Table 1

Description of the injuries (n=67 443 injuries)

DanishOld EUNew EUOther
Description by nationality groupnPer centnPer centnPer centnPer cent
Total65 02095.78651.34600.715942.4
Gender
 Male44 62568.662171.831267.8122076.5
 Female20 39531.424428.214832.237423.5
Age
 ≤30 years20 27431.218120.920143.767742.5
 >30 years44 74668.868479.125956.391757.5
Period of injury
 2003–200732 91250.637943.810723.376347.9
 2008–201332 10849.448656.235376.783152.1
Sector
 High risk*14 98423.115718.210322.421613.6
 Low risk50 03676.970881.835777.6137886.4
Nature of injury
 Amputations and fractures49737.7728.34910.7905.7
 Sprains16 27024.921324.68418.327717.4
 Wounds23 80736.630335.018941.068342.9
 Soft tissue injuries40336.2536.1255.41237.7
 Poisoning, cauterisation or burns18862.9273.1163.5835.2
 Miscellaneous injuries14 15121.819722.89721.133821.2
  • *High-risk sectors were construction, agriculture and transportation.

  • EU, European Union.