Table 3

Comparison of the number of injuries detected through the retrospective and prospective methods, stratified by type of management and by maternal education

Retrospective StudyProspective studyRatio between retrospective and prospective results
2 test for association between type of study and type of injury management, χ2=8.3, p<0.001.
Type of management
    Taken to a health provider14270.52*
    Treated at home965220.18
    No treatment needed351660.21
Total number of injuries1457150.20
Maternal education (years)
Children with injuries1293000.43
Total number of injuries1457150.20