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Table 1 Characteristics of the fatal and non-fatal unintentional injured people (June 1, 2005-May 31, 2006)

From: Unintentional injuries in the rural population of Twiserkan, Iran: A cross-sectional study on their incidence, characteristics and preventability

Characteristics Number %
Sex   
Male 104 77.6
Female 30 22.4
Age group (in years)   
< 1 1 0.7
1–5 8 6.0
6–15 20 14.9
16–25 25 18.7
26–35 17 12.7
36–45 17 12.7
46–55 16 11.9
56–65 13 9.7
66+ 17 12.7
Education*   
High school graduate (high school is grades 9 to 12) or above 9 6.7
Secondary school graduate (secondary school is grades 6 to 8) and/or some high school 24 17.9
Completed primary school (primary school is up to grade 5) and/or some secondary school 34 25.4
Primary school not completed 20 14.9
No schooling 37 27.6
N/A (children under 6 years old) 10 7.5
Occupation   
Farmer 35 26.1
Other self employed 15 11.2
Student 24 17.9
Housewife 20 14.9
Unemployed 14 10.4
Labourer 13 9.7
Retired 10 7.5
Other (governmental employee and conscript) 3 2.2
N/A (children under 10 years old) 10 7.5
  1. *In decreasing order according to the Iranian system.