A total of 227 newly incident cases of traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) due to external causes were reported to the Australian Spinal Cord Injury Register for 2016–17. The majority (80%) of these were males. Land transport crashes (39%) and falls (39%) were most often reported as the cause of traumatic SCI.
|Place of Publication||Canberra|
|Publisher||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
|Number of pages||60|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|
|Name||Injury research and statistics|
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- spinal cord injuries
- Australian Spinal Cord Injury Register
- Incidence rate
- injury outcomes