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Table 3 Demographic distribution of population under study

From: Underutilized and undertheorized: the use of hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions for assessing the extent to which primary healthcare services are meeting needs in British Columbia First Nation communities

Years and gender Population FN on reserve Population FN off reserve Population other BC Population All BC
  1994 2010 1994 2010 1994 2010 1994 2010
Breakdown by sex
 Male 17,877 27,942 33,589 37,072 1,658,510 2,025,662 1,711,427 2,090,676
 Female 19,328 26,527 37,169 39,708 1,668,900 2,042,029 1,723,946 2,108,264
Breakdown by age group
 0–14 yrs 11,936 12,851 22,137 15,425 694,320 655,442 728,393 683,718
 15–24 yrs 6674 9845 13,147 14,036 455,899 559,747 475,720 583,628
 25–34 yrs 6615 7976 14,847 12,601 568,372 585,351 589,834 605,928
 35–44 yrs 5540 7404 10,431 13,096 595,123 604,277 611,094 624,777
 45–54 yrs 3189 8222 5828 12,017 440,692 705,420 449,709 725,659
 55–64 yrs 2067 5336 2972 6509 304,327 598,663 309,366 610,508
 65–74 yrs 1184 2835 1396 3096 268,677 358,791 271,257 364,722
Breakdown by SES
 1 (lowest) 12,191 21,780 27,714 28,904 673,365 786,331 713,270 837,015
 2 5006 9215 15,015 16,676 675,128 806,470 695,149 832,361
 3 6337 10,808 10,982 12,428 664,022 832,889 681,341 856,125
 4 8442 7295 9956 10,766 665,921 836,042 684,319 854,103
 5 (highest) 5229 5371 7091 8006 648,974 805,959 661,294 819,336