Table 2

Incidence of accidents by source of treatment

Injuries per 1000 children
Source of treatmentBurns and scaldsBad cuts and bruisesFractures
*Rates were calculated from data given in table 3 after correcting for sampling.
Hospital
    Accident or other ward 5.1 0.21.2
    Outpatients' department 7.613.04.9
General practitioner24.423.51.4
All sources of treatment37.136.77.5
Not treated35.526.3