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Table 2 Number and rate of events related to baby walker use, families of female Grade-12 students, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 2005 (n = 2376 BW users in 695 families)

From: Baby walker injury, disability, and death in a high-income middle eastern country, as reported by siblings

BW-related events Incidence density of babywalker-related events
Type Number No. per 1000 babies No. per 1000 baby years 95 % CI Ratio of events per “x” no. of BW users
Incidents 2759 2322 1161 (1144,1179) 1 per user
Injuries 648 544 272 (254,290) 1 per 4 users
ERa visits 118 100 50 (41,58) 1 per 20 users
Hospitalizations 42 36 18 (12,23) 1 per 55 users
Disabilities 11 10 5 (2,7) 1 per 200 users
Deaths 3 2.6 1.3 (1.2,2.9) 1 per 1000 users
  1. Note: a ER, emergency room