Table 3

Comparison of injury types and body region (N=3189); in 88 cases there was no information on injured body region or injury type.

FractureDislocationSprainContusionWoundDiseaseTotal
Head35 (6.1)3 (0.5)15 (2.6)374 (64.5)147 (25.4)4 (0.7)578 (17.6)
Neck8 (13.1)2 (3.3)6 (9.8)38 (62.3)6 (9.8)1 (1.6)61 (1.9)
Shoulder131 (34.7)117 (31.0)40 (10.6)88 (23.3)1 (0.3)0377 (11.8)
Arm102 (56.0)2 (1.1)18 (9.9)55 (30.2)5 (2.7)0182 (5.7)
Hand86 (36.3)12 (5.1)90 (38.0)32 (13.5)17 (7.2)0237 (7.4)
Wrist284 (67.4)2 (0.5)124 (28.2)24 (5.5)5 (1.1)0439 (13.8)
Chest/abdomen28 (27.2)2 (1.6)2 (1.9)66 (64.7)3 (2.9)1 (1.0)102 (3.2)
Back/buttocks15 (7.8)2 (1.0)8 (4.2)162 (84.4)4 (2.1)1 (0.5)192 (6.0)
Thigh14 (16.9)07 (8.4)55 (66.3)6 (7.2)1 (1.2)83 (2.6)
Knee20 (3.6)45 (8.1)321 (57.9)151 (27.3)17 (3.1)0554 (17.4)
Lower leg121 (63.0)1 (0.5)11 (5.7)42 (21.9)17 (8.9)0192 (6.0)
Ankle/foot45 (23.4)1 (0.5)111 (57.8)34 (17.7)1 (0.5)0192 (6.0)
Total (% of all injuries)889 (27.9)187 (5.9)753 (23.6)1123 (35.2)229 (7.2)8 (0.3)3189 (100.0)
  • Values are number of cases (percentages) within the relevant group.