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Accidents - Year 2000 - Elbow


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 306,074
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Bicycles or accessories: 33,880Floors or flooring materials: 26,602
Stairs or steps: 24,530Football: 13,219
Basketball: 12,686Beds: 11,669
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 8,654Baseball: 6,126
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 6,103In-line skating: 5,976
Trampolines: 5,807Chairs: 5,706
Swings or swing sets: 5,022Skateboards: 5,009
Ladders: 4,259Bathtubs or showers: 4,192
Tables: 4,046Doors: 3,980
Ceilings and walls: 3,953Roller skating: 3,480
Soccer: 3,458Slides or sliding boards: 3,298
Gymnastics: 3,199Softball: 2,905
Wrestling: 2,578Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 2,418
Scooters, unpowered: 2,167Exercise: 2,151
Snow boarding: 2,142All-terrain vehicles: 2,104
Fences or fence posts: 2,026Rugs or carpets: 1,972
Windows or window glass: 1,930Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,873
Skating: 1,815House repair or construction materials: 1,703
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 1,622Horseback riding: 1,590
Playground equipment: 1,561Bunk beds: 1,521
Ball sports: 1,359Hockey: 1,334
Snow skiing: 1,322Tennis: 1,265
Sleds: 1,244Ice skating: 1,240
Wheelchairs: 1,201Doorsills or frames: 1,171
Golf: 1,132Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 1,125
Footwear: 1,054Go-carts: 1,029
Counters or countertops: 992Volleyball: 964
Crutches, canes or walkers: 948Other toys: 944
Cheerleading: 870Amusement attractions: 859
Benches: 826Swimming pools: 823
Handrails, railings or banisters: 811Containers: 809
Weight lifting: 781Track and field: 755
Poles: 741Other playground equipment: 705
Exercise equipment: 694Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 623
Furniture: 621Bowling: 588
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 585Tableware and accessories: 565
Cabinet or door hardware: 559Glass doors: 557
Mirrors or mirror glass: 549Pipes: 547
Other ball sports: 529Step stools: 527
Martial arts: 489Lawn mowers: 480
Ice hockey: 471Fishing: 462
Stepladders: 458Wire: 446
Toilets: 443Day wear: 419
Drinking glasses: 415Cribs: 401
Knives: 387Dancing: 385
Built-in swimming pools: 375Golf carts: 371
Grocery or shopping carts: 365Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 364
Other unpowered garden tools: 364Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 363
Sports and recreational activity: 362Automatic doors: 360
Car seats: 359Swimming: 358
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 357Garage doors: 356
Carts: 334Riding power lawn mowers: 317
Refrigerators: 310Computers: 304
Hammers: 295Treehouses or playhouses: 294
Baby strollers: 294Bags: 293
Cardboard products: 293Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 275
Other nonglass doors: 272Escalators: 270
Buckets or pails: 262Outerwear: 261
Stools: 254Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 246
Seesaws or teeterboards: 246Other windows or window glass: 243
Ramps or landings: 239Mattresses: 238
Sinks: 234Toolboxes or tool kits: 231
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 231Handball: 231
Boxing: 228Tractors: 227
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 225Manual cleaning equipment: 221
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 221Glass bottles or jars: 219
Other containers: 211Billiards or pool: 210
Telephones or telephone accessories: 201Microwave ovens: 190
Screen doors: 187Playpens: 185
Bedsprings or bedframes: 183Scaffolding: 180
Bleachers: 175Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 174
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 173Hot water: 173
Toy sports equipment: 172Vacuum cleaners: 171
Freezers: 170Elevators or other lifts: 166
Pogo sticks: 164Chain saws: 163
Rope or string: 162Televisions: 161
Lockers: 160Other Irons: 158
Riding toys: 157Mountain climbing: 156
Public equipment: 156Knives with replaceable blades: 156
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 156Other ranges: 155
Tricycles: 155Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 155
Bottles or jars: 154Fans: 152
Inflatable toys: 149Other manual workshop tools: 148
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 146Extension cords: 146
Scales: 145Pillows: 142
Sliding glass doors or panels: 141Mobile/manufactured homes: 139
