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Accidents - Year 1997 - 25 - 50% Body


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 30,754
See also: Lethal accidents, Other years, Other body parts.
Accidents - Age:
0-5 years old:2,587
6-15 years old:6,291
16-25 years old:4,163
26-50 years old:8,618
50+ years old:9,094

Accidents - Sex


Bicycles or accessories: 4,420Stairs or steps: 4,104
Floors or flooring materials: 2,572Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 1,105
All-terrain vehicles: 1,096Ladders: 892
Gasoline: 817Horseback riding: 632
Exercise: 528Chairs: 517
Beds: 504Wheelchairs: 477
Tables: 476General home or room involvement in fires: 473
Bathtubs or showers: 461Hot water: 436
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 317Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 297
Tableware and accessories: 285Crutches, canes or walkers: 253
Skateboards: 236Scaffolding: 227
Ceilings and walls: 212Fences or fence posts: 197
Step stools: 179In-line skating: 173
Nightwear: 159Escalators: 157
House repair or construction materials: 156Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 154
Elevators or other lifts: 150Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 149
Tractors: 143Other ranges: 142
Mountain climbing: 141Toilets: 138
Radiators: 135Soaps: 125
Gas or LP grills or stoves: 124Go-carts: 123
Cookware: 122Mobile/manufactured homes: 122
Fireworks: 106Clothing: 105
Basketball: 102Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 101
Exercise equipment: 96Trampolines: 96
Doors: 94Snowmobiles: 91
Gas furnaces: 90Roller skating: 89
Metal cookware: 89Footwear: 88
Swimming: 88Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 87
Gas or LP heaters: 87Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 87
Fishing: 85Caustics: 84
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 84Baby gates or barriers: 84
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 84Kerosene or oil heaters: 84
Chemicals: 84Other unpowered garden tools: 84
Sheets or pillowcases: 84Golf: 84
Clothing accessories: 84Handrails, railings or banisters: 81
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 81Aerosol containers: 81
Windows or window glass: 75Other windows or window glass: 75
Window screens: 74Paint or varnish thinners: 74
Carts: 74Rocking chairs: 74
Counters or countertops: 74Watches: 74
Other ovens: 73Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 72
Cheerleading: 70Sleds: 70
Drain cleaners: 70Diesel fuels: 70
Heaters or heating systems: 70Straight ladders: 70
Treehouses or playhouses: 69Snow boarding: 69
Paper products: 69Electric deep fryers: 67
Televisions: 67Freezers: 67
Other furnaces: 67Manual snow or ice removal tools: 67
Automotive chemicals: 66Batteries: 66
Gas ovens: 66Day wear: 66
Furniture: 66Minibikes, powered: 66
Diving or diving boards: 66Luggage: 66
Hammocks: 66Substance ingested or inhaled by a victim under age: 66
Water skiing: 66Grocery or shopping carts: 66
Lawn mowers: 66Sports and recreational activity: 66
Benches: 66Knives: 60
Football: 44Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 44
Baseball: 40Riding power lawn mowers: 40
Bottles or jars: 40Bleaches: 38
Refrigerators: 37Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 29
Gas ranges: 28Lighters: 25
Gymnastics: 24Outerwear: 23
Kerosene grills or stoves: 23Metal containers: 23
Dishwashing liquid: 23Weight lifting: 22
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 22Antifreeze: 22
Electric ranges: 22Hot tubs or home spas: 22
Internal combustion engines: 21Soccer: 21
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 21Lighter fluids: 21
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 21Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 19
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 19Scooters, unpowered: 19
Surfing: 19Cigarette or pipe lighters: 19
Fabric treatment products: 19Desk supplies: 19
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 19Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 19
Razors or shavers: 19Water slides: 19
Welding equipment: 19Bowling: 19
Kerosene: 19Floor furnaces: 19
Gasoline cans: 19Glass doors: 18
Swimming pools: 18Recliner chairs: 18
Gasoline heaters: 18Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 18
Slow cookers: 6Aquariums or accessories: 6
Other plastic products: 6Matches: 6
Ice skating: 6Laundry soaps or detergents: 6
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 6Microwave ovens: 6

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