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Accidents - Year 1997 - Wrist


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 536,919
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Bicycles or accessories: 38,280Stairs or steps: 37,875
Floors or flooring materials: 35,471Basketball: 32,709
In-line skating: 25,978Football: 23,600
Roller skating: 16,680Soccer: 12,348
Windows or window glass: 11,799Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 11,085
Ladders: 11,050Baseball: 9,452
Snow boarding: 9,274Chairs: 9,129
Skateboards: 8,457Swings or swing sets: 8,405
Beds: 8,224Knives: 7,858
Volleyball: 7,853Doors: 7,030
Softball: 6,600Skating: 6,151
Ceilings and walls: 5,731Trampolines: 5,100
Tables: 4,847Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 4,699
Slides or sliding boards: 4,498Bathtubs or showers: 4,280
Ice skating: 4,159Fences or fence posts: 4,108
Horseback riding: 3,944All-terrain vehicles: 3,801
Rugs or carpets: 3,718Snow skiing: 3,639
Exercise: 3,025Tableware and accessories: 3,000
House repair or construction materials: 2,914Gymnastics: 2,893
Containers: 2,890Hockey: 2,889
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 2,716Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 2,475
Drinking glasses: 2,416Tennis: 2,359
Bowling: 2,350Wrestling: 2,220
Ball sports: 2,116Sleds: 1,968
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 1,938Bunk beds: 1,795
Cheerleading: 1,752Knives with replaceable blades: 1,662
Footwear: 1,625Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 1,602
Martial arts: 1,556Playground equipment: 1,542
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 1,500Wheelchairs: 1,447
Glass doors: 1,344Weight lifting: 1,332
Dancing: 1,318Boxing: 1,160
Toilets: 1,140Crutches, canes or walkers: 1,121
Other unpowered garden tools: 1,114Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 1,101
Golf: 1,074Ice hockey: 1,068
Metal containers: 1,060Exercise equipment: 1,051
Doorsills or frames: 1,036Refrigerators: 1,012
Glass bottles or jars: 1,000Lawn mowers: 969
Stepladders: 969Rope or string: 959
Go-carts: 956Other toys: 955
Furniture: 948Other ball sports: 934
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 905Step stools: 889
Bleachers: 876Cardboard products: 874
Hammers: 865Counters or countertops: 864
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 814Poles: 814
Handrails, railings or banisters: 792Swimming pools: 787
Hot water: 765Bedsprings or bedframes: 721
Bottles or jars: 703Scaffolding: 694
Other windows or window glass: 690Golf carts: 686
Cookware: 663Televisions: 652
Drills: 637Storm doors with glass panels: 630
Wire: 620Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 619
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 615Nonelectric razors or shavers: 607
Other playground equipment: 562Snowmobiles: 546
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 542Benches: 541
Treehouses or playhouses: 538Bathtub or shower enclosures: 511
Fishing: 508Chain saws: 506
Telephones or telephone accessories: 503Razors or shavers: 497
Sliding glass doors or panels: 493Pruning or trimming equipment: 492
Street hockey: 477Track and field: 467
Amusement attractions: 465Lighting equipment: 444
Other glass doors: 443Vacuum cleaners: 438
Plastic bags: 435Clothing: 434
Swimming: 433Mirrors or mirror glass: 432
Luggage: 428Saws: 423
Pipes: 421Grocery or shopping carts: 417
Lockers: 417Computers: 413
Mattresses: 411Book bags or back carriers: 400
Manual cleaning equipment: 400Sports and recreational activity: 398
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 397Garage doors: 381
Storm windows: 371Scissors: 367
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 366Tractors: 365
Lacrosse: 364Screen doors: 359
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 352Day wear: 348
Hatchets or axes: 345Aquariums or accessories: 333
Roller hockey: 332Power lawn mowers: 331
Fans: 328Radiators: 318
Bags: 316Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 315
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 313Rocking chairs: 312
Elevators or other lifts: 312Power saws: 310
Buckets or pails: 306Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 304
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 303Other ovens: 300
Water skiing: 299Sinks: 290
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 277Screwdrivers: 277
Coffee makers or teapots: 270Wood paneling and particleboard: 267
Automatic doors: 255Mountain climbing: 246
Scooters, unpowered: 242Outerwear: 241
Grills: 241Light bulbs: 240
Nail guns or stud drivers: 238Wagons: 233
Seesaws or teeterboards: 232Other manual workshop tools: 232
Pillows: 232Clothing accessories: 230
Paper products: 227Washing machines: 226
Other power saws: 226Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 225
Extension cords: 223Air conditioners: 221
Billiards or pool: 214Tool sheds: 210
