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Table 3 Types of injury.

From: Socio-economic status and types of childhood injury in Alberta: a population based study

Type of Injury ICD 9 code Frequency Percentage of total injuries Rate/1000 Alberta Children
Dislocations, sprains and strains 830–848 56754 24.76% 75.68
Superficial injury and contusions 910–924 54798 23.91% 73.01
Open wounds 870–897 43617 19.03% 58.16
Fractures 800–829 23302 10.17% 31.07
Intracranial injury 850–854 7033 3.07% 9.38
Burns 940–949 5838 2.55% 7.78
Foreign body 930–939 5568 2.43% 7.42
Poisoning 960–989 5110 2.23% 6.81
Crushing injury 925–929 3399 1.48% 4.53
Internal injury of chest, abdomen and pelvis 860–869 382 0.17% 0.51
Injury to nerves and spinal cord 950–957 248 0.11% 0.33
Injury to blood vessels 900–904 151 0.07% 0.20
Others 905–909 958–959 990–999 23024 10.04% 30.70