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Table 3 Trends over time for five major types of injury and fall injuries in different age groups and gender, 1999 to 2008

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

Age group Men Women Men Women
  Fracture Contusion
20 to 29 1.00 (0.98 to 1.02) 1.00 (0.98 to 1.03) 1.02 (1.00 to 1.03) 1.02 (1.00 to 1.04)
30 to 39 0.98 (0.96 to 1.00) 0.99 (0.96 to 1.02) 1.01 (1.00 to 1.03) 1.05 (1.03 to 1.07)
40 to 49 1.02 (1.00 to 1.04) 1.01 (0.99 to 1.04) 1.05 (1.03 to 1.07) 1.05 (1.03 to 1.08)
50 to 59 1.03 (1.01 to 1.05) 1.04 (1.03 to 1.06) 1.05 (1.02 to 1.07) 1.04 (1.01 to 1.06)
60 to 69 1.01 (0.99 to 1.03) 1.01 (1.00 to 1.03) 1.04 (1.01 to 1.07) 1.03 (1.00 to 1.06)
70 to 79 1.00 (0.98 to 1.03) 1.00 (0.98 to 1.01) 1.07 (1.04 to 1.10) 1.04 (1.02 to 1.07)
80 to 89 1.00 (0.97 to 1.02) 1.01 (1.00 to 1.03) 1.05 (1.02 to 1.09) 1.05 (1.02 to 1.07)
90 and older 1.02 (0.96 to 1.08) 1.00 (0.97 to 1.03) 1.08 (1.00 to 1.17) 1.03 (0.99 to 1.08)
Total 1.01 (1.00 to 1.02) 1.02 (1.01 to 1.02) 1.03 (1.02 to 1.04) 1.04 (1.03 to 1.05)
  Wound Sprain
20 to 29 0.99 (0.98 to 1.00) 1.00 (0.99 to 1.02) 1.00 (0.98 to 1.01) 1.01 (0.99 to 1.02)
30 to 39 0.99 (0.97 to 1.00) 1.04 (1.01 to 1.06) 1.01 (0.99 to 1.03) 1.01 (0.99 to 1.04)
40 to 49 1.00 (0.98 to 1.02) 1.02 (0.99 to 1.04) 1.04 (1.02 to 1.06) 1.05 (1.03 to 1.07)
50 to 59 1.01 (0.99 to 1.03) 1.03 (1.00 to 1.03) 1.04 (1.01 to 1.06) 1.01 (0.99 to 1.04)
60 to 69 1.04 (1.01 to 1.06) 1.04 (1.01 to 1.08) 1.01 (0.97 to 1.05) 1.01 (0.98 to 1.04)
70 to 79 1.02 (0.99 to 1.05) 1.03 (1.00 to 1.07) 1.03 (0.98 to 1.08) 0.99 (0.95 to 1.04)
80 to 89 1.04 (0.99 to 1.08) 1.02 (0.98 to 1.05) 1.07 (0.98 to 1.17) 1.01 (0.95 to 1.08)
90 and older 1.04 (0.95 to 1.14) 1.05 (0.99 to 1.12) 0.94 (0.74 to 1.18) 1.09 (0.96 to 1.25)
Total 1.00 (0.99 to 1.01) 1.02 (1.01 to 1.03) 1.01 (1.00 to 1.02) 1.02 (1.01 to 1.02)
  Concussion Mechanism-fall
20 to 29 0.98 (0.95 to 1.02) 1.04 (0.99 to 1.08) 0.99 (0.97 to 1.00) 1.00 (0.98 to 1.01)
30 to 39 1.02 (0.97 to 1.07) 1.00 (0.94 to 1.06) 0.97 (0.96 to 0.99) 1.00 (0.98 to 1.02)
40 to 49 0.97 (0.92 to 1.02) 1.00 (0.95 to 1.06) 1.02 (1.00 to 1.03) 1.03 (1.01 to 1.05)
50 to 59 0.99 (0.94 to 1.04) 1.04 (0.98 to 1.10) 1.02 (1.00 to 1.03) 1.03 (1.02 to 1.04)
60 to 69 0.98 (0.92 to 1.04) 0.97 (0.91 to 1.04) 1.02 (1.01 to 1.04) 1.03 (1.02 to 1.04)
70 to 79 0.96 (0.89 to 1.02) 1.00 (0.94 to 1.07) 1.02 (1.01 to 1.04) 1.00 (0.99 to 1.02)
80 to 89 0.97 (0.90 to 1.05) 0.89 (0.84 to 0.95) 1.02 (1.00 to 1.04) 1.01 (1.00 to 1.02)
90 and older 0.75 (0.57 to 0.99) 0.90 (0.81 to 1.00) 1.02 (0.98 to 1.07) 1.01 (0.98 to 1.03)
Total 0.98 (0.96 to 1.00) 0.99 (0.97 to 1.01) 1.01 (1.00 to 1.01) 1.01 (1.01 to 1.02)
  1. Odds ratio with 95% confidence interval.