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Accidents - 0-5 years old - Year 1998


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 1,852,966
See also: Lethal accidents, Other years, Other age groups.

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race

Accidents - Body Parts:
All Of Body:100,263Lower Arm:59,738
Elbow:46,938Lower Leg:39,508
Lower Trunk:18,261Upper Trunk:17,129
Upper Leg:14,043Neck:12,235
Upper Arm:11,875Pubic Region:9,429
Unkown:6,09925 - 50% Body:2,779

Accidents - Related Products


Tables: 126,665Beds: 117,182
Stairs or steps: 108,648Floors or flooring materials: 95,791
Doors: 80,548Chairs: 67,695
Bicycles or accessories: 62,729Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 51,785
Ceilings and walls: 43,876Other toys: 40,649
Bathtubs or showers: 31,242Swings or swing sets: 30,902
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 29,551Slides or sliding boards: 26,002
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 25,428Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 24,374
Jewelry: 23,699Coins: 22,146
Grocery or shopping carts: 21,992Bunk beds: 17,695
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 17,067Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 15,917
Tablet or capsule drugs: 15,095Bedsprings or bedframes: 14,894
Knives: 14,725Windows or window glass: 13,973
Metal containers: 13,855Trampolines: 13,746
Substance ingested or inhaled by a victim under age: 13,622Baseball: 12,885
Baby strollers: 11,794Fences or fence posts: 11,696
Counters or countertops: 11,500Televisions: 11,306
Other fireplaces: 10,630Tableware and accessories: 10,489
First aid equipment: 9,727Other drugs or medications: 9,449
Swimming pools: 9,247Other Irons: 8,894
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 8,844Benches: 8,725
Cribs: 8,559Aspirin substitutes: 8,508
Doorsills or frames: 8,404Rugs or carpets: 8,361
Hot water: 7,993Drinking glasses: 7,558
Baby walkers or jumpers: 7,249Exercise equipment: 6,829
Car seats: 6,813High chairs: 6,759
Furniture: 6,334Bleaches: 6,273
Windowsills or frames: 6,252Tricycles: 6,020
Toilets: 5,675Playground equipment: 5,654
Liquid drugs: 5,542Other ranges: 5,409
Basketball: 5,165Rocking chairs: 5,141
Containers: 5,120Handrails, railings or banisters: 4,879
Radiators: 4,848Other playground equipment: 4,671
Built-in swimming pools: 4,582Weight lifting: 4,505
Golf: 4,078Poles: 4,064
General purpose household cleaners: 4,028Wagons: 3,969
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 3,903Fishing: 3,889
Footwear: 3,821Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 3,608
Other baby carriers: 3,606Sinks: 3,600
Bottles or jars: 3,594Swimming: 3,478
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 3,439Antihistamines: 3,435
Bleachers: 3,335Screen doors: 3,335
Cabinet or door hardware: 3,327Paper products: 3,316
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 3,302Ladders: 3,286
Step stools: 3,204Toy boxes or chests: 3,188
Heaters or heating systems: 3,164Desk supplies: 3,114
Light bulbs: 2,970Mirrors or mirror glass: 2,956
Drugs or medications: 2,944Ball sports: 2,935
Recliner chairs: 2,927Cookware: 2,922
Other ovens: 2,915Scissors: 2,883
Liniments or rubbing compounds: 2,710House repair or construction materials: 2,664
Glass bottles or jars: 2,614Amusement attractions: 2,516
Television tables or stands: 2,510Aquariums or accessories: 2,495
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 2,492Fans: 2,457
Riding toys: 2,447In-line skating: 2,435
Grills: 2,418Skateboards: 2,411
Sliding glass doors or panels: 2,389Other unpowered garden tools: 2,372
Gasoline: 2,366Baby carriers: 2,355
Seesaws or teeterboards: 2,233Pipes: 2,230
All-terrain vehicles: 2,217Adhesives: 2,184
Football: 2,169Refrigerators: 2,164
Roller skating: 2,124Chemicals: 2,076
Batteries: 2,044Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 2,031
Baby changing tables: 1,987Crayons or chalk: 1,950
Hammers: 1,931Manual cleaning equipment: 1,803
Vacuum cleaners: 1,748Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 1,744
Treehouses or playhouses: 1,737Knives with replaceable blades: 1,732
Dancing: 1,729Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 1,726
