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Table 2 Number of injuries by age groups, mechanism and type, and regression estimates

From: Trends in non-fatal agricultural injuries requiring trauma care

  2005 N (%) 2006 N (%) 2007 N (%) 2008 N (%) 2009 N (%) 2010 N (%) 2011 N (%) 2012 N (%) 2013 N (%) Intercept Slope P-value for slope
Agea             
0 – 20 7 (11.1) 8 (8.4) NRb NR 9 (5.3) 12 (8.1) 7 (4.4) 15 (8.5) 9 (5.1) 4.94 0.70 0.1132
21 – 64 41 (65.1) 67 (70.5) 74 (76.3) 117 (79.0) 124 (72.9) 100 (67.1) 129 (80.6) 130 (73.9) 114 (64.8) 51.72 9.57 0.0061
65 + 15 (23.8) 20 (21.1) 19 (19.6) 26 (17.6) 37 (21.8) 37 (24.8) 24 (15.0) 31 (17.6) 53 (30.1) 11.94 3.43 0.0104
Gendera             
Male 49 (77.8) 86 (90.5) 94 (96.9) 134 (91.2) 156 (89.7) 139 (93.3) 149 (93.7) 168 (95.5) 165 (93.8) 57.92 13.75 0.0005
Female 14 (22.2) NR NR 13 (8.8) 18 (10.3) 10 (6.7) 10 (6.3) 8 (4.5) 11 (6.2) 11.00 −0.07 0.9112
Mechanisma             
Machinery 16 (26.2) 19 (20.4) 20 (22.7) 42 (29.0) 43 (25.3) 35 (24.0) 37 (23.1) 34 (19.3) 32 (18.2) 19.56 2.27 0.0784
Fall 15 (24.6) 17 (18.3) 18 (20.5) 31 (21.4) 41 (24.1) 27 (18.5) 39 (24.4) 36 (20.5) 28 (15.9) 15.75 2.45 0.0392
Transportations 12 (19.7) 16 (17.2) 15 (17.1) 19 (13.1) 25 (14.7) 32 (21.9) 19 (11.9) 28 (15.9) 30 (17.1) 11.03 2.15 0.0067
Struck by/against NR NR 9 (10.2) 16 (11.0) 19 (11.2) 13 (8.9) 13 (8.1) 27 (15.3) 22 (12.5) 6.64 1.78 0.0313
Natural/ Environment NR NR 6 (6.8) 17 (11.7) 9 (5.3) 13 (8.9) 20 (12.5) 22 (12.5) 32 (18.2) −0.19 2.95 0.0011
Cut/pierce/fire/burn/assault/suicide/firearm/undetermined 6 (9.8) 8 (8.6) 12 (13.6) 8 (5.5) 19 (11.2) 14 (9.6) 20 (12.5) 21 (11.9) 10 (5.7) 6.69 1.28 0.0762
Other specified/unspecified NR NR 8 (9.1) 12 (8.3) 14 (8.2) 12 (8.2) 12 (7.5) 8 (4.6) 22 (12.5) 4.36 1.35 0.0332
Typea             
Fracture 26 (43.3) 38 (41.8) 26 (29.2) 57 (39.0) 62 (40.5) 69 (47.6) 65 (41.4) 74 (44.3) 82 (47.4) 20.28 7.03 0.0002
Head Injury/SCI/Nervesc 12 (20.0) 8 (8.8) 16 (18.0) 19 (13.0) 19 (12.4) 13 (9.0) 23 (14.7) 30 (18.0) 19 (11.0) 9.17 1.70 0.0292
Amputation/Crushing/Other Injury 9 (15.0) 23 (25.3) 20 (22.5) 21 (14.4) 30 (19.6) 22 (15.2) 25 (15.9) 16 (9.6) 18 (10.4) 18.28 0.43 0.6036
Open Wound 6 (10.0) 8 (8.8) 13 (14.6) 25 (17.1) 16 (10.5) 15 (10.3) 16 (10.2) 24 (14.4) 14 (8.1) 8.89 1.27 0.1244
Internal organ/BVc NR NR NR 10 (6.9) 7 (4.6) 9 (6.2) 7 (4.5) 11 (6.6) 15 (8.7) 1.61 1.23 0.0047
Burn NR NR NR 6 (4.1) 8 (5.2) 11 (7.6) 12 (7.6) 6 (3.6) 11 (6.4) 2.58 0.95 0.0123
Dislocation/Sprain NR NR 6 (6.7) 8 (5.5) 11 (7.2) 6 (4.1) 9 (5.7) 6 (3.6) 14 (8.1) 2.50 0.97 0.0264
  1. Age group 0 – 20: = 9 (2007/2008); Female: N = 12 (2006/2007); Struck by/against: N = 21 (2005/2006); Natural/environment: N = 12 (2005/2006); Other specified/unspecified: N = 12 (2005/2006); Internal organ/BV: N = 11 (2005/2006/2007); Burn: N = 12 (2005/2006/2007); Dislocation/sprain: N = 6 (2005/2006)
  2. aMissing values on age (N = 4), gender (N = 2), mechanism (N = 23), type (N = 57)
  3. bNR – unreported. Per our data use agreement, cell counts of 5 or less cannot be disclosed; thus they are aggregated with adjacent counts as shown below
  4. c Abbreviations: SCI= spinal cord injury, BV= blood vessel