Incorporating the AIHW National Injury Surveillance Unit
Dog-related injuries

NISU Briefing
Dog-related injuries

Renate Kreisfeld
James Harrison

September 2005
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
AIHW cat. no. INJCAT 75

This report on dog-related injury is the second in a new series of statistical reports from the National Injury Surveillance Unit. Under the title NISU Briefing, these reports are designed to be short, accessible and focused on a specific topic. They will be released primarily in electronic form. The NISU Briefing on dog-related injury uses deaths and hospitalisations data for Australia to examine patterns of injury from dog bites and other types of dog-related attacks.

The report is available as a PDF document (~ 238 Kb).

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