TABLE 3.

Infant Injuries by Disposition/treatment and Age, 1994–2000

DispositionAge GroupTotal
0–2 Months3–5 Months6–8 Months9–11 Months
n%n%n%n%n%
Left without being seen1.821.22.751.3101.0
Advice4033.15633.77223.76315.823123.3
 Follow-up if necessary*4738.87947.618761.521954.953253.7
 Follow-up required1613.21710.2299.59122.815315.5
 Observation in emergency department54.10.020.73.8101.0
Admission to this hospital129.963.682.6164.0424.2
Transferred to another hospital0.063.641.32.5121.2
Total121100.0166100.0304100.0399100.0990100.0
  • * Further care/treatment is advised, as needed.

  • Further care/treatment is medically required.