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Texas Children's Hospital in Houston
In 2006, 1,299 children aged from 1 day to 18 years were admitted to Texas Children's Hospital in Houston for all types of unintentional injuries. The third most frequent cause of injury-related hospitalization was for animal bites or stings, with 119 patient admissions, including:

non-venomous arthropods bite: 55
dog bites: 22
venomous snake bite: 21

Thus, more than twice as many children were admitted to Texas Children's for arthropod bites (spiders, scorpions, etc.) as were admitted for injuries from dogs.
Source: Unintentional Injury Surveillance Report: Texas Children's Hospital, 2006
 

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