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Table 3 Injury counts, percentages, and rates per 1000 Athlete-Exposures (AEs) by body part injured and type of event in NCAA Men’s Lacrosse, 2009/10–2014/15a

From: The epidemiology of NCAA men’s lacrosse injuries, 2009/10-2014/15 academic years

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Body part Injury count (%) Rate and 95% CI (per 1000AE) % NTLb % Severec Injury count (%) Rate and 95% CI (per 1000AE) % NTLb % Severec
Head/face 42 (10.4) 1.28 (0.89, 1.67) 23.8 9.5 42 (6.5) 0.25 (0.18, 0.33) 19.0 14.3
Neck 5 (1.2) 0.15 (0.02, 0.29) 20.0 0.0 7 (1.1) 0.04 (0.01, 0.07) 28.6 0.0
Shoulder 40 (9.9) 1.22 (0.84, 1.60) 45.0 15.0 44 (6.8) 0.26 (0.19, 0.34) 47.7 11.4
Arm/Elbow 22 (5.4) 0.67 (0.39, 0.95) 68.2 0.0 17 (2.6) 0.10 (0.05, 0.15) 76.5 5.9
Hand/Wrist 46 (11.4) 1.40 (1.00, 1.81) 56.5 8.7 51 (7.8) 0.31 (0.22, 0.39) 43.1 19.6
Trunk 37 (9.1) 1.13 (0.76, 1.49) 67.6 0.0 74 (11.4) 0.44 (0.34, 0.55) 68.9 1.4
Hip/Groin 19 (4.7) 0.58 (0.32, 0.84) 63.2 0.0 57 (8.8) 0.34 (0.25, 0.43) 50.9 1.8
Upper leg 44 (10.9) 1.34 (0.94, 1.74) 38.6 9.1 93 (14.3) 0.56 (0.45, 0.67) 44.1 3.2
Knee 54 (13.3) 1.65 (1.21, 2.09) 29.6 35.2 80 (12.3) 0.48 (0.38, 0.59) 45.0 27.5
Lower leg 24 (5.9) 0.73 (0.44, 1.02) 54.2 20.8 55 (8.5) 0.33 (0.24, 0.42) 63.6 9.1
Ankle 57 (14.1) 1.74 (1.29, 2.19) 52.6 3.5 80 (12.3) 0.48 (0.38, 0.59) 36.3 7.5
Foot 14 (3.5) 0.43 (0.20, 0.65) 35.7 21.4 38 (5.8) 0.23 (0.16, 0.30) 52.6 13.2
Other 1 (0.2) 0.03 (0.00, 0.09) 0.0 100.0 12 (1.8) 0.07 (0.03, 0.11) 8.3 16.7
Total 405 (100.0) 12.35 (11.14, 13.55) 46.4 11.9 650 (100.0) 3.90 (3.60, 4.21) 47.4 10.3
  1. NOTE: NTL non-time loss
  2. aData originates from the Datalys Center for Sports Injury Research and Prevention Injury Surveillance Program, 2009/10-2014/15
  3. bIncludes injuries that resulted in participation restriction under 24 h
  4. cIncludes injuries that resulted in participation restriction of over 3 weeks