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Northern Ireland 2007 - Total Injuries

The total number of persons injured by fireworks during the 2007 reporting period was 97 (Table below). This is an increase of 28 (41%) from the 2006 figure (69). There was an increase in both the number of males and females injured.

Total Injuries 2003 - 2007
Persons Injured 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 % Change between 2003 - 2007
Males 38 47 77 67 84 121.1
Females 7 8 9 2 13 85.7
Not Known 0 0 0 0 0 -
Total 45 55 86 69 97 115.6
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Fireworks Injuries, 2003–2007

Source: Notes

There has been an upward trend in number of injuries between 2003 and 2007 (Table above). The number of injuries in 2007 was, however 30% down on the number in 1999, 139; the highest ever recorded number of injuries.

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