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Spinal Cord Injuries: Global Burden of Disease Study

18 December 2023   |   Gyrus Group

The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Spinal Cord Injuries Collaborators have recently published their findings on the global burden of spinal cord injuries from 2019 data. They found that 20.6 million people were living with a spinal cord injury (SCI) in 2019, with approximately 0.9 million new spinal cord injuries occurring annually. The two leading causes of SCI in 2019 were falls and road injuries. Read the full report here.