- Unlike most other chronic diseases studied, rates of hospitalizations for diabetes in Middlesex-London were similar to the provincial rates. In 2012 the rate in Middlesex-London was even higher compared to the province as a whole (Fig. 6.13).
- Between the years 2003 and 2013 the rate of diabetes-related hospitalizations in Middlesex-London increased significantly, whereas the rates were more stable in the rest of Ontario (Fig. 6.13).
Males tended to have higher rates compared to females, but this difference was not statistically significant in all years. Rates increased with increasing age (data not shown).
Population Health Assessment and Surveillance Protocol - Section 1, Subsections b-iii, vii
Chronic Disease Prevention Standard - Requirement #1