Emergency Department Violence Related Injury Attendances

Summary

  • During 2015, there were 5200 Emergency Department (ED) attendances due to assaults in Wales.
  • The highest rates of attendances due to assaults occur in 18-24 year olds; males had a rate of 805.9 per 100,000 and females had a rate of 345.3 per 100,000 (figure 1).
  • Click here for more detailed analyses of assaults in the 18-24 year age group.

 

Figure 1. Attendance rates for assaults by age and sex (2013-2015 average)