General home or room involvement in fires: 1,665Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 1,655
Gymnastics: 1,638Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 1,620
Christmas decorations: 1,600Go-carts: 1,581
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 1,573Nonglass doors: 1,567
Ice skating: 1,566Soccer: 1,532
Kitchen gadgets: 1,510Razors or shavers: 1,509
Buckets or pails: 1,507Baby bottles or nipples: 1,495
Day wear: 1,488Horseback riding: 1,468
Sleds: 1,465Lawn mowers: 1,455
Bowling: 1,447Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 1,444
Electrical outlets or receptacles: 1,438Lighting equipment: 1,432
Pine oil cleaning and disinfectant preparations: 1,410Playpens: 1,389
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 1,379Other nonglass doors: 1,360
Skating: 1,344Hockey: 1,337
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 1,332Flatware: 1,315
Marbles: 1,309Kerosene or oil heaters: 1,292
Baby gates or barriers: 1,274Cardboard products: 1,253
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 1,246Glass doors: 1,238
Washing machines: 1,236Computers: 1,216
Bags: 1,187Keys, key rings or key chains: 1,174
Carts: 1,155Escalators: 1,152
Rope or string: 1,100Portable baby swings: 1,083
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 1,075Clothing accessories: 1,069
Ramps or landings: 1,059Manicuring devices: 1,058
Toy sports equipment: 1,052Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 1,016
Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 1,014Aspirin or aspirin compounds: 1,009
Telephones or telephone accessories: 999Attachable high chairs: 971
Pillows: 963Dishwashers: 924
Youth chairs: 922Other plastic products: 918
Electric ranges: 911Floor lamps or table lamps: 909
Elevators or other lifts: 898Other glass doors: 894
Lamp oils: 887Manual scissors: 884
Wrestling: 882Mattresses: 881
Waterbeds or water pillows: 869Fireworks: 868
Laundry soaps or detergents: 862Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 858
Air conditioners: 851Spot removers or cleaning fluids: 847
Preparations containing iron salts: 844Radios: 832
Automatic doors: 829Snow skiing: 826
Exercise: 805Other ball sports: 778
Blankets: 777Softball: 776
Aerosol containers: 775Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 770
Power lawn mowers: 769Plastic containers: 759
Balloons: 754Scooters, unpowered: 753
Soaps: 746Billiards or pool: 745
Personal protection devices: 741Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 733
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 728Gas or LP grills or stoves: 720
Storm doors with glass panels: 719Christmas tree lights: 715
Toolboxes or tool kits: 713Tape recorders or players: 711
Baby carriages: 709Other manual workshop tools: 709
Building sets: 689Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 676
Tennis: 674Molding compounds: 671
Flying toys: 653Chains: 653
Wire: 650Built-in fireplaces: 649
Electric baseboard heaters: 649Oven cleaners: 645
Microwave ovens: 641Powered riding toys: 628
Hatchets or axes: 627Swimming pool chemicals: 622
Vaporizers: 620Faucets or spigots: 616
Camping equipment: 605Clothes dryers: 595
Plastic products: 590Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 585
Carbon monoxide poisonings: 582Drain cleaners: 580
Pacifiers or teething rings: 578Kerosene: 571
Other glass bottles or jars: 571Screwdrivers: 562
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 539Other toy guns: 537
Water slides: 529Coffee makers or teapots: 522
Eye protection devices: 518Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 513
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 509Nonglass bottles or jars: 508
Recording tapes: 507Room deodorizers or fresheners: 504
Garage doors: 504Futons: 502
Lighter fluids: 497Martial arts: 487
Wheelchairs: 485Hot tubs or home spas: 476
Other heaters or heating systems: 475Electric toy racing cars or accessories: 472
Other windows or window glass: 472Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 470
Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 467Fireplace equipment: 465
Scaffolding: 461Charcoal: 459
Toy guns: 457Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 455
