Spinal cord injury Australia, 2015–16

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    Abstract

    In 2015–16, 253 newly incident cases of traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) due to external causes were reported to the Australian Spinal Cord Injury Register. Males accounted for 80% of traumatic SCI cases. Almost half (48%) of the traumatic SCI cases sustained in 2015–16 were due to a fall. A further 39% were due to a land transport crash.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCanberra
    PublisherAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
    Number of pages60
    ISBN (Electronic)9781760545079
    ISBN (Print)9781760545086
    Publication statusPublished - 2019

    Publication series

    NameInjury Research & Statistics
    No.122

    Keywords

    • Spinal cord injury
    • SCI

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