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Table 2 Distribution of accident types within sex and age groups

From: An epidemiological evaluation of pediatric long bone fractures — a retrospective cohort study of 2716 patients from two Swiss tertiary pediatric hospitals

  Girls Boys Age (yrs) Infants (< 2 yrs) Pre-school children (2 to < 6 yrs) School children (6 to < 11 yrs) Adolescents (11 to 17 yrs) Total
Type of accident N (%) N (%) Mean N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N
School/kindergarten 84 (8) 148 (9) 9.9 4 (2) 25 (3) 103 (9) 100 (13) 232 (8)
Playground 152 (14) 168 (10) 6.6 20 (11) 128 (18) 136 (12) 36 (5) 320 (11)
Leisure activities1 227 (20) 468 (28) 10.3 4 (2) 79 (11) 291 (26) 321 (40) 695 (25)
Fall 312 (28) 449 (27) 7.7 38 (22) 220 (30) 353 (32) 150 (19) 761 (27)
Traffic 121 (11) 191 (11) 9.3 4 (2) 71 (10) 118 (11) 119 (15) 312 (11)
At home 174 (16) 206 (12) 4.9 92 (52) 179 (25) 71 (6) 38 (5) 380 (14)
Other2 45 (4) 62 (4) 8.0 14 (8) 20 (3) 41 (4) 32 (4) 107 (4)
Total 1115 (100) 1692 (100) 8.2 176 (100) 722 (100) 1113 (100) 796 (100) 2807 (100)
  1. 1 Including a total of 153 sports club activities.
  2. 2 Not evaluated due to insufficient documentation in the patient charts.