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Table 6 Comparison of injury sites by age group

From: A descriptive study of orthopaedic injuries due to parachute jumping in soldiers

  Between ages
19–23
Between ages
24–29
30 and older p
Injury site
 Foot, yes 31 (38,3) 21 (36,2) 10 (21,7) 0,144*
 Ankle, yes 27 (33,3) 19 (32,8) 8 (17,4) 0,127*
 Leg, yes 11 (13,6)a,b 3 (5,2)b 10 (21,7)a 0,043*
 Knee, yes 12 (14,8)a 1 (1,7)b 1 (2,2)b 0,006**
 Thigh, yes 7 (8,6) 2 (3,4) 3 (6,5) 0,504**
 Pelvis, yes 8 (9,9) 11 (19) 7 (15,2) 0,304*
 Spine, yes 13 (16) 14 (24,1) 7 (15,2) 0,390*
 Abdomen, yes 2 (2,5) 1 (1,7) 0 (0) 0,789**
 Thorax, yes 4 (4,9) 2 (3,4) 0 (0) 0,428**
 Shoulder, yes 3 (3,7) 6 (10,3) 2 (4,3) 0,266**
 Hand, yes 1 (1,2) 1 (1,7) 1 (2,2) 0,999**
 Wrist, yes 1 (1,2) 1 (1,7) 2 (4,3) 0,463**
 Forearm, yes 1 (1,2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0,999**
 Elbow, yes 2 (2,5) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0,500**
 Arm, yes 0 (0) 1 (1,7) 1 (2,2) 0,318**
 Cervical, yes 4 (4,9) 1 (1,7) 0 (0) 0,316**
 Head, yes 8 (9,9) 6 (10,3) 11 (23,9) 0,059*
  1. Descriptive statistics were given as numbers (%)
  2. *. Pearson Chi-Square test was used
  3. **. Fisher Freeman Halton test was used
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