Awls, chisels or planes: 209Cribs: 205
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 203Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 202
Other nonglass doors: 200Ramps or landings: 199
Heaters or heating systems: 199Hammocks: 198
Riding power lawn mowers: 198Blankets: 187
Nonglass doors: 184Toy boxes or chests: 177
Windowsills or frames: 174Built-in swimming pools: 173
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 173Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 172
Other ranges: 172Cabinet or door hardware: 171
Snow tubing: 167Handball: 164
Electric blenders: 161Chains: 160
Pedal-powered adult vehicles: 156Tetherball: 152
Fixed floor-length glass panels: 151Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 150
Nonmetal cookware: 150Faucets or spigots: 149
Clothes dryers: 144Hand saws: 142
Painting equipment, powered: 142Rugby: 142
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 141Swimming pool equipment: 141
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 140Floor lamps or table lamps: 137
Dishwashers: 136Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 133
Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 131Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 126
Tools: 125Waterbeds or water pillows: 118
Toolboxes or tool kits: 116Minibikes, powered: 115
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 110Watches: 109
Freezers: 108Other furnaces: 105
Recording tapes: 103Glass soft drink bottles: 103
Flotation toys: 98Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 98
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 96Manicuring devices: 96
Sheets or pillowcases: 95Jewelry: 95
Bars and bar accessories: 95Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 94
Business and office machines: 94Diving or diving boards: 94
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 93Tape recorders or players: 93
Workshop furnishings: 91High chairs: 91
Other electric lighting equipment: 90Manual scissors: 90
Recliner chairs: 88Portable power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 88
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 88Sewing machines or accessories: 88
Camping equipment: 88Flatware: 88
Electric deep fryers: 85Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 84
Soldering equipment: 84Snow throwers or blowers: 84
Eyeglasses: 84Clocks: 84
Tricycles: 81Soaps: 81
Darts: 81Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 81
Carts: 78Toy bows or arrows: 75
Nonupholstered rocking chairs: 74Baby carriers or slings: 74
Footlockers: 74Amateur two-way radios: 74
Radios: 74Gas or LP grills or stoves: 74
Fencing: 74Sleeping bags: 74
Ice makers: 74Electrical wire or wiring systems: 72
Flying toys: 72Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 72
Escalators: 72Other glass bottles or jars: 70
Plastic products: 70Coins: 70
Boilers: 70Extension ladders: 70
Snow disks: 70Baby strollers: 69
Filters: 69Upholstered recliner chairs: 67
Food warmers: 67Kerosene: 67
Plastic containers: 67Portable electric heaters: 67
Storm doors without glass panels: 66Surfing: 66
Clacker balls: 66Metal chimneys, stovepipes or flues: 66
Glass tubing or test tubes: 66Other antennas: 66
Other containers: 66Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 66
Vaporizers: 66Fabrics: 66
Generators or power plants: 66Manual hedge trimmers: 66
Garden tractors: 66Field hockey: 66
Desk supplies: 65Manual filing or sanding tools: 64
Power drills or accessories: 60Other Irons: 46
Riding toys: 44Band saws: 44
Wooden containers: 44Christmas tree lights: 44
Water heaters: 40Doorstops: 38
Portable food or beverage coolers: 38Keys, key rings or key chains: 29
Microwave ovens: 28Kitchen gadgets: 27
Public equipment: 25Vending machines: 25
Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 25Metal cookware: 25
Batteries: 23Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 23
Combs or hairbrushes: 22Log splitters: 22
Television tables or stands: 21Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 21
Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 21Archery: 21
Ceramics supplies or equipment: 21Plastic wrapping products: 21
Costumes or masks: 21Ice picks: 21
Hot plates: 21Wading pools: 21
Car seats: 21First aid equipment: 19
Toy sports equipment: 19Electric heaters: 19
Water polo: 19Drinking fountains: 19
Electric motors: 19Fire extinguishers: 19
Electrical outlets or receptacles: 19Chemicals: 19
Mobile/manufactured homes: 19Gasoline: 19
Electric ranges: 19Outdoor antennas: 19
Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 19Water slides: 19
Artificial Christmas trees: 18Nonglass bottles or jars: 18
Electric Christmas decorations: 18Floor waxes: 18
Antifreeze: 18BBs or pellets: 12
Fireworks: 6Radial arm saws: 6
Baby walkers or jumpers: 6Window screens: 6
Christmas decorations: 6

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