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Table 4 Specific activities associated with the occurrence of pediatric fractures on playgrounds

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

Type of playground accident Infants (<2 yrs) Pre-school children (2 to < 6 yrs) School children (6 to < 11 yrs) Adolescents (11 to 17 yrs) Total
N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Swing 5 (25) 34 (27) 52 (38) 11 (31) 102 (32)
Slide 13 (65) 52 (41) 24 (18) 3 (8) 92 (29)
Trampoline - 25 (20) 35 (26) 9 (25) 69 (22)
Climbing - 11 (9) 16 (12) 5 (14) 32 (10)
Turntable 1 2 7 (5) 2 12 (4)
Carousel 1 1 2 5 (14) 9 (3)
Seesaw - 1 - 1 2
Playing device - 1 - - 1
Wall bars - 1 - - 1
Total 20 (100) 128 (100) 136 (100) 36 (100) 320 (100)