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Table 4 Injury counts, percentages, and rates per 1000 Athlete-Exposures (AEs) by diagnosis 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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Diagnosis Injury count (%) Rate and 95% CI (per 1000AE) % NTLb % Severec Injury count (%) Rate and 95% CI (per 1000AE) % NTLb % Severec
Concussion 30 (7.4) 0.91 (0.59, 1.24) 10.0 10.0 27 (4.2) 0.16 (0.10, 0.22) 3.7 11.1
Contusion 99 (24.4) 3.02 (2.42, 3.61) 64.6 2.0 84 (12.9) 0.50 (0.40, 0.61) 59.5 2.4
Dislocation 7 (1.7) 0.21 (0.06, 0.37) 42.9 42.9 10 (1.5) 0.06 (0.02, 0.10) 0.0 30.0
Fracture 20 (4.9) 0.61 (0.34, 0.88) 5.0 55.0 24 (3.7) 0.14 (0.09, 0.20) 16.7 62.5
Inflammatory condition 8 (2.0) 0.24 (0.07, 0.41) 50.0 0.0 69 (10.6) 0.41 (0.32, 0.51) 75.4 7.2
Laceration 9 (2.2) 0.27 (0.10, 0.45) 44.4 11.1 7 (1.1) 0.04 (0.01, 0.07) 71.4 0.0
Spasm 9 (2.2) 0.27 (0.10, 0.45) 88.9 0.0 25 (3.8) 0.15 (0.09, 0.21) 76.0 0.0
Sprain 109 (26.9) 3.32 (2.70, 3.95) 43.1 14.7 154 (23.7) 0.93 (0.78, 1.07) 39.0 14.3
Strain 82 (20.2) 2.50 (1.96, 3.04) 43.9 11.0 178 (27.4) 1.07 (0.91, 1.23) 46.1 5.6
Stress fracture 2 (0.5) 0.06 (0.00, 0.15) 0.0 50.0 3 (0.5) 0.02 (0.00, 0.04) 0.0 33.3
Subluxation 14 (3.5) 0.43 (0.20, 0.65) 35.7 0.0 6 (0.9) 0.04 (0.01, 0.06) 50.0 16.7
Other 16 (4.0) 0.49 (0.25, 0.73) 81.3 12.5 63 (9.7) 0.38 (0.29, 0.47) 50.8 7.9
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