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Table 2 Types and frequencies of 17,550 injuries in 6,032 patients hospitalized for traumatic injuries in Dallas County, 2010

From: Do neighborhood demographics, crime rates, and alcohol outlet density predict incidence, severity, and outcome of hospitalization for traumatic injury? A cross-sectional study of Dallas County, Texas, 2010

Injuries Number Percent
Femur, knee, tibia-fibula, ankle, foot fractures 3,224 18.37
Arm, elbow, wrist, or hand fracture/dislocations 1,526 8.70
Brain injuries +/− coma 1,455 8.29
Open wound injuries 1,227 6.99
Eye, ear, face soft tissue, mouth, teeth injuries 1,066 6.07
Facial fractures 893 5.09
Ill-defined or non-specific injury ICD-9 code 875 4.99
Thorax, heart, lungs, or diaphragm injuries 846 4.82
Pelvic fractures 839 4.78
Rib or sternum fractures 701 3.99
Skull fracture +/− brain injuries 554 3.16
Contusion injuries 513 2.92
Lumbar spine fracture/dislocation +/− spinal cord injuries 504 2.87
Cervical spine fracture/dislocation +/− spinal cord injuries 454 2.59
Pancreas, liver, spleen, adrenal gland injuries 395 2.25
Thoracic spine fracture/dislocation +/− spinal cord injuries 350 1.99
Sprains 343 1.95
Esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum injuries 274 1.56
Vascular injuries 244 1.39
Clavicle or scapula fractures 230 1.31
Joint dislocations 217 1.24
Spinal cord or nerve injuries 191 1.09
Sacral/coccyx spine fracture/dislocations 163 0.93
Kidneys, ureter, bladder, urethra injuries 141 0.80
Injuries from foreign bodies 88 0.50
Amputation injuries 76 0.43
Crush injuries 59 0.34
Genitalia, reproductive organ injuries 47 0.27
Burn injuries 34 0.19
Larynx, trachea, or thyroid injuries 21 0.12
Total 17,550 100.00