How to use Drownings in a sentence
Some experts exclude from this definition cases of temporary survival that end in death within 24 hours, which they prefer to classify as drownings.
The rate of near drowning is much higher, as not all near drownings are reported.
Teen drownings are often associated with boating accidents, alcohol consumption, and illicit drug use.
The circumstances leading to near-drownings and drownings are varied.
It's scary to think that over three hundred and fifty children die in swimming pool drownings each year, with sixty to seventy percent of those drownings coming from ground-level residential pools.Advertisement
Fifty percent of those residential pool drownings occur in the backyard pools of neighbors, family members and friends.
According to the CDC, in 2007 3,443 fatal unintentional drownings occurred in the United States, not including those that occurred as a result of a boating accident.
Such a quick alert can help prevent accidental drownings.