In 2013–14, 236 new incident cases of spinal cord injury (SCI) due to external causes were reported to the Australian Spinal Cord Injury Register. Males accounted for 81% of traumatic SCI cases. Land transport crashes (46%) were the leading mechanism of injury followed by falls (32%). Nearly half (45%) of traumatic SCI occurred while the person was engaged in a sport or leisure activity.
|Place of Publication||Canberra, Australian Capital Territory|
|Publisher||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
|Name||Injury research and statistics|