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Accidents - Year 1998 - Neck


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 160,983
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Stairs or steps: 13,695Football: 12,190
Floors or flooring materials: 10,081Beds: 7,324
Bicycles or accessories: 7,016Basketball: 5,237
Trampolines: 5,026Chairs: 3,946
Bathtubs or showers: 3,657Soccer: 3,430
Wrestling: 2,965Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 2,840
Ceilings and walls: 2,699Ladders: 2,531
Amusement attractions: 2,408Gymnastics: 2,330
Swimming pools: 2,152Weight lifting: 2,047
Containers: 2,022Horseback riding: 1,847
Snow skiing: 1,843All-terrain vehicles: 1,833
Exercise: 1,647Softball: 1,598
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 1,539Furniture: 1,459
Tables: 1,432Wheelchairs: 1,425
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 1,386Baseball: 1,305
Swings or swing sets: 1,282Fences or fence posts: 1,184
Bunk beds: 1,163Cheerleading: 1,076
Surfing: 1,009Doors: 1,004
Swimming: 945Go-carts: 878
Rugs or carpets: 865House repair or construction materials: 847
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 800Hockey: 768
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 721Toilets: 693
Slides or sliding boards: 690Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 646
Televisions: 639Diving or diving boards: 639
Ice hockey: 631Dancing: 579
In-line skating: 578Bowling: 556
Exercise equipment: 551Built-in swimming pools: 529
Windows or window glass: 527Cardboard products: 515
Refrigerators: 507Snow boarding: 505
Martial arts: 484Tableware and accessories: 464
Other unpowered garden tools: 445Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 437
Skateboards: 425Mattresses: 416
Counters or countertops: 414Footwear: 411
Crutches, canes or walkers: 404Fishing: 399
Telephones or telephone accessories: 397Step stools: 396
Playground equipment: 394Ball sports: 390
Other toys: 390Rope or string: 367
Other ball sports: 367Roller skating: 361
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 355Luggage: 350
Wire: 348Escalators: 347
Bedsprings or bedframes: 346Golf: 345
Bags: 339Sinks: 336
Tennis: 331Coins: 330
Volleyball: 308Snowmobiles: 307
Garage doors: 302Doorsills or frames: 272
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 272Handrails, railings or banisters: 262
Pillows: 251Water slides: 249
Benches: 245Poles: 240
Manual cleaning equipment: 231Elevators or other lifts: 228
Computers: 224Jewelry: 223
Wading pools: 209Day wear: 206
Combs or hairbrushes: 202Metal containers: 190
Buckets or pails: 187Ice skating: 181
Portable food or beverage coolers: 180Riding power lawn mowers: 180
Scooters, unpowered: 179Bleachers: 178
Water skiing: 169Razors or shavers: 169
Aluminum foil wrapping products: 169Other playground equipment: 163
Fireworks: 160Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 159
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 150Baby strollers: 150
Knives: 149Rugby: 143
Power tillers or cultivators: 143Blankets: 143
Lighting equipment: 143Microwave ovens: 143
Freezers: 141Marbles: 141
Water tubing: 140Golf carts: 139
Other containers: 135Swimming pool equipment: 133
Ironing boards or covers: 133Screen doors: 133
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 133Gasoline: 133
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 132Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 132
Hammers: 132Sleds: 128
Towels or cloths: 125Lawn mowers: 123
Cabinet or door hardware: 122Manual snow or ice removal tools: 122
Clothing: 122Flying toys: 113
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 113Bottles or jars: 113
Radiators: 112Electrical wire or wiring systems: 112
Grocery or shopping carts: 110Extension cords: 110
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 109Hot water: 105
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 105Book bags or back carriers: 103
Fans: 103Air conditioners: 100
Car seats: 100Automatic doors: 99
Field hockey: 99Other ranges: 94
Mountain climbing: 94Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 94
Plastic bags: 93Hot tubs or home spas: 93
Lockers: 91Toy boxes or chests: 90
Recliner chairs: 87Tool sheds: 87
Tractors: 87Cookware: 86
Waterbeds or water pillows: 86Track and field: 86
Electric heating pads: 84Boxing: 84
Flotation toys: 84Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 84
Power lawn mowers: 84Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 84
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 84Electric deep fryers: 84
Other glass doors: 84Carts: 84
Pipes: 81Mirrors or mirror glass: 81
Thermal or sound insulation materials: 75Crayons or chalk: 75
Sewing machines or accessories: 75Fuel oils: 75
Bench or table saws: 75First aid equipment: 75
Scissors: 75Toy weapons: 74
Pogo sticks: 74Battery chargers: 74
Hammocks: 74Swimming pool slides: 74
Scaffolding: 74Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 74
Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 74Aquariums or accessories: 74
Upholstered recliner chairs: 73Windowsills or frames: 73
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 72Glass doors: 67
Portable power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 67Other portable or stationary power tools: 67
Snow tubing: 67Tetherball: 67
Sliding glass doors or panels: 67Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 67
Flatware: 67Archery: 66
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 66Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 66
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 66Electric toy racing cars or accessories: 66
Seesaws or teeterboards: 66Rocking chairs: 66
Plastic products: 66Beach chairs or folding chairs: 62
Clothing accessories: 44Tricycles: 44
Saws: 38General home or room involvement in fires: 38
Soaps: 38Ramps or landings: 38
Cots: 38Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 38
Other plastic products: 37Skating: 37
Washing machines: 37Christmas tree lights: 37
Camping equipment: 37Stepladders: 37
Pressure cookers or canners: 37Other windows or window glass: 37
Nonglass bottles or jars: 37Above-ground swimming pools: 24
Lacrosse: 24Nonelectric blankets: 19
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 19Paper products: 19
Lamp oils: 19Nonelectric razors or shavers: 19
Swimming pool chemicals: 19Hatchets or axes: 19
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 19Self-contained openers: 19
Cribs: 19Abrasive cleaners: 18
Tools: 18Other antennas: 18
Light bulbs: 18Drinking glasses: 18
Water polo: 18Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 18
Nightwear: 18Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 18
Glass bottles or jars: 18Wood paneling and particleboard: 18
Lighters: 18Toolboxes or tool kits: 18
Food skewers: 18Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 18
Other toy weapons: 18BBs or pellets: 6
School equipment: 6Batteries: 6
Other drugs or medications: 6Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 6
Inflatable furniture: 6Billiards or pool: 6
Baby changing tables: 6Outerwear: 6
Toboggans: 6Other Irons: 6
Metal cookware: 6Treehouses or playhouses: 6

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