Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2022) Injury in Australia, AIHW, Australian Government, accessed 24 March 2023.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2022). Injury in Australia. Retrieved from https://pp.aihw.gov.au/reports/injury/injury-in-australia
Injury in Australia. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 25 November 2022, https://pp.aihw.gov.au/reports/injury/injury-in-australia
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Injury is a major cause of hospitalisation and death in Australia. This web report explores injury hospitalisations in 2020–21 and injury deaths in 2019–20. It describes the main causes of injury and their impact on specific populations.
The top 3 causes of injury hospitalisation in 2020–21 were falls, contact with objects, and transport accidents
The top 3 causes of injury death in 2019–20 were falls, suicide and accidental poisoning
Males accounted for 55% of injury hospitalisations in 2020–21 and 62% of injury deaths in 2019–20
Injuries happening at home increased after March 2020 and remained at a higher level throughout 2020–21
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