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Table 2 Childhood home injuries (n = 409) by age and gender in Karachi, Pakistan

From: Understanding unintentional childhood home injuries: pilot surveillance data from Karachi, Pakistan

  Injury mechanisms
  Fall n (%) Dog bite n (%) Burns n (%) RTIs n (%) Others* n (%) Total
Age group       
0-11 months 8 (3.3) 0 6 (16) 0 6 (10) 20
1 - 4 years 96 (40) 7 (16) 23 (62) 8 (30) 34 (56) 168
5 - 11 years 136(57) 37 (84) 8 (22) 19 (70) 21(34) 221
Total 240 44 37 27 61 409
Gender       
Male 158 (66) 33 (75) 22 (60) 21 (78) 36 (59) 270
Female 82 (34) 11 (25) 15 (40) 6 (22) 25 (41) 139
Total 240 44 37 27 61 409
  1. * Others included injury due to foreign body, bite from an animal other than dog, machinery and stationary object, poisoning, drowning, smoke inhalation