Table 2 Number and percentage of children in different age groups with isolated and multiple injuries in the four injury groups
<1 year1–5 years6–10 years11–15 years
Head injury, n (95% CI percentage of age group)499 (40.1 to 45.8)1479 (23.3 to 25.5)1664 (24.6 to 26.7)2333 (21.4 to 23.0)
Isolated head injury, n (95% CI percentage of isolated injury)406 (77.9 to 84.8)973 (63.4 to 68.2)909 (52.2 to 57.0)1084 (44.4 to 48.5)
Thoracic injury, n (95% CI percentage of age group)33 (1.9 to 3.8)116 (1.6 to 2.3)129 (1.6 to 0.3)323 (2.7 to 3.4)
Isolated thoracic injury, n (95% CI percentage of isolated injury)15 (28.5 to 62.4)39 (25.0 to 42.2)40 (23.0 to 39.0)96 (24.7 to 34.7)
Abdominal injury, n (95% CI percentage of age group)7 (0.2 to 1.0)142 (2.0 to 2.7)309 (4.2 to 5.3)506 (4.4 to 5.2)
Isolated abdominal injury, n (95% CI percentage of isolated injury)5 (38.0 to 100)84 (51.1 to 67.2)201 (59.7 to 70.4)291 (53.2 to 61.8)
Limb injury, n (95% CI percentage of age group)534 (43.0 to 48.8)3798 (61.3 to 63.7)4295 (65.1 to 67.5)7124 (67.7 to 69.5)
Isolated limb, n (95% CI percentage of isolated injury)514 (94.7 to 97.9)3697 (97.1 to 98.1)4098 (94.8 to 96.0)6670 (93.0 to 94.2)
FNSB injury, n (95% CI percentage of age group)98 (6.8 to 10.0)561 (8.6 to 10.0)297 (4.1 to 5.1)769 (6.8 to 7.8)
Isolated FNSB, n (95% CI percentage of isolated injury)87 (82.6 to 95)514 (89.3 to 93.9)197 (60.9 to 71.7)506 (62.4 to 69.2)
Total within age group11626058648510 513
  • FNSB, face, neck, spine and burns.