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Accidents - 0-5 years old - Year 1998 - Head


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 395,780
See also: Lethal accidents, Other years, Other age groups, Other body parts.

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Beds: 37,061Stairs or steps: 34,323
Floors or flooring materials: 32,727Tables: 30,908
Ceilings and walls: 18,577Chairs: 18,288
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 15,050Grocery or shopping carts: 11,824
Bicycles or accessories: 9,640Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 8,699
Swings or swing sets: 8,647Doors: 8,446
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 7,567Bunk beds: 5,601
Baby strollers: 5,090Counters or countertops: 4,724
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 4,513Other toys: 4,506
Bathtubs or showers: 4,389Slides or sliding boards: 4,344
Baseball: 4,009Car seats: 3,440
Other fireplaces: 3,378Cribs: 3,240
Bedsprings or bedframes: 3,173Televisions: 3,107
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 2,971Benches: 2,881
Fences or fence posts: 2,791Doorsills or frames: 2,765
Baby walkers or jumpers: 2,701High chairs: 2,666
Radiators: 2,325Rugs or carpets: 2,169
Furniture: 2,125Other baby carriers: 2,086
Windows or window glass: 1,865Handrails, railings or banisters: 1,767
Basketball: 1,657Wagons: 1,561
Baby carriers: 1,546Poles: 1,515
Tricycles: 1,419Windowsills or frames: 1,406
Swimming pools: 1,261Baby changing tables: 1,183
Golf: 1,146Other playground equipment: 1,133
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 1,108Riding toys: 1,081
Toilets: 1,076Rocking chairs: 1,061
Bleachers: 979Playground equipment: 946
Sinks: 929Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 912
Trampolines: 871Cabinet or door hardware: 859
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 845Exercise equipment: 806
Footwear: 786Heaters or heating systems: 779
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 756Ladders: 749
All-terrain vehicles: 748Hammers: 732
Weight lifting: 720Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 654
Fans: 647House repair or construction materials: 630
Mirrors or mirror glass: 612Built-in swimming pools: 598
Television tables or stands: 594Skateboards: 591
Containers: 578Recliner chairs: 577
Horseback riding: 554Refrigerators: 553
Step stools: 543Fishing: 528
Tableware and accessories: 502Dancing: 491
Lighting equipment: 485Ball sports: 482
Sliding glass doors or panels: 480Aquariums or accessories: 476
Other unpowered garden tools: 453Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 447
Washing machines: 441Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 425
Pipes: 414Other ranges: 411
Screen doors: 407Nonglass doors: 404
Go-carts: 397Playpens: 394
Radios: 380Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 372
Drinking glasses: 370Amusement attractions: 369
Attachable high chairs: 369Baby carriages: 358
Telephones or telephone accessories: 355Baby gates or barriers: 353
Treehouses or playhouses: 351Computers: 342
Sleds: 339Air conditioners: 331
Clothing accessories: 328Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 312
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 310Beach chairs or folding chairs: 306
Portable baby swings: 301Floor lamps or table lamps: 300
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 296Toy boxes or chests: 296
Rope or string: 286Billiards or pool: 280
Roller skating: 277Metal containers: 262
Seesaws or teeterboards: 257Chains: 235
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 233Toy sports equipment: 230
Tractors: 227Carts: 225
Ramps or landings: 221Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 220
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 218Freezers: 218
Hatchets or axes: 218Youth chairs: 208
Blankets: 205Gymnastics: 200
Soccer: 199Cookware: 196
Softball: 183Other Irons: 181
Baby carriers or slings: 179Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 179
Nonelectric blankets: 178Window screens: 176
Lawn mowers: 176Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 175
Flying toys: 174Hockey: 169
Wheelchairs: 169Tape recorders or players: 168
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 164Cardboard products: 161
Other heaters or heating systems: 159Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 153
Flatware: 152Gas or LP grills or stoves: 151
Football: 151Electric baseboard heaters: 151
Other windows or window glass: 150Diving or diving boards: 150
Keys, key rings or key chains: 149Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 144
