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Table 2 Distribution of patients according to the type of injury

From: Paediatric injuries at Bugando Medical Centre in Northwestern Tanzania: a prospective review of 150 cases

Type of injury Frequency Percentage
Bruises 45 30.0
Laceration 9 6.0
Cut wounds 12 8.0
Burn wounds 32 21.3
Fractures 26 17.3
Sprain 13 8.7
Dislocation 9 6.0
Foreign bodies 47 31.3