Paint or varnish thinners: 451Riding power lawn mowers: 448
Detergents: 442Carbon monoxide detectors: 441
Drinking fountains: 434Nonupholstered rocking chairs: 429
Art supplies or equipment: 422Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 420
Dry heat irons: 419Stretch cords or stretch straps: 419
Clocks: 418Glass soft drink bottles: 416
Liquid room deodorizers or fresheners: 416Wading pools: 415
Freezers: 413Abrasive cleaners: 403
Electric heaters: 403Storm windows: 403
Clothing: 400Sewing machines or accessories: 396
Stepladders: 391Diving or diving boards: 388
Other furnaces: 387Hammocks: 383
Metal cookware: 380Ammonia, household: 379
Plastic bags: 377Window screens: 376
Wooden containers: 376Pruning or trimming equipment: 376
Food processors: 375Panel doors: 371
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 370Tools: 365
Plastic wrapping products: 361Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 360
Automotive chemicals: 354Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 350
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 346Gas or LP floor or wall heaters: 346
Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 344Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 337
Fire extinguishers: 336Toasters: 335
Other toy weapons: 333Tractors: 329
Vending machines: 329Luggage: 325
Ice hockey: 322Public equipment: 319
Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 316Bassinets or cradles: 314
Solid room deodorizers or fresheners: 310Horseshoes: 308
Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 304Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 297
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 293Towels or cloths: 288
BBs or pellets: 285Dishwashing liquid: 285
Humidifiers: 284Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 283
Nonelectric blankets: 277Garden tractors: 274
Seasonal decorations: 274Nightwear: 273
Golf carts: 270Flotation toys: 269
Self-contained openers: 269Acids: 268
Ironing boards or covers: 268Bars and bar accessories: 267
Book bags or back carriers: 266Furniture polishes or waxes: 262
Ceramics supplies or equipment: 262Night-lights: 255
Antifreeze: 249Aluminum foil wrapping products: 247
Doorstops: 245Combs or hairbrushes: 241
Outerwear: 241Saws: 240
Lighted make-up mirrors: 234Workshop furnishings: 227
Welding equipment: 227Chain saws: 224
Water toys: 224Steam irons: 223
Canning jars or lids: 222Baby carriers or slings: 216
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 216Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 212
Can openers: 212Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 211
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 209Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 208
Potty chairs or training seats: 208Slow cookers: 205
Portable food or beverage coolers: 204Cots: 203
Footlockers: 200Toy guns with projectiles: 198
Ashtrays, electric or battery operated: 197Business and office machines: 197
Storm doors without glass panels: 191Veterinary medicines: 188
Other antennas: 188Upholstered recliner chairs: 186
Diapers: 185Electric blenders: 185
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 182Lubricants: 181
Tool sheds: 181Towel racks or bars: 178
Nonmetal cookware: 177Darts: 177
Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 176Toilet bowl products: 171
Volleyball: 170Other upholstered chairs: 168
Eyeglasses: 168School equipment: 168
Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 168Swimming pool slides: 168
Wood paneling and particleboard: 166Electric frying pans and skillets: 165
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 161Mouthwashes or mouth rinses: 159
Water heaters: 158Methyl alcohol: 158
Turpentine: 158Electric Christmas decorations: 157
Hand saws: 157Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 155
Metal polishes, tarnish removers or preventatives: 149Thermal or sound insulation materials: 149
Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 149Telescopes, binoculars, microscopes or magnifying glasses: 149
Cheerleading: 147Windshield wiper fluids: 147
Crutches, canes or walkers: 146Other grills or stoves: 144
