Trends in hospitalised injury, Australia 2007–08 to 2016–17

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    Abstract

    The rate of hospitalised injury cases in Australia increased over the last 10 years (2007–08 to 2016–17) by an average of 1% per year. The 2 main causes of hospitalised injury in 2016–17 were Falls (41%) and Transport crashes (12%). In 2016–17, there were more hospitalised injury cases among males at all ages up to 60–64 years; after that age, rates of injury hospitalisation for women were much higher.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCanberra
    PublisherAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
    Number of pages166
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-76054-628-1
    ISBN (Print)978-1-76054-629-8
    Publication statusPublished - 17 Oct 2019

    Publication series

    NameInjury research and statistics
    No.124
    ISSN (Print)1444-3791
    ISSN (Electronic)2205-510X

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    Keywords

    • hospitalised injury
    • injury causes
    • transport crash injuries
    • Australian injury statistics

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