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Fire Statistics Scotland, 2003

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FIRE STATISTICS SCOTLAND, 2003

Casualties from fires by age and cause of death/nature of injury 1, per million population 2, Scotland, 2003 3

Table 5(a)
Casualties 4

Age

Cause of death/nature of injury

Total

Burns

Overcome by gas or smoke

Burns and Overcome by gas or smoke

Physical Injuries 5

Shock only

Precautionary Check-up

Other

Unspecified

Fatal

15

3

9

2

-

-

-

-

-

Under 1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1-4

14

-

9

5

-

-

-

-

-

5-10

8

-

6

3

-

-

-

-

-

11-16

8

5

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

17-24

8

4

4

-

-

-

-

-

-

25-29

14

10

-

3

-

-

-

-

-

30-59

14

1

11

1

-

-

-

-

-

60-64

15

4

11

-

-

-

-

-

-

65 - 79

21

5

15

2

-

-

-

-

-

80 and over

59

15

25

20

-

-

-

-

-

Unspecified

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

Non-Fatal

358

28

97

14

11

22

172

8

6

Non Fire Brigade 6

Under 1

155

-

58

-

-

-

97

-

-

1-4

288

-

33

14

5

-

231

-

5

5-10

143

6

11

-

3

11

107

3

3

11-16

188

28

23

-

5

15

113

-

3

17-24

389

43

83

8

29

27

176

8

15

25-29

431

28

97

28

14

28

224

3

10

30-59

377

37

119

17

12

19

162

8

5

60-64

385

11

140

19

4

30

173

4

4

65 - 79

352

11

99

11

6

31

175

18

-

80 and over

623

40

148

40

10

45

336

-

5

Unspecified

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

1 Table shows main injuries only, priority being given to 'burns' and being 'overcome by gas or smoke'. However, if both these injuries occur, these are shown separately
2 Population figures from ONS: Mid year 2003 estimates.
3 Excludes incidents occuring during industrial action in January and February 2003
4 Including additional late call, heat and smoke damage only incidents.
5 If 'physical injuries' and 'shock' occur' physical injuries is recorded.
6 Refers to persons who are not members of the fire brigade
.. Not applicable.