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Accidents - Year 1999 - Mouth


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 258,106
See also: Lethal accidents, Other years, Other body parts.
Accidents - Age:
0-5 years old:125,763
6-15 years old:65,873
16-25 years old:26,989
26-50 years old:26,935
50+ years old:12,543

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race

Accidents - Related Products


Floors or flooring materials: 19,760Bicycles or accessories: 18,933
Tables: 18,014Stairs or steps: 14,269
Basketball: 13,470Beds: 9,710
Chairs: 9,424Baseball: 9,065
Other toys: 6,623Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 5,441
Bathtubs or showers: 4,496Softball: 4,450
Swings or swing sets: 3,568Doors: 3,401
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 3,388Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 3,238
Football: 3,181Trampolines: 3,118
Jewelry: 2,552Slides or sliding boards: 2,364
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 2,278Bunk beds: 2,063
Hockey: 2,026Skateboards: 2,003
Counters or countertops: 1,950Ceilings and walls: 1,925
Soccer: 1,861Toilets: 1,634
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 1,513Fences or fence posts: 1,326
Handrails, railings or banisters: 1,316Bedsprings or bedframes: 1,249
Golf: 1,130Fishing: 1,129
In-line skating: 1,101Poles: 1,081
Rugs or carpets: 1,060Bleachers: 1,047
All-terrain vehicles: 1,047Playground equipment: 1,046
Tableware and accessories: 1,027Baby strollers: 1,024
Swimming pools: 1,018Grocery or shopping carts: 985
Metal containers: 977Baby bottles or nipples: 977
Sinks: 968Bottles or jars: 962
Furniture: 923Wagons: 890
Razors or shavers: 870Roller skating: 860
Windowsills or frames: 816Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 790
Benches: 782Tricycles: 781
Footwear: 777Hammers: 774
Sleds: 759Flatware: 741
Ball sports: 722Seesaws or teeterboards: 681
Toy boxes or chests: 643Doorsills or frames: 636
Other fireplaces: 628Snow skiing: 625
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 611Windows or window glass: 611
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 609Wheelchairs: 608
Cribs: 603Containers: 595
Weight lifting: 574Televisions: 573
Riding toys: 562Ice skating: 527
Built-in swimming pools: 526Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 525
Pipes: 503Wrestling: 493
Swimming: 477Drinking glasses: 468
Other unpowered garden tools: 455Television tables or stands: 454
Rope or string: 451Volleyball: 450
Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 446Ice hockey: 441
Ladders: 439Exercise: 436
Crutches, canes or walkers: 435Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 429
Cheerleading: 411Vacuum cleaners: 407
Plastic products: 401Step stools: 397
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 397Exercise equipment: 395
Water skiing: 391Scissors: 387
Martial arts: 384Other manual workshop tools: 383
Telephones or telephone accessories: 383Washing machines: 378
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 374Computers: 374
Coins: 370High chairs: 356
Baby walkers or jumpers: 355Manual cleaning equipment: 350
Rocking chairs: 346Desk supplies: 340
Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 337Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 335
Recliner chairs: 326Stretch cords or stretch straps: 321
Cabinet or door hardware: 317Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 302
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 297Car seats: 292
Other playground equipment: 289Plastic containers: 283
Go-carts: 282Snow boarding: 282
Screen doors: 279Combs or hairbrushes: 278
Pacifiers or teething rings: 273House repair or construction materials: 270
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 266Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 259
Dancing: 258Other plastic products: 255
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 254Knives: 252
Lawn mowers: 252Drills: 252
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 251Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 249
Carts: 249Buckets or pails: 246
Pogo sticks: 244Garage doors: 232
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 227Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 227
Horseback riding: 226Electrical wire or wiring systems: 226
Surfing: 224Other ball sports: 219
Amusement attractions: 217Water tubing: 217
Aquariums or accessories: 215Nonglass bottles or jars: 215
Diving or diving boards: 201Manual snow or ice removal tools: 195
Camping equipment: 194BBs or pellets: 192
Skating: 186Adhesives: 182
Other ranges: 180Other toy weapons: 180
Other toy guns: 171Mirrors or mirror glass: 171
Batteries: 170Balloons: 169
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 169Hot water: 165
Gymnastics: 161Bathtub or shower enclosures: 161
Air conditioners: 159Other Irons: 156
Radiators: 156Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 156
Towel racks or bars: 155Built-in fireplaces: 155
Wire: 155Christmas decorations: 155
Scooters, unpowered: 154Boxing: 152
Blankets: 151Rugby: 149
Flying toys: 148Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 148
Watches: 146Chain saws: 145
Towels or cloths: 144Dishwasher detergents: 144
