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Table 3 Differences in place and cause of fracture between urban and rural areas in each age group

From: Urban versus rural differences in the occurrence of hip fractures in Japan’s Kyoto prefecture during 2008–2010: a comparison of femoral neck and trochanteric fractures

Age group, y   65–74   74–84   ≥85
  Urban Rural Urban Rural Urban Rural
No. of hip fractures 156 190 447 719 515 925
Place of injury, n (%)       
  Indoors 77 (49.4) 114 (60.0) 288 (64.4) 497 (69.1) 388 (75.3) 740 (80.0)
  Outdoors 68 (43.6) 72 (37.9) 118 (26.4) 198 (27.5) 79 (15.3) 149 (16.1)
  Not indicated 11 (7.1) 4 (2.1) 41 (9.2) 24 (3.3) 48 (9.3) 36 (3.9)
Cause of injury, n (%)       
  In bed 0 (0.0) 2 (1.1) 1 (0.2) 6 (0.8) 7 (1.4) 8 (0.9)
  Simple fall 101 (64.7) 136 (71.6) 348 (77.9) 567 (78.9) 399 (77.5) 750 (81.1)
  Fall on stairs 10 (6.4) 4 (2.1) 17 (3.8) 33 (4.6) 17 (3.3) 34 (3.7)
  Traffic accident 31 (19.9) 31 (16.3) 34 (7.6) 55 (7.6) 24 (4.7) 38 (4.1)
  Could not be recalled 2 (1.3) 2 (1.1) 3 (0.7) 5 (0.7) 10 (1.9) 12 (1.3)
  Unknown* 12 (7.7) 15 (7.9) 44 (9.8) 53 (7.4) 58 (11.3) 83 (9.0)
  1. *Not-indicated cases are included.
  2. Note: Totals do not always sum to 100% due to rounding to the first decimal place.