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Table 4 Frequency and percent of associated injuries to total traumatic spine fracture and in associated traumatic spine fractures (aTSF)

From: Burden of traumatic spine fractures in Tehran, Iran

  Frequency Percent in total TSF Percent in aTSF
SCI 33 5.33 12.45
Open wound 40 6.46 15.09
Open wound plus skull Fx 20 3.23 7.55
Skull Fx 6 0.97 2.26
Brain injury 20 3.23 7.55
ICH + Skull Fx 5 0.81 1.89
Femur Fx 7 1.13 2.64
Tibia, Fibula or Ankle Fx 28 4.52 10.57
Foot Fx 13 2.1 4.91
Femur and Upper limb Fx 3 0.48 1.13
Forearm + Leg Fx 4 0.65 1.51
Femur + Leg Fx 1 0.16 0.38
Humerus Fx 9 1.45 3.4
Forearm Fx 20 3.23 7.55
Hand Fx 6 0.97 2.26
Brain injury + Limb Fx 31 5.01 11.7
Fx + Dislocation 19 3.07 7.17
Total aTSF 265 42.81 100
  1. Fx: Fracture
  2. ICH: Intracranial hemorrhage