Publication - Statistics

The Scottish Health Survey 2011 - volume 2: children

Published: 25 Sep 2012
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781780458427

Annual report of the Scottish Health Survey for 2011. Volume focussing on child health.

141 page PDF

2.5 MB

141 page PDF

2.5 MB

Contents
The Scottish Health Survey 2011 - volume 2: children
Table 2.6 Causes of accidents, 2009 and 2011 combined, by age and sex

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Table 2.6 Causes of accidents, 2009 and 2011 combined, by age and sex

Aged 0 -15 who had an accident in the previous year 2009 and 2011 combined
Cause of accident Age Total
0-7 8-15
% % %
Boys
Hit by a falling object 6 2 3
Fall, slip or trip 62 35 45
Road traffic accident 1 1 1
Sports or recreational accident 7 47 33
Use of tool, implement or equipment 4 2 3
Burn or scald 5 1 3
Animal or insect bite or sting 1 0
Another person 7 6 6
Lifting 1 - 0
Other 9 9 9
Girls
Hit by a falling object 3 2 2
Fall, slip or trip 72 54 63
Road traffic accident 2 3 3
Sports or recreational accident 7 29 19
Use of tool, implement or equipment 0 1 1
Burn or scald 2 4 3
Animal or insect bite or sting - 1 1
Another person 2 5 4
Lifting - - -
Other 12 3 7
All children
Hit by a falling object 4 2 3
Fall, slip or trip 67 42 52
Road traffic accident 2 2 2
Sports or recreational accident 7 41 27
Use of tool, implement or equipment 2 2 2
Burn or scald 4 2 3
Animal or insect bite or sting - 1 1
Another person 5 6 6
Lifting 1 - 0
Other 10 7 8
Bases (weighted):
Boys 90 169 259
Girls 78 90 168
All children 168 259 427
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 76 131 207
Girls 78 75 153
All children 154 206 360

Note: Columns add to more than 100% because in a few cases more than one injury was recorded.


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