Common causes of spinal cord injury in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015

This statistic displays the most common causes of spinal cord injuries in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015. Spinal cord injuries can occur due to various reasons such as falls, physical trauma, a collision or a road traffic accident. The most common causes of spinal cord injuries in the United Kingdom are falls at 41.7 percent, followed by road traffic accidents (RTAs) at 36.8 percent. A significant proportion of accidents from sport also result in spinal cord injuries, accounting for 11.6 percent of incidents.
In 2016 it was estimated that spinal cord injuries cost the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom (UK) an average of 5,540 British pounds per treatment. A spinal cord injury can manifest itself anywhere along the spinal cord from the cervical level through to the lumbosacral level resulting in temporary or permanent damage. Severe damage to the spinal cord will result in a loss of function in parts of the body which are served by the spinal nerves just below the level of the lesion.

Share of common causes of spinal cord injury in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015

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Release date

May 2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2014 to 2015

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