TABLE 2

Comparison of Checking Injuries and Concussions in 14- to 15-Year-Old (Bantam) Players in Ontario (With 2 to 4 Years of Body-Checking Experience) and Quebec (Experiencing Body Checking for the First Time), 1995–2002

Type of InjuryBantam Players in Ontario, n (%)Bantam Players in Quebec, n (%)
Checking-related160 (31.4)62 (19.4)
Concussions18 (3.6)7 (2.2)
Fractures93 (18.7)68 (21.8)
Total hockey injuries510320
  • Source: Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program.