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Table 2 Type of injury in patients visiting the Emergency Department of Yirgalem General Hospital, southern Ethiopia, from March 27 – April 30/2017, (n = 171)

From: Prevalence and outcome of injury in patients visiting the emergency Department of Yirgalem General Hospital, Southern Ethiopia

Type of injury Frequency Percent (%)
Bruise 57 33.3
Cut/open wound 42 24.6
Strain 18 10.5
Fracture 16 9.3
Concussion 15 8.7
Dislocation 8 4.6
Organ system 5 2.9
Concussion and open wound 6 3.5
Concussion and organ system 3 1.7
Others 10 5.8