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Table 2 Casualty breakdown by explosion types [n(%)]

From: Incidence, casualties and risk characteristics of civilian explosion blast injury in China: 2000—2017 data from the state Administration of Work Safety

Explosive typesNumber of accidentsTotal casualtyPatients with severe injuriesPatients with minor injuriesDeathsMissing
Coal mine gas1029 (49.0)14,360(48.5)1641(26.8)2191(33.7)9620(60.9)908(78.7)
Fireworks323 (15.4)3945(13.3)907(14.8)1105(17.0)1857(11.8)76(6.6)
Explosive blasting agent187 (8.9)2970(10.0)683(11.1)937(14.4)1286(8.1)64(5.5)
Chemical product158 (7.5)2897(9.8)583(9.5)1280(19.7)992(6.3)42(3.6)
High pressure equipment112 (5.3)919(3.1)333(5.4)130(2.0)449(2.8)7(0.6)
Flammable explosive260 (12.4)4260(14.4)1921(31.3)816(12.5)1468(9.3)55(4.8)
Other29 (1.4)228(0.8)62(1.0)48(0.7)116(0.7)2(0.2)