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Table 3 Season, day of week and time of incident by Indigenous status, Queensland, 2002–2008 (N = 1053)

From: Drowning in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and adolescents in Queensland (Australia)

  Day of incident
Season Indigenous Non-Indigenous Total
Cool/Dry Apr - Sept 20 % (17) 23 % (219) 22 %
Warm/Wet Oct-March 80 % (70) 77 % (747) 78 %
Day of Week    
Sunday 22.8 % (19) 20.7 % (200) 20.8 %
Monday 18.4 % (16) 11.2 % (108) 11.8 %
Tuesday 9.2 % (8) 12.1 % (117) 11.9 %
Wednesday 12.6 % (11) 10.6 % (102) 10.7 %
Thursday 6.9 % (6) 11.0 % (106) 10.6 %
Friday 16.1 % (14) 12.0 % (116) 12.3 %
Saturday 14.9 % (13) 22.5 % (217) 21.8 %
Time of Day    
06:00–11.59 9.2 % (8) 16.9 % (164) 16.4 %
12:00–14:59 27.9 % (24) 25.2 % (243) 25.4 %
15:00–17:59 37.9 % (33) 25.2 % (340) 35.4 %
18:00–20:59 13.8 % (12) 15.0 % (145) 14.9 %
21:00–00:00 6.9 % (67) 6.8 % (6) 7.0 %
  1. There were 11 events where time was unknown