Report

Hospital separations due to injury and poisoning, Australia 2006 -07

14 Sep 2012
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This report, covering injuries resulting in admission to Australian hospitals in the financial year 2006–07.
The focus of the report is analysis of community injury (that is, injuries typically sustained in the home, workplace, street, etc.). The report also includes short sections on work and sports related injury, complications of surgical and medical care and residual injury such as adverse effects not elsewhere classified.
An estimated 386,208 community injury cases required hospitalisation during the twelvemonth period 2006–07 (225,297 males and 160,905 females). A total of 1,553,030 patient days were attributed to hospitalised community injury, equating to a mean length of stay of 4 days per hospitalised case.
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Hospital separations due to injury and poisoning, Australia 2007-08
Hospital separations due to injury and poisoning, Australia 2008-09 

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English
Published year only: 
2012
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