Table 3

Association between injury severity and (i) sex; (ii) age group among children attending emergency of hospitals in Makwanpur district, Nepal, April 2019–March 2020

Minor/Moderate
n (%)
Severe n (%)Total n (%)χ2
(p value)
Male1716 (66%)60 (54%)1776 (100)7.261
(0.007)
Female867 (34%)51 (46%)918 (100)
Total2583 (100)111 (100)2694 (100)
<15 years2128 (82%)69 (62%)2197 (100)28.93
(<0.001)
15–17 years455 (18%)42 (38%)497 (100)
Total2583 (100)111 (100)2694 (100)