Boxing Injuries Presenting to US Emergency Departments, 1990-2008

submitted by: tmehan
ABSTRACT Background: Boxing injuries can have serious consequences. Purpose: To examine the epidemiology of boxing injuries in the United States with attention to head injuries and children. Methods: National estimates of boxing injuries were calculated using data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System. Injury rates per 1000 participants for the year 2003 were calculated using boxing participation data. Results: An estimated 165 602 individuals (95% CI: 134 891 – 196...
Authors: Matthew Potter, Ashley Snyder, Gary a. Smith