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Table 4 Injuries by age-group, sex and mechanism of injury 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

Age & Sex 0–14 15–24 25–44 45–64 >64 Unknown Total Total
M F M F M F M F M F M F M F  
Road Traffic Crash 14 (4.2) 8 (2.4) 65 (19.2) 10 (3.0) 120 (35.5) 23 (7.1) 61 (18.0) 19 (5.6) 12 (3.6) 4 (1.2) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.6) 272 (80.5) 66 (19.5) 338 (100)
Quarrel 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 27 (24.6) 6 (5.4) 32 (29.1) 16 (14.5) 20 (18.2) 6 (5.5) 0 (0.0) 3 (2.7) 0(0.0) 0 (0.0) 79 (71.8) 31 (28.2) 110 (100)
Fall 15 (18.5) 6 (7.4) 20 (24.7) 2 (2.5) 19 (23.5) 4 (4.9) 8 (9.9) 6 (7.4) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 62 (77.5) 18 (22.5) 80 (100)
Stab/cut 4 (11.1) 1 (2.8) 17 (47.2) 2 (5.6) 6 (16.7) 1 (2.8) 4 (11.1) 0 (0.0) 1 (2.8) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 32 (88.9) 4 (11.1) 36 (100)
Other blunt force 3 (13.6) 0 (0.0) 8 (36.4) 0 (0.0) 6 (27.3) 0 (0.0) 3 (13.6) 1 (4.5) 1 (4.5) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 21 (95.5) 1 (4.5) 22 (100)
Animal bite 1 (5.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (15.0) 1 (5.0) 8 (40.0) 3 (15.0) 2 (10.0) 2 (10.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 14 (0.70) 6 (0.30) 20 (100)
Fire/Heat 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (14.3) 0 (0.0) 3 (42.9) 2 (28.6) 1 (14.3) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 5 (71.4) 2 (28.6) 7 (100)
Poisoning 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (60.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (20.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (20.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 5 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 5 (100)
Drowning 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (100)
Gun shot 1 (100) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (100)
Other 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 3 (20.0) 3 (20.0) 4 (26.7) 0 (0.0) 4 (26.7) 0 (0.0) 1 (6.7) 0 (0.0) 2 (11.8) 0 (0.0) 14 (82.3) 3 (17.7) 17 (100)
Unknown 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 4 (33.3) 1 (8.3) 5 (41.7) 0 (0.0) 2 (16.7) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 11 (91.7) 1 (8.3) 12 (100)
Total 38 (5.8) 15 (2.3) 151 (23.3) 25 (3.8) 205 (31.6) 49 (7.6) 106 (16.3) 34 (5.2) 15 (2.3) 7 (1.1) 2 (0.3) 2 (0.3) 517 (79.7) 132 (20.3) 649 (100)