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Table 3 Distribution of patients according to the type of injury

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

Type of injury Frequency Percentage
Open wounds 3967 69.9
Fractures 2214 39.0
Craniocerebral injuries 215 3.8
Visceral injuries 178 3.1
Burns 128 2.3
Hemothorax/pneumothorax/ haemopneumothorax 38 0.7
Other injuries 32 0.6