Frequency of SCI by Cause

It is well established that using safe practices at work and at play can prevent many SCIs.  Although significant efforts have been made towards the prevention of SCI, the efforts can still be improved by identifying and studying the various causes of SCI in different settings.

In tables 7 through 14, we present a global perspective on the frequency of the leading causes of SCI including motor vehicle crashes (MVC), falls, sports, self harm, violence, work-related incidents, natural disasters, and other.