Spinal cord injury, Australia, 2010–11

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

    Abstract

    For the 2010–11 period, 387 new cases of spinal cord injury (SCI) were reported to the Australian Spinal Cord Injury Register (ASCIR), 70% of which were due to traumatic causes. Males accounted for 80% of traumatic SCI cases. Land transport crashes (43%) were the leading mechanism of injury for cases of traumatic SCI sustained in 2010–11, followed by Falls (35%).
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCanberra, Australian Capital Territory
    PublisherAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
    Publication statusPublished - 2018

    Publication series

    NameInjury research and statistics
    No.80

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    Tovell, A., & Harrison, J. (2018). Spinal cord injury, Australia, 2010–11. (Injury research and statistics; No. 80). Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.