6.8 Prevalence of injury-related disabilities among children aged 0–17, by urban-rural and sex, 2016
CHAPTER 6 CHILD INJURY
Source: LIANG Xiaofeng of China CDC, et al., China Child Injury Report, 2017
Figure 6.7, 6.8 and 6.9
The second National Sample Survey on Disability in 2006 showed that the prevalence of children with disabilities due to injury was 14.2 per ten thousand, of which physical disabilities accounted for 49 per cent of all disabilities due to injury, followed by multiple disabilities (22 per cent) and intellectual disabilities (18 per cent). The prevalence was higher in rural areas (15.8 per ten thousand) than urban areas (9.9 per ten thousand), and higher among boys (16.3 per ten thousand) than girls (11.9 per ten thousand). Moreover, the older children tend to have a higher prevalence of disabilities due to injury than the younger children.