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Table 1 Injury mechanism by sex, age and high-energy injuries

From: Clavicle fractures: epidemiology, classification and treatment of 2 422 fractures in the Swedish Fracture Register; an observational study

  Total, n (%) Males, n (%) Females, n (%) Young, n (%) Mature, n (%) Old, n (%) High-energy (%)
Fall 1 175 (49.0) 663 (40.5) 512 (67.5) 200 (39.0) 467 (37.0) 508 (81.5) 101 (15.2)
 Fall on the same level 817 (34.1) 469 (28.6) 348 (45.8) 169 (32.9) 303 (24.0) 345 (55.4) 41 (6.2)
 Fall from a height 210 (8.8) 117 (7.1) 93 (12.3) 10 (1.9) 101 (8.0) 99 (15.9) 55 (8.3)
 Unspecified fall 148 (6.2) 77 (4.7) 71 (9.4) 21 (4.1) 63 (5.0) 64 (10.3) 5 (0.8)
Transport accident 996 (41.5) 803 (49.0) 193 (25.4) 203 (39.6) 705 (55.9) 88 (14.1) 539 (81.1)
 Bicycle 492 (20.5) 404 (24.6) 88 (11.6) 58 (11.3) 394 (31.2) 40 (6.4) 183 (27.5)
 Motorcycle 309 (12.9) 298 (18.2) 11 (1.4) 95 (18.5) 198 (15.7) 16 (2.6) 233 (35.0)
 Other transport accident 195 (8.1) 101 (6.2) 94 (12.4) 50 (9.7) 113 (9.0) 32 (5.1) 123 (18.5)
Non-traumatic fractures 17 (0.7) 7 (0.4) 10 (1.3) 0 (0) 6 (0.5) 11 (1.8) 0 (0)
Other 210 (8.8) 166 (10.1) 44 (5.8) 110 (21.4) 84 (6.7) 16 (2.6) 25 (3.8)
Total 2 398 1 639 759 513 1 262 623 665
  1. Young = 15–24 years of age, Mature = 25–64 years old, Old = 65+ years of age. Main groups of injury mechanisms are presented in bold letters, followed by subgroups in normal letters