Drowning is the leading cause of death for children aged 1-4 in the United States. For infants under the age of one, two-thirds of those drowning deaths occur in bathtubs. In addition to small children, bathtubs can also be dangerous places for those with certain medical conditions and older individuals. A simple slip and fall in a bathtub can turn into a fatal accident.
Below is an informative graphic with quick stats and risk factors to emphasize the importance of keeping you and your loved ones safe while bathing.
Here’s a breakdown of the bathtub drowning STATISTICS:
Here’s a breakdown of the bathtub drowning RISK FACTORS:
Bathtub drowning is a very real and scary thing. It’s important to know the risk factors and take the necessary steps to reduce the risks of drowning in a bathtub for you and your loved ones.