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Table 3 Nature of affliction at time of first claim for single and repeat claimant groups.

From: Repeat workers' compensation claims: risk factors, costs and work disability

Nature of Affliction Group 1
(N = 107,388)
Group 2
(N = 62,760)
Intracranial injuries 609 (0.6%) 353 (0.6%)
Fractures 7,587 (7.1%) 3,094 (4.9%)
Wounds, Lacerations, Amputations & Internal Organ Damage 34,385 (32.0%) 20,082 (32.0%)
Burns 2,807 (2.6%) 1,629 (2.6%)
Injury to Nerves & Spinal Cord 61 (0.1%) 23 (0.0%)
Traumatic Joint/Ligament & Muscle/Tendon Injury 57,407 (53.5%) 34,849 (55.5%)
Other Injuries 4,532 (4.3%) 2,730 (4.4%)