Other antennas: 143Horseshoes: 141
Clocks: 141Cheerleading: 141
Grills: 137Nonupholstered rocking chairs: 135
Pillows: 135Camping equipment: 133
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 133Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 132
Powered riding toys: 132Mattresses: 126
Bars and bar accessories: 122Vacuum cleaners: 121
Baby baths or bathinettes: 121Kitchen gadgets: 119
Tennis: 118Other nonglass doors: 117
Ice skating: 117Manual cleaning equipment: 115
Buckets or pails: 115Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 113
In-line skating: 113Escalators: 113
Scaffolding: 110Water slides: 110
Sewing machines or accessories: 109Built-in fireplaces: 109
Baby bottles or nipples: 107Other toy guns: 106
Waterbeds or water pillows: 106Exercise: 103
Electrical outlets or receptacles: 101Hot water: 97
Wooden containers: 97Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 94
Wire: 93Riding power lawn mowers: 93
Plastic containers: 92Other glass doors: 91
Bottles or jars: 88Microwave ovens: 88
Skating: 87Towel racks or bars: 86
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 86Bags: 84
Sports and recreational activity: 84Business and office machines: 84
Nonmetal cookware: 84Coffee makers or teapots: 84
Potty chairs or training seats: 84Saws: 84
Humidifiers: 84Futons: 82
Clothing: 81Knives with replaceable blades: 81
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 81Lockers: 81
Other manual workshop tools: 81Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 81
Elevators or other lifts: 81Can openers: 81
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 81Volleyball: 78
Swimming: 75Electric Christmas decorations: 75
Desk supplies: 75Toy guns: 75
Electric heaters: 75Other toy weapons: 75
Manual scissors: 75Electric deep fryers: 75
Other upholstered chairs: 75Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 74
Artificial Christmas trees: 74Stretch cords or stretch straps: 74
Balloons: 74Coal or wood-burning stoves: 73
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 73Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 73
Day wear: 72Wrestling: 72
Automatic doors: 68Snow skiing: 67
Snowmobiles: 67Stationary power drills and accessories: 67
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 67Baby rattles: 67
Trouble lights or extension work lights: 66Outdoor antennas: 66
Other ladders: 66Range or oven accessories: 66
Glass soft drink bottles: 66Ice hockey: 66
Christmas decorations: 63Glass doors: 56
Toolboxes or tool kits: 55Photographic equipment: 51
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 44Fire extinguishers: 43
Bassinets or cradles: 43Ironing boards or covers: 43
Clothes dryers: 43Nightwear: 38
Ashtrays, electric or battery operated: 38Chemicals: 38
Cots: 37Glass bottles or jars: 37
Public equipment: 37Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 37
Screwdrivers: 37Other ovens: 31
Scooters, unpowered: 31Garage doors: 31
Dishwashers: 31Art supplies or equipment: 25
Above-ground swimming pools: 25Slow cookers: 25
Drinking fountains: 25Hair dryers: 25
Other ball sports: 25Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 24
Baby exercisers: 24Mobile/manufactured homes: 24
Soaps: 19Bleaches: 19
Batteries: 19Water heaters: 19
Electric blenders: 19Rugby: 19
Other furnaces: 19BBs or pellets: 19
Book bags or back carriers: 18Knives: 18
Nonglass bottles or jars: 18Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 18
Bowling: 18Aerosol containers: 18
Ceramics supplies or equipment: 18Luggage: 18
Other furniture: 18Thermostats: 18
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 18Boilers: 18
Tool sheds: 18Snow boarding: 18
Tools: 18Doorstops: 18
Other power saws: 18Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 18
Plastic products: 12Vending machines: 12
Wading pools: 12Fabric treatment products: 12
Jewelry: 12Minibikes, powered: 12
Extension cords: 6Swimming pool slides: 6
Stilts: 6Tetherball: 6
School equipment: 6Fire escape devices: 6
Water skiing: 6Mountain climbing: 6
Kites or kite string: 6Golf carts: 6
Plastic bags: 6Other plastic products: 6
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 6Baby scales: 6
Bottle openers: 6Scissors: 6
Workshop furnishings: 6Diaper pails: 6
Baby mattresses or pads: 6Eyeglasses: 6
Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 6Upholstered rocking chairs: 6
Faucets or spigots: 6Light bulbs: 6
Fixed floor-length glass panels: 6Storm windows: 6
Hot tubs or home spas: 6Hammocks: 6
Recording tapes: 6General home or room involvement in fires: 6

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