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Seasonal hazards: the official stats

There were 3680 hospital admissions due to falls from animals or accidents involving horse drawn vehicles, according to the latest data. Sleigh related injuries are not broken out.

For anyone curious to know about falls in the snow and ice and other winter hazards, the Information Centre has given the latest admissions data a seasonal spin.

The data are from the Hospital Episode Statistics for the 2009/10 financial year.

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