Table 1

 Sport and recreational activities resulting in serious injury and death in Victoria, Australia 1 July 2001 to 30 June 2003 (inclusive) (n = 198)

Sport or recreation activityNo% of casesRate of injuryand death
The rate of injury and death is given per 100 000 participants per year.
*Participation rates not available for Victoria or Australia.
†Participation rates not specific to BMX and mountain biking.
n/a, Not available.
Motor sports6331.8113.3
Horse riding2814.129.7
Australian football178.65.5
Water skiing/power boating178.631.5
Swimming147.11.8
Aero sports126.1n/a*
Fishing105.19.2
BMX and mountain biking52.5n/a†
Snow skiing42.02.5
Rock climbing42.06.6
Other2412.1n/a
Total198100.0