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Table 6 Association of intent, nature, activity during injury and mechanism of injury with age 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 0–14 N (%) 15–24 N (%) 25–44 N (%) 45–59 N (%) > = 60 N (%) Total N P-value
Intent of injury
 Unintentional 49 (10) (10.0) 129 (26) (26.2) 195 (40) 88 (18) (17.9) 31 (6) (6.3) 492 (100) 0.03
 Intentional 0 (0) 37 (30) 53 (44) 23 (19) (18.8) 9 (7) 122 (100)
 Self-harm 1(8) 6 (50) 1(8) 3 (25) 1(8) 12 (100)
Nature of injury
 Fracture 4 (7) 12 (19)) 20 (32) 22 (35) 4 (7) 62 (100) 0.03
 Cut wound 28 (9) 91 (29) 119 (39) 51(17) 20 (6) (6.5) 309 (100)
 Concussion 0 (0) 06 (29) 09 (42) 4 (19) 2 (10) 21 (100)
 Others 19 (10) (10.4) 49 (27) 73 (40) 28 (15) 14 (8) (7.6) 183 (100)
Activity during injury
 Work 2 (1) 45 (30) 63 (42) 30 (20) 10 (7) (6.79) 150 (100) <0.001
 Travelling 22 (7) 73 (22) 144 (44) 67 (20) 23 (7) (7.0) 329 (100)
 Sports 10 (56) (55.6) 7 (39) 01(5) 0 (0) 0 (0) 18 (100)
 Others 9 (22) 20 (49) 04 (10) 5 (12) 3 (7) 41 (100)
Mechanism of injury
 Road Traffic Crash 22 (7) 75 (22) 143 (43) 68 (20) 28 (8) 336 (100) <0.001
 Fall 21 (26) (25.9) 22 (27) 24 (30) 14 (17) 0 (0) 80 (100)
 Quarrel 0 (0) 33 (30) 48 (44) 21 (19) 8 (7) 110 (100)
 Others 10 (8) 46 (39) 40 (34) 16 (13) 7 (6) 119 (100)