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released: 11 Nov 2010 author: Henley G

Land transport accidents accounted for 20% of fatal injury cases and 8% of all injury hospitalisations for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Based on age-standardised rates, there were 2.7 times more fatalities and 20% more serious injury among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people compared to other Australians.

ISSN 1444-3791; ISBN 978-1-74249-085-4; Cat. no. INJCAT 134; 77pp.; INTERNET ONLY

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary 
      • All transport injury
      • Land transport injury
  • Body section
    1. Introduction
    2. Injury of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people due to transport, 2003–04 to 2007–08
      • Rates of fatal injury by mode of transport
      • Rates of serious injury by mode of transport
    3. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land transport injury, 2003–04 to 2007–08
      • Age and sex distribution
      • Remoteness area
      • Remoteness areas by injured person’s vehicle and Indigenous status
      • Mechanism of injury
      • Time trends
  • End matter
    • Appendix: Data issues
      • Comparability with reports by other organisations
      • Deaths
      • Serious injury
      • Ascertainment of Indigenous status
      • Data quality
      • Population and other denominators
      • Classification of remoteness area
      • Suppression of small cell counts in tables
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures

Recommended citation

Henley G 2010. Injury of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people due to transport, 2003-04 to 2007-08. Cat. no. INJCAT 134. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 26 November 2014 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=6442468400>.