Table 2

Overtriage and trauma alert charges by mechanism of injury

Mechanism of injuryCountOvertriaged countOvertriaged percentageAverage trauma alert chargeTotal trauma alert charges
Cut/pierce12<5$1950$23 402
Fire/burn/hot object491428.6$2680$131 296
Firearm14964.3$6705$93 872
Motor vehicle traffic912628.6$2655$241 625
Transport1342820.9$20 060$276 003
Natural/environmental24<5$57$1363
Struck by/against1222419.7$1956$238 685
Other mechanism17<5$926$15 750
Falls1461611.0$708$103 326
Total60912220.0$1848$1 125 322