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Sophie Pointer

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Trends in hospitalised injury, Australia 2007–08 to 2016–17

This report describes trends in the occurrence of injuries requiring hospitalisation in Australia, for the 10-year period from 1 July 2007 to 30 June 2017. The annual number of cases rose from about 400,000 to 530,000 during this period.
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Trends in hospitalised injury due to falls in older people 2007–08 to 2016–17

This report focuses on trends in hospitalised (serious) fall-related injury for people aged 65 and over that occurred over the period 2007–08 to 2016–17. Information is also presented on the hospital care provided.
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Mobility scooter-related injuries and deaths

Despite media attention and community discussion about the risks and benefits of mobility scooter use, there are few substantial evidence-based reviews of these largely unregulated consumer products. This report provides an overview of mobility scooter-related injuries.
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Hospital separations due to injury and poisoning, Australia 2009-10

This report, covering injuries resulting in admission to Australian hospitals in the financial year 2009–10, is the eighth in the series that started in 2001–02. The focus of the report is community injury (that is, injuries typically sustained in places such as the home, workplace...
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Trends in hospitalised injury, Australia 1999–00 to 2014–15

This report shows that the rate of hospitalised injury cases in Australia rose between 1999–00 and 2014–15 by an average of 1% per year. In 2014–15, case numbers and rates were higher for males than females for all age groups up to 60–64, and higher...