Table 2

 Length of time in pre-functional and functional rehabilitation as a function of risk factors (n  =  118)

Risk factorNo ofinjuriesTime in rehabilitation (days)
Pre-functionalFunctionalTotal
Values are mean (95% confidence interval).
*Numbers of injuries in individual categories are too small to provide meaningful values.
Age
    <203112.0 (6.0 to 18.0)7.5 (5.0 to 10.0)19.5 (12.6 to 26.4)
    20–242412.5 (2.9 to 22.1)7.1 (3.4 to 10.8)19.6 (8.1 to 31.1)
    25–292411.4 (5.6 to 17.2)8.5 (4.1 to 12.5)19.9 (10.4 to 29.4)
    30–343612.3 (9.1 to 15.5)8.0 (5.5 to 10.5)20.3 (15.4 to 25.2)
    >343***
Activity
    Match6312.3 (10.1 to 15.4)8.2 (6.0 to 10.4)20.5 (15.7 to 25.3)
    Training5512.3 (7.1 to 17.4)7.3 (5.2 to 9.4)19.6 (13.5 to 25.7)
Playing position
    Goalkeeper625.2 (3.3 to 47.1)6.2 (2.3 to 10.1)31.3 (7.7 to 54.9)
    Defender5411.4 (8.1 to 14.7)8.6 (5.9 to 11.3)20.0 (14.6 to 25.4)
    Midfielder3213.5 (6.1 to 20.9)7.9 (5.5 to 10.3)21.4 (12.9 to 29.9)
    Forward269.7 (5.5 to 13.9)6.1 (3.8 to 8.4)15.8 (9.6 to 22.0)
Injury
    New11112.3 (9.2 to 15.4)7.7 (6.1 to 9.3)20.0 (16.0 to 24.0)
    Recurrent712.0 (2.6 to 21.4)8.3 (3.0 to 13.6)20.3 (6.1 to 34.4)