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Table 1 Incidence and mortality due to injury per 1,000 persons in the age group 0-24 years, by country: absolute numbers and rates

From: Burden of injury in childhood and adolescence in 8 European countries

Country Absolute numbers Per 1,000 inhabitants
  Incidence Deaths c Incidence Mortality rate c
  Not-admitted EDa patients Hospitalized patientsb   Not-admitted EDa patients Hospitalized patients b  
Austria d 201 944f 51 819 665 85.9 22.0 0.29
Denmark d 290 439g 29 396 371 181.6 18.4 0.23
Ireland d 76 502d 25 882 355 51.7 17.5 0.24
Latvia e 177 204 13 985 488 256.3 20.2 0.71
Netherlandsd 468 660 28 759 704 97.0 6.0 0.15
Norwayd 188 455 17 510 385 128.6 12.2 0.27
Slovenia e 5 544 8 405 204 36.0h 15.4 0.37
UK, Englandd 309 1943f 235 498 3175 200.0 15.2 0.19
UK, Wales d 156 682 17 354   171.7 19.0  
  1. a ED = Emergency department; data extrapolated.
  2. b Data from hospital discharge registers.
  3. c Data from World Health Organization Mortality Database 2005.
  4. d ED and HDR incidence data from the year 1999 (EUROCOST project).
  5. e ED and HDR incidence data from the year 2005 (APOLLO project).
  6. f Only home and leisure injury data included.
  7. g Only unintentional injury data included.
  8. h Incidence rate of non-admitted ED patients in Slovenia is an underestimation, due to an incorrect extrapolation factor.