TABLE 2

Subjects' Method of Gaining Access to the Pool Area Before the Submersion Event

n%
Method of exiting house
    Door
        Front, rear, side, or garage2858.3
        Sliding glass1429.2
        Pet12.1
    Window12.1
    Assisted by other person36.2
    Knocked down safety gate in bedroom doorway12.1
    Total48100.0
Factors associated with house door
    Door left open936.0
    Door left unlocked728.0
    Subject unlocked door520.0
    Broken lock28.0
    Missing door handle and lock14.0
    Broken door14.0
    Total25100.0
Factors associated with pool fencing
    Subject climbed on nearby object to climb over fence228.6
    Unlocked gate228.6
    Open gate114.3
    Missing section of fence114.3
    Subject removed section of fence114.2
    Total7100.0