Fire Statistics Scotland 2011-12

Fire Statistics Scotland 2011-12

Table 13d: Rate of Non-Fire and Rescue Service fatal casualties from primary fires where the gender is know by nature of treatment per million population 2011-12 provisional - Scotland

  Non Fire and Rescue Service
Non-Fatal Casualties3
Nature of treatment Female Male Total
Precautionary check recommended 57.3 56.9 57.1
First aid given at scene 92.7 89.9 91.3
Person went to hospital, injuries appear to be Slight 78.7 109.1 93.4
Person went to hospital, injuries appear to be Serious 8.9 21.2 14.8
Total 237.6 277.1 256.7
Scottish Population 2011-125 2,706,600 2,548,200 5,254,800


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 - this category is a subset of 'others' - where FRS stated smoke inhalation occurred but not severe enough to be classified as person was overcome

5 - NRS: Mid-Year Estimate NRS: Mid-Year Estimate


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