Safety information by accident type

Illness or neurological symptoms


Incidents that appear to be related to illness or neurological trauma (e.g., dizziness, nausea/vomiting, headache, numbness, vision or hearing disturbances, asthma, heart attack). Seizures and loss of consciousness are not included here; they have their own category.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 2.8% of all accident reports, and 21.1% of accidents during pain/illness part of cycle.

Record count:425
Records that include age of victim:409(96%)
Records where device type could be determined:425(100%)
Records with identifiable tradename:68(16%)
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Accidents vs. Patron's Age

Source: Public records provided by U.S. regulatory agencies under widely varying laws. Regulated industry sectors & devices and criteria for reporting accidents are different in every jurisdiction. 83% of the records were provided by three states (NJ, CA, and TX). 88% of the reports fall within the years 1999-2007. See the Data Sources page for more information.