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Table 2 Rates of hand and wrist injuries by diagnosis

From: Hand and wrist injuries among collegiate athletes vary with athlete division

  Overall Division I Division II Division III
Injury rate/10,000 athlete exposuresa 95% CI Injury rate/10,000 athlete exposuresa 95% CI Injury rate/10,000 athlete exposuresa 95% CI Injury rate/10,000 athlete exposuresa 95% CI
Dislocation—phalanx 0.42 0.37 0.48 0.46 0.39 0.54 0.45 0.31 0.59 0.36 0.28 0.44
Phalangeal fracture 0.47 0.41 0.53 0.54 0.44 0.63 0.32 0.22 0.42 0.51 0.40 0.61
Metacarpal fracture 0.51 0.45 0.56 0.54 0.45 0.63 0.51 0.38 0.64 0.47 0.40 0.54
Scaphoid fracture 0.11 0.08 0.14 0.10 0.06 0.14 0.09 0.03 0.15 0.14 0.09 0.18
Other carpal fracture 0.08 0.05 0.10 0.09 0.05 0.14 0.07 0.03 0.11 0.06 0.03 0.09
Ligamentous injury—other wrist sprain 0.69 0.62 0.76 0.80 0.69 0.91 0.39 0.27 0.50 0.77 0.64 0.90
Ligamentous injury—phalanx 1.42 1.32 1.51 1.72 1.56 1.88 0.93 0.76 1.10 1.41 1.26 1.57
Ligamentous injury—TFCC, DRUJ, Scapholunate 0.10 0.07 0.13 0.12 0.07 0.16 0.08 0.02 0.14 0.09 0.04 0.14
Tendon—phalanx 0.19 0.15 0.23 0.16 0.11 0.20 0.23 0.12 0.35 0.19 0.13 0.25
Tendon—wrist 0.11 0.08 0.14 0.12 0.08 0.16 0.12 0.06 0.18 0.09 0.05 0.14
Contusion—hand/finger 0.77 0.69 0.85 0.90 0.77 1.03 0.60 0.41 0.78 0.75 0.62 0.88
Contusion—wrist 0.16 0.12 0.19 0.21 0.14 0.27 0.09 0.03 0.15 0.14 0.10 0.20
Nailbed 0.06 0.03 0.09 0.09 0.04 0.15 0.03 -0.02 0.08 0.05 0.01 0.08
Wrist tenosynovitis 0.08 0.05 0.11 0.06 0.03 0.08 0.11 0.01 0.21 0.08 0.04 0.12
Soft tissue injury 0.16 0.13 0.20 0.21 0.15 0.28 0.15 0.08 0.22 0.13 0.08 0.18
Infection 0.01 0.00 0.02 0.02 0.00 0.03 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.02
  1. aAthlete exposure include practice and competition