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Toy-related injury

Toy-related injury: Related Medical Incidence Statistics

  • 206,500 toy-related injuries required emergency room treatment in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 75% (155,400) of toy-related injuries requiring emergency room treatment occurred in children under 15 years of age in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 34% (71,200) of toy-related injuries requiring emergency room treatment occurred in children under 5 years of age in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 25% (51,100) of toy-related injuries requiring emergency room treatment occurred in people over 15 years of age in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 58% of toy-related injuries occurred in males in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 42% of toy-related injuries occurred in females in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 45% (93,700) of toy-related injuries happened to the head and face area in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 26% (53,200) of toy-related injuries happened to the arm, shoulder and fingers in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 17% (35,900) of toy-related injuries happened to the leg and foot in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 51% of toy-related injuries involved lacerations, contusions and abrasions in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 34% (70,600) of toy-related injuries were caused by riding toys in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)

Toy-related injury: Related Death Statistics

  • 11 toy-related deaths were reported in children under 15 in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 5 toy-related deaths reported in children under 15 were caused by choking or asphyxia due to a toy ball in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 3 toy-related deaths reported in children under 15 were caused by aspiration or asphyxia involving a balloon in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 1 toy-related deaths reported in children under 15 were caused by choking on a game piece in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 1 toy-related deaths reported in children under 15 were caused by choking on a toy bead in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 1 toy-related deaths reported in children under 15 were caused by positional asphyxia involving a stuffed toy in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)

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