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Table 2 Prevalence and characteristics of past year proxy-reported injuries among household members (all ages) of study participants (n = 11186)

From: Injuries in Aleppo, Syria; first population-based estimates and characterization of predominant types

  Children (<18 years) n = 6494 Adults (>18 years) n = 4692 Overall
Total number of past year injuries and rate (per 1000)* 142 (22.0) 94 (19.7) 236 (21)
Gender
   Male 94 (29) 64 (26) 158 (28)
   Female 48 (15)** 30 (13)** 78 (14)**
SES
   Lower tertile 61 (25) 38 (24) 99 (25)
   Middle tertile 53 (23) 31 (18) 84 (20)
   Higher tertile 28 (17) 25 (18) 53 (17)
Place of injury (% of all injuries)
   Home 74 (52.1) 35 (37.2) 109 (46.2)
   Outside 68 (47.9) 59 (62.8)** 127 (53.8)
Type of injury (total number and rate per 1000)*
Traffic
   Outcome (non-weighted % of total) 47 (6.9) 37 (7.7) 84 (7.3)
Recovery 40 (85.1) 31 (83.8) 71 (84.5)
Disability (temporary) 3 (6.4) 5 (13.5) 8 (9.5)
Disability (prolonged) 3 (6.4) 1 (2.7) 4 (4.8)
Death 1 (2.1) 0 (0) 1 (1.2)
Fall
   Outcome (non-weighted % of total) 31 (5.0) 13 (3.0) 44 (4.2)
Recovery 24 (77.4) 8 (61.5) 32 (72.7)
Disability (temporary) 6 (19.4) 4 (30.8) 10 (22.7)
Disability (prolonged) 1 (3.2) 1 (7.7) 2 (4.5)
Death 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Poisoning (food)
   Outcome (non-weighted % of total) 50 (8.0) 32 (6.6) 82 (7.4)
Recovery 50 (100) 32 (100) 82 (100)
Disability (temporary) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Disability (prolonged) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Death 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Sharp tool, burn, drowning, electric and others
   Outcome (non-weighted % of total) 14 (2.0) 12 (2.3) 26 (2.2)
Recovery 7 (50.0) 8 (66.7) 15 (57.7)
Disability (temporary) 1 (7.1) 1 (8.3) 2 (7.7)
Disability (prolonged) 6 (42.9) 3 (25.0) 9 (34.6)
Death 0 (0) 0 0 (0)
  1. *All prevalence estimates are calculated from the weighted sample as described in the analysis section.
  2. **p ≤ 0.05 according to Ch2 analysis for the relation between injuries and socio-demographic variables (columns)