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Table 3 Incidence of match injuries sustained on dirt field (DF) and artificial turf field (ATF) a function of injury severity

From: Comparison of the incidence, nature and cause of injuries sustained on dirt field and artificial turf field by amateur football players

  DF ATF   
Injury severity Injuries
Incidence
n/1000 h of exposure
(95% CI)
Injuries
Incidence
n/1000 h of exposure
(95% CI)
Rate ratio (95% CI) P value
(Tow sided)
slight (0 days) &
Minimal (1-3 days)
13.70(8.95-20.08) 2.90(0.79-7.43) 4.72(1.63-18.61) 0.0009
Mild (4-7 days) 11.07(6.85-16.92) 9.43(5.02-16.13) 1.17(0.56-2.55) 0.66
Moderate (8-28 days) 8.43(4.82-13.69) 5.80(2.50-11.43) 1.45(0.58-3.92) 0.39
Severe (>28 days) 2.10(0.57-5.39) 1.45(0.17-5.24) 1.45(0.38-22.07) 0.35