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Accidents - Year 2001 - Ankle


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 958,759
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Stairs or steps: 229,737Basketball: 185,818
Football: 39,891Exercise: 33,447
Soccer: 31,465Floors or flooring materials: 24,137
Bicycles or accessories: 22,556Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 20,803
Skateboards: 17,944Volleyball: 17,051
Softball: 16,881Trampolines: 16,839
Baseball: 15,483Ladders: 14,107
Footwear: 12,609Beds: 10,653
Chairs: 9,618Dancing: 7,285
All-terrain vehicles: 6,522Fences or fence posts: 6,439
House repair or construction materials: 6,341Bathtubs or showers: 5,611
Scooters, unpowered: 5,430Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 5,369
Roller skating: 4,702Ceilings and walls: 4,647
Ball sports: 4,556Exercise equipment: 4,353
Wrestling: 4,250Doors: 4,220
Tennis: 4,187Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 3,936
Horseback riding: 3,692Gymnastics: 3,618
Cheerleading: 3,490Tables: 3,457
Snow boarding: 3,383Golf: 3,349
Swings or swing sets: 3,152Track and field: 3,143
Other ball sports: 2,976Other toys: 2,725
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 2,690Lawn mowers: 2,689
Rugs or carpets: 2,637In-line skating: 2,535
Slides or sliding boards: 2,499Snow skiing: 2,428
Bleachers: 2,396Containers: 2,310
Crutches, canes or walkers: 2,244Hockey: 2,203
Bunk beds: 2,115Martial arts: 2,036
Skating: 2,006Swimming pools: 1,992
Wheelchairs: 1,962Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,961
Sleds: 1,906Sports and recreational activity: 1,873
Windows or window glass: 1,691Go-carts: 1,591
Playground equipment: 1,535Scaffolding: 1,507
Ice skating: 1,453Golf carts: 1,436
Fishing: 1,408Bowling: 1,388
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 1,378Pet supplies: 1,365
Swimming: 1,304Rope or string: 1,222
Furniture: 1,187Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 1,176
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 1,176Grocery or shopping carts: 1,165
Flying toys: 1,155Ramps or landings: 1,126
Rugby: 1,114Tableware and accessories: 1,080
Stools: 1,040Lacrosse: 994
Stepladders: 975Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 964
Carts: 959Toilets: 937
Ice hockey: 931Step stools: 913
Televisions: 907Bedsprings or bedframes: 882
Amusement attractions: 857Bottles or jars: 856
Counters or countertops: 854Handrails, railings or banisters: 849
Knives: 815Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 813
Other unpowered garden tools: 776Manual cleaning equipment: 752
Poles: 752Weight lifting: 729
Water skiing: 726Pipes: 715
Other playground equipment: 706Benches: 673
Handball: 660Day wear: 655
Telephones or telephone accessories: 652Mountain climbing: 634
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 606Water slides: 602
Doorsills or frames: 592Razors or shavers: 584
Screen doors: 579Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 575
Refrigerators: 555Riding power lawn mowers: 555
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 543Tractors: 540
Hot water: 536Badminton: 533
Paper products: 510Baby gates or barriers: 509
Surfing: 508Mobile/manufactured homes: 498
Wire: 495Cardboard products: 491
Elevators or other lifts: 490Bags: 476
Snowmobiles: 464Clothing: 462
Field hockey: 451Mattresses: 439
Chain saws: 422Tool sheds: 410
Escalators: 384Built-in swimming pools: 383
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 383Metal containers: 371
Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 364Barstools or kitchen stools: 347
Decorative yard equipment: 339Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 336
Recliner chairs: 330Hammers: 322
Grills: 320Scooters/skateboards, powered: 310
Diving or diving boards: 305Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 302
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 301Tricycles: 294
Fire escape devices: 287Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 281
Luggage: 270Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 269
Nonglass bottles or jars: 268Street hockey: 264
Glass bottles or jars: 264Seesaws or teeterboards: 256
Mirrors or mirror glass: 254Camping equipment: 238
Other glass bottles or jars: 236Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 233
Cribs: 229Car seats: 228
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 224Outerwear: 221
Nail guns or stud drivers: 221Balloons: 217
Book bags or back carriers: 217Power lawn mowers: 210
Drinking glasses: 208Cookware: 207
Aquariums or accessories: 205Chains: 204
Buckets or pails: 203Other ladders: 201
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 201Laundry baskets: 194
Doorstops: 193Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 192
Treehouses or playhouses: 190Roller hockey: 186
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 182Pruning or trimming equipment: 181
