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Accidents - Year 1999 - Knee


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 628,305
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Stairs or steps: 76,557Floors or flooring materials: 58,941
Basketball: 50,521Bicycles or accessories: 44,338
Football: 33,147Snow skiing: 20,612
Soccer: 20,062Exercise: 16,926
Softball: 15,024Beds: 11,724
Baseball: 11,359Ladders: 8,840
Dancing: 8,324Chairs: 8,315
Bathtubs or showers: 7,609Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 7,596
Tables: 7,430Trampolines: 6,964
Volleyball: 6,816In-line skating: 5,470
Rugs or carpets: 5,273Fences or fence posts: 5,123
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 4,810Ceilings and walls: 4,697
Chain saws: 4,607All-terrain vehicles: 4,522
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 3,989Crutches, canes or walkers: 3,822
Golf: 3,788Wheelchairs: 3,668
Roller skating: 3,607Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 3,603
Wrestling: 3,567Horseback riding: 3,215
Doors: 3,206Bowling: 3,075
Footwear: 2,991Snow boarding: 2,978
Skateboards: 2,632House repair or construction materials: 2,542
Hockey: 2,539Tennis: 2,506
Track and field: 2,435Ice skating: 2,393
Martial arts: 2,213Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 2,206
Containers: 2,156Ball sports: 2,106
Exercise equipment: 2,093Gymnastics: 2,082
Furniture: 2,029Bleachers: 2,023
Knives: 1,981Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,961
Fishing: 1,801Escalators: 1,781
Other toys: 1,770Sleds: 1,597
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 1,567Other ball sports: 1,550
Swimming: 1,497Snowmobiles: 1,408
Cheerleading: 1,397Windows or window glass: 1,388
Swimming pools: 1,281Lawn mowers: 1,273
Skating: 1,247Weight lifting: 1,215
Toilets: 1,189Ice hockey: 1,171
Bunk beds: 1,152Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 1,141
Benches: 1,102Sports and recreational activity: 1,080
Swings or swing sets: 1,072Doorsills or frames: 1,034
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 1,011Ramps or landings: 991
Bedsprings or bedframes: 974Tableware and accessories: 974
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 970Poles: 932
Pipes: 925Slides or sliding boards: 853
Amusement attractions: 844Televisions: 833
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 825Water skiing: 822
Scaffolding: 796Grocery or shopping carts: 784
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 781Handrails, railings or banisters: 779
Stepladders: 778Bottles or jars: 748
Knives with replaceable blades: 719Baby gates or barriers: 710
Bags: 708Go-carts: 694
Refrigerators: 687Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 683
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 657Rugby: 655
Sinks: 641Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 640
Extension cords: 635Electrical wire or wiring systems: 631
Day wear: 619Telephones or telephone accessories: 618
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 615Air conditioners: 614
Drinking glasses: 606Counters or countertops: 604
Step stools: 593Sliding glass doors or panels: 580
Field hockey: 580Rope or string: 553
Roller hockey: 548Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 548
Glass bottles or jars: 532Golf carts: 531
Playground equipment: 519Surfing: 504
Riding power lawn mowers: 500Wire: 494
Water tubing: 486Flying toys: 484
Water slides: 478Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 475
Built-in swimming pools: 465Saws: 465
Glass doors: 455Pruning or trimming equipment: 447
Carts: 447Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 441
Nail guns or stud drivers: 439Mattresses: 434
Other unpowered garden tools: 431Metal containers: 426
Luggage: 423Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 422
Hammers: 401Toolboxes or tool kits: 385
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 383Clothing accessories: 377
Lacrosse: 377Manual snow or ice removal tools: 374
Washing machines: 359Hot water: 358
Mirrors or mirror glass: 346Aquariums or accessories: 341
Other playground equipment: 335Manual cleaning equipment: 332
Vacuum cleaners: 330Handball: 326
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 325Elevators or other lifts: 323
Razors or shavers: 297Tractors: 296
Hatchets or axes: 294Garden tractors: 287
Scooters, unpowered: 285Cardboard products: 283
Other Irons: 266Scooters/skateboards, powered: 265
Clothing: 264Diving or diving boards: 258
Other manual workshop tools: 250Minibikes, powered: 248
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 247Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 244
Fans: 237Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 227
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 224Floor lamps or table lamps: 224
Blankets: 219Light bulbs: 209
Water heaters: 209Paper products: 208
