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Table 1 Crude and imputed annual rates of martial arts injury in Kingston, 1993-2006.

From: Characteristics of martial art injuries in a defined Canadian population: a descriptive epidemiological study

  Age-standardized rate per 10,000 (95% CI)
Rate Males Females
  Crude 0.3% Participation 1.2% participation Crude 0.3% Participation 1.2% participation
Overall 6.9 (6.4-7.5) 2300 (2133-2500) 575 (533-625) 3.1 (2.8-3.5) 1033 (933-1167) 258 (233-292)
By Age Group             
   <19 4.8 (5.1-5.5) 1600 (1367-1833) 400 (425-459) 4.4 (4.1-5.5) 1467 (1367-1833) 367 (342-458)
   20 - 44 13.7 (12.3-15.0) 4567 (4100-5000) 1141 (1025-1250) 4.7 (4.0-5.4) 1567 (1333-1800) 392 (333-450)
   45 - 64 1.5 (1.1-1.9) 500 (36 - 633) 125 (92-158) 1.0 (0.7-1.3) 333 (233-433) 83 (58-108)
   65+ *       *      
  1. Crude rates represent rates per 10,000 population. Imputed rates based upon 0.3 to 1.2% participation in martial arts are also presented. All rates are age-standardized.
  2. * not estimated due to small number of events
  3. Rates of participation estimated from the General Social Survey [12]
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