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Accidents - Year 1999 - Pubic Region


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 39,256
See also: Other years, Other body parts.
Accidents - Age:
0-5 years old:10,285
6-15 years old:13,948
16-25 years old:4,972
26-50 years old:6,882
50+ years old:3,167

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race


Bicycles or accessories: 6,293Bathtubs or showers: 2,312
Fences or fence posts: 1,279Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 1,199
Stairs or steps: 1,196Toilets: 1,072
Chairs: 1,028Other toys: 961
Day wear: 924Basketball: 875
Football: 812Beds: 802
Tables: 707Floors or flooring materials: 657
Poles: 610Soccer: 592
Baseball: 545Swimming pools: 509
Containers: 459Razors or shavers: 450
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 444Bunk beds: 419
Exercise: 403Jewelry: 402
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 358Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 352
Tableware and accessories: 326Swings or swing sets: 309
Counters or countertops: 288Wrestling: 275
Trampolines: 267Swimming: 264
Bedsprings or bedframes: 263Exercise equipment: 249
Benches: 246Furniture: 244
Horseback riding: 239Weight lifting: 235
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 222Outerwear: 219
Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 213Scissors: 211
Playground equipment: 205All-terrain vehicles: 204
Ceilings and walls: 204Skateboards: 200
Diving or diving boards: 195Built-in swimming pools: 193
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 185Snow skiing: 171
Hot water: 171Slides or sliding boards: 170
Manual scissors: 168Bottles or jars: 160
Surfing: 158Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 155
Amusement attractions: 155Potty chairs or training seats: 144
Hot tubs or home spas: 142Soaps: 141
Softball: 137Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 136
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 130House repair or construction materials: 121
Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 121Ladders: 121
Pipes: 117Tricycles: 111
Hockey: 108Dancing: 108
Tennis: 108Workshop furnishings: 102
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 99In-line skating: 95
Diapers: 95Ramps or landings: 94
Gymnastics: 93Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 89
Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 89Carts: 88
Knives: 88Golf: 88
Martial arts: 85Crutches, canes or walkers: 84
Clothing: 84Water skiing: 84
Scooters, unpowered: 82Seesaws or teeterboards: 82
Buckets or pails: 81Bars and bar accessories: 80
Car seats: 80Vacuum containers: 80
Swimming pool slides: 76Recliner chairs: 76
Go-carts: 76Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 76
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 73Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 71
Air compressors: 71Methyl alcohol: 71
Other plastic products: 71Refrigerators: 68
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 68Vacuum cleaners: 68
Metal containers: 66Heaters or heating systems: 66
Wheelchairs: 66Rope or string: 66
Water toys: 66Air conditioners: 66
Computers: 66Bathtub or shower enclosures: 66
Electric razors or shavers: 66Ammonia, household: 66
Pull-down or folding stairs: 66Screwdrivers: 66
Lawn mowers: 55Pogo sticks: 54
Massage devices or vibrators: 53Grocery or shopping carts: 46
Drinking glasses: 41Footwear: 40
Fuel storage tanks: 38Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 38
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 38Sports and recreational activity: 38
Other clothing: 36Ball sports: 35
Riding power lawn mowers: 35Kitchen gadgets: 35
Handrails, railings or banisters: 34Sinks: 34
Radiators: 28Other playground equipment: 23
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 23Snow boarding: 23
Fishing: 23Cheerleading: 23
Faucets or spigots: 23Cabinet or door hardware: 23
Rugs or carpets: 18Track and field: 18
Portable power drills and accessories: 18Personal protection devices: 18
Tarpaulins: 18Other ranges: 18
Bowling: 18Doors: 17
Wooden matches: 17Dune buggies/beach buggies: 17
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 17Manual cleaning equipment: 17
Toilet bowl products: 17Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 17
Baby gates or barriers: 17Baby carriages: 17
Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 17Chemicals: 17
Gasoline: 17Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 17
Adhesives: 17Telephones or telephone accessories: 17
Toolboxes or tool kits: 17Plastic containers: 17
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 17Horseshoes: 17
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 17Cardboard products: 17
Step stools: 17Billiards or pool: 16
Televisions: 10Paper products: 10
Other containers: 10Washing machines: 10
Other unpowered garden tools: 10Rocking chairs: 10
Waterbeds or water pillows: 10Nonglass doors: 5
Recording tapes: 5Powered riding toys: 5
Skating: 5Marbles: 5
Balloons: 5Wading pools: 5
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 5Painting equipment, powered: 5
Sleds: 5Wagons: 5
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 5Lockers: 5
Windows or window glass: 5

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