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Table 5 Sites of injuries associated with Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA), 2012–2016 (n = 6720 visits)*

From: Domestic violence and abuse related emergency room visits in Ontario, Canada

ICD-10-CA ± code Injury site Female Male TOTAL
N (%)** N (%)** N (%)**
S00-S09 Cranio-maxillo facial injuries 2647 (50.5%) 883 (59.6%) 3530 (52.5%)
S10-S19 Injuries to the neck 543 (16.5%) 63 (8.6%) 606 (15.1%)
S20-S29 Injuries to the thorax 434 (13.2%) 125 (17.1%) 559 (13.9%)
S30-S39 Injuries to the abdomen, lower back, lumbar spine and pelvis 349 (10.6%) 85 (11.6%) 434 (10.8%)
S40-S49 Injuries to the shoulder and upper arm 363 (11.0%) 76 (10.4%) 439 (10.9%)
S50-S59 Injuries to the elbow and forearm 331 (10.1%) 98 (13.4%) 429 (10.7%)
S60-S69 Injuries to the wrist and hand 553 (16.8%) 127 (17.4%) 680 (16.9%)
S70-S79 Injuries to the hip and thigh 158 (4.8%) 37 (5.1%) 195 (4.8%)
S80-S89 Injuries to the knee and lower leg 250 (7.6%) 38 (5.2%) 288 (7.2%)
S90-S99 Injuries to the ankle and foot 115 (3.5%) 27 (3.7%) 142 (3.5%)
T00-T14 Injuries involving multiple body regions 929 (28.2%) 169 (23.1%) 1098 (27.3%)
T20-T32 Burns and corrosions 21 (0.6%) 7 (1.0%) 28 (0.7%)