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2YEARS OF SEVERE INJURY IN CHILDREN

2Years of Severe Injury in Children (ISS > 15)

Demographics of severely injured children 2013-14

Age (Years)

Number of severely injured children (%)

Two thirds of injured children are male.There is a peak in the first year of life followed by another from 6 years old.

Total

1,511 (100%)

age < 1

307 (20.3%)

1 - 2

172 (11.4%)

3 - 5

202 (13.4%)

6 - 10

305 (20.2%)

11 - 13

269 (17.8%)

14 - 15

256 (16.9%)

Median Age (IQR)

6.5 (2.3 - 12.1)

Gender and Median ISS

Female (percentage)

31.4

Male (percentage)

68.6

Median ISS (Interquartile Range)

16 (16-25)

0

5

10

15

20

25

age <1 year

age 1 - 2 years

age 3 - 5 years

age 6 - 10 years

age 11 - 13 years

age 14 - 15 years

Percentage of patients

2013 & 2014

2012