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Table 1 Types and numbers of injuries among children and adults in total

From: Horse-related trauma in children and adults during a two year period

N = Children/Adult Contusions Fractures Distortions/Dislocations Minor sprains and light soft tissue injuries Minor head injuries Splenic injury/traumatic liver rupture Superficial injuries N
Location of injury
N 6/9 33/42 4/16 93/68 33/11 1/1 7/19 177/169
Trunk 3/8 4/7 1/0 16/11   1/1 0/4 25/34
Back 0/0 2/3 0/1 14/11     16/15
Lower extremity 1/1 1/9 0/4 29/23    2/4 33/41
Upper extremity 1/0 22/18 1/11 24/20    1/2 49/51
Head and neck 1/0 4/5 2/0 10/3 33/11   4/9 54/28
  1. In addition, three adults had hemo-/pneumothorax.