Most serious injury in the past 12 months, by type and cause of injury, household population aged 12 and older, Canada, 2013/2014
|Most serious injury in the previous12 months|
|Type of injury|
|Multiple serious injuries||1.3|
|Broken or fractured bones||15.5|
|Burn, scald, chemical burn||3.2|
|Sprain or strain||51.5|
|Cut, puncture, animal or human bite||9.6|
|Scrape(s), bruise(s), blister(s)||6.2|
|Concussion or other brain injury||3.2|
|Cause of injury|
|Sports or physical exercise||33.5|
|Leisure or hobby||6.7|
|Working at a job or business||13.3|
|Sleeping, eating or personal care||3.4|
|Going up and down stairs||4.4|
|Driver or passenger in/on a motor vehicle3||5.0|
Figures by cause of injury do not add up to 100% as a result of rounding.
Canadian Community Health Survey, 2013/2014 (3226).
Includes poisoning, injuries to internal organs and other.
Includes household chores, outdoor yard maintenance, home renovations or other unpaid work.
Includes road and off-road motor vehicles.
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