Table 3

Incidence of injury by anatomical region according to different authors

RegionThis study Argentina 1999Davies6 England 1978Roux29 South Africa 1987Clark10 South Africa 1990Gerrard4 New Zealand 1994
In this study, χ2 = 311.59; three degrees of freedom; p<0.0001. All values are percentages.
Lower limbs42.6 (n=394)43374440
Head and neck35.1 (n=325)24292320
Upper limbs15.3 (n=142)22202718
Trunk 6.8 (n=63)1113 7 9
Not specified13