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Table 6 Long bone fracture distribution within age groups and sex

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

  Infants (<2 yrs) Pre-school children (2 to < 6 yrs) School children (6 to < 11 yrs) Adolescents (11 to 17 yrs) Total
Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys Girls Boys
Bone N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Humerus 14 (16) 11 (13) 97 (31) 130 (32) 112 (23) 131 (21) 35 (15) 72 (13) 602 (21)
Radius/ulna 39 (43) 35 (40) 172 (55) 192 (46) 310 (64) 425 (67) 142 (60) 375 (65) 1690 (59)
Femur 7 (8) 16 (18) 10 (3) 30 (7) 17 (3) 18 (3) 4 (2) 33 (6) 135 (5)
Tibia/fibula 30 (33) 25 (29) 36 (11) 60 (15) 49 (10) 63 (10) 54 (23) 96 (17) 413 (15)
Total 90 (100) 87 (100) 315 (100) 412 (100) 488 (100) 637 (100) 235 (100) 576 (100) 2840 (100)