Casualty unit statistics in the UK reveal that in 1998:

1,543 people had to have hospital treatment for accidents involving tissue paper.

37,048 people were treated for accidents involving their slippers.

59 people were injured by Blu-Tack.

At least 439,000 people were injured just meandering around their homes.

824,000 people unfortunatly attempted to copy their sporting heroes and suffered for it.

96,000 people were injured in their sleep.

117 people were hospitalized by cricket stumps.


These figures compiled from news reports and the Department of Trade and Industry.

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