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Table 1 Ankle injuries sustained by 14–22 year olds participating in football, baseball, softball, basketball, lacrosse, soccer, volleyball, field hockey, or wrestling treated in US emergency departments from 2009 through 2013

From: Epidemiologic comparison of ankle injuries presenting to US emergency departments versus high school and collegiate athletic training settings

Variable Actual Count National Estimatesa
n % n %
Sex
 Male 15,799 78.0 551,665 77.5
 Female 4462 22.0 160,497 22.5
Sport
 Football 3204 15.8 111,169 15.6
 Baseball 564 2.8 22,318 3.1
 Softball 616 3.0 24,775 3.5
 Male Basketball 10,084 49.8 351,710 49.4
 Female Basketball 1707 8.4 58,313 8.2
 Male Lacrosse 119 0.6 4093 0.6
 Female Lacrosse 100 0.5 3389 0.5
 Male Soccer 1598 7.9 53,404 7.5
 Female Soccer 1267 6.3 45,850 6.4
 Volleyball 733 3.6 27,087 3.8
 Field Hockey 39 0.2 1083 0.2
 Wrestling 230 1.1 8971 1.3
Diagnosis
 Contusion 346 1.7 13,526 1.9
 Dislocation 63 0.3 1850 0.3
 Fracture 1920 9.5 65,008 9.1
 Laceration 29 0.1 1063 0.1
 Sprain/Strain 16,955 83.7 588,507 82.6
 Other 948 4.7 42,208 5.9
Disposition
 Released 19,977 98.6 704,089 98.9
 Hospitalized 152 0.8 3631 0.5
 Other 132 0.7 4442 0.6
Total 20,261 100.0 712,162 100.0
  1. aNational estimates were calculated by applying statistical weights provided by the US Consumer Product Safety Commissions’ National Electronic Injury Surveillance System to actual case counts