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Table 1 Soccer-related injuries treated in US emergency departments from 2004 to 2013a

From: Epidemiologic comparisons of soccer-related injuries presenting to emergency departments and reported within high school and collegiate settings

  Actual counts National estimatesb
Variable n % n %
Sex
 Male 39,623 62.6 1,249,650 61.3
 Female 23,629 37.4 789,447 38.7
 Unknown 6 <0.1 153 <0.1
Body Part
 Head/face 12,495 19.8 389,098 19.1
 Neck 742 1.2 22,636 1.1
 Shoulder 2,983 4.7 95,826 4.7
 Arm/elbow 4,792 7.6 130,865 6.4
 Hand/wrist 9,483 15.0 312,371 15.3
 Trunk 4,367 6.9 140,000 6.9
 Thigh/upper leg 707 1.1 23,197 1.1
 Knee 7,528 11.9 249,572 12.2
 Lower leg 3,703 5.9 115,154 5.7
 Ankle 10,633 16.8 359,583 17.6
 Foot 5,387 8.5 187,046 9.2
 Otherc 438 0.7 13,904 0.7
Diagnosis
 Concussion 2,981 4.7 84,606 4.2
 Contusion 10,673 16.9 361,302 17.7
 Dislocation 1,740 2.8 58,756 2.9
 Fracture 14,750 23.3 452,411 22.2
 Laceration 3,571 5.7 120,190 5.9
 Sprain/strain 20,604 32.6 693,211 34.0
 Otherd 8,939 14.1 268,775 13.2
Disposition
 Released 61,313 96.9 1,989,373 97.6
 Hospitalized 1,427 2.3 31,325 1.5
 Fatality 6 <0.1 151 <0.1
 Othere 512 0.8 18,401 0.9
Total 63,258 100.0 2,039,250 100.0
  1. aDoes not include cases under 2 years of age
  2. bNational estimates were calculated by applying statistical weights provided by the US Consumer Product Safety. Commission’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System to actual case counts
  3. cIncludes internal injuries, injuries not recorded, etc
  4. dIncludes burns, ingesting foreign objects, unrecorded diagnoses, etc
  5. eIncludes transferred, left without being seen, not recorded, etc