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Table 1 Drowning rates in Bangladesh

From: Willingness to administer mouth-to-mouth ventilation in a first response program in rural Bangladesh

Adult drowning rates
Age group (yrs) Drowning rates/100,000
18-24 2.0
25-44 1.1
45-64 6.4
65 & above 4.6
18 -65+ 2.4
Child drowning rates
Age group (yrs) Drowning rates/100,000
1-4 86.3
5-9 26.2
10-17 2.6
1-17 28.6
  1. Source: Bangladesh Health and Injury Survey, Dhaka: DGHS, ICMH, UNICEF, TASC; 2005