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How Safe is Hunting by Young People? See the Statistics

Of 333 documented hunting accidents in our database for the years 2004 and 2005, the percentages break down like this:

63 accidents (injuries and fatalities combined) of children aged 18 and younger (18.92% of all accidents)

34 accidents that resulted in injury to children aged 18 and younger (10.21% of all accidents)

29 accidents fatal to children aged 18 and younger (8.71% of all accidents)

27 injuries of children aged 11-18 (8.11% of all accidents)

7 injuries of children aged 10 and younger (2.10% of all accidents)

27 fatalities of children aged 11-18 (8.11% of all accidents)

2 fatalities of children 10 and younger (0.61% of all accidents)

Of 333 hunting accidents that I came across for 2004 & 2005, 135 of them resulted in fatalities (40.54% of all accidents).

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