TABLE 2

Total Numbers of ED Visits According to Mechanism of Injury, Stratified by Year

2018 (n = 3757), n (%)2019 (n = 3924), n (%)2020 (n = 2534), n (%)P
Fall848 (22.6)842 (21.5)535 (21.1).320a
MVC or pedestrian178 (4.7)204 (5.2)122 (4.8).615a
Animal related183 (4.9)179 (4.6)90 (3.6).039a
Nonfirearm penetrating121 (3.2)115 (2.9)87 (3.4).512a
Recreational (ATV, dirt bike, motorcycle)53 (1.4)50 (1.3)73 (2.9)<.001a
Intentional (NAT or abuse, suicide, assault or homicide)70 (1.9)52 (1.3)24 (0.95).009a
Firearm18 (0.5)15 (0.4)15 (0.6).482a
  • Overall, 6727 unique trauma-related ED visits with 10 215 unique trauma-related admission diagnosis codes occurred. ATV, all-terrain vehicle; MVC, motor vehicle collision.

  • a Pearson’s χ2 test.