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Table 1 Sampling frame for recruitment by age, gender, and injury typei

From: The impact of injuries study. multicentre study assessing physical, psychological, social and occupational functioning post injury - a protocol

  Male Male Male Female Female Female
  16-24 25-59 60-70 16-24 25-59 60-70
Facial fracture, eye injury 10 10 10 10 10 10
Spine, vertebrae injury 10 10 10 10 10 10
Internal organ injury 10 10 10 10 10 10
Upper extremity fracture 10 10 10 10 10 10
Upper extremity, other injury 10 10 10 10 10 10
Hip fracture < 10 10 10 < 10 10 10
Lower extremity fracture 10 10 10 10 10 10
Lower extremity, other injury 10 10 10 10 10 10
Superficial injury, open wounds 10 10 10 10 10 10
Burns 10 10 < 10 10 10 < 10
Poisoning 10 10 10 10 10 10
Other injury 10 10 10 10 10 10
Total by age and gender 110 120 110 110 120 110
Total by gender   340    340  
  1. i Where there are < 10 expected participants in any cell of the sampling frame, attempts will be made to recruit as many people as possible, but these cells have not been included in the total number of participants