Table 2

Age and sex specific incidence rates of fractures per 1000 children (numbers)

Male age groupsFemale age groups
All fractures0–45–910–140–45–910–14 All% Of all fractures
Skull1.19 (14)0.81 (9)0.59 (7)1.15 (13)0.26 (3)0.28 (3)0.72 (49)1.99
Face/nose0.68 (8)1.70 (19)2.26 (27)0.53 (6)1.14 (13)0.37 (4)1.13 (77)3.12
Vertebra— (0)0.09 (1)— (0)— (0)0.09 (1)— (0)0.03 (2)0.08
Scapula— (0)0.09 (1)0.08 (1)0.09 (1)0.09 (1)0.09 (1)0.07 (5)0.20
Ribs/sternum— (0)— (0)0.34 (4)— (0)— (0)0.19 (2)0.09 (6)0.24
Clavicle2.22 (26)2.86 (32)3.61 (43)1.42 (16)1.83 (21)1.31 (14)2.23 (152)6.17
Humerus1.62 (17)3.40 (38)3.10 (37)1.86 (21)3.32 (38)2.06 (22)2.56 (175)7.11
Radius/ulna5.46 (64)16.65 (186)22.72 (271)5.85 (66)14.07 (161)13.11 (140)13.01 (888)36.05
Carpal— (0)1.16 (13)5.62 (67)0.18 (2)0.79 (9)3.84 (41)1.93 (132)5.36
Metacarpal0.34 (4)1.97 (22)12.16 (145)0.18 (2)0.61 (7)1.41 (15)2.86 (195)7.92
Fingers1.62 (19)4.92 (55)11.65 (139)1.59 (18)4.11 (47)6.84 (73)5.14 (351)14.25
Pelvis— (0)— (0)0.42 (5)— (0)— (0)0.19 (2)0.10 (7)0.28
Femur0.17 (2)0.18 (2)0.42 (5)0.71 (8)0.26 (3)0.19 (2)0.32 (22)0.89
Patella— (0)— (0)0.42 (5)— (0)— (0)0.09 (1)0.09 (6)0.24
Tibia/fibula1.28 (15)0.90 (10)1.59 (19)0.97 (11)0.44 (5)0.94 (10)1.03 (70)2.84
Ankle0.43 (5)1.16 (13)3.19 (38)0.18 (2)0.79 (9)2.15 (23)1.32 (90)3.65
Tarsus/metatarsus1.53 (18)1.08 (12)3.94 (47)0.27 (3)0.44 (5)3.18 (34)1.74 (119)4.83
Toes0.26 (3)0.90 (10)4.36 (52)0.18 (2)1.05 (12)2.07 (22)1.48 (101)4.10
Multiple sites0.17 (2)0.36 (4)0.59 (7)— (0)— (0)0.28 (3)0.23 (16)0.65
Total1994279191713354122463100
Population at risk11 72811 17011 92611 28711 44410 67668 231
Crude rate16.9738.2377.0615.1529.2738.5936.10