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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of injuries associated with HBs in children admitted to ED during period 2016-2019

From: Trend of hoverboard related injuries at a pediatric emergency department

Characteristics196 No % 95% CI
Age group
 Preschool child (3-5yrs) 9 4.59 1.6 7.5
 Middle childhood (6-9 yrs) 96 48.98 41.9 56
 Adolescent (10-18 yrs) 91 46.43 39.4 53.5
Sex
 Female 73 37.24 30.4 44.1
 Male 123 62.76 56 69.6
Injury seasonal period
 January-March 22 11.22 6.8 15,7
 April-June 62 31.63 25.1 38.2
 July-September 87 44.39 37.4 51.4
 October-December 25 12.76 8 17.5
Injury place
 Indoor injury 110 56.12 48.87 63.18
 Outdoor injury 86 43.88 36.82 51.13
Admission to ED
 Direct 177 90.31 86.13 94.48
 Transferred 19 9.69 5.94 14.72
Priority of admission to ED
 Immediate/intermediate care needed 60 30.61 24.1 37.12
 Not urgent care needed 136 69.39 62.42 75.76
Injury site
 Face/Trunk 18 9.18 5.10 13.26
 Head/Neck 20 10.20 5.93 14.48
 Upper extremity 142 72.45 66.14 78.76
 Lower extremity 19 9.69 5.52 13.80
Type of injury
 Fracture 129 65.82 59.12 72.52
 Contusion 51 26.02 20.03 32.75
 Laceration/abrasion 10 5.10 2.47 8.21
 Dislocation/Sprain 3 1.53 -0.20 3.26
 Parenchymal injury 1 0.51 0.01 2.81
 Concussion 6 3.06 0.63 5.49
Need of recovery 50 25.51 10.35 31.67
Need of follow up 142 72.45 65.63 78.58
Need of treatment 140 71.43 64.56 77.64
 Conservative management 97 49.49 42.29 56.71
 Surgical management 43 21.94 16.36 28.39