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Table 2 Demographics of 20, 764 patients according to age, gender, nationality and race

From: Forecasting the rate of hand injuries in Singapore

  Percentage (%)
Age (years old)a
 1 to 20 9.77
 21 to 40 42.13
 41 to 60 31.55
 61 to 80 15.44
 80 to 98b 1.11
 17 to 62c 82.17
Gender
 Male 71.57
 Female 28.43
Nationality
 Singaporean 58.79
 Non-Singaporean 41.21
Raced
 Chinese 53.68
 Malay 11.59
 Indian 15.58
 Others 19.14
  1. aMean age is 40.93 years old
  2. bOldest patient is 98 years old
  3. cLegal age to work in Singapore is 17 years and above [31, 32], while the minimum retirement age is 62
  4. dThe “Chinese, Malay, Indian, Others (CMIO) model” is the dominant organizing framework of race in Singapore [36, 37]