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Statistics

Injury and poisoning hospital separations in persons of aged 0-14 years, by sex, NSW 2004-05 to 2006-07

Cause Persons number per year Persons per cent Males number per year Males per cent Females number per year Females per cent
Fall 8,181 40.3 5,131 40.2 3,050 40.5
Struck by/against (unintentional) 1,759 8.7 1,269 10.0 490 6.5
Motor vehicle transport 1,460 7.2 1,035 8.1 425 5.6
Fire/Burns 786 3.9 462 3.6 324 4.3
Poisoning (unintentional) 751 3.7 415 3.3 336 4.5
  • There are numerous and varied other injury types, and hence this table does reflect the total number of hospitalisations.

Injury and poisoning deaths by sex, persons aged 0-14 years, NSW 2002 to 2006

Cause Persons number per year Persons per cent Males number per year Males per cent Females number per year Females per cent
Motor vehicle transport 23 31.8 14 31.6 9 32.3
Drowning 14 19.7 9 19.9 5 19.4
  • There are numerous and varied other injury types, and hence this table does reflect the total number of deaths from injury or poisoning.

Leading causes of unintentional injury and poisoning hospitalisations in children aged 0-14 years in NSW average number of hospitalisations per year for the period 2004-05 to 2006-07

Leading causes of unintentional injury and poisoning hospitalisations in children aged 0-14 years in NSW average number of hospitalisations per year for the period 2004-05 to 2006-07
Child Safety - Number of hospitalisations

Injury-related hospitalisations following a fall from a balcony or window, children 0 - 14 years, NSW - total number in the period 1999-00 to 2007-08, by age group.

Injury-related hospitalisations following a fall from a balcony or window, children 0 - 14 years, NSW - total number in the period 1999-00 to 2007-08, by age group.
Child Safety - Leading causes of hospitalisations

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