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Table 3 Injuries by body region

From: Epidemiology of injuries presenting to the accident centre of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Body region Number Percent (%)a
Head (Including face, jaws, ears, eyes & nose) 5803 32.5
Neck 638 3.6
Thorax 1729 9.7
Abdomen/Lower back/Pelvis 1713 9.6
Shoulder/Upper arms 1650 9.2
Elbow/Forearm 1048 5.9
Wrist and hand 2448 13.7
Hip/Thigh 869 4.9
Knee, lower leg 2921 16.4
Ankle/foot 1323 7.4
Genitals 107 0.6
  1. a Multiple sites of injuries included