North Essex

256.0

103.0

268.1

146.8

Bexley, Bromley & Greenwich

218.1

105.4

181.7

134.4

Brent and Harrow

119.5

81.7

106.7

90.7


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