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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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In Tasmania in 2002-03, there were 3,551 claims lodged at the Motor Accidents Insurance Board (MAIB). Some 3,193 (89.9%) were for head, leg, arm, neck, trunk or psychological injuries. Of these, injuries of the neck accounted for the largest number of claims, 1,318 (37.1% of total claims).

The Greater Hobart-Southern Region had the highest number of claims, with 53.8% of the total number of claims, followed by the Northern Region with 25.4% and Mersey-Lyell with 20.8%.

MAIB CLAIMS, Tasmanian Regions(a)(b) - 2002-03
Greater Hobart-Southern
Northern
Mersey-Lyell
Tasmania(c)
Injury location
no.
no.
no.
no.

Fatalities
15
9
11
35
Head
150
91
92
333
Leg
184
109
99
333
Arm
179
116
127
422
Neck
818
300
200
1,318
Trunk
375
183
119
677
Psychological
27
9
15
51
Nil injury/checkup
164
85
74
323
Total
1,912
902
737
3,551

(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 Greater Hobart-Southern Region contains postcodes 7000-7190 and 40% of 7215. The Northern Region contains 7209-7304 excluding 7256 and 60% of 7215. The Mersey-Lyell Region contains 7256, and 7305-7470.
(c) Excludes Tasmanian registered vehicles involved in interstate accidents.

Source: Motor Accidents Insurance Board.


This section contains the following subsection :
          Greater Hobart-Southern Region
          Northern Region
          Mersey-Lyell Region

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