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Table 2 Patients with potential TSCI, by sex and age group, in Victoria, Australia (2007–2012)

From: The epidemiology of pre-hospital potential spinal cord injuries in Victoria, Australia: a six year retrospective cohort study

Age group (years) Male n = 55559 (%; 95 % CI) Female n = 50497 (%; 95 % CI) Total n = 106056(%; 95 % CI)
16–24 12226 (22.0; 21.7–22.4) 6905 (13.7; 13.4–14.0) 19131 (18.0; 17.8–18.3)
25–34 9157 (16.5; 16.2–16.8) 5098 (10.1; 9.8–10.4) 14255 (13.4; 13.2–13.6)
35–44 7878 (14.2; 13.9–14.5) 4618 (9.1; 8.9–9.4) 12496 (11.8; 11.6–12.0)
45–54 6727 (12.1; 11.8–12.4) 4578 (9.1; 88.9–94.0) 11306 (10.7; 10.5–10.8)
55–64 5451 (9.8; 9.6–10.1) 4284 (8.4; 8.2–8.7) 9735 (9.2; 9.0–9.4)
65–74 4305 (7.8; 7.5–8.0) 4510 (8.9; 8.7–9.2) 8815 (8.3; 8.1–8.5)
75–84 5420 (9.8; 9.5–10.0) 9088 (18.0; 17.7–18.3) 14508 (13.7; 13.5–13.9)
>85 4395 (7.9; 7.7–8.1) 11416 (22.6; 22.2–23.0) 15811 (14.9; 14.7–15.1)
  1. Chi square test = 7,900; p < 0.001; CI confidence interval, TSCI traumatic spinal cord injury