Table 3

 Costs* by severity of injury and demographic characteristics for 173 work-related injuries among active sawmill workers

CharacteristicMedian non-healthcare costsMedian healthcare costs
*All costs in 1995 constant Canadian dollar.
Admission category
    Elective (29)7 8012 710
    Urgent (84)12 1743 598
    Emergency (60)58 1879 458
Gender
    Male (170)51 90615 048
    Female (3)15 3143 996
Age (years)
    <24(9)41 2327 964
    25–34 (43)7 8012 710
    35–44 (49)17 5175 534
    45–54 (47)22 4395 954
    >55 (25)10 5402 710
Race
    White (156)14 2583 996
    South and East Asian (17)23 7828 102