TABLE 1

Estimated Number and Rate of Cheerleading-Related Injuries Treated in US Hospital EDs From 1990 Through 2002 According to Age Group

Age Group
5–18 y6–11 y12–17 y
Total, n (%)208 752 (100.0)22 929 (11.0)177 105 (84.8)
Average number per year16 058176413 623
Number per 1000 participants per yearNA1.28.1
  • NA indicates not applicable.