Table 6

A description of the impairment types of the 59 athletes with an illness on the WEB-IISS at the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

Impairment typeAthletes with an illness (n)Ill athletes in each impairment type (%)
All59100
Limb deficiency (amputation, dysmelia, congenital deformity)2644
Spinal cord injury1627
Central neurological injury (cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, stroke, other neurological impairment)915
Visual impairment59
Unknown35
  • WEB-IISS,¬†web-based injury and illness surveillance system.