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Northern Ireland 2008 - Total Injuries

There had been an upward trend in number of injuries between 2004 and 2007 (Table below). The number of injuries in the 2008 reporting period (32) was 67% down on the number of injuries in the 2007 reporting period (97) and 107 (77%) down on the peak number (139) in the 1999 reporting period.

Total Injuries 2004 - 2008
Persons Injured 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 % Change between 2004 - 2008
Males 47 77 67 84 26 -44.7
Females 8 9 2 13 6 -25
Total 55 86 69 97 32 -41.8
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Source: Notes