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Table 2 Mechanism of injury by age

From: Impact of falls on early mortality from severe traumatic brain injury

Mechanism of Injury   Age
  Total
N (%)
0-39
N (%)
40-64
N (%)
65+
N (%)
Falls: < 3 meters 202 (9.3) 38 (2.9) 69 (11.3) 95 (37.4)
Falls: > 3 meters 248 (11.5) 87 (6.7) 102 (16.8) 59 (23.2)
Pedestrian struck by motor vehicle: 350 (16.2) 202 (15.6) 105 (17.3) 43 (16.9)
Motor Vehicle: 752 (34.8) 575 (44.3) 140 (23.0) 37 (14.6)
Assault: 138 (6.4) 82 (6.3) 53 (8.7) 3 (1.2)
Gunshot: 66 (3.1) 50 (3.9) 15 (2.5) 1 (0.4)
Motorcycle, Bicycle, Snowmobile: 283 (13.1) 184 (14.2) 94 (15.4) 5 (2.0)
Other: 80 (3.7) 49 (3.8) 23 (3.8) 8 (3.2)
Sports: 43 (2.0) 32 (2.5) 8 (1.3) 3 (1.2)
Total: 2162 1229 609 254