Text description: Adolescent injury

Figure 1: Proportion of adolescents aged 16–17 years who reported injury in the previous two years

Stacked bar chart

  • Female
    • Not injured 81.1%
    • One injury 9.3%
    • Two or more injuries 9.6%
  • Male
    • Not injured 74.7%
    • One injury 12.0%
    • Two or more injuries 13.3%
  • Total
    • Not injured 77.9%
    • One injury 10.7%
    • Two or more injuries 11.5%

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Figure 2: Place where injuries happened, sports injuries and non-sports injuries

Pie charts

  • Place sport injury occurred
    • School (28.4%)
    • Outside public place (55.8%)
    • Inside public place (14.2%)
  • Place non-sport injury occurred
    • Home (30.7%)
    • School (18.3%)
    • Work (7.5%)
    • Another's home (7.7%)
    • Outside public place (17.7%)
    • Inside public place (2.6%)
    • Public road (6.4%)
    • Other (9.2%)

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Figure 3: Percentage of adolescents with a sports injury, by adolescent characteristics

Bar chart:

  • Sex
    • Male (14.9%)
    • Female (10.2%)
  • Parent education
    • Degree (11.0%)
    • No degree (14.5%)
  • Team sport
    • No (7.1%)
    • Yes (17.4%)
  • Fitness activity
    • No (10.9%)
    • Yes (14.1%)
  • Prior injury
    • No (10.3%)
    • Yes (16.8%)
  • SEIFA Index of socio-disadvantage
    • Low (13.1%)
    • Middle (11.2%)
    • High (15.1%)
  • Agreeableness
    • Low/moderate (13.2%)
    • High (8.1%)

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Figure 4: Percentage of adolescents with a non-sports injury, by adolescent characteristics

Bar chart

  • Parent income
    • Low (12.8%)
    • Middle (8.2%)
    • High (8.2%)
  • Parent education
    • Degree (7.7%)
    • No degree (10.8%)
  • Prior injury
    • No (7.4%)
    • Yes (13.7%)
  • School status
    • Government (9.5%)
    • Catholic (7.1%)
    • Independent (9.3%)
    • Not in school (15.6%)
  • Employed
    • No (7.8%)
    • Yes (11.0%)
  • Team sport
    • No (11.4%)
    • Yes (6.8%)
  • Low parental monitoring
    • No (8.6%)
    • Yes (11.8%)
  • Conscientiousness
    • Low/moderate (10.5%)
    • High (6.5%)
  • Neuroticism
    • Low/moderate (8.8%)
    • High (13.1%)
  • Openness
    • Low/moderate (8.4%)
    • High (12.6%)

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