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Table 4 Distribution of injury-related ED visits by sex, 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, 2008–2010
Injury type Sex ED SS proportion SPARCS proportion Absolute % point difference
Traffic-related injury to pedal cyclist Male 72.5 79.7 7.2
Traffic-related injury to pedestrian Male 57.0 52.6 4.4
Traffic-related injury to motor vehicle occupant Male 51.7 50.0 1.7
Fall-related injury Male 44.1 47.2 3.1
Firearm-related injury Male 91.5 91.1 0.4
Assault-related stabbing injury Male 84.5 84.4 0.1