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Table 2 The causal mechanisms for calcaneal fractures in China in 2014 (n, %)*

From: Socioeconomic factors and lifestyles influencing the incidence of calcaneal fractures, a national population-based survey in China

Injury mechanismChildrenAdult (≥ 15 years)Total
(0–14 years)MaleFemale
Fall from heights2 (66.7)13 (41.9)13 (52.0)28 (47.5)
Slip, trip, or fall from standing height, chairs, or stairs1 (33.3)16 (51.6)8 (32.0)25 (42.4)
Traffic accident003 (12.0)3 (5.1)
Crushing injury02 (6.5)1 (4.0)3 (5.1)
Sum3 (5.1)31 (52.5)25 (42.4)59 (100.0)