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Table 2 Raw case counts and national estimates for monthly firework-related emergency department visits 2018–2020

From: Firework-related injuries treated at emergency departments in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 compared to 2018–2019

Month Raw admission counts National injury estimates (per million) (95% CI)
2018 2019 2020 2018 2019 2020
January 12 19 29 537 (116, 958) 607 (257, 956) 719 (281, 1157)
February 3 4 6 84 (0, 213) 41 (0, 88) 196 (0, 399)
March 3 2 2 104 (0, 256) 20 (0, 53) 72 (0, 189)
April 0 2 4 * 86 (0, 248) 71 (0, 184)
May 5 8 12 242 (0, 486) 240 (26, 455) 368 (10, 726)
June 28 23 52 941 (494, 1389) 926 (470, 1382) 1853 (984, 2722)
July 147 180 283 5823 (4082, 7563) 7150 (4575, 9725) 10,277 (7533, 13,022)
August 19 5 15 766 (361, 1172) 202 (30, 374) 666 (245, 1087)
September 6 3 9 185 (24, 346) 115 (0, 260) 280 (49, 510)
October 2 2 5 35 (0, 83) 25 (0, 66) 191 (0, 417)
November 2 2 7 98 (0, 259) 71 (0, 186) 350 (0, 732)
December 7 11 16 266 (3, 528) 509 (0, 1081) 602 (227, 977)
  1. *Injury estimates in April 2018 could not be calculated due to a lack of recorded ED visits