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Accidents - Year 1999 - Elbow


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 295,926
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Bicycles or accessories: 35,049Floors or flooring materials: 26,996
Stairs or steps: 26,279Football: 12,667
Basketball: 11,885Beds: 9,992
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 7,975Baseball: 7,466
Trampolines: 6,234Chairs: 5,854
In-line skating: 5,522Ladders: 5,144
Swings or swing sets: 4,711Skateboards: 4,290
Doors: 4,101Ceilings and walls: 3,846
Bathtubs or showers: 3,752Roller skating: 3,690
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 3,684Slides or sliding boards: 3,532
Tables: 3,336Soccer: 3,102
Wrestling: 3,089Softball: 2,970
Gymnastics: 2,816Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 2,745
Fences or fence posts: 2,547Windows or window glass: 2,488
Exercise: 2,447Horseback riding: 2,158
All-terrain vehicles: 2,128Snow boarding: 2,116
Bunk beds: 2,090Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 1,658
Other toys: 1,592Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 1,526
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,489Skating: 1,470
Doorsills or frames: 1,460Ice skating: 1,454
Rugs or carpets: 1,441House repair or construction materials: 1,272
Volleyball: 1,205Hockey: 1,202
Weight lifting: 1,117Tennis: 1,116
Crutches, canes or walkers: 1,045Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 1,044
Wheelchairs: 1,019Ball sports: 951
Ice hockey: 944Containers: 940
Golf: 913Cheerleading: 850
Playground equipment: 840Knives: 824
Handrails, railings or banisters: 778Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 775
Footwear: 759Snow skiing: 735
Fishing: 735Sinks: 725
Exercise equipment: 666Swimming pools: 655
Go-carts: 639Furniture: 610
Counters or countertops: 598Glass doors: 576
Bedsprings or bedframes: 570Bowling: 543
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 538Amusement attractions: 520
Tableware and accessories: 513Sleds: 499
Grocery or shopping carts: 474Other ball sports: 473
Dancing: 470Benches: 455
Step stools: 434Other playground equipment: 418
Other unpowered garden tools: 411Vacuum cleaners: 404
Ramps or landings: 398Rope or string: 393
Built-in swimming pools: 392Toilets: 383
Wagons: 382Baby gates or barriers: 370
Telephones or telephone accessories: 365Track and field: 363
Mirrors or mirror glass: 353Rocking chairs: 340
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 337Lawn mowers: 332
Day wear: 330Poles: 330
Cabinet or door hardware: 321Drinking glasses: 312
Tricycles: 311Televisions: 297
Cribs: 276Bags: 276
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 268Snowmobiles: 268
Sliding glass doors or panels: 259Outerwear: 256
Bleachers: 256Glass bottles or jars: 254
Treehouses or playhouses: 250Windowsills or frames: 249
Golf carts: 244Manual cleaning equipment: 243
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 242Washing machines: 236
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 235Other windows or window glass: 231
Scaffolding: 231Sports and recreational activity: 229
Bottles or jars: 224Pillows: 221
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 220Stepladders: 214
Pipes: 214Lacrosse: 209
Cookware: 207Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 206
Hammers: 205Grills: 204
Water slides: 204Automatic doors: 202
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 199Hatchets or axes: 193
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 189Computers: 188
Riding power lawn mowers: 187Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 187
Swimming: 186Martial arts: 183
Chain saws: 182School equipment: 178
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 178Electrical wire or wiring systems: 176
Seesaws or teeterboards: 171Screen doors: 165
Boxing: 165Dishwashers: 164
Flotation toys: 161Metal containers: 161
Rugby: 158Surfing: 153
Buckets or pails: 148Fans: 148
Screwdrivers: 146Snow tubing: 142
Other nonglass doors: 138Book bags or back carriers: 138
Diving or diving boards: 138Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 137
Recliner chairs: 135Power drills or accessories: 134
Diapers: 134Minibikes, powered: 134
Playpens: 133Other ranges: 132
Elevators or other lifts: 129High chairs: 125
Luggage: 124Lockers: 112
Wire: 111Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 107
Stretch cords or stretch straps: 106Water tubing: 105
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 101Vending machines: 99
Toolboxes or tool kits: 95Tractors: 94
Radiators: 94Storm doors with glass panels: 93
Microwave ovens: 88Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 88
Ashtrays, electric or battery operated: 88Knives with replaceable blades: 85
Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 85Tool sheds: 84
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 84Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 83
Baby exercisers: 82Manual scissors: 82
Escalators: 82Aquariums or accessories: 80
Garage doors: 76Pruning or trimming equipment: 76
Other fireplaces: 76Billiards or pool: 76
Other furnaces: 76Cardboard products: 76
Sabre saws: 76Electric toy racing cars or accessories: 76
Razors or shavers: 76Water skiing: 76
Other Irons: 73Clothing: 72
Fireworks: 72Freezers: 71
Faucets or spigots: 71Air conditioners: 71
Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 71Balloons: 71
Youth chairs: 71Lighting equipment: 71
Towel racks or bars: 71Projectors: 71
Paper products: 71Keys, key rings or key chains: 71
Riding toys: 71Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 71
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 70Scooters/skateboards, powered: 68
Portable food or beverage coolers: 68Bed rails, adult: 68
Nonglass doors: 68Hot tubs or home spas: 68
Other grills or stoves: 68Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 68
Archery: 66Toboggans: 66
Portable baby swings: 66Other glass doors: 66
Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 66Nonelectric blankets: 66
Recording tapes: 66Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 66
Kitchen gadgets: 66Other power garden tools: 66
Pedal-powered adult vehicles: 66Saws: 66
Power tillers or cultivators: 66Heaters or heating systems: 66
Above-ground swimming pools: 66Art supplies or equipment: 66
Other containers: 59Scooters, unpowered: 58
Fixed floor-length glass panels: 55Beach chairs or folding chairs: 55
Radios: 55Toy boxes or chests: 52
Refrigerators: 46Car seats: 44
Fabric treatment products: 41Baby strollers: 41
Power lawn mowers: 40Flying toys: 40
Carts: 40Leaf blowers: 40
Chains: 38Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 38
Glass soft drink bottles: 38Drills: 38
Clothing accessories: 36Horseshoes: 35
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 35Mountain climbing: 35
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 35Pogo sticks: 35
Field hockey: 35Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 28
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 28Toy sports equipment: 28
Nightwear: 28Hammocks: 28
Wading pools: 23Wooden containers: 18
Floor lamps or table lamps: 18Band saws: 18
Mobile/manufactured homes: 18Other ovens: 18
Electric heating pads: 18Clothes dryers: 18
Tarpaulins: 18Containers with key openers: 18
Power hedge trimmers: 17Soaps: 17
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 17Swimming pool equipment: 17
Blankets: 17Towels or cloths: 17
Floor waxes: 17Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 17
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 17Sprayers: 17
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 17Public equipment: 17
Baby mattresses or pads: 17Photographic equipment: 17
Gasoline or other fuel-powered models: 17Batteries: 17
Vises or workshop clamps: 17Pressure cookers or canners: 17
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 17Awls, chisels or planes: 17
Metal or plastic molding sets: 17Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 17
Baby changing tables: 17Baby carriers: 17
Baby carriages: 17Scissors: 17
Other furniture: 10Mattresses: 5
Desk supplies: 5Storm windows: 5
Footlockers: 5Inflatable furniture: 5
Attachable high chairs: 5Upholstered chairs: 5
Hot water: 5Other bedding: 5
Building sets: 5Television tables or stands: 5
Slicers and choppers: 5Futons: 5

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