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Table 1 Injury numbers categorized by injury type and mechanism, for ages 20 and above, during years 1999 to 2008

From: Epidemiologic patterns of injuries treated at the emergency department of a Swedish medical center

Year 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Midyear population 102,010 102,538 103,101 104,005 105,310 106,600 107,919 108,769 109,182 109,788
Incidence per 10,000 persons-years 649 621 634 650 636 614 637 661 669 661
Injuries
 Men 3,711 3,590 3,638 3,769 3,611 3,613 3,776 3,886 3,953 3,899
 Women 2,912 2,782 2,901 2,989 3,088 2,929 3,094 3,309 3,350 3,358
Injury category
 Fracture 1,615 1,508 1,701 1,662 1,700 1,561 1,710 1,897 1,896 1,859
 Wound 1,557 1,482 1,413 1,489 1,510 1,496 1,554 1,549 1,744 1,729
 Contusion 1,142 1,131 1,355 1,497 1,455 1,482 1,509 1,635 1,637 1,745
 Sprain 1,111 1,107 1,220 1,292 1,237 1,161 1,213 1,303 1,436 1,345
 Concussion 218 271 210 201 200 205 227 247 215 218
 Other 980 873 640 617 597 637 657 564 373 361
Injury mechanism
 Fall 2,730 2,700 2,920 3,007 3,011 2,840 3,026 3,299 3,235 3,215
 Bicycle 379 360 376 376 336 340 361 384 386 405
 Motorvehicle 489 496 524 564 554 496 515 541 607 542
 Violence 251 230 217 221 253 232 262 238 284 257
 Self harm 78 41 71 52 162 126 112 106 69 57
 Injuries from heat, cold, poison, electricity, explosive 136 103 135 100 201 200 153 159 109 121
 Overstrain 325 347 333 428 356 398 486 420 449 492
 Sport 877 901 882 901 850 857 819 864 846 822
 Foreign body 298 270 254 231 189 214 246 191 147 109
 Other 1,060 924 827 878 787 839 890 993 1,171 1,237