- 54% of those who reported being paralyzed were males, while 46% were females.
- 61% of those who reported being paralyzed due to a spinal cord injury were males, while 39% were females.
- Males were nearly twice as likely (1.77) to incur a spinal cord injury as females.
Paralysis and Military Service
- 67,000 (7%) of respondents who said they became paralyzed as a result of an accident or injury reported the paralyzing accident or injury occurred while serving in the military.
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