ribs side of rib fractures
  Right side Left side
1st rib 0 cases 0 cases
2nd rib 1 cases 0 cases
3rd rib 2 cases 2 cases
4th rib 4 cases 3 cases
5th rib 4 cases 4 cases
6th rib 3 cases 4 cases
7th rib 2 cases 3 cases
8th rib 1 cases 1 cases
9th rib 1 cases 1 cases
10th rib 0 cases 1 cases
11th rib 1 cases 1 cases
12th rib 1 cases 0 cases
Table 4: Distribution of cases according to side of rib fractures.