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Table 1 Mechanisms of injury

From: Facial fractures and associated injuries in high- versus low-energy trauma: all are not created equal

Low energy (n = 90)
Assault (%)64 (65.3)
Ground-level fall (%)14 (14.3)
Bicycle/skateboard crash (%)12 (12.2)
Sports-related (%)5 (5.1)
Work-related (%)2 (2.0)
Self-inflicted (blunt head injury) (%)1 (1.0)
High energy (n = 25)
Fall from height >20 feet (%)13 (52.0)
Motor vehicle crash (%)5 (20.0)
Auto vs. pedestrian (%)4 (16.0)
Motorcycle crash (%)2 (8.0)
Gunshot to face (%)1 (4.0)