Table 3

Top three causes of injury by age: rural (Mukono); results are number (%)

Severe injuriesRecovered injuries
Age group (years)NoTop 3 causesNoTop 3 causes
<1015Falls5 (33)182Burns45 (25)
Traffic4 (27)Cuts/stabs42 (23)
Burns2 (13)Falls36 (20)
10–1917Burns5 (29)126Cuts/stabs36 (29)
Traffic3 (18)Blunt24 (19)
Drowning3 (18)Traffic17 (13)
20–2917Traffic5 (29)103Cuts/stabs49 (48)
Cuts/stab3 (18)Blunt21 (20)
Drowning3 (18)Traffic16 (16)
30–3911Traffic5 (45)84Cuts/stabs34 (40)
Falls2 (18)Traffic19 (73)
Drowning2 (18)Blunt17 (20)
40–497Traffic3 (43)40Cuts/stabs18 (45)
Cuts/stab2 (29)Blunt6 (15)
Burns1 (14)Traffic5 (13)
≥5015Traffic5 (33)37Cuts/stabs17 (46)
Blunt4 (27)Falls6 (16)
Cuts/stab3 (20)Traffic5 (14)
Not statedn/an/a3Falls1 (33)
Cuts/stab1 (33)
Blunt1 (33)
Total82Traffic25 (30)575Cuts/stabs196 (34)
Falls13 (16)Blunt108 (19)
Cuts/stab11 (13)Falls72 (13)