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Accidents - Year 1997 - Eyeball


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 189,595
See also: Other years, Other body parts.
Accidents - Age:
0-5 years old:22,421
6-15 years old:33,105
16-25 years old:33,978
26-50 years old:77,754
50+ years old:22,335

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Related Products


Welding equipment: 11,484Adhesives: 9,158
Basketball: 7,672Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 6,684
Bleaches: 5,590Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 4,150
Other toys: 3,503General purpose household cleaners: 3,431
Lawn mowers: 3,127Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 3,116
Paper products: 2,683Batteries: 2,481
Gasoline: 2,297Baseball: 2,242
Saws: 2,131Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 2,127
House repair or construction materials: 2,123Combs or hairbrushes: 2,104
Bicycles or accessories: 2,007Pruning or trimming equipment: 1,782
Football: 1,776Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 1,745
Chemicals: 1,723Ceilings and walls: 1,720
Tables: 1,678Fireworks: 1,525
Hammers: 1,504Drills: 1,412
Swimming: 1,346Manual cleaning equipment: 1,333
Softball: 1,289Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 1,261
Automotive chemicals: 1,181Fishing: 1,172
Windows or window glass: 1,150Desk supplies: 1,137
Floors or flooring materials: 1,101Doors: 1,096
Aerosol containers: 1,077Beds: 1,076
Cardboard products: 1,075Eyeglasses: 1,059
Power saws: 1,039Screwdrivers: 1,021
Portable circular power saws: 1,004Soaps: 994
Chain saws: 967Wire: 965
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 963Swimming pool chemicals: 913
Ball sports: 890Personal protection devices: 886
Knives: 873Soccer: 864
Flatware: 847Electric welding equipment: 825
Light bulbs: 813Containers: 799
Stairs or steps: 788Chairs: 773
Drinking glasses: 771Stretch cords or stretch straps: 769
Tennis: 765Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 755
Bathtubs or showers: 745BBs or pellets: 743
Tableware and accessories: 737Ammonia, household: 734
Fences or fence posts: 728Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 715
Eye protection devices: 699Thermal or sound insulation materials: 698
Paint or varnish thinners: 698Drain cleaners: 647
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 623Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 608
Power lawn mowers: 594Cabinet or door hardware: 592
Oven cleaners: 586Other unpowered garden tools: 578
Scissors: 564Toilet bowl products: 564
Exercise: 560Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 553
Jewelry: 535Acids: 531
Manual filing or sanding tools: 518Spot removers or cleaning fluids: 515
Televisions: 508Keys, key rings or key chains: 507
Metal containers: 500Laundry soaps or detergents: 488
Golf: 484Cutting torches: 482
Pipes: 465Wood paneling and particleboard: 464
Pine oil cleaning and disinfectant preparations: 450Clothing: 434
Other ball sports: 401Bench or table saws: 396
All-terrain vehicles: 392Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 390
Other playground equipment: 383Electrical wire or wiring systems: 382
Clothing accessories: 381Rope or string: 376
Christmas decorations: 373Swimming pools: 367
Day wear: 361Bottles or jars: 354
Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 352Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 348
Other toy guns: 347Flying toys: 346
Toilets: 343Exercise equipment: 341
Matches: 332Telephones or telephone accessories: 326
Plastic products: 321Rugs or carpets: 318
Built-in swimming pools: 317Volleyball: 317
Glass bottles or jars: 315Snow skiing: 315
Portable power drills and accessories: 314Lubricants: 313
Poles: 309Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 309
First aid equipment: 305Paper bags: 301
Other antennas: 295Other windows or window glass: 292
Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 289Portable power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 287
Dishwashing liquid: 287Riding power lawn mowers: 286
Mirrors or mirror glass: 285Hatchets or axes: 284
Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 282Abrasive cleaners: 282
Toy sports equipment: 281Hockey: 279
Balloons: 277Tools: 277
Artificial Christmas trees: 275Other manual workshop tools: 271
Horseback riding: 266Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 261
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 254Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 253
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 253Bags: 252
Substance ingested or inhaled by a victim under age: 249Outerwear: 246
Other power saws: 246Bunk beds: 244
Windshield wiper fluids: 244Cookware: 236
Martial arts: 235Towels or cloths: 233
Lighter fluids: 230Blankets: 227
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 227Snowmobiles: 227
Screen doors: 226Cigarette or pipe lighters: 223
Computers: 221Manual scissors: 220
Grills: 216Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 211
Go-carts: 209Other plastic products: 205
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 202Workshop compounds or chemicals: 201
Hot water: 200Manual lawn trimmers or edgers: 198
Lighting equipment: 198Sports and recreational activity: 197
Methyl alcohol: 192Baby rattles: 191
Power sanders: 191Hair dryers: 188
Archery: 188Seasonal decorations: 187
Microwave ovens: 186Furniture: 186
Manicuring devices: 184Liniments or rubbing compounds: 179
Amusement attractions: 179Plastic bags: 178
In-line skating: 177Nonglass bottles or jars: 175
Camping equipment: 174Other portable or stationary power tools: 171
Air conditioners: 171Unpowered models or parts: 171
