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Table 3 Average population and average cardiac catheterization rates per 100 000 population over 20 years of age in British Columbia Health Authorities (2000-2005) and Nova Scotia District Health Authorities (2002-2004)

From: A multi-region assessment of population rates of cardiac catheterization and yield of high-risk coronary artery disease

Health Authority Population aged > 20 yrs* Crude catheterization rate Adjusted catheterization rate**
British Columbia Male Female Male Female Male Female
1 272083 284886 589.9 279.1 465.5 243.0
2 279301 299197 804.8 358.4 644.5 301.3
3 424195 445112 510.4 214.1 507.7 222.0
4 546130 565514 686.5 313.8 673.4 315.2
5 112268 105168 465.1 219.4 484.9 259.8
Nova Scotia       
1 23361 24312 779.2 446.2 617.8 352.7
2 23839 25080 729.8 386.8 615.2 334.7
3 30218 32002 650.3 350.1 545.9 305.3
4 26439 27537 887.2 468.4 790.1 424.6
5 12441 13209 888.2 575.5 697.7 443.1
6 17421 18840 617.1 291.9 524.9 249.8
7 17349 17959 582.1 314.7 476.8 267.0
8 47055 52323 1048.7 488.3 856.9 408.9
9 145278 156187 766.2 416.5 778.7 427.6
  1. * Based on the average of populations within time period
  2. ** Adjusted for age