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


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 20,827
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Knives: 1,668Football: 1,301
Basketball: 1,211Stairs or steps: 1,075
Bicycles or accessories: 995Knives with replaceable blades: 873
Exercise: 860Chain saws: 805
Soccer: 598Softball: 533
Floors or flooring materials: 473All-terrain vehicles: 453
Fences or fence posts: 435Baseball: 362
Hot water: 355Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 328
Tables: 283Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 280
Chairs: 276Water skiing: 274
Nail guns or stud drivers: 273Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 231
Drinking glasses: 230Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 221
Razors or shavers: 211Dancing: 204
Tableware and accessories: 194Other Irons: 176
Wheelchairs: 161Cheerleading: 157
Ceilings and walls: 156Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 153
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 151Bags: 150
Snowmobiles: 138Volleyball: 132
Fishing: 128Scissors: 124
Windows or window glass: 116Day wear: 116
BBs or pellets: 112Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 108
Bedsprings or bedframes: 108Heaters or heating systems: 106
Bathtubs or showers: 105Portable circular power saws: 96
Ladders: 94Poles: 91
Power sanders: 89Track and field: 88
Wooden containers: 84Ice hockey: 84
Other portable or stationary power tools: 81Rugs or carpets: 81
Saws: 81Power lawn mowers: 81
Glass doors: 81Metal containers: 81
Bleachers: 75Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 75
Containers: 75Nonelectric razors or shavers: 74
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 74Surfing: 74
Golf: 74Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 74
Other glass doors: 74Power drills or accessories: 74
Wire: 74Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 74
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 70Bowling: 66
Sports and recreational activity: 66Other ranges: 66
Detergents: 66Batteries: 66
Cookware: 66Electric heating pads: 66
Roller skating: 66Swimming: 66
Other ball sports: 66Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 42
Martial arts: 41Rugby: 41
Trampolines: 40Golf carts: 38
Kerosene or oil heaters: 38Horseback riding: 28
Doors: 23Hockey: 22
In-line skating: 22Snow skiing: 21
Swimming pools: 21Pruning or trimming equipment: 21
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 19Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 19
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 19Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 19
Glass bottles or jars: 19Refrigerators: 19
Window screens: 19Furniture: 19
Mirrors or mirror glass: 19Weight lifting: 18
Pipes: 18Skating: 6
Power saws: 6Lacrosse: 6
Ice skating: 6Minibikes, powered: 6
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 6

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