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Northern Ireland 2013 - Type of Firework

Information on the type of firework involved in the injury was recorded for 3 of the 6 persons injured during the 2013 Halloween period.

Of the 3 persons which reported the type of firework involved, 1 were from Bangers, and 2 from other proprietary fireworks (Table 9).

Since 2009, the number of injuries reported from rockets has decreased from 4 to 0.

Table 9: Number of Persons Injured by Fireworks, by Type of Firework (2009 -2013)

Firework Type 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Banger 10 17 8 1 1
Rocket 4 0 2 1 0
Air Bomb 0 0 0 1 0
Roman Candle 0 0 0 0 0
Sparkler 2 3 2 3 0
Other proprietary fireworks 1 0 1 0 2
Home Made 0 1 1 0 0
Not Known (Not Recorded) 13 26 11 8 3
Total 30 47 25 14 6
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