TABLE 4.

Infant Injuries by Circumstance and Nature of Injury, 1994-2000

CircumstanceNature of Injury (n, column %)
Head InjurySuperficialOpen WoundFracture/ DislocationBurnPoisoningOther/ UnspecifiedTotal
n%n%n%n%n%n%n%n
All falls21990.515968.57154.27469.20.00.08241.2605
 Falls from furniture9539.35523.72116.02523.40.00.03316.6229
 General falls177.03314.23929.81110.30.00.063.0106
 Falls by being dropped3112.82611.20.01917.80.00.0168.092
 Falls in car seats2912.0177.364.61110.30.00.0105.073
 Falls on stairs2610.7135.643.165.60.00.0147.063
 Falls in a walker218.7156.51.821.90.00.031.542
Ingested substance0.02.953.80.011.82195.53618.165
Hot object or substance0.00.00.00.05698.20.00.056
Falling object93.7156.5107.621.90.00.0115.547
Motor vehicle accident31.262.61.81.90.00.02814.139
Sharp object0.031.32317.60.00.00.00.026
Pulled arm0.031.30.01816.80.00.042.025
Pinched in door0.0125.243.11.90.00.031.520
Animal involved0.01.421.51.90.00.0157.519
Other/unspecified114.53113.41511.5109.30.014.52010.188
Total242100.0232100.0131100.0107100.057100.022100.0199100.0990