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
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.