Parents: household accident risks in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015

This statistic displays the share of household safety risk factors affecting mums and dads in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015. Of respondents, 67 percent of dads admit to having burnt themselves while cooking, while 10 percent of mums admitted to drilling through wires in the wall.

Common household safety risk factors affecting parents in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015*

Share of respondents
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Release date

March 2015


United Kingdom

Survey time period

February 20 to 22, 2015

Number of respondents

2,109 respondents

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* The factors listed are those which the study found parents to be most likely to experience compared to other groups (other groups include students, young professionals and retirees).

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