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Statistical Bulletin: Crime and Justice Series: Fire Statistics Scotland, 2008-09 Final (2009-10 Provisional)

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Table 10: Non-Fire and Rescue Services Casualties from primary fires by age and cause of death/nature of injury per million population 2008-09 - Scotland (1)

Rate

Fatal Casualties

Non - Fire and Rescue Service age range (3)

Cause of death/nature of injury

0-16

17-29

30-59

60+

Unspecified

Total

Burns

-

1.1

1.9

4.3

-

1.9

Burns and overcome by gas or smoke

-

1.1

1.4

5.1

-

1.9

Overcome by smoke and fire

2

3.4

8.9

14.5

-

7.9

Physical injuries (2)

-

-

0.5

-

-

0.2

Other specified

-

-

-

0.9

-

0.2

Unspecified

-

-

0.5

-

-

0.2

Total rate per million

2

5.6

13.1

24.8

-

12.4

Non- Fatal Casualties

Non - Fire and Rescue Service age range (3)

Cause of death/nature of injury

0-16

17-29

30-59

60+

Unspecified

Total

Burns

8.2

56.4

32.3

21.4

0.8

30.2

Burns and overcome by gas or smoke

1.0

9.0

6.6

6.8

-

6.0

Overcome by smoke and fire

48.0

122.9

111.1

93.2

0.6

97.7

Physical injuries (2)

4.1

29.3

6.6

6.0

-

9.9

Shock only

9.2

4.5

11.7

15.4

-

10.8

Precautionary check-up

91.9

183.7

150.0

149.7

1.0

145.7

Other specified

3.1

10.1

9.8

20.5

-

11.0

Unspecified

-

4.5

3.3

-

0.2

2.3

Total rate per million

165.4

420.4

331.5

313.1

2.5

313.6

Scotland's Population (4)

979,367

887,158

2,133,050

1,168,925

5,168,500

5,168,500

Notes

(1) - tables show main injuries only, priority is given to 'burns' and being 'overcome by gas or smoke'. However, if both these injuries occur, these are shown together

(2) - if 'physical injuries' and 'shock' occur, then physical injuries is recorded

(3) - refers to persons who are not members of the fire and rescue service

(4) - GROS: Mid-Year Estimates http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk/statistics/publications-and-data/population-estimates/mid-year/mid-2008-pop-est/index.html