Bishop L, Gale L, Laverty M (2016)
Responding to injuries in remote and rural Australia
Canberra: Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia

This report provides incidence rates and associated death and morbidity for non-intentional and intentional injuries in remote and rural Australia. The report provides details on falls, burns, poisonings, transport accidents, workplace injuries, drownings, self harm and assault. It shows the disparity that exists between country and city. It also provides aggregated statistics on childhood accidents and injuries and injuries experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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