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Table 3 Number of baby walker incidents by external cause, number of floors in the home, and nationality, families of female Grade-12 students, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, 2005 (n = 696)a

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

External cause of injury    Number of stories in home Nationality
Total 1 (n = 440) ≥2 (n = 253) UAE (n = 385) Other (n = 311)
n % n % n % n % n %
Hitting hard objectb 1322 48 783 47 537 49 685 49 637 47
Flipping over on flat surface 632 23 410 25 222 20 301 21 331 25
Accessing dangerous itemc 473 17 309 18 163 15 202 14 271 20
Falling down stairs 300 11 143 9 157 14 200 14 100 7
Falling into swimming pool 32 1 18 1 14 1 21 2 11 1
Total 2759 100 1663 100 1093 99d 1409 100 1350 100
  1. a Number of incidents exceeds number of families; b includes furniture; c includes knives, poisons, electrical outlets, d percent does not total 100 due to rounding