Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2021) Injury in Australia, AIHW, Australian Government, accessed 21 May 2022.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2021). Injury in Australia. Retrieved from https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/injury/injury-in-australia
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Injury is one of the major causes of hospitalisation and death in Australia. This web report presents data on injury hospitalisations and deaths for 2018–19, describing the main causes of injury and their impact on specific populations.
83% of injury deaths due to choking and suffocation were for people aged 65 and over
For drowning deaths, there was an average annual decrease in rate between 2009–10 and 2018–19 of 3.2%
There were over 13,700 injury deaths in 2018–19
55% of injury hospitalisations and 62% of injury deaths in 2018–19 were male
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