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Accidents - Year 2001 - Ear


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 178,805
See also: Other years, Other body parts.
Accidents - Age:
0-5 years old:43,317
6-15 years old:57,255
16-25 years old:25,181
26-50 years old:36,853
50+ years old:16,197

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race

Accidents - Related Products


First aid equipment: 51,034Swimming: 30,198
Jewelry: 25,882Paper products: 5,287
Pens and pencils: 3,171Tables: 3,130
Beds: 2,765Other toys: 2,676
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 2,179Bicycles or accessories: 1,875
Fishing: 1,711Chairs: 1,672
Ear protection devices: 1,610Floors or flooring materials: 1,505
Ceilings and walls: 1,502Swimming pools: 1,445
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,370Bathtubs or showers: 1,135
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 1,111Doors: 1,109
Crayons or chalk: 995Stairs or steps: 865
Diving or diving boards: 746Water skiing: 734
Desk supplies: 719Swings or swing sets: 710
Combs or hairbrushes: 699Basketball: 692
Hearing aids: 676Wrestling: 653
Built-in swimming pools: 637Scuba diving: 631
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 623Football: 594
Ball sports: 569Gasoline: 507
Counters or countertops: 493Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 461
Scissors: 444Plastic products: 438
Surfing: 422Doorsills or frames: 418
Fences or fence posts: 399Molding compounds: 397
Other plastic products: 394Bunk beds: 391
Softball: 368House repair or construction materials: 357
Baseball: 354Batteries: 348
Fireworks: 347Exercise: 327
Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 323Bedsprings or bedframes: 322
Soccer: 319Horseback riding: 294
Golf: 290All-terrain vehicles: 284
Scooters, unpowered: 275Toilets: 272
Rugby: 265Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 260
Telephones or telephone accessories: 260Lawn mowers: 236
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 235Rugs or carpets: 233
Footwear: 225Toy sports equipment: 221
Drinking straws: 216Windows or window glass: 216
Manual scissors: 211Hair clippers and trimmers: 205
Water tubing: 201Cabinet or door hardware: 200
Pruning or trimming equipment: 200Keys, key rings or key chains: 192
Furniture: 189Wheelchairs: 186
Balloons: 185Pet supplies: 178
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 178Benches: 177
Other toy guns: 169Slides or sliding boards: 164
Other fireplaces: 164Dancing: 164
Garage doors: 161Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 158
Televisions: 153Other playground equipment: 149
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 145Day wear: 145
Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 144Tableware and accessories: 142
Poles: 141Pipes: 139
Snow boarding: 135Knives: 134
Wire: 128General purpose household cleaners: 127
Kitchen gadgets: 127BBs or pellets: 127
Pillows: 122Wading pools: 120
Sewing basket articles: 119Soaps: 118
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 113Television tables or stands: 110
In-line skating: 108Fans: 108
Clothing accessories: 105Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 105
Stretch cords or stretch straps: 105Containers: 105
Hot tubs or home spas: 102Welding equipment: 102
Cardboard products: 101Razors or shavers: 100
Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 99Tapes: 95
Toy guns with projectiles: 94Christmas tree lights: 94
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 93Radiators: 89
Boxing: 89Hair dryers: 88
Toy caps, cap toys or cap guns: 88Youth chairs: 88
Laundry baskets: 85Weight lifting: 84
Computers: 83Field hockey: 83
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 83Toy boxes or chests: 83
Aquariums or accessories: 83Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 80
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 79Eyeglasses: 78
Chemicals: 78Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 77
Christmas decorations: 77Ironing boards or covers: 77
Grills: 77Adhesives: 77
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 77Seasonal decorations: 77
Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 77Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 77
Darts: 76Tennis: 76
Vacuum cleaners: 76Outerwear: 76
Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 76Above-ground swimming pools: 76
Waterbeds or water pillows: 76Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 76
Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 76Swimming pool slides: 76
Indoor antennas: 76Exercise equipment: 74
Building sets: 72Toy weapons: 72
Screen doors: 72Toy guns: 68
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 68Fireplace equipment: 68
Other windows or window glass: 68Hammers: 68
Amateur two-way radios: 68Snow skiing: 68
Sleds: 68Sinks: 66
Playground equipment: 66Other ball sports: 66
Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 66Cribs: 66
Solid room deodorizers or fresheners: 66Gasoline cans: 66
Electric toothbrushes or oral irrigators: 66Aerosol containers: 66
Bottles or jars: 66Water slides: 66
Buckets or pails: 66Hammocks: 66
Other unpowered garden tools: 61Trampolines: 61
Volleyball: 50Hockey: 46
Ladders: 46Beach chairs or folding chairs: 44
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 44Windowsills or frames: 44
Glass doors: 44Matches: 40
Tape recorders or players: 38Shoe polishes: 38
Baby changing tables: 38Costumes or masks: 38
Snow tubing: 38Drills: 38
Lighting equipment: 38Mirrors or mirror glass: 33
Heaters or heating systems: 33Riding power lawn mowers: 33
Lockers: 33Bleachers: 33
Art supplies or equipment: 33Manicuring devices: 33
Manual cleaning equipment: 31Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 30
Magazine racks or book ends: 29Aluminum foil wrapping products: 29
Other toy weapons: 29Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 23
Bassinets or cradles: 23Artificial flowers or plants: 23
Power drills or accessories: 23Marbles: 23
Public equipment: 23Gymnastics: 16
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 16Plastic wrapping products: 16
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 16Umbrellas: 16
Plastic containers: 16Vending machines: 16
Crutches, canes or walkers: 16Metal containers: 16
Skating: 16Attachable high chairs: 16
Screwdrivers: 16Safety pins: 16
Diaper fasteners: 16Electrical outlets or receptacles: 16
Hot water: 16Golf carts: 16
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 16Fire or smoke alarms: 16
Turpentine: 16Billiards or pool: 16
Handrails, railings or banisters: 16Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 16
Caulking or spackling compounds: 16Garden tractors: 16
Gas or LP heaters: 16Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 16
Martial arts: 16Extension cords: 16
Towels or cloths: 16Tools: 16
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 16Rocking chairs: 16
Drinking glasses: 16Other manual workshop tools: 16
Doorstops: 16Food skewers: 16
Stools: 16Other furniture: 16
Soldering equipment: 16Treehouses or playhouses: 16
Wooden matches: 16Other Irons: 13
Flatware: 12Decorative yard equipment: 12
Other ranges: 12Cheerleading: 12
Mattresses: 12Plastic bags: 7
Cookware: 7Faucets or spigots: 7
Electric Christmas decorations: 7Snow disks: 6
Tricycles: 6Fertilizers: 6
Liquid drugs: 6Other baby carriers: 6
Massage devices or vibrators: 6Diaper pails: 6
Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 6Archery: 6
Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 6Electrical wire or wiring systems: 6
Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 6Radios: 6
Book bags or back carriers: 6Seesaws or teeterboards: 6
Grocery or shopping carts: 6Swimming pool equipment: 6
Pins and needles: 6

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