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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume one: main report

Published: 20 Sep 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781786524614

Findings and trends of the Scottish Health Survey 2015, providing information on the health of people living in Scotland.

Contents
Scottish Health Survey 2015 volume one: main report
Table 10.3 Causes of accidents, 2013/2015 combined, by age and sex

Table 10.3 Causes of accidents, 2013/2015 combined, by age and sex

All who had an accident in last 12 months 2013/2015 combined
Cause of accident Age Total 0-15 Total 16+
0-7 8-15 16-44 45-64 65+
% % % % % % %
Males
Hit by a falling object 6 6 1 2 4 6 2
Fall, slip or trip 61 50 35 47 78 54 46
Road traffic accident - 0 9 11 3 0 9
Sports or recreational accident 9 29 25 14 - 22 18
Use of tool, implement or equipment 3 1 17 8 1 2 12
Burn or scald 2 0 1 - - 1 1
Animal or insect bite or sting 1 - 1 3 2 0 2
Another person 5 7 6 3 - 6 4
Lifting - - 2 3 3 - 2
Other 14 8 6 11 9 10 8
Females
Hit by a falling object 1 3 2 - 3 2 2
Fall, slip or trip 66 43 52 78 79 52 68
Road traffic accident 5 3 18 2 2 4 9
Sports or recreational accident 10 25 11 5 - 19 6
Use of tool, implement or equipment - 1 2 2 3 1 2
Burn or scald 3 - 3 2 - 1 2
Animal or insect bite or sting - 2 - 1 - 1 0
Another person 5 18 2 3 - 13 2
Lifting - 2 5 3 - 1 3
Other 9 8 6 9 12 9 9
All persons
Hit by a falling object 4 5 1 1 4 4 2
Fall, slip or trip 63 47 42 65 79 53 57
Road traffic accident 2 1 13 6 2 2 9
Sports or recreational accident 9 28 19 9 - 21 12
Use of tool, implement or equipment 2 1 11 4 3 1 7
Burn or scald 2 0 2 1 - 1 1
Animal or insect bite or sting 0 1 0 2 1 1 1
Another person 5 11 4 3 - 9 3
Lifting - 1 3 3 1 0 3
Other 12 8 6 10 11 10 8
Bases (weighted):
Males 105 178 181 78 58 283 318
Females 80 120 129 113 89 200 332
All persons 185 299 311 192 147 483 650
Bases (unweighted):
Males 103 123 119 68 50 226 237
Females 76 84 94 87 78 160 259
All persons 179 207 213 155 128 386 496

Contact

Email: Julie Landsberg, julie.landsberg@gov.scot