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Accidents - 16-25 years old - Year 1997 - Lower Leg


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 49,158
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Stairs or steps: 4,108Football: 3,908
Bicycles or accessories: 3,196Basketball: 3,089
Soccer: 2,667Softball: 1,892
Baseball: 1,280Exercise: 1,135
Skateboards: 1,057Snow skiing: 1,048
In-line skating: 1,039Fences or fence posts: 1,020
Knives: 915Windows or window glass: 833
Tables: 811Floors or flooring materials: 759
All-terrain vehicles: 704Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 617
Hatchets or axes: 551Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 514
Hockey: 503Chairs: 460
Horseback riding: 443Lawn mowers: 423
House repair or construction materials: 419Snow boarding: 365
Doors: 362Beds: 352
Mirrors or mirror glass: 347Volleyball: 342
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 315Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 309
Go-carts: 292Glass bottles or jars: 282
Roller skating: 272Bags: 268
Track and field: 266Metal containers: 249
Chain saws: 245Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 240
Cheerleading: 239Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 234
Tableware and accessories: 227Gymnastics: 226
Lacrosse: 224Sleds: 211
Bottles or jars: 202Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 194
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 186Ladders: 186
Razors or shavers: 185Martial arts: 183
Diving or diving boards: 181Drinking glasses: 178
Rugby: 174Weight lifting: 173
Bowling: 167Fishing: 163
Knives with replaceable blades: 161Bedsprings or bedframes: 160
Trampolines: 158Wrestling: 157
Other unpowered garden tools: 156Water skiing: 154
Poles: 151Sliding glass doors or panels: 151
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 149Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 147
Containers: 144Tractors: 142
Glass soft drink bottles: 141Snowmobiles: 138
Pipes: 135Camping equipment: 132
Other glass bottles or jars: 132Ceilings and walls: 126
Hot water: 125Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 122
Carts: 120Footwear: 117
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 115Grills: 113
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 108Gasoline: 106
Golf: 104Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 104
Hammers: 104Skating: 103
Radiators: 98Swimming pools: 96
Glass doors: 96Water slides: 94
Exercise equipment: 93Log splitters: 89
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 87Bleachers: 87
Air conditioners: 85Hot tubs or home spas: 84
Other toys: 84Snow tubing: 84
Surfing: 81Bathtubs or showers: 79
Nail guns or stud drivers: 75Chains: 75
Roller hockey: 75Rugs or carpets: 75
Saws: 74Swimming pool equipment: 74
Sports and recreational activity: 72Fuel storage tanks: 69
General home or room involvement in fires: 69Lighter fluids: 67
Plastic containers: 66Baby strollers: 66
Built-in swimming pools: 66Refrigerators: 66
Mountain climbing: 66Aquariums or accessories: 66
Power lawn mowers: 61Benches: 60
Luggage: 57Toilets: 43
Counters or countertops: 43Wire: 42
Cookware: 42Ramps or landings: 41
Storm doors with glass panels: 41Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 40
Fireworks: 40Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 40
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 40Tennis: 39
Other ovens: 39Crutches, canes or walkers: 23
Fire escape devices: 23Ice hockey: 23
Pedal-powered adult vehicles: 23Kerosene or oil heaters: 23
Dishwashers: 22Ice skating: 21
Playground equipment: 21Light bulbs: 21
Riding power lawn mowers: 21Power hedge trimmers: 21
Portable circular power saws: 21Sinks: 21
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 21Lockers: 19
Other ranges: 19Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 19
Swimming: 19Plastic bags: 19
Mobile/manufactured homes: 19Mattresses: 19
Vises or workshop clamps: 19Footlockers: 19
Sun lamps: 19Other power saws: 19
Computers: 19Acids: 19
Scaffolding: 18Wooden containers: 18
Toolboxes or tool kits: 18Step stools: 18
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 18Wheelchairs: 6

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