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Table 5 Total number (percentage) of the different types of accidental deaths according to different age groups

From: Patterns of accidental deaths in Kuwait: a retrospective descriptive study from 2003–2009

Type of accidental death 0-9 10-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 >60
RTA 244 (7.7) 403 (12.8) 842 (26.7) 704 (22.3) 511 (16.2) 242 (7.7) 210 (6.6)
Fall from height 87 (16.1) 31 (4.8) 155 (27.2) 193 (29.2) 101 (13.3) 47 (6.4) 25 (3)
Drug Overdose 3 (1) 8 (2.5) 103 (34) 106 (35) 70 (23) 12 (4) 1 (0.5)
Burn 62 (25.2) 19 (7.7) 39 (15.9) 52 (21.1) 32 (13) 16 (6.5) 26 (10.6)
Asphyxia 49 (36) 11 (8) 19 (14) 22 (16.2) 19 (14) 6 (4.4) 10 (7.4)
Occupational Injury 0 3 (2.4) 50 (40.3) 42 (33.8) 20 (16.3) 9 (7.2) 0
Drowning 39 (36.1) 16 (14.8) 16 (14.8) 15 (13.9) 8 (7.4) 9 (8.3) 5 (4.6)
Electric shock 3 (4.5) 1 (1.5) 25 (37.3) 16 (23.9) 11 (16.4) 8 (11.9) 3 (4.5)
Mine explosion 0 1 (1.8) 24 (42.1) 20 (35.1) 9 (15.8) 2 (3.5) 1 (1.8)
Poison 0 1 (2) 20 (40) 21 (42) 7 (14) 1 (2) 0