Snowmobiles: 138Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 136
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 136Cookware: 131
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 131Paper products: 130
Other glass doors: 129Roller hockey: 126
Metal containers: 125Book bags or back carriers: 124
Surfing: 123Baby gates or barriers: 121
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 118Rocking chairs: 115
Lacrosse: 114Tool sheds: 112
Nightwear: 110Recliner chairs: 110
Water tubing: 108Tools: 107
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 106Towel racks or bars: 103
Flying toys: 102Flatware: 102
Clothing: 99Floor lamps or table lamps: 98
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 96Hot tubs or home spas: 94
Leaf blowers: 94Hammocks: 93
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 89Heaters or heating systems: 88
Soaps: 87Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 87
Clothes dryers: 87Drills: 86
Other fireplaces: 86Manual snow or ice removal tools: 86
Other baby carriers: 86Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 85
Washing machines: 85Chains: 85
Wood paneling and particleboard: 85Band saws: 85
Other glass bottles or jars: 85Power tillers or cultivators: 85
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 85Wooden containers: 85
Nonglass bottles or jars: 84Radios: 84
Electric deep fryers: 83Rugby: 83
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 83Fuel storage tanks: 83
Wagons: 79Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 77
School equipment: 77Fixed floor-length glass panels: 77
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 76Luggage: 75
Garden tractors: 75Tape recorders or players: 75
Air conditioners: 70Recording tapes: 70
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 70Electric ranges: 70
Thermostats: 70Slicers and choppers: 70
Bars and bar accessories: 70Chemicals: 70
Watches: 70Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 70
Television tables or stands: 69Other ladders: 69
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 69Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 69
Christmas tree lights: 69Waterbeds or water pillows: 69
Paper bags: 69Power hedge trimmers: 69
Croquet: 67Extension ladders: 67
Water slides: 67First aid equipment: 67
Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 67Portable food or beverage coolers: 67
Nonglass doors: 67Photographic equipment: 67
Other power saws: 67Nonbaby mattresses: 67
Floor waxes: 67Saws: 56
Pet supplies: 53Flotation toys: 53
Aquariums or accessories: 52Sheets or pillowcases: 48
Other clothing: 48Plastic containers: 44
Toy boxes or chests: 41Building sets: 39
Chimneys: 38Water skiing: 38
Other ovens: 35Clothing accessories: 35
Laundry baskets: 35Storm doors with glass panels: 35
Pruning or trimming equipment: 35Fireworks: 35
Vises or workshop clamps: 35High chairs: 35
Light bulbs: 34Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 34
Windowsills or frames: 29Diapers: 24
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 24Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 23
Pens and pencils: 23Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 23
Towels or cloths: 23Ice makers: 18
Electric heating pads: 18Lubricants: 18
Street hockey: 18Minibikes, powered: 18
Scuba diving: 18Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 17
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 17Outdoor antennas: 17
Radiators: 17Tetherball: 17
Darts: 17Dehumidifiers: 17
Gas ranges: 17Other furniture: 17
Pull-down or folding stairs: 17Hatchets or axes: 17
Barstools or kitchen stools: 17Swimming pool slides: 17
Lighting equipment: 17Plastic bags: 17
Skeet shooting: 17Vending machines: 17
Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 17Snow tubing: 17
Scissors: 17Cots: 17
Baby changing tables: 17Keys, key rings or key chains: 17
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 17Grills: 12
Blankets: 11Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 5
Portable baby swings: 5Nonelectric blankets: 5
Nonupholstered recliner chairs: 5Faucets or spigots: 5
Camping equipment: 5Futons: 5
Other stools: 5Baby rattles: 5
Electrical outlets or receptacles: 5Potty chairs or training seats: 5
Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 5Razors or shavers: 5
Bed rails, adult: 5Baby walkers or jumpers: 5

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