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released: 26 Aug 2015 author: AIHW, Pointer S media release

This report shows that the rate of injury hospitalised cases in Australia rose from 1999–00 to 2012–13 by an average of 1% per year. In 2012–13, case numbers and rates were higher for males than females for all age groups to 60–64, and higher for females for age groups 65–69 and older.

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Symbols
    • Summary
    • Injuries in 2012-13
    • Trends in injury cases
    • Trends in injury among Indigenous people
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • 1.1 Structure of this report
      • 1.2 Chapter structure
      • 1.3 Methods
    • 2 Overview of hospitalised injury
      • 2.1 What was the profile of injury cases in 2012-13?
      • 2.2 How have injury cases changed over time?
      • 2.3 How have injury cases varied by age and sex over time?
      • 2.4 How have injury cases varied by remoteness of usual residence over time?
      • 2.5 How have injury cases in Indigenous people changed over time?
      • 2.6 How have the causes of injury cases varied over time?
    • 3 Severity of injury
      • What data were reported?
      • What methods were used?
      • 3.1 Length of stay
      • 3.2 High threat to life
    • 4 Transport crashes
      • What methods were used?
      • 4.1 How many transport crash injury cases were there in 2012-13?
      • 4.2 How have cases of transport crash injury changed over time?
      • 4.3 How have rates of transport crash injury changed over time?
      • 4.4 How have rates of transport crash injury varied by sex and age?
      • 4.5 How have rates of transport crash injury varied by remoteness?
      • 4.6 How have rates of transport crash injury in Indigenous people changed over time?
    • 5 Drowning and submersion
      • What methods were used?
      • 5.1 How many drowning and submersion cases were there in 2012-13?
      • 5.2 How have cases of drowning and submersion changed over time?
      • 5.3 How have rates of drowning and submersion changed over time?
      • 5.4 How have rates of drowning and submersion varied by sex and age?
      • 5.5 How have rates of drowning and submersion varied by remoteness?
      • 5.6 How have rates of drowning and submersion in Indigenous people changed over time?
    • 6 Poisoning, pharmaceuticals
      • What methods were used?
      • 6.1 How many cases of poisoning by pharmaceuticals were there in 2012-13?
      • 6.2 How have cases of poisoning by pharmaceuticals changed over time?
      • 6.3 How have rates of poisoning by pharmaceuticals changed over time?
      • 6.4 How have rates of poisoning by pharmaceuticals varied by sex and age?
      • 6.5 How have rates of poisoning by pharmaceuticals varied by remoteness?
      • 6.6 How have rates of poisoning by pharmaceuticals in Indigenous people changed over time?
    • 7 Poisoning, non-pharmaceutical substances
      • What methods were used?
      • 7.1 How many cases of poisoning by non-pharmaceutical substances were there in 2012-13?
      • 7.2 How have cases of poisoning by non-pharmaceutical substances changed over time?
      • 7.3 How have rates of poisoning by non-pharmaceutical substances changed over time?
      • 7.4 How have rates of poisoning by non-pharmaceutical substances varied by sex and age?
      • 7.5 How have rates of poisoning by non-pharmaceutical substances varied by remoteness?
      • 7.6 How have rates of poisoning by non-pharmaceutical substances in Indigenous people changed over time?
    • 8 Falls
      • What methods were used?
      • 8.1 How many fall cases were there in 2012-13?
      • 8.2 How have rates of falls cases changed over time?
      • 8.3 How have rates of falls changed over time?
      • 8.4 How have rates of falls varied by sex and age?
      • 8.5 How have rates of falls varied by remoteness?
      • 8.6 How have rates of falls in Indigenous people changed over time?
    • 9 Thermal causes of injury
      • What methods were used?
      • 9.1 How many thermal causes of injury cases were there in 2012-13?
      • 9.2 How have cases of thermal injury changed over time?
      • 9.3 How have rates of thermal causes of injury changed over time?
      • 9.4 How have rates of thermal causes of injury varied by sex and age?
      • 9.5 How have rates of thermal causes of injury varied by remoteness?
      • 9.6 How have rates of thermal causes of injury in Indigenous people changed over time?
    • 10 Other unintentional injury
      • What methods were used?
      • 10.1 How many other unintentional injury cases were there in 2012-13?
      • 10.2 How have cases of other unintentional injury changed over time?
      • 10.3 How have rates of other unintentional injury changed over time?
      • 10.4 How have rates of other unintentional injury varied by sex and age?
      • 10.5 How have rates of other unintentional injury varied by remoteness?
      • 10.6 How have rates of other unintentional injury in Indigenous people changed over time?
    • 11 Intentional self-harm
      • What methods were used?
      • 11.1 How many intentional self-harm cases were there in 2012-13?
      • 11.2 How have cases of intentional self-harm changed over time?
      • 11.3 How have rates of intentional self-harm changed over time?
      • 11.4 How have rates of intentional self-harm varied by sex and age?
      • 11.5 How have rates of intentional self-harm varied by remoteness?
      • 11.6 How have rates of intentional self-harm in Indigenous people changed over time?
    • 12 Assault
      • What methods were used?
      • 12.1 How many assault cases were there in 2012-13?
      • 12.2 How have cases of assault changed over time?
      • 12.3 How have rates of assault changed over time?
      • 12.4 How have rates of assault varied by sex and age?
      • 12.5 How have rates of assault varied by remoteness?
      • 12.6 How have rates of assault in Indigenous people changed over time?
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Data issues
    • Appendix B: Additional tables
    • Glossary
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • List of boxes
    • Related publications

Recommended citation

AIHW, Pointer S 2015. Trends in hospitalised injury, Australia: 1999–00 to 2012–13. Injury research and statistics series no. 95. Cat. no. INJCAT 171. Canberra: AIHW.

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