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Table 1 All-cause standardized mortality ratios, ages 0–74, 1992–1996*

From: Geographic disparity in premature mortality in Ontario, 1992–1996

Planning Region Males Females District Health Council Males Females Public Health Unit Males Females
South West 1.07 1.06 Essex-Kent-Lambton 1.12 1.11 Windsor-Essex 1.10 1.10
       Chatham-Kent 1.26 1.29
       Lambton 1.05 0.97
    Thames Valley 1.06 1.03 Middlesex-London 1.06 1.02
       Elgin-St. Thomas 1.12 1.07
       Oxford 1.05 1.04
    Grey-Bruce-Huron-Perth 0.99 1.02 Grey-Bruce-Owen Sound 1.01 1.04
       Huron 0.95 1.00
       Perth 0.98 0.97
Central South 1.06 1.07 Grand River 1.10 1.12 Brant 1.13 1.14
       Haldimand-Norfolk 1.08 1.09
    Hamilton 1.06 1.07 Hamilton 1.06 1.07
    Niagara 1.03 1.04 Niagara 1.03 1.04
Central West 0.85 0.89 Halton-Peel 0.79 0.84 Halton 0.79 0.87
       Peel 0.79 0.83
    Waterloo Region Wellington-Dufferin 0.96 0.97 Waterloo 0.96 0.96
       Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph 0.96 0.98
Toronto 0.99 0.92     Toronto 0.99 0.92
Central East 0.92 0.96 Simcoe-York 0.89 0.94 Simcoe 1.05 1.05
       York 0.78 0.87
    Durham-Haliburton Kawartha-Pine Ridge 0.95 0.99 Durham 0.90 0.98
       Haliburton-Kawartha Pine Ridge 0.98 0.96
       Peterborough 1.04 1.03
East 1.01 1.05 Champlain 0.96 0.99 Ottawa-Carleton 0.88 0.95
       Renfrew 1.08 1.08
       Eastern Ontario 1.14 1.14
    Southeastern Ontario 1.10 1.14 Kingston-Frontenac-Lennox-Addington 1.03 1.06
       Hastings-Prince Edward 1.17 1.20
       Leeds-Grenville-Lanark 1.12 1.16
North 1.21 1.20 Algoma-Cochrane-Manitoulin-Sudbury 1.25 1.23 Algoma 1.18 1.21
       Porcupine 1.32 1.25
       Sudbury 1.27 1.24
    Muskoka-Nippissing- Parry Sound-Timiskaming 1.16 1.13 Muskoka-Parry Sound 1.06 1.01
       North Bay 1.27 1.20
       Timiskaming 1.23 1.31
    Northwestern 1.19 1.20 Thunder Bay 1.14 1.17
       Northwestern 1.28 1.27
  1. Data source: Vital Statistics Records, Office of the Registrar General, Ontario Ministry of Consumer and Commercial Relations. Notes: * All standardized mortality ratios are statistically different from 1.00 (p < 0.05) except the female Huron SMR
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