Spinal cord injury, Australia, 2012–13

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


    Some 241 cases of traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) due to external causes were reported to the Australian Spinal Cord Injury Register (ASCIR) for 2012–13. Males accounted for 78% of traumatic SCI cases. Land transport crashes (46%) were the leading mechanism of injury for cases of traumatic SCI sustained in 2012–13, followed by Falls (34%).
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCanberra, Australian Capital Territory
    PublisherAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
    Publication statusPublished - 2018

    Publication series

    NameInjury research and statistics

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    Tovell, A., & Harrison, J. (2018). Spinal cord injury, Australia, 2012–13. (Injury research and statistics; No. 99). Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.