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Table 5 Association of intent, nature, activity during injury and mechanism of injury with sex 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

Type of injury Male n (%) Female n (%) Total N P-value
Intent of injury
 Unintentional 403 (82) 89 (18) 493 0.001
 Intentional 89 (73) 33 (27) 122
 Self-harm 11 (92) 1 (8) 12
Nature of injury
 Fracture 51 (81) 12 (19) 63 0.03
 Cut wound 259 (84) 51 (16) 310
 Concussion 14 (67) 7 (33) 21
 Others 135 (74) 47 (26) 182
Activity during injury
 Work 111 (74) 39 (26) 150 0.14
 Travelling 266 (81) 64 (19) 330
 Sports 17 (94) 1 (6) 18
 Others 33 (81) 8 (19) 41
Mechanism of injury
 Road Traffic Crash 274 (81) 64 (19) 338 0.06
 Fall 62 (78) 18 (22) 80
 Quarrel 79 (72) 31 (28) 110
 Others 94 (86) 16 (14) 110