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What injuries are most common in boating accidents?

by | Jun 23, 2021

In 2020, there were a total of 534 reported injuries due to boating accidents, an increase of 15% from 2019. Cuts, gashes, and lacerations were the most common type of injury. Broken bones, contusions, head and neck injuries, and back injuries were also common.

Of the 534 boating injuries, the number of each injury are as follows:

  • Lacerations: 150
  • Broken Bones: 90
  • Contusions: 83
  • Head, Brain, and Neck Injuries: 69
  • Back and Spine Injuries: 36

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