Number of bottle-, pacifier-, and sippy cup–related injuries and prevalence per 10 000 US children, 1991 to 2010. Prevalence per 10 000 US children ≤2 years of age based on intercensal population estimates.17,18 Estimate not available for 2010.
Percent of injuries involving pacifiers, bottles, and sippy cups according to age among US children ages 0 to 2 years, 1991 to 2010. aInjuries from sippy cups in the <1-year-old age group were too rare to provide reliable national estimates.
↵a Some categories do not total 1357, 45 398, or 100% because of rounding. Values were missing for actual numbers of: injured body region (n = 1), injury diagnosis (n = 1), disposition (n = 13), and locale (n = 370).
↵b Other body parts include upper and lower arm, hand, finger, elbow, wrist, shoulder, upper and lower leg, foot, toe, ankle, knee, upper and lower trunk, hip, pubic region, internal injuries, and the NEISS codes for “25%–50% of the body” and “all parts of body.”
↵c Laceration includes laceration, avulsion, and puncture.
↵d Soft tissue injury includes contusion, abrasion, and hematoma.