Spinal cord injury, Australia, 2013–14

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    Abstract

    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCanberra
    PublisherAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
    Publication statusPublished - 2018

    Publication series

    NameInjury research and statistics
    No.107

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