Common stories

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Click through for the most common injuries that led to hospitalisation for different groups in 2021–22

Interactive 'choose your own adventure' showing common injuries for peer groups by sex, age and remoteness level.

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* ’Other…’ includes categories that do not fall neatly within set classifications*


  1. The 4 result variables are independant of each other.
  2. Data on sex is that recorded at time of data collection.
  3. ‘Most common’ results exclude ‘other’ and ‘unspecified’.

Source: AIHW NHMD.