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Table 6 Place of injury by area and cause

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

Place of injury All injuries Falls Cuts
  Urban (n = 206) Rural (n = 303) Urban (n = 56) Rural (n = 83) Urban (n = 38) Rural (n = 149)
  % % % % % %
Home       
Inside 16.9 12.5 23.2 6.0 13.2 8.1
Outside 24.3 24.8 41.1 31.3 39.5 24.8
Workplace/factory 8.3 2.3 3.6 3.6 23.7 1.3
Farm 0 33.3 0 22.9 0 53.0
On the road 38.8 19.5 5.4 25.3 15.8 6.7
Recreation area including sports 9.7 1.9 21.4 2.4 7.9 1.3
School 1.9 4.6 5.4 8.4 0 4.0