Children that suffer the greatest number of fatalities are between the ages of 1 month to 8 years of age.
The leading cause of reported fatalities in children, from unsecured household items, involves televisions.
Tests conducted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) showed that when a standard tube TV falls on a child, the impact force it has on that child is 12,700 pounds. A flat screen has the impact force of 2,098 pounds.
The second leading cause of child fatalities, from unsecured household items, involves dressers.