Table 2

Distribution of crash-related hospitalisation rate by socioeconomic status and rurality

Socioeconomic statusRurality of residence
HighModerateLowTrend testUrbanInner regionalRuralTrend test
n=6970 (%)n=6895 (%)n=6957 (%)n=15477 (%)n=4401 (%)n=944 (%)
HospitalisationNo6941 (99.6)6855 (99.4)6899 (99.2)
  • χ2=10.02,

  • p<0.01

15393 (99.5)4369 (99.3)933 (98.8)
  • χ2=6.43,

  • p<0.01

Yes29 (0.4)40 (0.6)58 (0.8)84 (0.5)32 (0.7)11 (1.2)
Urgency of treatment in the emergency departmentEmergency15 (51.7)15 (39.5)17 (30.9)
  • χ2=3.37,

  • p=0.07

34 (41.5)12 (38.7)1 (11.1)
  • χ2=4.13,

  • p<0.05

Urgent9 (31.0)8 (21.1)16 (29.1)25 (30.5)5 (16.1)3 (33.3)
Semi-urgent2 (6.9)12 (31.6)16 (29.1)16 (19.5)11 (35.5)3 (33.3)
Non-urgent3 (10.3)3 (7.9)6 (10.9)7 (8.5)3 (9.7)2 (22.2)