Window screens: 169Nail guns or stud drivers: 169
Fuel-burning welding equipment: 166Caustics: 164
Awls, chisels or planes: 161Other toy weapons: 160
Kitchen gadgets: 159Photographic equipment: 158
Costumes or masks: 157Powered riding toys: 156
Safety pins: 156Art supplies or equipment: 155
Other ranges: 153Street hockey: 150
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 149Roller hockey: 148
Dancing: 147Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 145
Coins: 144Coin-operated car washing equipment: 141
Refrigerators: 141Diving or diving boards: 141
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 140Mobile/manufactured homes: 138
Air compressors: 136Glue guns: 136
Tractors: 135School laboratory chemicals: 135
Gymnastics: 133Footwear: 133
Floor lamps or table lamps: 133Wrestling: 131
Power leaf mulchers and grinders: 131Sheets or pillowcases: 125
Counters or countertops: 122Swings or swing sets: 122
Vacuum cleaners: 120Ladders: 115
Liquid room deodorizers or fresheners: 114Jigsaws: 113
Power drills or accessories: 108Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 107
Trampolines: 106Rugby: 105
Wheelchairs: 105Baby strollers: 104
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 104Plastic containers: 103
Slingshots or sling-propelled toys: 98Clothespins: 95
Aquariums or accessories: 95Field hockey: 94
Chains: 93Extension cords: 93
Other containers: 92Hand saws: 91
Stationary power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 91Fabric treatment products: 90
Scuba diving: 89Bowling: 88
Garage doors: 88Sun lamps: 87
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 87Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 86
Thermometers: 86General home or room involvement in fires: 85
Brushcutters, powered: 85Billiards or pool: 84
Ice hockey: 84Snow throwers or blowers: 84
Water heaters: 84Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 84
Other ovens: 84Oil furnaces: 84
Other fireplaces: 84Toy make-up kits or cosmetics: 84
Radiators: 84Dyes: 84
Storm windows: 84Diesel fuels: 84
Other electric lighting equipment: 84Television tables or stands: 81
Indoor antennas: 81Glass doors: 81
Wooden matches: 81Handrails, railings or banisters: 81
Toy bows or arrows: 81Luggage: 80
Sinks: 78Clocks: 75
Baby gates or barriers: 75Toy boxes or chests: 75
Kerosene or oil heaters: 75Handball: 75
Golf carts: 75Ear protection devices: 74
Fertilizers: 74Aluminum foil wrapping products: 74
Log splitters: 74Gas or LP heaters: 74
Tetherball: 74Gas furnaces: 74
Building sets: 74Doorsills or frames: 72
Pillows: 72Metal or plastic molding sets: 70
Electric razors or shavers: 70Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 70
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 70Crayons or chalk: 67
Toy caps, cap toys or cap guns: 67Snow plows: 67
Caulking or spackling compounds: 67Vises or workshop clamps: 67
Electric ranges: 67Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 66
Other glass bottles or jars: 66Rotary power lawn mowers: 66
Surfing: 66Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 66
Manual hedge trimmers: 66Other furniture: 66
Workshop furnishings: 66Water tubing: 66
Floor buffers or waxers: 66Metal polishes, tarnish removers or preventatives: 66
Manual drills: 66Fire extinguishers: 64
Darts: 61Buckets or pails: 48
Bedsprings or bedframes: 44Tape recorders or players: 43
Power hedge trimmers: 43Wooden containers: 43
Benches: 42Antifreeze: 42
Gas or LP grills or stoves: 41Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 40
Painting equipment, powered: 40Dishwasher detergents: 40
Room deodorizers or fresheners: 40Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 40
Leaf blowers: 38Boxing: 38
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 38Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 37
Toy guns: 31Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 29
Bleachers: 27Slides or sliding boards: 25
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 23Faucets or spigots: 23
Nightwear: 23Gas ranges: 23
Sleds: 23Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 23
Cribs: 22Baby walkers or jumpers: 22
Clothes dryers: 22Other power pruning or trimming equipment: 22
Dishwashers: 22Pressurized containers: 21
Windowsills or frames: 21Swimming pool equipment: 21
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 21Glass bottle cutting equipment: 21
Razors or shavers: 21Matchbooks: 21
Other Irons: 21Above-ground swimming pools: 19
Towel racks or bars: 19Pogo sticks: 19
Hot tubs or home spas: 19Portable food or beverage coolers: 19
Recording tapes: 19Elevators or other lifts: 19
Solid room deodorizers or fresheners: 19Baby carriers: 19
Radios: 19Water polo: 19
Washing machines: 19Fans: 19
Rocking chairs: 19Fireplace equipment: 19
Hearing aids: 19Plastic wrapping products: 18
Dry ice: 18Filters: 18
Sprayers: 18Other power garden tools: 18
Drugs or medications: 18Toy guns with projectiles: 18
Trash compactors: 18Electrical outlets or receptacles: 18
Sewing machines or accessories: 18Ceramics supplies or equipment: 18
Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 18Nonelectric blankets: 18
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 18Car seats: 12
Grocery or shopping carts: 12Crutches, canes or walkers: 12
Detergents: 12Playground equipment: 12
Ironing boards or covers: 6Doorstops: 6
Metal cookware: 6Electric lighting equipment: 6
Roller skating: 6Watches: 6
Ramps or landings: 6Playpens: 6
Ice crushers: 6Seesaws or teeterboards: 6
Scooters, unpowered: 6Furniture polishes or waxes: 6
Party favors: 6Flotation toys: 6
School equipment: 6

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