Emergency Medicine International / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Incidence of Road Traffic Injury and Associated Factors among Patients Visiting the Emergency Department of Tikur Anbessa Specialized Teaching Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Table 3

Distribution of road traffic injury victims by severity of injury in the Emergency Department of Tikur Anbessa Specialized Teaching Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ().

Severity of the injury Number Percentage

No apparent injury43.0
Minor or superficial (e.g., bruises, minor cuts)107.6
Moderate, requiring some skilled treatment (e.g., fractures, sutures)9774.4
Severe, requiring intensive medical/surgical management (e.g., internal hemorrhage)20 15

Total131 100