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Table 3 HLI incidence by type of medical care, mechanism and circumstance of the injury event (activity and location)

From: A web-based prospective cohort study of home, leisure, school and sports injuries in France: a descriptive analysis

HLIs Characteristics HLIs a (%) CIR b (95% CI) SIR c (95% CI)
Type of medical care d (n = 2344)
 No ED attendance or hospitalization 1602 (64) 48.9 (46.5 – 51.3) 53.2 (51.1 – 55.3)
 ED attendance 631 (25) 19.3 (17.8 – 20.8) 22.8 (21.9 – 23.7)
 Hospitalization 111 (4) 3.4 (2.8 – 4.1) 3.9 (3.7 – 4.0)
Mechanism d (n = 2404)
 Struck/hit by fall 1241 (52) 37.9 (35.8 – 40.0) 35.6 (34.2 – 37.0)
 Struck/hit by contact with object, person, animal 566 (23) 17.3 (15.9 – 18.8) 18.6 (17.9 – 19.3)
 Crushing, cutting, piercing 420 (17) 12.8 (11.6 – 14.1) 11.8 (11.3 – 12.2)
 Acute overexertion of body or body part 330 (14) 10.1 (9.0 – 11.2) 9.0 (8.6 – 9.3)
 Thermal effect 100 (4) 3.1 (2.5 – 3.7) 3.1 (3.0 – 3.3)
 Chemical effect 24 (1) 0.7 (0.5 – 1.1) 1.1 (1.0 – 1.1)
 Other 19 (< 1) 0.6 (0.3 – 0.9) 1.6 (1.5 – 1.6)
Circumstance (n = 2440)
 Sport (without contact with nature) 319 (13) 9.7 (8.7 – 10.9) 15.2 (14.6 – 15.8)
 Play and leisure 229 (9) 7.0 (6.1 – 8.0) 11.2 (10.7 – 11.6)
 Mobility in public spaces 291 (12) 8.9 (7.9 – 10.0) 8.3 (8.0 – 8.6)
 Sport outdoors in contact with nature 230 (9) 9.7 (6.1 – 8.0) 5.9 (5.7 – 6.1)
 Vital activities 130 (5) 4.0 (3.3 – 4.7) 5.6 (5.4 – 5.9)
 Cooking 152 (6) 4.6 (3.9 – 5.4) 5.0 (4.8 – 5.2)
 Walking in the house 151 (6) 4.6 (3.9 – 5.4) 5.2 (5.0 – 5.4)
 DIY 216 (9) 6.6 (5.7 – 7.5) 4.7 (4.5 – 4.9)
 Climbing stairs in the house 121 (5) 3.7 (3.1 – 4.4) 4.4 (4.2 – 4.6)
 Gardening 165 (7) 5.0 (4.3 – 5.9) 3.5 (3.3 – 3.6)
 Other domestic activity 104 (4) 3.2 (2.6 – 3.8) 2.8 (2.7 – 2.9)
 House cleaning 100 (4) 3.1 (2.5 – 3.7) 2.7 (2.6 – 2.8)
 Other mobility 73 (3) 2.2 (1.7 – 2.8) 2.4 (2.3 – 2.5)
 Other 126 (5) 3.8 (3.2 – 4.6) 4.5 (4.4 – 4.7)
  1. a Number of HLIs adding up all HLIs per person
  2. b Incidence rate per 1000 person-years
  3. c Standardized incidence rate by the France age-sex distribution demographic population estimates in 2015 per 1000 person-years
  4. d Variable with several possible answers, the percentages of the column do not add up to 100 % of the total number of injuries reported. Events with no data on the type of medical care, mechanism or circumstance, activity or location were not included
  5. Abbreviations: HLIs Home Leisure Injuries, CIR Crude Incidence Rate, SIR Standardized Incidence Rate, CI Confidence Interval