Table 2

Baseline sociodemographic and health characteristics of injured and comparison e-cohort ‘participants’ (n=617 722)

InjuredComparison
(n=21 639)(n=596 133)
n%n%
Age group (years)
 45–49695432.1198 36933.3
 50–54598527.7165 11427.7
 55–59489922.6132 18022.2
 60–64380117.6100 47016.9
Sex
 Male12 59158.2284 18747.7
 Female904841.8311 94652.3
Ethnicity*
 Māori357016.584 99014.3
 Pacific9664.534 2515.7
 Asian6753.131 6775.3
 Sole European13 25161.2368 20561.8
 Other317714.777 01012.9
Chronic conditions
 None20 93796.8577 33296.8
 One5882.716 0082.7
 Two or more1140.527930.5
NZDep
 1–3 (least deprived)640229.6196 53933.0
 4–7870940.2230 03738.6
 8–10 (most deprived)599427.7152 71525.6
 Missing5342.516 8422.8
Region
 Auckland545425.2171 68428.8
 Bay of Plenty15517.237 7046.3
 Canterbury346816.081 90613.7
 Gisborne3091.466421.1
 Hawke’s Bay9844.524 2704.1
 Manawatu-Wanganui11075.131 3835.3
 Marlborough3031.470741.2
 Nelson2761.377221.3
 Northland8103.719 1853.2
 Otago12455.829 1514.9
 Southland7593.514 6582.5
 Taranaki5522.615 9482.7
 Tasman2671.269781.2
 Waikato20499.553 0588.9
 Wellington18098.469 58511.7
 West Coast2371.148960.8
 Missing4592.114 2892.4
Industry
 Agriculture, forestry and fishing11225.221 3243.6
 Arts, recreation and other services8313.826 9434.5
 Construction19629.132 2265.4
 Education and training16357.672 21312.1
 Electricity, gas, water and waste services1890.944490.7
 Financial and insurance services3211.515 2342.6
 Healthcare and social assistance305114.181 65413.7
 Information media and telecommunications2131.091501.5
 Manufacturing372017.273 40112.3
 Mining1290.619500.3
 Professional, …, and support services†17047.961 76110.4
 Public administration and safety12275.734 1315.7
 Rental, hiring and real estate services2281.175871.3
 Retail trade and accommodation21189.863 10210.6
 Transport, postal and warehousing15097.028 5784.8
 Wholesale trade10414.832 8745.5
 Missing6393.029 5565.0
Total income in the 12 months prior
 $120–$24 999390918.1134 30422.5
 $25 000–$49 999936643.3222 10537.3
 $50 000–$75 000572726.5143 51724.1
 $75 000–$100 00016507.653 0348.9
 ≥$100 0009874.643 1737.2
  • *Ethnicity has been derived within the Integrated Data Infrastructure using an ‘ever-recorded’ approach. As multiple ethnicities are recorded, prioritisation based on a Statistics NZ algorithm has been used.

  • †Full category heading ‘Professional, Scientific, Technical, Administrative & Support Services’.