Table 1 Rates of emergency hospital admission for assault per 100 000 residents per year stratified by individual and residence-based characteristics
Rate per 100 000χ2 trendp Value
2002/032003/042004/052005/06
Overall crude rate51.94558.57663.30167.2991069.34<0.001
Age
    0–1415.65718.24217.46319.04722.96<0.001
    15–44101.363114.025123.665130.856854.43<0.001
    45+17.07019.22921.36223.010197.25<0.001
    p between ages<0.001<0.001<0.001<0.001
Sex
    Male89.692101.121109.164115.096837.41<0.001
    Female15.79017.75319.20921.269220.71<0.001
    p between sexes<0.001<0.001<0.001<0.001
Deprivation quintiles (all ages)
    Richest 117.66719.85822.15023.56896.43<0.001
    225.64630.67430.82734.771124.76<0.001
    336.33541.58146.44149.007210.86<0.001
    460.89468.27974.32580.627297.63<0.001
    Poorest 5119.014132.664143.180148.969371.64<0.001
    p between quintiles<0.001<0.001<0.001<0.001
Deprivation quintiles (0–14 years)
    Richest 15.3295.8187.0896.3742.870.09
    28.25011.2418.8219.6390.280.597
    312.58212.31314.26414.5603.93<0.05
    419.88822.15320.12224.5635.95<0.05
    Poorest 529.19636.02633.77936.20211.20<0.001
    p between quintiles<0.001<0.001<0.001<0.001
English regions
    North East91.05489.03698.81897.95612.57<0.001
    North West83.42396.786103.073109.913254.87<0.001
    Yorkshire and the Humber68.63572.30378.27278.69444.04<0.001
    East Midlands40.70646.75152.99458.171147.52<0.001
    West Midlands47.86854.13756.69359.64170.01<0.001
    East of England34.70839.90638.78939.33911.59<0.005
    London51.38859.99066.26575.076352.19<0.001
    South East32.19838.41540.50442.625117.08<0.001
    South West37.72543.02551.28857.520242.16<0.001
    p between regions<0.001<0.001<0.001<0.001