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Table 3 Proportions of body sites and diagnoses of soccer-related injuries treated in US emergency departments from 2004 to 2013 (NEISS) and seen by athletic trainers in high school (HS RIO) and collegiate (NCAA-ISP) settingsa

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

  14–17 year olds (2005–2013) 18–22 year olds (2009–2013)
  HS RIO, NEISS,   NCAA-ISP, NEISS,  
Variable n (%) n (%) IPR (95%CI)b n (%) n (%) IPR (95%CI)c
Body Part
 Head/face 706571 (20.9) 4647 (24.2) 0.92 (0.87, 0.97)* 15379 (10.8) 30147 (23.5) 0.46 (0.41, 0.52)*
 Neck 17584 (0.5) 256 (1.3) 0.45 (0.32, 0.63)* 615 (0.4) 1196 (0.9) 0.46 (0.25, 0.84)*
 Shoulder 71693 (2.1) 857 (4.5) 0.50 (0.42, 0.59)* 3916 (2.7) 6760 (5.3) 0.52 (0.41, 0.67)*
 Arm/elbow 44904 (1.3) 937 (4.9) 0.32 (0.26, 0.40)* 1164 (0.8) 3185 (2.5) 0.33 (0.22, 0.50)*
 Hand/wrist 143173 (4.2) 2281 (11.9) 0.34 (0.30, 0.39)* 4859 (3.4) 12158 (9.5) 0.36 (0.29, 0.44)*
 Trunk 124860 (3.7) 1407 (7.3) 0.52 (0.45, 0.59)* 7598 (5.3) 8512 (6.6) 0.80 (0.66, 0.97)*
 Thigh/upper leg 517233 (15.3) 207 (1.1) 14.06 (12.13, 16.30)* 38543 (27.0) 1589 (1.2) 21.85 (16.40, 29.10)*
 Knee 557899 (16.5) 2367 (12.3) 1.29 (1.20, 1.38)* 22062 (15.5) 18580 (14.5) 1.07 (0.96, 1.20)
 Lower leg 248938 (7.4) 1132 (5.9) 1.34 (1.21, 1.49)* 12699 (8.9) 7526 (5.9) 1.52 (1.28, 1.80)*
 Ankle 693323 (20.6) 3592 (18.7) 1.05 (0.99, 1.11) 22740 (15.9) 26909 (20.9) 0.76 (0.69, 0.84)*
 Foot 216553 (6.4) 1422 (7.4) 0.79 (0.71, 0.88)* 10471 (7.3) 10381 (8.1) 0.91 (0.77, 1.07)
 Otherd 31089 (0.9) 137 (0.7) 1.26 (0.90, 1.78) 2697 (1.9) 1579 (1.2) 1.54 (1.00, 2.35)*
Diagnosis
 Concussion 604371 (17.9) 1459 (7.6) 2.75 (2.55, 2.96)* 8445 (5.9) 5865 (4.6) 1.30 (1.05, 1.59)*
 Contusion 413733 (12.3) 3276 (17.0) 0.67 (0.62, 0.72)* 23041 (16.1) 17841 (13.9) 1.16 (1.04, 1.31)*
 Dislocation 44768 (1.3) 492 (2.6) 0.49 (0.39, 0.62)* 776 (0.5) 5540 (4.3) 0.13 (0.08, 0.20)*
 Fracture 254397 (7.5) 3575 (18.6) 0.43 (0.39, 0.47)* 3996 (2.8) 20183 (15.7) 0.18 (0.14, 0.22)*
 Laceration 36898 (1.1) 917 (4.8) 0.22 (0.18, 0.28)* 1988 (1.4) 10592 (8.2) 0.17 (0.12, 0.23)*
 Sprain/strain 1628374 (48.3) 6494 (33.7) 1.38 (1.33, 1.42)* 73262 (51.3) 47595 (37.0) 1.39 (1.31, 1.46)*
 Othere 392282 (11.6) 3029 (15.7) 0.78 (0.72, 0.85)* 31234 (21.9) 20906 (16.3) 1.35 (1.22, 1.48)*
  1. aNational 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
  2. bCompares HS RIO to NEISS; * indicates 95%CI does not contain 1.00
  3. cCompares NCAA-ISP to NEISS; * indicates 95%CI does not contain 1.00
  4. dIncludes internal injuries, injuries not recorded, etc
  5. eIncludes burns, ingesting foreign objects, unrecorded diagnoses, etc