TABLE 4.

Characteristics of Children Aged 0 to 3 Years With Femur Fractures Caused by NAT Versus Other Mechanisms: Colorado, 1998–2001

Patient CharacteristicsMechanism
NAT (N = 48)Other (N = 278)
Median age, y*02
Gender, %
    Male62.568.4
    Female37.431.6
Race, %
    Non-Hispanic white54.255.8
    Hispanic6.23.6
    Black31.329.1
    Other/unknown8.311.5
Location of injury, %
    Home80.067.3
    Other/unknown17.99.7
    Public2.17.5
    Recreation0.04.0
    Street0.010.8
Type of femur fracture, %
    Shaft58.377.3
    Distal18.75.4
    Shaft + distal16.74.7
    Shaft + proximal6.34.0
    Proximal0.08.6
  • * P = .0001.