Table 3

Total direct healthcare costs incurred for injuries sustained by Pee Wee ice hockey players in Quebec and Alberta, by session and payer type

Session typePayer typeTotal healthcare costs* ($C) (95% CI)
QuebecAlberta
GamePublic8579 (4855 to 13 069)24 978 (17 567 to 32 926)
Private3189 (1500 to 5195)8951 (5270 to 13 388)
Public+private11 768 (7282 to 16 931)33 929 (24 729 to 44 058)
PracticePublic2533 (844 to 4589)3428 (1270 to 6027)
Private810 (95 to 2035)2872 (596 to 6220)
Public+private3343 (1334 to 5712)6300 (2477 to 10 853)
Game+practicePublic11 112 (6523 to 16 678)28 406 (20 656 to 36 661)
Private3999 (1995 to 6310)11 823 (7216 to 17 099)
Public+private15 111 (9674 to 21 353)40 229 (30 401 to 50 885)
  • *Calculated as the sum of direct public and private healthcare costs for healthcare resources utilised by each injured player.