Short Tilte:Recent demographic and injury trends in people served by the Model Spinal Cord Injury Care Systems
Journal:Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):99, 80, 11, 1372-1382
Study of trends in demographics and injury characteristics of persons with spinal cord injury (SCI). Data are from a consecutive case series of 25,054 persons admitted to Model SCI Care Systems around the United States between 1973 and 1998. Changes and continuities during this period are noted regarding age at injury, male-to-female ratio, etiology, month and day of week of occurrence, race-ethnicity, and completeness and location of injury.