Table 2

Early and late season playing injuries in forwards and backs

ForwardsBacks
NumberRate95% CINumberRate95% CI
Rate, expressed per 1000 player-position game hours; CI, confidence interval.
Early season417885.4800.4 to 970.3381693.4623.7 to 763.0
Late season5011050.3958.3 to 1142.4395709.8639.7 to 779.9