Other fireplaces: 179Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 177
Air conditioners: 171Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 168
Other ranges: 164Other baby carriers: 164
Fans: 160Horseshoes: 153
Metal cookware: 153Vacuum cleaners: 153
Toolboxes or tool kits: 151Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 149
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 145Portable food or beverage coolers: 143
Boxing: 143Fuel storage tanks: 143
Above-ground swimming pools: 143Pogo sticks: 142
Television tables or stands: 140Wading pools: 139
Fire extinguishers: 133Electrical wire or wiring systems: 133
Towels or cloths: 132Blankets: 132
Baby strollers: 129Croquet: 128
Glass doors: 128Computers: 123
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 122Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 121
Sheets or pillowcases: 119Plastic bags: 117
Windowsills or frames: 117Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 114
Clothes dryers: 114Hot tubs or home spas: 114
Stretch cords or stretch straps: 112Light bulbs: 110
Garage doors: 109Swimming pool equipment: 105
Billiards or pool: 105Other nonglass doors: 102
Christmas decorations: 102Clothing accessories: 100
Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 94General home or room involvement in fires: 94
Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 93Radios: 93
Washing machines: 93Automatic doors: 93
Floor lamps or table lamps: 93Ceramics supplies or equipment: 88
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 88Public equipment: 88
Water tubing: 88Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 85
Extension cords: 83Reel power lawn mowers: 83
Wood paneling and particleboard: 83Minibikes, powered: 83
Hatchets or axes: 83Coal or wood-burning stoves: 82
Heaters or heating systems: 82Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 82
Other Irons: 80Toboggans: 77
Nonglass doors: 77Drills: 77
Electric blankets or sheets: 77Matches: 77
Electric Christmas decorations: 77Batteries: 77
Charcoal: 76Seasonal decorations: 76
Knives with replaceable blades: 76Pull-down or folding stairs: 76
Rocking chairs: 76Table tennis: 76
Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 76Baby bottles or nipples: 76
Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 76Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 74
Other manual workshop tools: 72Wooden containers: 72
Sleeping bags: 68Welding equipment: 68
Panel doors: 68Other antennas: 68
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 66Tarpaulins: 66
Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 66High chairs: 66
Cabinet or door hardware: 66Storm doors with glass panels: 66
Straight ladders: 66Tape recorders or players: 66
Other bedding: 66Pumps: 66
Inflatable toys: 66Footlockers: 66
Upholstered recliner chairs: 66Manicuring devices: 66
Sliding glass doors or panels: 66Wagons: 57
Pillows: 55Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 55
Safes: 51Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 50
Extension ladders: 50Pens and pencils: 50
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 44Sinks: 40
Riding toys: 40Saws: 38
Other furniture: 38Bars and bar accessories: 38
Snow tubing: 38Lockers: 38
First aid equipment: 38Nonbaby mattresses: 38
Other stools: 33Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 33
Waterbeds or water pillows: 33Nonelectric razors or shavers: 33
Other glass doors: 33Freezers: 33
Electric heating pads: 33Tapes: 33
Fireworks: 33Fuel oils: 33
Dune buggies/beach buggies: 33Toy sports equipment: 24
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 23Microwave ovens: 16
Drinking fountains: 16Aluminum foil wrapping products: 16
Fertilizers: 16Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 16
Ironing boards or covers: 16Flatware: 16
Manual push mowers: 16Portable power drills and accessories: 16
Diesel fuels: 16Dishwashers: 16
Kitchen gadgets: 16Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 16
Fireplace equipment: 16Other containers: 16
Lighter fluids: 16Baby carriers: 16
Baby mattresses or pads: 16Storm windows: 16
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 16Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 16
Manual drills: 16Bathtub or shower enclosures: 16
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 16Artificial Christmas trees: 16
Other electric lighting equipment: 16Lighting equipment: 16
Gasoline: 16Christmas tree lights: 16
Nightwear: 16Tools: 16
Sprayers: 16Air compressors: 16
Multi-purpose lighters: 16Scales: 16
Battery chargers: 16Ice or snow boating: 16
Garden tractors: 16Water heaters: 16
Sewing basket articles: 16Fencing: 16
Toy boxes or chests: 13Baby changing tables: 12
Vaporizers: 6BBs or pellets: 6
Baby walkers or jumpers: 6Laundry hampers: 6
Pins and needles: 6Tetherball: 6
Lubricants: 6

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