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Table 2 Major injuries as a percentage of all injuries (≥ 30 disability days) by cause and sex in the urban and rural areas

From: Injury morbidity in an urban and a rural area in Tanzania: an epidemiological survey

Cause of injury No. of all injuries Both sexes Males Females
   Percent of major injuries   
Dar es Salaam (Urban)     
Total 206 33.0 28.7 41.4
Transport injuries 68 41.2 34.9 52.0
Falls 56 35.7 28.6 47.6
Cuts/stabs 38 21.1 23.1 16.7
Burn 12 33.3 16.7 50.0
Struck by object 12 33.3 30.0 50.0
Other 20 20.0 30.8 0
Hai (Rural)     
Total 303 22.8 23.7 21.4
Transport injuries 23 30.4 27.3 100.0
Falls 83 38.6 36.7 41.2
Cuts/stabs 149 12.8 13.0 12.5
Burns 18 16.7 25.0 10.0
Struck by object 11 45.5 45.5 0
Other 19 15.8 10.0 28.6