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Table 1 Distribution of patients according to causes of trauma

From: Citywide trauma experience in Mwanza, Tanzania: a need for urgent intervention

Cause of injury Number of patients Percentages
Road traffic accidents 3445 60.7
Assaults 1074 18.9
Falls 982 17.3
Burns 128 2.3
Animal attack 14 0.2
Self-inflicted 14 0.2
Sport-related 6 0.1
Others 6 0.1
Unknown 3 0.05
Total 5672 100