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Table 1 Injury rates in Toronto District School Board schools prior to and subsequent to the replacement of unsafe play equipment

From: Safety standards and socioeconomic disparities in school playground injuries: a retrospective cohort study

   Prior to replacement Subsequent to replacement
All Outdoor Injuries Number of injuries 5378 8380
  Injury rate per 1000 student months (range) 2.04 (0.1-26.3) 1.76 (0.1-29.9)
Non-equipment injuries* Number of injuries 4013 6791
  Injury rate per 1000 student months (range) 1.51 (0-21.7) 1.40 (0-26.4)
Equipment-related injuries* Number of injuries 1272 1589
  Injury rate per 1000 student months (range) 0.50 (0-4.8) 0.36 (0-5.36)
  1. * 93 children were missing values for non-equipment or equipment injury