Table 1.

Cause of Rib Fractures in All Infants Less Than One Year of Age

CauseTotal Number of Cases (%)
(n = 39)
Abuse32 (82.0%)
Nonintentional3 (7.7%)
Birth1 (2.6%)
Fragility* 3 (7.7%)
  • * Includes infants with OI, rickets, and those born prematurely.