Table 1

Age standardized incidence rate (ASIR) of injuries by sex and place of residence
ASIR Type of injury Total Place of residence Sex
Urban Rural Rate ratio Urban: Rural Male Female Rate ratio Males: Females
n (%) Rate (95% CI) Rate (95% CI) Rate (95% CI) Rate (95% CI) Rate (95% CI)
All injuries 18155 (100) 916 (902–930) 1375 (1351–1399) 250 (239–261) 5.5 : 1 1360 (1336–1384) 468 (453–482) 2.9: 1
Traffic 5713 (31.5) 308 (299–316) 390 (377–403) 87.5 (81.0-94.0) 4.5 : 1 514 (499–529) 99.3 (92.4-106) 5.2: 1
Trauma 3605 (19.9) 176 (170–182) 307 (295–318) 24.5 (21.1 - 27.9) 12.5: 1 274 (263–284) 76.7 (70.8 - 82.7) 3.6: 1
Poisoning 2390 (13.2) 113 (108–117) 191 (182–199) 22.5 (19.4 - 25.6) 8.5 : 1 127 (120–134) 98.8 (92.5 - 105) 1.3 : 1
Falls 1676 (9.20) 78.7 (74.7 - 82.8) 121 (114–128) 32.3 (28.4 - 36.2) 3.7 : 1 118 (112–125) 38.1 (33.8 - 42.3) 3.1 : 1
Animal involved 1135 (6.25) 57.9 (54.3 - 61.5) 75.0 (69.3 - 80.6) 36.2 (32.1 - 40.4) 2.1 : 1 54.1 (49.4 - 58.9) 62.2 (56.8 - 68.8) 0.87 : 1
Violence/assault 1113 (6.10) 60.3 (56.6 - 63.9) 95.3 (89.1 - 102) 15.9 (13.2 - 18.7) 6.0 : 1 109 (102–116) 11.5 (9.18 - 13.8) 9.5 : 1
Burns 596 (3.25) 27.6 (25.2 - 29.9) 44.5 (40.3 - 48.8) 7.60 (5.70 - 9.40) 5.9 : 1 31.3 (27.8 - 34.9) 23.8(20.6 - 27.0) 1.3 : 1
Others 1927 (10.6) 95.6 (91.1 - 100) 152 (144–160) 23.3 (20.0 - 26.5) 6.5 :1 133 (126–141) 57.3 (52.2 - 62.4) 2.3 :1

Note: Rates are per 100,000 persons; CI, confidence interval; others including suicide, drowning, Exposure to electricity etc. Animal involved, bitten, stung or attacked by an animal.

Ansari-Moghaddam et al.

Ansari-Moghaddam et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2012 12:17   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-12-17

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