TABLE 3

Weighted Rates of Abusive Fractures, According to Age Group, in the 2003 KID

Age, moWeighted No. of FracturesIncidence of Fractures, Estimate (95% CI), Cases per 100 000aIncidence of Abusive Fractures, Estimate (95% CI), Cases per 100 000bProportion of Abuse, %
0–115850145.0 (131.3–158.7)36.1 (31.0–41.2)24.9
12–23267767.1 (59.8–74.4)4.8 (3.8–5.9)7.2
24–356616163.8 (136.5–191.1)4.8 (3.4–6.1)2.9
Total15 143125.5 (112.5–138.6)15.3 (13.2–17.3)12.1
  • a Weighted incidence of fractures per 100000 children in age group.

  • b Weighted incidence of fractures attributable to abuse per 100000 children in age group.