1 in 537.9
The odds a person will visit an emergency department due to an accident involving a bed, mattress, or pillow in a year are 1 in 537.9 (US, 2007).
Sources & Definitions
NEISS Data Highlights – 2007. U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. July 2007.
Population Estimates Program [Internet]. U.S. Census Bureau; Available from: http://www.census.gov/popest/estimates.php
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