Table 1

Sequelae after acute sports injuries in children from Trieste according to sex and age at injury registration

Sex and ageAIS ⩾ 2 injuries ( n)1988 follow up1997 follow upp Value
Temporary sequelae (n)Cases lost (n)Controlled cases (n)Permanent sequelae
nAIS ⩾ 2 injuries (%)
Boys119324281714.30.57571-151
Girls1013610261615.8
6–10 years551019610.90.2021-152
11–13 years103317241514.6
14–15 years62276211219.4
Total2206814543315.0
  • 1-151 Two sided Fisher’s exact test;

  • 1-152 χ2 for trend = 1.275.

  • AIS ⩾ 2, abbreviated injury scale ⩾ 2 (moderate to severe).