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Children's Stair Injuries Down Nearly 12%

A study from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH reports that, while a child is hospitalized every six minutes with a stair-related injury, the number of incidences has fallen 11.6 percent since 1999. What do you think?

  • "Stairs are safer than ever, especially with new safety features like railing airbags and antilock steps."

    Matianne Hall
    Systems Analyst
  • “I assume there’s been a commensurate rise in escalator maimings and fire-pole catastrophes.”

    Charles Staple
    Cap Maker
  • "Not a surprise that numbers went down. The American standard of living was at its high point in 1999, and everyone had a ridiculous number of stories on their houses."

    Ryan Panter
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