TABLE 2.

Incidence of Femur Fractures Among Children 0 to 17 Years Old: Colorado, 1998–2001

CategoryAll Types of FracturesShaft Fractures
NRate*95% CINRate*95% CI
Total113926.024.4–27.786019.618.3–21.0
    Female34416.114.5–17.924511.510.1–13.1
    Male79535.433.0–37.961527.425.3–29.5
Race/ethnicity
    Non-Hispanic white75425.924.1–27.957419.718.1–21.4
    Hispanic23622.819.9–25.718318.015.5–20.9
    Black4926.019.1–34.23417.712.3–24.7
Age group, y
    0–333234.630.0–38.628229.426.1–33.1
    4–1245120.518.7–22.534315.614.0–17.4
    13–1735629.326.3–32.623519.316.9–22.0
  • * Per 100000 person-years.

  • Other/unknown race/ethnicity, N = 97 (all types of fractures)/N = 69 (shaft fractures).