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Injuries are typically classified as unintentional or intentional. Unintentional injuries include most injuries except those resulting from suicide/self-harm or violence. Regardless of the cause, the cost of injury in this province is staggering in both human and financial terms. The most recent available information indicates that each year in New Brunswick:
- over 400 people die due to an injury
- more than 6,000 people are hospitalized due to an injury
- over $696 million is spent on injury
- $248 million is spent on fall-related injuries
- $120 million is spent on transport-related incidents
The NB Trauma Program, in collaboration with a variety of community partners, is committed to increasing awareness about how injuries can be prevented as well as supporting various evidence based injury prevention initiatives. Whether you are a concerned parent, a youth, a teacher or a coach, we all have a role to play in order to help reduce the impact of injuries in New Brunswick. Remember, more than 90% of injuries are predictable and preventable.
For more information about injury prevention, please check out our most recent posts on this topic below.