released: 4 Nov 2014 author: AIHW: Kreisfeld R, Harrison JE, & Pointer S media release
During 2011-12, over 36,000 people aged 15 and over were hospitalised as the result of an injury sustained while playing sport. This represented 8% of all injury hospitalisations during that year. Around two thirds of those admitted to hospital were aged under 35 and over three quarters were men.
ISSN 1444-3791; ISBN 978-1-74249-658-0; Cat. no. INJCAT 168; 143pp.; $18
AIHW: Kreisfeld R, Harrison JE, & Pointer S 2014. Australian sports injury hospitalisations 2011-12. Injury research and statistics series no. 92. Cat. no. INJCAT 168. Canberra: AIHW.