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Table 2 Demographics and timing of martial arts injuries in Kingston and Area, 1993 - 2006

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

  N % PR(95% CI)
Gender    
Male 632 69 1.00
Female 288 31 0.44 (0.41-0.50)
Age    
<19 267 29 1.00
20 - 44 568 62 2.13(1.9-2.3)
45 - 64 80 9 0.31(0.24-0.37)
65+ 5 1 NA
Day of Week   
Weekday 684 74 1.00
Weekend 236 26 0.35 (0.31-0.39)
Style    
Karate 299 33 1.00
Taekwondo 129 14 0.42(0.37-0.50)
Judo 99 11 0.36(0.28-0.40)
Kickboxing 60 7 0.21(0.16-0.25)
Jujitsu 46 5 0.15(0.12-0.20)
Aikido 16 2 0.06 (0.03-0.09)
Kung Fu 15 2 0.05 (0.03 - 0.08)
Tai Chi 5 1 NA
Unknown 251 27 0.84 (0.75-0.95)
Location    
Training Facility 461 50 1.00
Tournament/Demonstration 186 20 0.40 (0.35-0.46)
Residential 79 9 0.18 (0.14-0.21)
School 16 2 0.03 (0.02-0.06)
Unknown 178 19 0.38 (0.38-0.44)
Severity    
Severe* 236 26 1.00
Mild 684 74 0.35 (0.31-0.39)
  1. * Admitted or required follow-up.
  2. ‡ Not estimated due to small number of events
  3. PR, Prevalence Ratio
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