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Monday, 15 February 2016

Hospitalised injuries in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people: 2011-13 (AIHW)

Hospitalised injuries in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people: 2011-13 provides information about hospitalised injuries among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people (0 to 24 years). The most common specific cause of injury among Indigenous children and young people was a fall (24%). Assault was the leading cause of hospitalisation for Indigenous people aged 15-17 and 18-24 years.

Media release: Indigenous children and young people more likely to be hospitalised due to injury

Download report: Hospitalised injuries in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people: 2011-13

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