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Table 4 Analysis of an association between the anterior cruciate ligament injury mechanism and the activity

From: The mechanism and cause of anterior cruciate ligament tear in the Korean military environment

 Total (n = 168)Exercise (n = 128)Military training/ daily activities (n = 40)P value
Non-contact142 (84.5%)108 (84.4%)34 (85.0%)0.001
 Changing direction78 (46.4%)67 (52.3%)11 (27.5%)
 Landing in valgus45 (26.8%)34 (26.6%)11 (27.5%)
 Landing in varus19 (11.3%)7 (5.5%)12 (30.0%)
Contact26 (15.5%)20 (15.6%)6 (15.0%)
 Valgus9 (5.4%)7 (5.4%)2 (5.0%)
 Varus15 (8.9%)11 (8.6%)4 (10.0%)
 Hyperextension2 (1.2%)2 (1.6%)0