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revised January 13, 2009

Comprehensive Health Status Report 2008

Arrow BulletInjuries

CyclistsInjury is a leading cause of death and hospitalization in Canada especially for those under 20 years of age.

Topics covered within this chapter include:

  • Self-reported activity-limiting injuries
  • All cause injury mortality
  • Burden of selected injuries
  • Falls
  • Motor vehicle collisions
  • Pedestrian injuries
  • Cycling crashes
  • Drowning
  • Burns
  • Poisonings
  • Health and safety at work
  • Suicide
  • Assault
  • Child maltreatment

Prevention-related behaviours are also addressed, where possible, for some of the above named injuries.

Injuries (PDF 11 pages, 1.31MB)


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