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Northern Ireland 2007 - Site of Injury

In the year 2007, 86 persons received injuries to one site on the body, 9 persons received injuries to two sites, one person received injuries to three sites and one person received injuries to four sites. The most common sites of injury were the wrist and hand and to the face, head and neck (Table below).

Fireworks Injuries, by Site of Injury, 2003–2007
Site 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Wrist/Hand 31 35 42 45 48
Face/Head/Neck 10 15 21 14 29
Eye 5 8 13 12 15
Foot/Leg 2 7 6 1 3
Trunk 4 2 7 2 10
Arm 3 2 11 5 6
Total 55 69 100 79 111

Source: Notes

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