Divers' Injuries

Sutures Required in Treatment of Diving Shark Attack Victims

Of 21 cases (N=21)

Last updated: June 18, 2013

Divers' Body Parts Injured During Shark Attacks

The chart below reflects the parts of the body that are attacked the most. The legs are the easiest parts the shark can get to, with the arms as the second easiest. So, as the data reveal, legs and arms make up the biggest percentage of attack items. Individuals may be represented in more than one category.

Last updated: June 18, 2013
Last updated: June 18, 2013
Last updated: June 18, 2013
Last updated: June 18, 2013

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