Hospital Injuries Reveal the Most Dangerous Recreational Sports
Hospital emergency rooms reveal a lot about the riskiness of certain activities. The National Electronic Injury Surveillance System maintained by the Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates the number of injuries U.S. hospitals will see in a year that are attributable to a particular activity and its equipment. Here are some results for 2008. Notably absent are skiing, auto racing and hunting injuries. One question: what were all those injured bowlers doing?
2008 Injuries Attributable to Sport Activity and its Equipment
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