Hospital separations due to injury and poisoning, Australia 2005-06

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Author: AIHW National Injury Surveillance Unit

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AIHW National Injury Surveillance Unit 2010. Hospital separations due to injury and poisoning, Australia 2005-06. Cat. no. INJCAT 131. Canberra: AIHW.

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AIHW National Injury Surveillance Unit. (2010). Hospital separations due to injury and poisoning, Australia 2005-06. Canberra: AIHW.

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AIHW National Injury Surveillance Unit. Hospital separations due to injury and poisoning, Australia 2005-06. AIHW, 2010.

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AIHW National Injury Surveillance Unit. Hospital separations due to injury and poisoning, Australia 2005-06. Canberra: AIHW; 2010.

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AIHW National Injury Surveillance Unit 2010, Hospital separations due to injury and poisoning, Australia 2005-06, AIHW, Canberra.

 
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This report provides statistics on hospitalised cases of injury in Australia in 2005-06. In that year:- more than 370,000 cases of hospitalised injury occurred in the community - these comprised 5.5% of episodes in hospital due to all causes - accidental falls (36%), transport crashes (14%), assault (6%) and intentional self harm (6%) were the main causes of the injuries.

  • ISSN: 1444-3791
  • ISBN: 978 1 74024 886 0
  • Cat. no: INJCAT 131
  • Pages: 148