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Facts about foot injuries and the economic impact in Canadian society

Updated: Jul 2, 2020


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An excerpt from Statatistics Canada Survey

The most commonly injured body part among young people (aged 12 to 19) was their feet or ankles (33%). This was more than double the proportion reported by seniors (14%).

The cost to Canadian society of injuries in 2004 was estimated at $19.8 billion, which includes the direct costs of health care as well as the indirect costs related to reduced productivity due to hospitalization, disability and premature death.

Injuries in Canada: Insights from the Canadian Community Health Survey Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 82-624-X by Jean-Michel Billette and Teresa Janz

For more details please refer to the link below https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/pub/82-624-x/2011001/article/11506-eng.htm#a3

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