TABLE 3

Subjects' Method of Entering the Pool Before the Submersion Event

n%
Used pool ladder5267.5
Climbed on object next to pool1013.0
Placed in pool by another person67.8
Climbed on stairs next to pool22.6
Jumped onto pool cover22.6
Dragged object next to pool to climb on11.3
Climbed on pool pump, filter, or hoses11.3
Climbed on pool frame11.3
Climbed directly over side of pool11.3
Climbed under pool cover11.3
Total77100.0