Table 4.

Percentages of Children Presenting Injuries by Site and Age

Site 0–8 Months 9 Months–4 Years 5–9 Years 10–17 Years
Head and face
 Forehead 3.7 6.4 1.0 0.0
 Chin 0.4 1.3 0.5 0.0
 Cheeks 3.2 4.51.9 0.0
 Ears 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.0
 Others5.7 6.7 2.4 0.5
Neck 0.0 0.2 0.30.5
Anterior thorax 0.0 0.7 2.4 0.5
Abdomen and pelvis 0.0 2.0 2.4 1.5
Posterior thorax 0.01.9 2.6 1.5
Lumbar region (back) 0.0 3.44.0 0.0
Upper limbs
 Arms, shoulders0.0 2.9 4.7 5.4
 Elbows 0.0 3.6 8.65.9
 Forearms 0.0 13.8 20.2 17.7
 Wrists, hands 0.8 3.9 5.3 1.5
Buttocks 0.0 0.93.6 2.0
Lower limbs
 Thighs 0.810.1 19.7 16.3
 Knees 0.0 18.6 51.836.0
 Legs 0.4 54.6 69.4 47.8
 Feet, ankles 0.0 4.6 6.4 2.5
Anal-genital regionNot evaluated
No. of child examinations246 1012 579 203