Spinal cord injury, Australia, 2008–09

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    Abstract

    For the 2008–09 period, 349 new cases of spinal cord injury (SCI) were reported to the Australian Spinal Cord Injury Register (ASCIR); three-quarters of which were due to traumatic causes. Males accounted for 80% of traumatic SCI cases. Land transport crashes and Falls were the most common cause of traumatic SCI, accounting for 78% overall, and 45% and 33% respectively.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCanberra, Australian Capital Territory
    PublisherAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
    Publication statusPublished - 2018

    Publication series

    NameInjury research and statistics
    No.78

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