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Table 1 Baseline characteristics by mortality risk group, Ontario, 2011-2015

From: Regional variation of premature mortality in Ontario, Canada: a spatial analysis

Variable Sex Mortality risk group; prevalence of risk factor (%)
Lower than Ontario Neither higher nor lower Higher than Ontario Overall
No. of LHIN sub-regions 25 12 39 76
2013 population M 2,478,453 677,688 2,024,960 5,181,101
F 2,581,117 673,631 2,014,520 5,269,268
Premature mortality rate (deaths per 1000 per year) M 2.68 3.72 5.16 3.78
F 1.77 2.46 3.45 2.50
Demographics
 Percentage in highest quintile material deprivation M 24.0 20.5 21.7 22.6 (SD = 16.6)
F 24.5 20.3 22.3 23.1 (SD = 16.5)
 Percentage of immigrants M 32.1 14.3 6.0 19.6 (SD = 14.7)
F 32.8 15.0 6.2 20.4 (SD = 15.0)
Behavioursa
 Percentage of current alcohol consumption M 77.7 80.8 79.5 78.8 (SD = 2.4)
F 67.9 76.1 74.0 71.3 (SD = 5.4)
 Percentage of excess body weight (overweight/obese) M 51.2 53.6 59.4 54.7 (SD = 5.1)
F 37.4 38.8 46.3 41 (SD = 5.5)
 Percentage of inadequate vegetable and fruit consumption M 74.9 75.2 78.9 76.5 (SD = 3.2)
F 62.1 61.2 65.1 63.1 (SD = 3.2)
 Percentage of sedentary behaviour M 53.9 54.4 55.2 54.5 (SD = 2.4)
F 46.2 46.5 49.9 47.6 (SD = 3.0)
 Percentage of ever smokers M 12.0 28.2 49.1 28.6 (SD = 22.5)
F 15.9 37.8 48.0 30.9 (SD = 18.9)
  1. aCCHS-derived variable from Cancer Risk Factors Atlas of Ontario (2017)