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Table 4 The gender and severity of injuries reported in 5 types of injury and martial art styles

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

  n(%) % Male % Serious*
Fracture 189 (21) 65 67
   Karate 72 (8) 68 74
   Taekwondo 27 (3) 74 52
   Judo 18 (2) 56 50
   Kickboxing 14 (2) 71 50
   Jujitsu 6 (1) 88 67
Sprain/Strain 112 (12) 71 14
   Karate 42 (5) 62 7
   Taekwondo 13 (1) 62 23
   Judo 12 (1) 67 0
   Kickboxing 2 (0) 50 50
   Jujitsu 7 (1) 86 0
Dislocation 46 (5) 58 20
   Karate 16 (2) 56 25
   Taekwondo 9 (1) 88 11
   Judo 5 (1) 40 60
   Kickboxing 3 (0) 67 33
   Jujitsu 1 (0) 100 0
Open Wound 45 (5) 67 64
   Karate 11 (1) 82 82
   Taekwondo 8 (1) 75 50
   Judo 6 (1) 83 83
   Kickboxing 4 (0) 75 25
   Jujitsu 2 (0) 100 50
Head Injury 28 (3) 86 35.7
   Karate 10 (1) 80 40
   Taekwondo 7 (1) 86 43
   Judo 3 (0) 67 67
   Kickboxing 3 (0) 100 33
   Jujitsu 1 (0) 100 0
  1. * Admitted or required follow-up
  2. Numbers may not total 920 due to missing or incomplete data
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