Spinal cord injury, Australia, 2016–17

Amanda Tovell, James Harrison, Stacey Avefua

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    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCanberra
    PublisherAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
    Number of pages60
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-76054-663-2
    ISBN (Print)978-1-76054-664-9
    Publication statusPublished - 2020

    Publication series

    NameInjury research and statistics
    ISSN (Print)1444-3791
    ISSN (Electronic)2205-510X

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    • spinal cord injuries
    • Australian Spinal Cord Injury Register
    • Incidence rate
    • injury outcomes


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