Figure 2.6.1: Mental health emergency department visits by material deprivation quintile
Age standardized rate per 100,000 (age 15+), Middlesex-London, 2011–12 annual average
Public Health Ontario. Snapshots: Middlesex-London Health Unit: Health Inequities in Mental Health Emergency Department Visits 2011–12. Toronto, ON: Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion; 2018 May 9 [2019 Mar 15]. Available from: http://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/DataAndAnalytics/Snapshots/Pages/Me...
National Ambulatory Care Reporting System (NACRS), 2003-2012, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, IntelliHEALTH ONTARIO, Date extracted: 2018 February 14
Significant differences in mental health emergency department visits existed between residents living in neighbourhoods with differing levels of socio-economic status in Middlesex-London. Residents living in well-off neighbourhoods in Middlesex-London with the least material deprivation (i.e., quintile one, (Q1)) had a significantly lower rate of mental health emergency department visits per 100,000 population aged 15 and over (910.9) compared to those living in neighbourhoods with the most material deprivation (3,226.1). This is an absolute rate difference of 2,315.2 per 100,000, averaged for the two-year period 2011 to 2012.