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Table 3 Distribution of injury-related ED visits by day of week, ED SS vs. SPARCS, NYC, 2008–2010

From: Utility of a near real-time emergency department syndromic surveillance system to track injuries in New York City

  3-year totals, 2008–2010a
Injury type Day of week ED SS proportion SPARCS proportion Absolute % point difference
Traffic-related injury to pedal cyclist Sunday 16.4 15.9 0.5
Monday 14.2 14.8 0.6
Tuesday 13.1 13.8 0.7
Wednesday 13.7 13.2 0.5
Thursday 13.6 13.2 0.4
Friday 13.6 13.6 0.0
Saturday 15.4 15.5 0.1
Traffic-related injury to pedestrian Sunday 11.1 11.4 0.3
Monday 14.2 14.1 0.1
Tuesday 15.2 14.8 0.4
Wednesday 15.3 15.5 0.2
Thursday 15.4 15.6 0.2
Friday 15.7 16.0 0.3
Saturday 13.0 12.8 0.2
Traffic-related injury to motor vehicle occupant Sunday 15.0 14.8 0.2
Monday 14.2 14.2 0.0
Tuesday 14.0 14.2 0.2
Wednesday 13.7 13.8 0.1
Thursday 13.7 13.6 0.1
Friday 14.6 14.5 0.1
Saturday 14.9 15.0 0.1
Fall-related injury Sunday 13.1 13.4 0.3
Monday 15.2 15.3 0.1
Tuesday 14.7 14.7 0.0
Wednesday 14.6 14.6 0.0
Thursday 14.5 14.3 0.2
Friday 14.4 14.2 0.2
Saturday 13.4 13.5 0.1
Firearm-related injury Sunday 21.7 21.7 0.0
Monday 14.1 13.8 0.3
Tuesday 11.8 12.2 0.4
Wednesday 10.4 10.0 0.4
Thursday 10.6 10.6 0.0
Friday 12.2 12.0 0.2
Saturday 19.2 19.8 0.6
Assault-related stabbing injury Sunday 20.5 22.2 1.7
Monday 12.6 11.8 0.8
Tuesday 11.5 11.6 0.1
Wednesday 10.9 10.3 0.6
Thursday 12.1 11.1 1.0
Friday 12.9 13.0 0.1
Saturday 19.6 20.1 0.5
  1. aColumn percentages may not add up to 100 % due to rounding and/or missing data