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Table 5 Characteristics of injuries incurred during matches, Dirt field (DF), Artificial turf field (ATF)

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

  DF ATF   
Type of injury 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)
Fractures and bone stress 2.63[0.85-6.15] 1.45[0.17-5.24] 1.81[0.29-19.07] 0.5
Joint (non-bone) and ligament 8.96[5.22-14.34] 6.53[2.98-12.39] 1.37[0.57-3.49] 0.45
Muscle and tendon 2.63[0.85-6.15] 2.90[0.79-7.43] 0.90[0.19-4.57] 0.88
Contusions 5.79[2.89-10.37] 5.07[2.04-10.46] 1.14[0.40-3.47] 0.79
Laceration and skin lesion 16.34[11.10-23.19] 3.62[1.17-8.46] 4.5[1.73-14.83] 0.0003
Other injuries 0.52[0.01-2.93] 0[0-2.67] * ------  
Total 36.9(28.7-46.6) 19.5(12.9-28.5) 1.88 (1.19-3.05)  
  1. (*)one-sided