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released: 17 Dec 2012 author: AIHW, Harris CE & Pointer SC media release

This report provides summary data on hospitalised injury of children and young people (aged 0-17 years) in New South Wales from 1 July 2009 to 30 June 2010. During the 12 months, more than 23,000 children and young people were hospitalised as a result of an injury. Falls were the most commonly reported cause of hospitalised injury (39% of cases), and these frequently involved playground equipment. Transport injuries were also common (14%).

ISSN 1444-3791; ISBN 978-1-74249-389-3; Cat. no. INJCAT152; 132pp.; $21

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Foreword
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
    • Causes of injury
    • Age differences
    • Sex differences
    • Trends over time
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • Methods
    • 2 Community injury
      • 2.1 Overview
      • 2.2 External causes of injury
      • 2.3 Principal diagnosis
      • 2.4 Body region injured
      • 2.5 Place of injury
      • 2.6 Activity at time of injury
      • 2.7 Seasonal variation
      • 2.8 Trends over time
      • 2.9 Summary
    • Part A: Unintentional injuries
    • 3 Transportation
      • 3.1 Overview
      • 3.2 Trends over time
      • 3.3 Mode of transport
      • 3.4 Body region injured
      • 3.5 Season of injury
      • 3.6 Vehicle/pedestrian accidents in driveways
      • 3.7 Off-road all-terrain vehicle accidents
    • 4 Drowning and near-drowning
      • 4.1 Overview
      • 4.2 Trends over time
      • 4.3 Place of injury
      • 4.4 Activity at time of injury
      • 4.5 Season of injury
    • 5 Poisoning, pharmaceuticals
      • 5.1 Overview
      • 5.2 Trends over time
      • 5.3 Mechanism
      • 5.4 Place of injury
      • 5.5 Activity at time of injury
      • 5.6 Season of injury
    • 6 Poisoning, other substances
      • 6.1 Overview
      • 6.2 Trends over time
      • 6.3 Mechanism
      • 6.4 Place of injury
      • 6.5 Activity at time of injury
      • 6.6 Season of injury
    • 7 Falls
      • 7.1 Overview
      • 7.2 Trends over time
      • 7.3 External cause
      • 7.4 Body region injured and type of fracture
      • 7.5 Place of injury
      • 7.6 Activity at time of injury
      • 7.7 Season of injury
      • 7.8 Falls from windows
    • 8 Exposure to smoke, fire, heat and hot substances
      • 8.1 Overview
      • 8.2 Trends over time
      • 8.3 External cause
      • 8.4 Body region injured
      • 8.5 Place of injury
      • 8.6 Activity at time of injury
      • 8.7 Season of injury
    • 9 Other unintentional injuries
      • 9.1 Overview
      • 9.2 Trends over time
      • 9.3 External cause
      • 9.4 Principal diagnosis
      • 9.5 Place of injury
      • 9.6 Activity at time of injury
      • 9.7 Season of injury
    • Part B: Intentional injuries
    • 10 Self-harm
      • 10.1 Overview
      • 10.2 Trends over time
      • 10.3 Mechanism
      • 10.4 Place of injury
      • 10.5 Activity at time of injury
      • 10.6 Season of injury
    • 11 Assault
      • 11.1 Overview
      • 11.2 Trends over time
      • 11.3 External cause
      • 11.4 Body region injured
      • 11.5 Perpetrator
      • 11.6 Place of injury
      • 11.7 Activity at time of injury
      • 11.8 Season of injury
    • 12 Undetermined intent
      • 12.1 Overview
      • 12.2 Trends over time
      • 12.3 Mechanism
      • 12.4 Body region injured
      • 12.5 Place of injury
      • 12.6 Activity at time of injury
      • 12.7 Season of injury
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Data issues
    • Appendix B: External cause case counts by year and age
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures

Recommended citation

AIHW, Harris CE & Pointer SC 2012. Serious childhood community injury in New South Wales 2009-10. Injury research and statistics series no. 76. Cat. no. INJCAT152. Canberra: AIHW.