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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/05/2004   
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Of Tasmania's three Regions, the Northern Region had the second highest number of claims for 2000-01, 2001-02 and 2002-03.

In 2002-03, of the 902 claims received in the Northern Region, 808 (89.6%) were for head, leg, arm, neck, trunk or psychological injuries. Of these, injuries of the neck accounted for the largest number of claims, 300. Some 9 claims were for fatalities.


MAIB CLAIMS, Northern Region(a)(b)
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03

Injury location
no.
no.
no.

Fatalities
12
16
9
Head
101
104
91
Leg
126
111
109
Arm
148
100
116
Neck
313
299
300
Trunk
199
193
183
Psychological
15
11
9
Nil injury/checkup
107
90
85
Total
1,020
923
902

(a) Region where the injury occurred.
(b) Some data included in this table were aggregated into regions from postcode data. As a result, the sum of the components may not always equal the total. The Northern Region contains 7209-7304 excluding 7256 and 60% of 7215.

Source: Motor Accidents Insurance Board.


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