Outerwear: 206Radiators: 201
Mountain climbing: 200Street hockey: 195
Wagons: 188Buckets or pails: 186
Waterbeds or water pillows: 178Garage doors: 176
Automatic doors: 174Cabinet or door hardware: 171
Drain cleaners: 166Baby walkers or jumpers: 160
Bench or table saws: 160Fire escape devices: 160
Book bags or back carriers: 158Horseshoes: 155
Power saws: 155Portable food or beverage coolers: 152
Cots: 151Wooden containers: 149
Hammocks: 143Bathtub or shower enclosures: 142
Baby strollers: 141Heaters or heating systems: 140
Lubricants: 140Desk supplies: 138
Swimming pool equipment: 138Camping equipment: 134
Other ranges: 132Boxing: 130
Car seats: 128Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 124
Billiards or pool: 124Portable circular power saws: 124
Hot tubs or home spas: 113Snow tubing: 113
Cookware: 111Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 109
Tool sheds: 108Chains: 106
Cribs: 105Scissors: 102
Clothes dryers: 102Power lawn mowers: 101
Other nonglass doors: 99Lockers: 99
Slicers and choppers: 98Drills: 94
Christmas decorations: 93Fuel oils: 91
Computers: 89Public equipment: 88
Recliner chairs: 85Toboggans: 85
Other furnaces: 85Hand saws: 84
Wading pools: 84Electric lighting equipment: 84
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 84Beach chairs or folding chairs: 84
Portable power drills and accessories: 82Screwdrivers: 82
Steam irons: 82Electrical outlets or receptacles: 82
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 82Fixed floor-length glass panels: 80
Faucets or spigots: 80Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 77
Tricycles: 77Keys, key rings or key chains: 76
Safes: 76Pedal-powered adult vehicles: 76
Kites or kite string: 76Vending machines: 76
Manual filing or sanding tools: 76Batteries: 76
Swimming pool slides: 72Snow throwers or blowers: 71
Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 71Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 71
Other grills or stoves: 71Appliances: 71
Plastic products: 71Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 71
Other furniture: 71Baby mattresses or pads: 71
Bars and bar accessories: 71Microwave ovens: 71
Scuba diving: 71Nonglass bottles or jars: 71
Electric counter-top ovens, broilers or toaster ovens: 71Generators or power plants: 71
Rocketry sets: 68Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 68
Eyeglasses: 68Archery: 68
Dishwashing liquid: 68Water toys: 66
Gas or LP heaters: 66Aerosol containers: 66
Pogo sticks: 66Power hedge trimmers: 66
Rotary power lawn mowers: 66Pressure cookers or canners: 66
Awls, chisels or planes: 66Youth chairs: 66
Rocking chairs: 66Upholstered chairs: 66
Other bedding: 66Coal or wood-burning stoves: 66
Above-ground swimming pools: 66Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 66
Sheets or pillowcases: 54Mobile/manufactured homes: 53
Plastic containers: 46Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 46
BBs or pellets: 41Toy boxes or chests: 41
Footlockers: 41Christmas tree lights: 41
Drinking fountains: 41Plastic bags: 40
Bed rails, adult: 40Power sanders: 38
Fireplace equipment: 38Paper bags: 36
Darts: 35Pull-down or folding stairs: 35
Power tillers or cultivators: 35Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 35
Plastic wrapping products: 35Grills: 34
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 23Screen doors: 23
Combs or hairbrushes: 18Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 18
Bedding: 18Molding compounds: 18
First aid equipment: 18Saunas: 18
Dishwashers: 18Baby carriers: 18
Sewing machines or accessories: 18Moving walks: 17
Glass soft drink bottles: 17General home or room involvement in fires: 17
Air compressors: 17Vises or workshop clamps: 17
Glue guns: 17Other ladders: 17
Lighting equipment: 17Pillows: 17
Manual lawn trimmers or edgers: 17Playpens: 17
Detergents: 17Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 17
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 17Nonelectric razors or shavers: 17
Tools: 17General purpose household cleaners: 17
Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 17Towels or cloths: 17
Windowsills or frames: 17Heating or cooling comfort packs: 17
Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 17Water polo: 17
Television tables or stands: 17Leaf blowers: 17
Workshop furnishings: 17Electric Christmas decorations: 17
Antifreeze: 17Electric heating pads: 17
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 10Seesaws or teeterboards: 10
Other fireplaces: 10Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 5
Riding toys: 5Fuel storage tanks: 5
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 5Tape recorders or players: 5
Treehouses or playhouses: 5Extension ladders: 5
Manual scissors: 5Cigarette or pipe lighters: 5
Artificial Christmas trees: 5Lighters: 5
Costumes or masks: 5Clocks: 5

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