Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2020 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Unintentional Injuries and Sociodemographic Factors among Households in Ethiopia

Table 4

Mechanism of unintentional injuries by age group, Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey, 2016.

AgeMechanism of injury#Total (N = 392)
Road traffics incidentsFire/BurnAnimal bite/KickedFallDrown and poisoningOther

0–14Frequency (%)11 (9.6)27 (23.7)6 (5.3)48 (42.1)2 (1.8)11 (9.6)105 (26.6)
15–24Frequency (%)26 (40.0)6 (9.2)0 (0.0)18 (27.7)2 (3.1)6 (9.2)58 (14.7)
25–34Frequency (%)24 (27.9)6 (7.0)3 (3.5)14 (16.3)2 (2.3)22 (25.6)71 (18.0)
35–44Frequency (%)12 (18.5)4 (6.2)4 (6.2)20 (30.8)0 (0.0)10 (15.4)50 (12.7)
45–54Frequency (%)10 (20.8)2 (4.2)3 (6.2)19 (39.6)1 (2.1)5 (10.4)28 (7.1)
55–64Frequency (%)5 (15.2)1 (3.0)4 (12.1)15 (45.5)0 (0.0)3 (9.1)40 (10.2)
>64Frequency (%)8 (20.0)1 (2.5)5 (12.5)17 (42.5)3 (7.5)6 (15.0)40 (26.6)

#Two persons’ ages were not known and involved in the fall and drown mechanism of injury.

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