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Northern Ireland 2006 - Site of Injury

In the year 2006, 61 persons received injuries to one site on the body, 6 persons received injuries to two sites and only two person received injuries to three sites. The most common sites of injury were to the wrist/hand and to the face/head/neck (Table below).

Fireworks Injuries, by Site of Injury, 2002–2006
Site 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Wrist/Hand 14 31 35 42 45
Face/Head/Neck 14 10 15 21 14
Eye 8 5 8 13 12
Foot/Leg 4 2 7 6 1
Trunk 4 4 2 7 2
Arm 0 3 2 11 5
Total 44 55 69 100 79

Source: Notes

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