Local statistics for emergency department visits and deaths resulting from the use of off-road transport vehicles (e.g., ATVs, snowmobiles).
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The Injury Profile of Windsor and Essex County was created by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit to monitor trends over time in the area of injury prevention and to support the Designation of the City of Windsor as one of Parachute Canada’s Safe Communities. This designation reflects a community’s desire to create a safer life for all its citizens.
Data on fall-related emergency room visits for the Windsor-Essex region is presented in this report.
The percentage of individuals who report wearing their seat belt when in a vehicle is presented. The impact that age and sex as well as various social variables have on individuals’ seat belt use is also presented.
Fall-related injuries are a serious problem for seniors. Data on fall-related emergency room visits for the Windsor-Essex region is presented in this report.
Youth in Windsor-Essex County who drove in the past 12 months and their driving behaviours are represented below.