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Table 1 Number of hand fractures, crude, and age-adjusted incidence rates (/100,000 person years) in boys, girls, and all children aged < 16 during six separate periods from 1950/1955 to 2005–2006

From: Hand fracture epidemiology and etiology in children—time trends in Malmö, Sweden, during six decades

Hand fractures in children aged < 16 in our city year 1950/1955 to 2005–2006
  1950/1955 1960/1965 1970/1975 1976–1979 1993–1994 2005–2006
Number of fractures All children 191 298 411 921 369 414
Boys 131 198 269 616 250 303
Girls 60 100 142 305 119 111
Crude incidence All children 205 288 429 573 449 448
Boys 275 373 549 747 591 639
Girls 131 198 304 389 298 247
Age-adjusted incidence All children 220 281 421 528 492 439
Boys 297 363 537 686 653 619
Girls 139 195 299 362 323 249