Table 2

Place of occurrence of accident

Place of occurrence

All accidents

N (%)

Accidents resulted in significant injury§ N (%)


Age groups

Common causes of accidents


All ages

Age ≤ 15

Transport accidents

Falls

Inanimate mechanical force

Contact with heat and hot substances


Home

1059 (61.7)

140 (22.4)

23 (24.5)

0 (0.0)

55 (25.7)

32 (35.6)

46 (76.7)

Street and highway

365 (21.3)

296 (47.3)

33 (35.1)

202 (99.5)

58 (27.1)

6 (6.7)

7 (11.7)

Sports and athletics area

86 (5.0)

65 (10.4)

23 (24.5)

0 (0.0)

52 (24.3)

5 (5.6)

0 (0.0)

Trade and service area

65 (3.8)

49 (7.8)

2 (2.1)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

33 (36.7)

2 (3.3)

School, other institution and public administrative area

20 (1.2)

9 (1.4)

6 (6.4)

0 (0.0)

8 (3.7)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

Industrial and construction area

18 (1.0)

15 (2.4)

0 (0)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

5 (5.6)

4 (6.7)

Farm

1 (0.1)

1(0.2)

0 (0)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

1 (1.1)

0 (0.0)

Other specified places

4 (0.2)

4 (0.6)

1 (1.1)

0 (0.0)

3 (1.4)

1 (1.1)

1 (1.7)

Unspecific places

99 (5.7)

47 (7.5)

6 (6.4)

1 (0.5)

38 (17.8)

7 (7.8)

0 (0.0)


Total ‡

1717 (100.0)

626 (100.0)

94 (100.0)

203 (100.0)

214 (100.0)

90 (100.0)

60 (100.0)


‡ Accident are appeared only once in this table even if it was resulted in more than one injury

§ Significant injury: Injuries that needed any medical care

Saadat et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:608   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-608

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