Upholstered chairs: 143Slicers and choppers: 142
Other ladders: 141Toy bows or arrows: 138
Rust removers: 133Gas-burning fireplaces: 132
Sports and recreational activity: 129Fabric treatment products: 125
Caulking or spackling compounds: 124Log splitters: 123
Hair dryers: 122Other furniture: 122
Baby baths or bathinettes: 121Photographic equipment: 121
Chemistry sets or science kits: 119Toy weapons: 116
Lockers: 113Electric deep fryers: 113
Food grinders: 113Outdoor awnings or shutters: 113
Animal traps: 112Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 111
Gas or LP heaters: 105Lighters: 102
Power saws: 102Baby bathtub seats or rings: 100
Portable electric heaters: 100Dishwasher detergents: 99
Matches: 99Baby exercisers: 99
Electric lighting equipment: 98Electric counter-top ovens, broilers or toaster ovens: 96
Swimming pool equipment: 96Paper bags: 95
Baby rattles: 92Nail guns or stud drivers: 90
Appliances: 87Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 87
Thermometers: 86Archery: 86
Sheets or pillowcases: 84Plant foods or fertilizers for potted plants: 84
Range or oven accessories: 84Chimneys: 84
Garden sprayers: 84Electric trains or accessories: 84
Toy caps, cap toys or cap guns: 84Vises or workshop clamps: 84
Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 81Pressurized containers: 81
Field hockey: 81Manual push mowers: 81
Artificial Christmas trees: 81Window or door security barriers: 81
Dyes: 78Gasoline cans: 78
Bottle warmers: 75Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 75
Fabrics: 75Heat tapes, electric: 74
Amateur two-way radios: 74Paper cutters: 74
Power drills or accessories: 74Clothes brushes: 74
Manual drills: 74Inflatable toys: 73
Record players: 73Fuel storage tanks: 72
Safety pins: 69Electric brooms: 67
Awls, chisels or planes: 67Electric coffee makers or teapots: 67
Snowmobiles: 67Electric waffle irons: 67
Glass tubing or test tubes: 67Manual lawn trimmers or edgers: 67
Stationary power drills and accessories: 67Electric corn poppers: 66
Gasoline heaters: 66Electric mixers: 66
Electric toy ovens: 66Scuba diving: 66
Ice crushers: 66Ear protection devices: 66
Outdoor antennas: 66Power hedge trimmers: 66
Trouble lights or extension work lights: 66Electric motors: 66
Clothespins: 63Above-ground swimming pools: 62
Vacuum containers: 62Extension cords: 51
Upholstered rocking chairs: 50Other containers: 50
Soldering equipment: 50Watches: 50
Electric kettles or hot pots: 44Party favors: 44
Caustics: 43Wooden matches: 43
Tapes: 43Kerosene grills or stoves: 38
Electric or battery-powered knives: 38Power tillers or cultivators: 37
Floor waxes: 37Nonbaby mattresses: 31
Food warmers: 31Other clothing: 25
Tetherball: 25Other electric lighting equipment: 24
Portable circular power saws: 24Mobile/manufactured homes: 24
Fuel oils: 24Kites or kite string: 24
Thermostats: 24Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 19
Electric grills: 19Rug shampooers: 19
Clacker balls: 19Cutting torches: 19
Portable cribs: 19Electric ovens: 19
Trash compactors: 19Rugby: 19
Inflatable furniture: 19Fuel charcoal lighters: 18
Other power saws: 18Woodburning kits: 18
Nonupholstered recliner chairs: 18Filters: 18
Drain snakes: 18Water tubing: 18
Generators or power plants: 18Sprayers: 18
Metal or plastic molding sets: 18Snow boarding: 18
Knife sharpeners: 18Boilers: 18
Pressure cookers or canners: 18Manual filing or sanding tools: 18
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 12Gas ranges: 12
Electric can openers: 12Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 12
Fixed floor-length glass panels: 12Sleeping bags: 12
Unpowered models or parts: 12Minibikes, powered: 12
Diaper pails: 6Gas furnaces: 6
Dune buggies/beach buggies: 6Nonglass bathtub or shower enclosures: 6
Baby scales: 6Massage devices or vibrators: 6
Air compressors: 6Stilts: 6
Mountain climbing: 6Fire escape devices: 6
Fertilizers: 6Water skiing: 6
Crib mobiles or crib gyms: 6Heat or infrared lamps: 6
Track and field: 6Hearing aids: 6
Costumes or masks: 6Drills: 6
Gasoline or other fuel-powered models: 6Baby mattresses or pads: 6
Bench or table saws: 6Bottle openers: 6

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