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Table 1 Frequency of Home Injuries and Ingestions1 Since the Start of the U.S. Coronavirus Pandemic and Associated Household Characteristics, Nationally Representative Sample, N = 2011, Surveyed June 17–29, 2020, N (Weighted Proportions)

From: National survey of home injuries during the time of COVID-19: who is at risk?

Household Characteristics Injury and/or Ingestion2  
Both Either Neither Injury nor Ingestion
Urbanicity
 Urban 171 (64)* 254 (45)* 404 (28)
 Suburban 80 (30)* 217 (38)* 750 (52)
 Rural 18 (7)* 99 (17) 285 (20)
Census Region
 Northeast 52 (19) 117 (20) 239 (17)
 Midwest 29 (11)* 99 (17)* 327 (23)
 South 118 (44) 217 (38) 538 (37)
 West 70 (26) 139 (24) 336 (23)
Combined Pre-Tax Household Income
 Less than $15,000 19 (7) 36 (6) 110 (8)
 $15,000 to $24,999 22 (8) 44 (8) 93 (6)
 $25,000 to $34,999 18 (7) 42 (7) 109 (8)
 $35,000 to $49,999 23 (9) 44 (8) 177 (12)
 $50,000 to $74,999 28 (10)* 84 (15) 265 (18)
 $75,000 to $99,999 37 (14) 77 (14) 202 (14)
 More than $100,000 122 (45)* 244 (43)* 484 (34)
Number of Children (< 18 years)
 0 children 41 (15)* 212 (37)* 1007 (70)
 1 child 98 (36)* 158 (28)* 252 (18)
 2 children 89 (33)* 133 (23)* 121 (8)
 3 children 35 (13)* 54 (9)* 31 (2)
 4+ children 6 (2) 14 (2) 28 (2)
Number of Adults (18+ year old)3
 1 adult 73 (27) 127 (22) 308 (21)
 2+ adults 196 (73) 444 (78) 1132 (79)
Changes in Time Spent at Home
 More time at home 152 (57)* 383 (67) 990 (69)
 No change 81 (30)* 123 (22) 282 (20)
 Less time at home 32 (12)* 50 (9)* 41 (3)
 Varies by person 4 (1)* 15 (3)* 127 (9)
  1. 1Since the coronavirus pandemic started in the U.S., have you or has anyone living in your home: 1) swallowed or eaten something that could make them sick, like a medication or a household product, a plant, or something else while in or around your home? Please do not include food allergies or food poisoning or poison ivy rashes or a reaction to a medication that was taken correctly; 2) had an injury where any part of their body was hurt while in or around your home? A home injury could be from a fall, a cut or scrape, getting hit by something, or from a burn or from something else that happened in or around your home?
  2. 2Both injury and ingestion is a subset of Either injury or ingestion
  3. 3Includes respondent
  4. *Statistically significant in comparison to the Neither group, p < 0.05
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