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Accidents - Year 1997 - Upper Leg


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 141,097
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Accidents - Related Products


Bicycles or accessories: 10,943Floors or flooring materials: 10,071
Stairs or steps: 8,783Knives: 6,697
Beds: 3,732Football: 3,580
Basketball: 3,307Chain saws: 3,199
Fences or fence posts: 3,082Exercise: 3,038
Knives with replaceable blades: 2,890Chairs: 2,815
Hot water: 2,516Wheelchairs: 2,463
Softball: 2,382Tables: 1,984
Baseball: 1,900Crutches, canes or walkers: 1,898
Tableware and accessories: 1,785Soccer: 1,783
Snow skiing: 1,760Bathtubs or showers: 1,633
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 1,630Ladders: 1,586
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,535All-terrain vehicles: 1,369
Rugs or carpets: 1,315Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 1,204
Other Irons: 1,160Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 1,117
Water skiing: 938Fishing: 891
Track and field: 842Windows or window glass: 817
Portable circular power saws: 811In-line skating: 805
Horseback riding: 790Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 775
Trampolines: 728Sleds: 660
Toilets: 650Cookware: 625
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 622House repair or construction materials: 606
Go-carts: 603Containers: 602
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 593Snowmobiles: 554
Benches: 535Ceilings and walls: 532
Swings or swing sets: 519Slides or sliding boards: 513
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 506Bowling: 486
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 483Wire: 479
Nail guns or stud drivers: 467Saws: 467
Drinking glasses: 456Counters or countertops: 452
Dancing: 450Volleyball: 435
Razors or shavers: 428Furniture: 416
Weight lifting: 408Doors: 404
Lawn mowers: 403Surfing: 398
Bedsprings or bedframes: 396Ice hockey: 378
Handrails, railings or banisters: 369Grocery or shopping carts: 365
Scissors: 362Heaters or heating systems: 357
Other unpowered garden tools: 350Poles: 346
Ice skating: 340Refrigerators: 330
Ball sports: 327Fireworks: 326
Gymnastics: 319Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 317
Day wear: 307Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 304
Roller skating: 299Cheerleading: 298
Hockey: 290Bleachers: 288
Bags: 275Pipes: 274
Swimming: 269Other ball sports: 263
Grills: 252Skateboards: 233
Swimming pools: 231Televisions: 230
Golf carts: 229Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 228
Sports and recreational activity: 223Desk supplies: 223
Electric heating pads: 221Playground equipment: 209
Footwear: 206BBs or pellets: 203
Light bulbs: 200Other power saws: 198
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 193Ramps or landings: 192
Other portable or stationary power tools: 188Metal containers: 187
Coffee makers or teapots: 185Riding power lawn mowers: 183
Tennis: 182Carts: 179
Step stools: 177Clothes dryers: 176
Snow boarding: 174Nonelectric razors or shavers: 172
Sinks: 171Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 171
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 171Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 169
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 169Amusement attractions: 167
Minibikes, powered: 162Built-in swimming pools: 161
Faucets or spigots: 159Martial arts: 158
Other glass doors: 156Golf: 156
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 153Tractors: 150
Other ovens: 149Manual scissors: 149
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 148Other playground equipment: 147
Plastic bags: 143Archery: 141
Other toys: 141Batteries: 140
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 138Fans: 138
Other ranges: 138Mirrors or mirror glass: 134
Flying toys: 132Wagons: 132
Air conditioners: 132Gasoline: 129
Hammers: 125Escalators: 124
Glass doors: 123Pruning or trimming equipment: 118
Scaffolding: 113Wrestling: 111
Washing machines: 111Metal cookware: 110
Glass bottles or jars: 110Power saws: 109
Power lawn mowers: 109Bottles or jars: 105
Pressure cookers or canners: 97Electric deep fryers: 96
General home or room involvement in fires: 96Drills: 95
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 94Christmas decorations: 94
Bunk beds: 93Microwave ovens: 93
Waterbeds or water pillows: 90Stepladders: 89
Outerwear: 89Power sanders: 89
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 89Luggage: 88
Mountain climbing: 87Vaporizers: 87
Baby walkers or jumpers: 86Cardboard products: 85
Thermometers: 84Baby changing tables: 84
Blankets: 84Watches: 84
Wooden containers: 84Internal combustion engines: 81
Adhesives: 81Mattresses: 81
Other nonglass doors: 81Horseshoes: 75
Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 74Recliner chairs: 74
Power hedge trimmers: 74Storm windows: 74
Pogo sticks: 74Power drills or accessories: 74
Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 70Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 70
Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 70Mobile/manufactured homes: 70
Snow tubing: 70Towels or cloths: 69
Exercise equipment: 68Range or oven accessories: 67
Bench or table saws: 67Gas or LP floor or wall heaters: 67
Christmas tree lights: 67Gasoline heaters: 67
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 67Camping equipment: 67
Air compressors: 66Soaps: 66
Garden tractors: 66Awls, chisels or planes: 66
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 66Detergents: 66
Toolboxes or tool kits: 66Garage doors: 66
Treehouses or playhouses: 66Elevators or other lifts: 66
Welding equipment: 66Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 66
Unpowered coffee makers or teapots: 66Slicers and choppers: 66
Hair dryers: 64Laundry soaps or detergents: 59
Freezers: 59Cribs: 56
Radiators: 53Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 48
Hot plates: 46Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 44
Telephones or telephone accessories: 41Sewing machines or accessories: 41
Rugby: 41Window screens: 40
Plastic containers: 40Kerosene or oil heaters: 38
Thermal or sound insulation materials: 38Electric brooms: 38
Manual cleaning equipment: 38Sliding glass doors or panels: 37
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 37Drain cleaners: 37
Electric table lamps, floor lamps or desk lamps: 29Beach chairs or folding chairs: 27
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 25Baby bottles or nipples: 25
Darts: 25Lighting equipment: 25
Car seats: 25Doorstops: 24
Clothing accessories: 23Gas or LP heaters: 23
Dishwashers: 23Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 22
Vending machines: 22Electrical wire or wiring systems: 22
Doorsills or frames: 22Keys, key rings or key chains: 21
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 21Buckets or pails: 21
Ice picks: 21Tools: 21
Public equipment: 21Kitchen gadgets: 21
Sheets or pillowcases: 19High chairs: 19
Water slides: 19Fire escape devices: 19
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 19Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 19
Clothes steamers: 19Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 19
Portable food or beverage coolers: 19Radial arm saws: 19
Painting equipment, powered: 19Generators or power plants: 19
Floor lamps or table lamps: 19Roller hockey: 19
Fuel storage tanks: 19Power pruning or trimming equipment: 19
Toy boxes or chests: 18Other furniture: 18
Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 18General purpose household cleaners: 18
Paper products: 18Baby strollers: 18
Paint or varnish thinners: 18Skating: 12
School equipment: 12Rope or string: 6
Lacrosse: 6Cabinet or door hardware: 6
Gas or LP grills or stoves: 6Aquariums or accessories: 6
Fireplace equipment: 6Toy sports equipment: 6
Riding toys: 6Tricycles: 6
Computers: 6Matchbooks: 6
Flatware: 6Dry heat irons: 6
Rocking chairs: 6Building sets: 6
Nightwear: 6Cigarette or pipe lighters: 6
Water tubing: 6Substance ingested or inhaled by a victim under age: 6

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