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Northern Ireland 2009 - Site of Injury

In the 2009 reporting period, twenty-eight persons received injuries to only one site on the body, two persons received injuries to two sites, and no persons received injuries to three or more sites. The most common site of injury was to the wrist and hand (Table below).

Fireworks Injuries, by Site of Injury, 2005 - 2009
Site 2005 2006 2007 2008 2008
Wrist/Hand 42 45 48 19 18
Face/Head/Neck 21 14 29 5 3
Eye 13 12 15 8 4
Foot/Leg 6 1 3 4 3
Trunk 7 2 10 0 2
Arm 11 5 6 0 2
Total 69 100 79 36 32

Source: Notes

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