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Table 2 Injuries by nature of injury and intent among patients attending the emergency of a Secondary Level Hospital in District Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab, India, 2012

From: A pilot study of a hospital-based injury surveillance system in a secondary level district hospital in India: lessons learnt and way ahead

Intent of Injury Unintentional Intentional Self-harm Others Unknown Total
Nature of injury No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Incised wound 234 (42.9) 79 (62.7) 8 (47.1) 1 (25) 4 (12.5) 326 (45)
Contusion/abrasion 128 (23.4) 20 (15.9) 5 (29.4) 1 (250 2 (6.3) 156 (21.5)
Fracture 86 (15.8) 8 (6.3) 2 (11.8) 0 16 (50) 113 (15.6)
Concussion 30 (5.5) 3 (2.4) 0 (0) 0 3 (9.4) 36 (5.0)
Laceration 29 (5.3) 2 (1.6) 0 (0) 1 (25) 3 (9.4) 35 (4.8)
Burn 11 (2.0) 0 (0) 1 (5.9) 0 0 (0) 12 (1.7)
Others 7 (1.3) 4 (3.2) 1 (5.9) 0 0 (0) 11 (1.5)
Unknown 21 (3.8) 10 (7.9) 0 (0) 1 (25) 4 (12.5) 36 (5.0)
Total 546 (100) 126 (100) 17 (100) 4 (100) 32 (100) 725 (100)