Table 7

A description of the impairment types of the 93 athletes with an injury on the WEB-IISS at the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

Impairment typeNumber of athletes with an injuryPercentage of injured athletes in each impairment type (%)
Limb deficiency (amputation, dysmelia and congenital deformity)5053.8
Spinal cord injury2526.9
Visual impairment88.6
Central neurologic injury (cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, stroke and other neurological impairments)66.5
Les autres00
  • WEB-IISS, web-based injury and injury surveillance system.