Table 6

Incidence of injury by onset (chronicity) for athletes competing at the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

Type of injuryTotal number of injuriesNumber of athletes with an injuryPercentage of athletes with an injuryInjury incidence rate: injuries/1000 athlete days (95% CI)
All14211219.820.9 (17.4 to 25.0)
Acute traumatic1109116.016.2 (13.2 to 19.8)*
Acute on chronic10101.81.5 (0.8 to 2.7)
Chronic overuse22213.73.2 (2.1 to 5.0)
  • *Higher than all other onsets (p<0.05).