Table 4

Number of burns in children 0–4 years old from Harstad and the six municipalities by mechanism/product involved and three four year periods*

Period 1 85–88Period 2 89–92Period 3 93–96
*Each period contains approximately the same number of person years.
Contact with hot surface599
Cups and receptacles overturned from tables1296
Receptacles pulled down from stoves530
Tap water scalding320
Not classifiable602