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Friday, 26 July 2013

Injury of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people due to transport: 2005-06 to 2009-10 (AIHW)

Injury of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people due to transport: 2005-06 to 2009-10 looks at death and serious injury of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia due to transport accidents in the five-year period 2005-06 to 2009-10. Land transport accidents accounted for 26% of all fatal injury cases and 9% of all serious injury cases for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The age-standardised rate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people was 2.8 times the rate for Other Australians for fatal cases, and 1.3 times the rate for Other Australians for serious injuries.

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