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Table 2 Comparison of body location between traumatic injuries and non-traumatic disorders

From: Epidemiological patterns of traumatic musculoskeletal injuries and non-traumatic disorders in Japan Self-Defense Forces

  Traumatic injuries Non-traumatic disorders Total
n % % n % % n % %
Upper extremities Shoulder 930 8.9 31.9 1194 7.3 17.5 2124 7.9 23.1
Upper arm 95 0.9 488 3.0   583 2.2
Elbow 353 3.4 325 2.0   678 2.5
Forearm 96 0.9 54 0.3   150 0.6
Wrist 385 3.7 330 2.0   715 2.7
Hand/Finger 1473 14.1 475 2.9   1948 7.3
Trunk Cervical spine 583 5.6 23.1 1506 9.2 40.0 2089 7.8 33.5
Thoracic spine 17 0.2 12 0.1   29 0.1
Thorax 933 8.9 405 2.5   1338 5.0
Lumbar spine 881 8.4 4642 28.3   5523 20.6
Lower extremities Hip 77 0.7 45.0 342 2.1 42.5 419 1.6 43.4
Femur 361 3.5 587 3.6   948 3.5
Knee 1620 15.5 3263 19.9   4883 18.2
Lower leg 464 4.4 1189 7.3   1653 6.2
Ankle 1335 12.8 484 3.0   1819 6.8
Foot/Toe 839 8.0 1099 6.7   1938 7.2
Total   10,442 100 100 16,395 100   26,837 100 100