Outdoor awnings or shutters: 144Toy bows or arrows: 142
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 142Ramps or landings: 137
Flotation toys: 137Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 137
Water slides: 134Log splitters: 134
Snowmobiles: 134Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 134
Abrasive cleaners: 133Treehouses or playhouses: 129
Billiards or pool: 126Toy guns: 124
Outerwear: 121Toy sports equipment: 119
Substance ingested or inhaled by a victim under age: 115Futons: 112
Glass bottles or jars: 108Hatchets or axes: 105
Saws: 105Chains: 105
Christmas tree lights: 103Screwdrivers: 102
General purpose household cleaners: 102Cookware: 100
Freezers: 99Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 98
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 95Baby carriers: 94
Pruning or trimming equipment: 93First aid equipment: 93
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 93Storm doors with glass panels: 91
Portable food or beverage coolers: 89Glass doors: 89
Nonelectric blankets: 89Pull-down or folding stairs: 88
Other baby carriers: 88Water polo: 87
Tape recorders or players: 87Recording tapes: 87
Manual scissors: 86Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 85
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 85Archery: 84
Sports and recreational activity: 84Tools: 84
Fireworks: 84Clothing accessories: 83
Bars and bar accessories: 83Toy weapons: 82
Marbles: 82Drain cleaners: 81
Electric baseboard heaters: 81Bowling: 81
Canning jars or lids: 80Day wear: 77
Water heaters: 77Youth chairs: 76
Clothes dryers: 76Workshop compounds or chemicals: 76
Chemicals: 76Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 76
Other furniture: 73Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 73
Grills: 73Awls, chisels or planes: 72
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 72Shoelace fasteners: 71
Radios: 71Methyl alcohol: 71
Street hockey: 71Manicuring devices: 71
Sleeping bags: 71Baby gates or barriers: 71
Slicers and choppers: 71Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 68
Bed rails, adult: 68Dishwashing liquid: 68
Costumes or masks: 68Roller hockey: 68
Hammocks: 68Art supplies or equipment: 66
Hot tubs or home spas: 66Coal or wood-burning stoves: 66
Bench or table saws: 66Panel doors: 66
Rotisseries: 66Powered riding toys: 66
Self-contained openers: 66Horseshoes: 66
Unpowered models or parts: 66Manual push mowers: 66
Gasoline: 66Lubricants: 66
Waterbeds or water pillows: 66Field hockey: 66
Heating or cooling comfort packs: 66Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 63
Keys, key rings or key chains: 63Escalators: 63
Microwave ovens: 61Bags: 59
Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 59Ironing boards or covers: 53
Dishwashers: 53Sliding glass doors or panels: 53
Playpens: 50Nonglass doors: 49
Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 46Party favors: 41
Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 41Luggage: 40
Other furnaces: 38Lighting equipment: 36
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 36Detergents: 35
Power lawn mowers: 35Vending machines: 35
Tapes: 35Bleaches: 35
Room deodorizers or fresheners: 35Heaters or heating systems: 35
Other glass bottles or jars: 35Refrigerators: 34
Kitchen gadgets: 34Elevators or other lifts: 29
Pillows: 28Caustics: 28
Tennis: 23Metal cookware: 23
Other nonglass doors: 23Oven cleaners: 23
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 23Plastic wrapping products: 23
Fans: 23Cots: 23
Light bulbs: 23Diapers: 23
Sheets or pillowcases: 23Seasonal decorations: 21
Photographic equipment: 18Personal protection devices: 18
Toboggans: 18Darts: 18
Other bedding: 18Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 18
Hot plates: 18Pumps: 17
Fuel storage tanks: 17Pressurized containers: 17
Floor lamps or table lamps: 17Tractors: 17
Other antennas: 17Mattresses: 17
Toasters: 17Stepladders: 17
Other power saws: 17Scaffolding: 17
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 17Electric lighting equipment: 17
Nonmetal cookware: 17Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 17
Clothing: 17Paper products: 16
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 16Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 16
Attachable high chairs: 16Cardboard products: 16
Extension cords: 10Public equipment: 10
Building sets: 10Knives with replaceable blades: 5
Other drugs or medications: 5Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 5
Clothespins: 5Fireplace equipment: 5
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 5Ashtrays, electric or battery operated: 5
Upholstered recliner chairs: 5Other grills or stoves: 5
Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 5Business and office machines: 5
Automatic doors: 5Drinking fountains: 5
Fire escape devices: 5Fixed floor-length glass panels: 5
Footlockers: 5Book bags or back carriers: 5
Air compressors: 5Track and field: 5
Faucets or spigots: 5Safety pins: 5
Glass soft drink bottles: 5Water toys: 5
Wooden containers: 5Baby exercisers: 5
Kites or kite string: 5Clothes brushes: 5
Paper bags: 5Aerosol containers: 5

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