Hospitalised farm injury, Australia: 2010–11 to 2014–15

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    Abstract

    Almost 22,000 people were hospitalised in the period from 2010–11 to 2014–15 as a result of injury which occurred on a farm; over three-quarters of them (77%) were males. Just over 71% of people hospitalised as a result of farm-related injury resided in Inner Regional and Outer regional remoteness zones. Injuries involving motorcycles and quad bikes accounted for 42% of hospitalisations in children aged 0–14 and 21% of hospitalisations in people aged 15 and over.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCanberra
    PublisherAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
    Number of pages38
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-76054-296-2
    ISBN (Print)978-1-76054-297-9
    Publication statusPublished - 7 Feb 2018

    Publication series

    NameInjury research and statistics
    PublisherAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
    No.109
    ISSN (Print)1444-3791
    ISSN (Electronic)2205-510X

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    Keywords

    • Farm injury
    • hospitalisations
    • hospitalisation in Australia

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