Northern Ireland - 2007
These statistics give details of the number of persons injured by fireworks in Northern Ireland in the Halloween period of the year 2007. The survey covered a four-week period from Wednesday 17th October to Wednesday 14th November and covers those injuries treated at A&E Departments and Minor Injuries Units (see Note 1).
1. This information is collected via a special manual exercise carried out by A&E staff. It is conducted around a fixed four or five week period in order to minimise the data collection burden on staff and to ensure comparability from year to year. It does not therefore include injuries from fireworks outside the survey period and will not include injuries which were not sufficiently serious to warrant attendance at an A&E Department or Minor Injuries Unit.
Detailed notes and definitions are shown here, Notes.