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Table 1 Summary of descriptive statistics for variables on injury reports to NJ Safe Schools state-law based surveillance, 12/1998-12/2013

From: Injury surveillance and associations with socioeconomic status indicators among youth/young workers in New Jersey secondary schools

Characteristic Total (n) Total (%)
DFG   
 3 8 0.4
 4 87 4.5
 5 755 39.0
 6 1088 56.1
DFG Score   
 High 1847 95.3
 Low 91 4.7
Gender   
 Male 1373 71.7
 Female 543 28.3
Status   
 Student 1809 96.4
 Staff 69 3.7
Treatment   
 Hospital 746 55.6
 Doctor 595 44.4
Injury Location   
 Finger 722 38.1
 Hand 199 10.5
 Eye 143 7.6
 Foot 68 3.6
 Back 50 2.6
 Face 45 2.4
 Other 281 14.9
 Multiple 188 9.9
 Arm 63 3.3
 Head 53 2.8
 Knee 33 1.7
 Ankle 49 2.6
Injury Type   
 Fracture 70 4.0
 Burn 171 9.7
 Bruise/Bump 60 3.4
 Sprain 90 5.1
 Puncture 71 4.0
 Other 344 19.6
 Multiple 150 8.5
 Abrasion 45 2.6
 Cut/Laceration 758 43.1
Injury Mode   
 Struck Against 292 15.9
 Caught In/Under/Between 113 6.2
 Extreme Temperature 145 7.9
 Other 451 24.6
 Rubbed/Abraded 47 2.6
 Fall (Same Level) 86 4.7
 Struck By 641 35.0
 Multiple 57 3.1
Severity   
 Non-disabling 1230 68.1
 Temporary disabling 575 31.9
 Permanent Disability 1 0.1
PPE   
 No 230 47.2
 Yes 258 52.9