An accident at home every 48 seconds- terrified?

02 August 2011

During his recent trip to Wellington, Thomas Lumley spotted this ACC advertisement; a person is hurt in a household accident every 48 seconds. Does it mean that you and I are at risk of getting hurt every 48 seconds in our own homes? What does it mean to the average person?

Ana Samways from Sideswipe investigated on this: click here to go to the New Zealand Herald website to find out what she discovered or read Thomas Lumley's brief article yourself in the Stats Chat blog.