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Accidents - Year 1999 - Ear


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 140,999
See also: Other years, Other body parts.
Accidents - Age:
0-5 years old:36,765
6-15 years old:43,372
16-25 years old:18,838
26-50 years old:28,823
50+ years old:13,199

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race

Accidents - Related Products


First aid equipment: 40,015Jewelry: 21,001
Swimming: 17,771Tables: 4,348
Beds: 2,602Paper products: 2,370
Other toys: 2,058Bicycles or accessories: 1,981
Stairs or steps: 1,953Chairs: 1,819
Fishing: 1,818Floors or flooring materials: 1,636
Swimming pools: 1,419Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 1,225
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,149Basketball: 1,117
Bathtubs or showers: 1,114Desk supplies: 1,009
Water skiing: 980Baseball: 978
Ear protection devices: 916Football: 866
Doors: 838Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 777
Ceilings and walls: 712Golf: 684
Fences or fence posts: 675Scuba diving: 659
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 646Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 612
Softball: 560Counters or countertops: 555
Hearing aids: 536Scissors: 517
Gasoline: 506Crayons or chalk: 470
Molding compounds: 452Hockey: 446
Bunk beds: 437Diving or diving boards: 421
Combs or hairbrushes: 415Manual scissors: 399
Bedsprings or bedframes: 346Wheelchairs: 344
BBs or pellets: 330Surfing: 319
Built-in swimming pools: 313Swings or swing sets: 312
Cabinet or door hardware: 299Soccer: 295
Doorsills or frames: 285Ball sports: 265
Wire: 263Bleachers: 249
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 237In-line skating: 233
Snow skiing: 232Building sets: 227
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 226Other unpowered garden tools: 219
Slides or sliding boards: 216Sleds: 210
Wrestling: 203Toilets: 201
Windowsills or frames: 198Furniture: 192
Trampolines: 191Razors or shavers: 187
Keys, key rings or key chains: 183All-terrain vehicles: 178
Ladders: 177Aquariums or accessories: 174
Fireworks: 163Exercise equipment: 162
House repair or construction materials: 160Radiators: 153
Weight lifting: 151Other ranges: 151
Lawn mowers: 151Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 150
Roller skating: 149Telephones or telephone accessories: 148
Windows or window glass: 148Bottles or jars: 148
Toy guns with projectiles: 147Refrigerators: 147
Crutches, canes or walkers: 144Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 140
Horseback riding: 134Containers: 134
Other ball sports: 129Clothing accessories: 125
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 124Tennis: 120
Pruning or trimming equipment: 118Televisions: 118
Toy guns: 117Other fireplaces: 116
Other plastic products: 115Heaters or heating systems: 111
Batteries: 109Manual cleaning equipment: 109
Exercise: 107Benches: 106
Go-carts: 105Other playground equipment: 103
Baby bottles or nipples: 102Playground equipment: 100
Cribs: 100Soaps: 99
Metal containers: 98Ice skating: 94
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 93Martial arts: 89
Knives: 88Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 88
Coins: 88Hot water: 85
Safety pins: 85Automotive chemicals: 85
Waterbeds or water pillows: 85Toy sports equipment: 84
Hot tubs or home spas: 84Saws: 84
Fans: 84Bathtub or shower enclosures: 84
Faucets or spigots: 82Stretch cords or stretch straps: 82
Recliner chairs: 81Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 80
Christmas decorations: 77Skating: 76
Wooden matches: 76Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 76
Adhesives: 76Ceramics supplies or equipment: 76
Nightwear: 76Eye protection devices: 76
Cardboard products: 76Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 76
Tape recorders or players: 76Storm doors with glass panels: 76
Toilet bowl products: 76Amusement attractions: 76
Toolboxes or tool kits: 76Rugs or carpets: 76
Rugby: 72Wagons: 72
Grocery or shopping carts: 71Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 71
Swimming pool equipment: 71Vacuum cleaners: 71
Kitchen gadgets: 71Sinks: 71
Fireplace equipment: 71Ice hockey: 71
Flying toys: 71Baby strollers: 71
Pillows: 68Air compressors: 68
Manicuring devices: 68Radios: 68
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 68Bed rails, adult: 68
Sprayers: 68Blankets: 68
Other upholstered chairs: 68Footwear: 68
Caulking or spackling compounds: 66Other antennas: 66
Drills: 66Buckets or pails: 66
Lacrosse: 66Television tables or stands: 66
Street hockey: 66Coal or wood-burning stoves: 66
Field hockey: 66Water slides: 66
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 66Billiards or pool: 66
Horseshoes: 66Painting equipment, powered: 66
Riding power lawn mowers: 66Book bags or back carriers: 66
Poles: 63Cutting torches: 59
Scaffolding: 59Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 53
Tableware and accessories: 53Rope or string: 52
Art supplies or equipment: 43Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 41
Matches: 40Handball: 38
Lockers: 36Eyeglasses: 36
Amateur two-way radios: 35Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 35
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 35Water tubing: 35
Pipes: 35Light bulbs: 35
Handrails, railings or banisters: 27Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 23
Grills: 23Skateboards: 23
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 23Marbles: 23
Escalators: 18Welding equipment: 18
Automatic doors: 18Riding toys: 18
Self-contained openers: 18Cheerleading: 18
Lubricants: 18Bags: 17
Glass bottles or jars: 17Knives with replaceable blades: 17
Gas ranges: 17Balloons: 17
Bench or table saws: 17Slingshots or sling-propelled toys: 17
Flotation toys: 17Computers: 17
Plastic wrapping products: 17Hair clippers and trimmers: 17
Darts: 17Tapes: 17
Swimming pool slides: 17Tractors: 17
Flatware: 17Watches: 17
Other portable or stationary power tools: 17Volleyball: 17
Bars and bar accessories: 17Futons: 17
Garage doors: 17Electric coffee makers or teapots: 17
Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 17Treehouses or playhouses: 17
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 17Air conditioners: 10
Plastic products: 10Day wear: 10
Plastic bags: 5Plastic containers: 5
Carts: 5Charcoal: 5
Tools: 5Tetherball: 5
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 5Public equipment: 5
Clothes dryers: 5Screwdrivers: 5
Screen doors: 5Other Irons: 5
Fabrics: 5Toy boxes or chests: 5
Boxing: 5Archery: 5
Tricycles: 5High chairs: 5
Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 5Aluminum foil wrapping products: 5
Clocks: 5Drinking glasses: 5
Thermometers: 5Seed and fertilizer spreaders: 5
Dancing: 5Aerosol containers: 5
Sports and recreational activity: 5Pumps: 5

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