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Table 2 Description of the 7018 injuries sustained by 5002 ATV users

From: Age and the risk of All-Terrain Vehicle-related injuries in children and adolescents: a cross sectional study

Type of Injury Total Adults (≥ 16 yrs) Youth (< 16 yrs) Odds Ratio (95% CI)
n a = 2954 (42.1%) n a = 4064 (57.9%)
Fracture 2526 (36.0) 952 (32.2) 1576 (38.7) 1.33 (1.20, 1.47)
Superficial 1331 (19.0) 596 (20.2) 735 (18.1) 0.87 (0.77, 0.99)
Open wound 699 (10.0) 255 (8.6) 444 (10.9) 1.30 (1.10, 1.53)
Soft tissue 642 (9.1) 346 (11.7) 296 (7.3) 0.59 (0.50, 0.70)
Brain injury 555 (7.9) 199 (6.7) 356 (8.8) 1.33 (1.11, 1.59)
Dislocation/sprain 451 (6.4) 227 (7.7) 224 (5.5) 0.70 (0.58, 0.85)
Internal organs 183 (2.6) 79 (2.7) 104 (2.6) 0.96 (0.71, 1.29)
Muscle/tendon 86 (1.2) 48 (1.6) 38 (0.9) 0.57 (0.37, 0.88)
Crushing 47 (0.7) 12 (0.4) 35 (0.9) 2.13 (1.10, 4.11)
Amputation 13 (0.2) 3 (0.1) 10 (0.3) 2.43 (0.67, 8.82)
Other 260 (3.7) 108 (3.7) 152 (3.7) 1.02 (0.80, 1.32)
Multiple injuries 216 (3.1) 125 (4.2) 91 (2.2) 0.52(0.39, 0.68)
  1. Significantly increased or reduced odds are bolded
  2. aN refers to number of injuries; Reference group = Adults