Table 5

 Distribution of injury rates in the professional football clubs

Premiership (N = 8)Division 1 (N = 10)Division 2 (N = 6)Division 3 (N = 6)All divisions (N = 30)
95% confidence intervals are shown in parentheses. N represents the number of clubs in a particular division participating in the study. n represents the number of clubs that responded to the questionnaire on the stated component of injury.
HSR, Hamstring strain rate; MSR, muscle strain rate; TIR, total injury rate.
HSR/1000 hours13.3 (4.1 to 22.5) (n = 4)9.3 (6.4 to 10.6) (n = 10)7.8 (5.0 to 10.6) (n = 4)10.1 (5.9 to 14.3) (n = 5)9.9 (7.7 to 12.1) (n = 23)
MSR/1000 hours36.8 (9.4 to 64.2) (n = 4)29.3 (23.3 to 34.8) (n = 10)26.5 (7.1 to 45.9) (n = 3)42.7 (39.9 to 45.5) (n = 5)33.3 (24.9 to 41.7) (n = 22)
TIR/1000 hours127.0 (47.3 to 206.7) (n = 4)87.1 (62.8 to 111.4) (n = 10)84.3 (75.4 to 93.2) (n = 3)132.6 (47.3 to 217.9) (n = 5)104.3 (78.2 to 130.4) (n = 22)