TABLE 3.

Mechanisms of Injury Resulting in Femur Fractures: Colorado, 1998–2001

Causes of InjuryAge, y
0–3 (N = 332)4–12 (N = 451)13–17 (N = 356)
n%n%n%
All unintentional28385.244899.434797.5
    MVC*2066113.515443.3
    Bicyclist41.25612.4174.8
    Pedestrian103.06013.3246.7
    Falls21464.517639.08022.5
    Struck by person/object247.25512.24412.3
    Other113.3408.9287.9
All intentional4914.830.692.5
    NAT4814.510.200.0
    Other intentional10.320.492.5
  • * Includes motor vehicle occupants and drivers.