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Table 5 Estimates of the prevalence of neurological conditions by province/territory, among LTC home residents assessed between January 1st and July 1st, 2010

From: Prevalence of neurological conditions across the continuum of care based on interRAI assessments

  Province/Territory
Condition a British Manitoba Newfound. & Nova Scotia Ontario Yukon
& Columbia    Labrador       
Scenario b (%) (CI) c (%) (CI) (%) (CI) (%) (CI) (%) (CI) (%) (CI)
MS  
1 1.6 (1.4,1.8) 1.5 (1.2,1.9) 1.0 (0.3,2.7) 0.2 (0.0,0.9) 1.4 (1.4,1.5) 3.9 (1.3,8.8)
2 1.5 (1.3,1.7) 1.5 (1.2,1.9) 1.0 (0.3,2.7) 0.2 (0.0,0.9) 1.4 (1.3,1.5) 3.9 (1.3,8.8)
3 1.4 (1.2,1.6) 1.5 (1.2,1.8) 1.0 (0.3,2.7) 0.2 (0.0,0.9) 1.3 (1.3,1.4) 3.9 (1.3,8.8)
4d 1.4 (1.2,1.6) 1.5 (1.2,1.8) 0.8 (0.2,2.3) 0.2 (0.0,0.9) 1.3 (1.2,1.4) 3.9 (1.3,8.8)
5 0.8 (0.6,1.0) 1.5 (1.0,2.0) 1.0 (0.1,3.7) NA e 0.9 (0.8,0.9) 1.8 (0.2,6.5)
CP  
1 0.5 (0.4,0.6) 0.4 (0.3,0.6) 2.6 (1.3,4.8) 0.5 (0.1,1.4) 0.7 (0.6,0.7) 0.8 (0.0,4.2)
2 0.5 (0.4,0.6) 0.4 (0.3,0.6) 2.6 (1.3,4.8) 0.5 (0.1,1.4) 0.6 (0.6,0.7) 0.8 (0.0,4.2)
3 0.4 (0.3,0.5) 0.4 (0.2,0.5) 2.1 (0.9,4.1) 0.5 (0.1,1.4) 0.5 (0.5,0.6) 0.8 (0.0,4.2)
4 0.4 (0.3,0.5) 0.3 (0.2,0.5) 1.8 (0.7,3.7) 0.5 (0.1,1.4) 0.5 (0.5,0.6) 0.8 (0.0,4.2)
5 0.2 (0.2,0.4) 0.1 (0.0,0.3) 1.0 (0.1,3.7) NA 0.2 (0.2,0.3) 0.0 (0.0,0.0)
HD  
1 0.3 (0.2,0.4) 0.3 (0.2,0.5) 0.5 (0.1,1.9) 0.2 (0.0,0.9) 0.3 (0.3,0.3) 0.8 (0.0,4.2)
2 0.3 (0.2,0.4) 0.3 (0.2,0.5) 0.5 (0.1,1.9) 0.2 (0.0,0.9) 0.3 (0.3,0.3) 0.8 (0.0,4.2)
3 0.3 (0.2,0.4) 0.3 (0.2,0.5) 0.5 (0.1,1.9) 0.2 (0.0,0.9) 0.3 (0.2,0.3) 0.8 (0.0,4.2)
4 0.3 (0.2,0.4) 0.3 (0.2,0.5) 0.5 (0.1,1.9) 0.2 (0.0,0.9) 0.3 (0.2,0.3) 0.0 (0.0,0.0)
5 0.2 (0.1,0.3) 0.2 (0.1,0.5) 0.5 (0.0,2.8) NA 0.1 (0.1,0.2) 0.9 (0.0,5.0)
ALS  
1 0.5 (0.4,0.6) 0.1 (0.1,0.3) 0.3 (0.0,1.4) 0.3 (0.0,1.2) 0.3 (0.3,0.4) 0.0 (0.0,0.0)
2 0.4 (0.3,0.6) 0.1 (0.0,0.3) 0.3 (0.0,1.4) 0.3 (0.0,1.2) 0.3 (0.3,0.3) 0.0 (0.0,0.0)
3 0.4 (0.3,0.5) 0.1 (0.0,0.2) 0.0 (0.0,0.0) 0.2 (0.0,0.9) 0.2 (0.2,0.3) 0.0 (0.0,0.0)
4 0.3 (0.2,0.4) 0.1 (0.0,0.2) 0.0 (0.0,0.0) 0.2 (0.0,0.9) 0.2 (0.1,0.2) 0.0 (0.0,0.0)
5 0.3 (0.2,0.5) 0.1 (0.0,0.3) 0.0 (0.0,0.0) NA 0.2 (0.1,0.2) 0.0 (0.0,0.0)
  1. aMS = Multiple Sclerosis, CP = Cerebral Palsy, HD = Huntington’s Disease, ALS = Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
  2. bSee Table 1 for description of each of the five case definition scenarios.
  3. cExact 95% confidence interval.
  4. dOnly estimates by Scenario 4 are comparable across provinces/territories.
  5. eNo hospital or ED visits for LTC clients in this province.