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Table 4 Trends over time for four major activity categories preceding the injury

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

  Age group Work Leisure Road traffic Sport
Fracture 20 to 49 years 0.97 (0.95 to 0.99) 1.02 (1.01 to 1.04) 1.01 (0.99 to 1.03) 0.99 (0.97 to 1.01)
50 to 69 year 1.01 (0.99 to 1.03) 1.01 (0.99 to 1.03) 1.01 (0.98 to 1.04) 1.02 (0.85 to 1.08)
70 years and older 0.98 (0.95 to 1.01) 0.99 (0.98 to 1.00) 1.00 (0.95 to 1.04) 0.93 (0.80 to 1.08)
Contusion 20 to 49 years 1.02 (1.00 to 1.04) 1.06 (1.04 to 1.07) 1.02 (1.00 to 1.04) 1.00 (0.99 to 1.02)
50 to 69 years 0.92 (0.90 to 0.95) 1.02 (1.00 to 1.05) 1.01 (0.98 to 1.05) 0.98 (0.91 to 1.05)
70 years and older 1.04 (0.99 to 1.10) 1.06 (1.04 to 1.09) 0.99 (0.94 to 1.04) 1.11 (0.94 to 1.32)
Sprain 20 to 49 years 0.98 (0.96 to 1.00) 1.04 (1.02 to 1.06) 1.03 (1.01 to 1.04) 1.00 (0.99 to 1.01)
50 to 69 years 0.96 (0.94 to 1.00) 0.98 (0.95 to 1.02) 1.04 (1.01 to 1.07) 1.03 (0.97 to 1.09)
70 years and older 1.00 (0.92 to 1.09) 0.99 (0.95 to 1.04) 1.00 (0.92 to 1.07) 1.18 (0.94 to 1.50)
Wound 20 to 49 years 1.01 (1.00 to 1.02) 1.04 (1.03 to 1.06) 0.95 (0.92 to 0.97) 0.96 (0.94 to 0.98)
50 to 69 years 1.01 (0.99 to 1.03) 1.06 (1.04 to 1.09) 0.97 (0.93 to 1.02) 1.01 (0.94 to 1.08)
70 years and older 0.99 (0.95 to 1.03) 1.05 (1.02 to 1.08) 0.99 (0.91 to 1.07) 0.92 (0.75 to 1.14)
  1. Odds ratio with 95% confidence interval. Cases not classified within these four groups are excluded and respond to a total of 26% of the injuries.