Table 3.

Percentage of Children With Injuries by Site

Site % of Children With Injuries*
Legs 50.1
Knees 32.9
Forearms 13.8
Thighs (upper legs) 12.2
Elbows5.2
Head (other than the forehead, chin, cheeks, or ears)4.6
Feet 4.3
Forehead 3.8
Hands 3.5
Arms 3.0
Cheeks 3.0
Back (lumbar region) 2.6
Posterior thorax 1.7
Abdomen and pelvis 1.7
Buttocks 1.6
Anterior thorax 1.0
Chin 0.7
Ears 0.3
Neck 0.2
Anal-genital regionNot evaluated
  • * Total exceeds 100% because many children had >1 site of injury.