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

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141 page PDF

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Contents
The Scottish Health Survey 2011 - volume 2: children
Table 2.8 Types of injury, 2009 and 2011 combined, by age and sex

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Table 2.8 Types of injury, 2009 and 2011 combined, by age and sex

Aged 0-15 who had an accident in the previous year 2009 and 2011 combined
Type of injury Boys Total Boys Girls Total Girls Total 0-7 Total 8-15 Total
0-7 8-15 0-15 0-7 8-15 0-15
% % % % % % % % %
Broken bones 12 28 23 11 24 18 11 27 21
Dislocated joints 3 7 5 6 4 5 4 6 5
Losing consciousness - 3 2 - 1 1 - 2 1
Straining or twisting a part of the body - 29 19 4 31 18 2 29 19
Cutting, piercing or grazing a part of the body 45 18 27 38 18 27 41 18 27
Bruising, pinching or crushing a part of the body 19 23 21 30 22 25 24 22 23
Swelling or tenderness in some part of the body 25 36 32 22 31 27 23 34 30
Getting something stuck in the eye, throat, ear or other part of the body 3 3 3 2 1 2 3 2 2
Burning or scalding 5 1 3 2 4 3 4 2 3
Poisoning - 1 0 - - - - 0 0
Other injury to internal parts of the body - 1 1 - 1 1 - 1 1
Animal or insect bite or sting - - - - 1 1 - 0 0
Other injury 8 3 5 4 2 3 6 3 4
Bases (weighted): 90 169 259 78 90 168 168 259 427
Bases (unweighted): 76 131 207 78 75 153 154 206 360

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


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