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Cost of Living and Price Reports from Tokyo, Japan. You can download the Excel list of items+prices I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

What Causes Kids Accidental Ingestions in Japan, 2012

Sometimes kids eat foreign objects such as a cigarette or a battery. Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare is collecting reports of accidental ingestion cases from some contracted hospitals and Japan Poison Information Center. In 2012, the ministry gathered 385 cases. The following is the breakdown of it.

Figure : Causes of Kids Accidental Ingestion Cases in Japan, 2012

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Accidental Ingestion  
Cause Case
Cigarette 99
Medicine 57
Plastic 40
Metal 36
Toy 33
Detergent 16
Battery 16
Coin 15
Food 12
Paper 8
Others 53

Source is Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.

www.mhlw.go.jp/stf/houdou/0000042457.html

平成24年度 家庭用品等に係る健康被害病院モニター報告

 

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Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

In terms of the cost of living information, you can download the Excel price list of goods I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.