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Accidents - Year 2001 - Elbow


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 315,413
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Bicycles or accessories: 31,618Stairs or steps: 24,416
Floors or flooring materials: 20,565Basketball: 13,544
Football: 13,488Beds: 12,083
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 9,775Skateboards: 6,679
Chairs: 6,256Baseball: 6,016
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 5,935Swings or swing sets: 5,633
Trampolines: 5,172Bathtubs or showers: 5,053
Ceilings and walls: 5,022In-line skating: 4,765
Scooters, unpowered: 4,675Tables: 4,421
Doors: 4,406Ladders: 4,288
Slides or sliding boards: 4,222Roller skating: 3,867
Soccer: 3,602Wrestling: 3,292
Gymnastics: 2,824Horseback riding: 2,611
House repair or construction materials: 2,359Snow boarding: 2,325
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 2,176Windows or window glass: 2,134
Fences or fence posts: 2,080All-terrain vehicles: 2,042
Bunk beds: 2,010Softball: 1,960
Playground equipment: 1,941Ball sports: 1,901
Skating: 1,827Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 1,772
Exercise: 1,674Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,645
Rugs or carpets: 1,608Doorsills or frames: 1,457
Cheerleading: 1,431Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 1,398
Wheelchairs: 1,294Other toys: 1,288
Handrails, railings or banisters: 1,121Ice skating: 1,118
Sleds: 1,085Furniture: 1,083
Hockey: 1,047Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 1,021
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 990Tennis: 988
Weight lifting: 973Snow skiing: 963
Footwear: 952Refrigerators: 941
Crutches, canes or walkers: 935Containers: 919
Golf: 905Dancing: 878
Knives: 851Martial arts: 840
Volleyball: 837Go-carts: 792
Cribs: 779Track and field: 771
Ice hockey: 741Counters or countertops: 738
Other ball sports: 705Stools: 700
Bowling: 693Car seats: 681
Fishing: 671Amusement attractions: 654
Bags: 645Glass doors: 634
Bedsprings or bedframes: 631Outerwear: 602
Snowmobiles: 588Poles: 567
Benches: 557Sports and recreational activity: 555
Cabinet or door hardware: 548Rope or string: 527
Toilets: 509Day wear: 446
Swimming: 421Mirrors or mirror glass: 418
Swimming pools: 408Wagons: 404
Other unpowered garden tools: 402Other playground equipment: 395
Televisions: 394Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 379
Lawn mowers: 379Boxing: 366
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 362Recliner chairs: 356
Drinking glasses: 352Tricycles: 342
Pipes: 340Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 339
Treehouses or playhouses: 325Elevators or other lifts: 320
Other windows or window glass: 311Escalators: 304
Water slides: 300Rugby: 299
Riding power lawn mowers: 298Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 294
Sinks: 294Toy boxes or chests: 290
Built-in swimming pools: 284Tableware and accessories: 276
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 274Baby strollers: 274
Bleachers: 273Tractors: 270
Step stools: 262High chairs: 261
Seesaws or teeterboards: 257Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 250
Lighting equipment: 248Manual cleaning equipment: 245
Hammers: 244Pet supplies: 239
Stepladders: 238Grocery or shopping carts: 234
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 233Garage doors: 231
Metal containers: 230Bottles or jars: 230
Telephones or telephone accessories: 228Windowsills or frames: 224
Toolboxes or tool kits: 220Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 219
Scaffolding: 213Exercise equipment: 203
Ramps or landings: 200Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 200
Rocking chairs: 191Pruning or trimming equipment: 191
Baby gates or barriers: 190Mountain climbing: 190
Clothes dryers: 189Light bulbs: 187
Pogo sticks: 186Clothing: 180
Washing machines: 179Public equipment: 178
Cookware: 177Screen doors: 172
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 172Tools: 172
Other nonglass doors: 164Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 162
Snow tubing: 162Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 161
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 160Billiards or pool: 159
Trays: 156Pins and needles: 154
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 154Camping equipment: 150
Mobile/manufactured homes: 150Flying toys: 150
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 149Clothing accessories: 148
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 145Baby mattresses or pads: 143
Wading pools: 143Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 143
Buckets or pails: 136Waterbeds or water pillows: 135
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 131Fans: 128
Workshop furnishings: 128Carts: 128
Lacrosse: 127Computers: 122
School equipment: 120Nightwear: 117
Book bags or back carriers: 111Roller hockey: 111
Air conditioners: 110Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 110
Diapers: 110Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 105
Vending machines: 102Electrical wire or wiring systems: 102
Barstools or kitchen stools: 102Extension ladders: 100
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 100Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 100
Wire: 100Playpens: 98
Mattresses: 98Pillows: 96
Toy sports equipment: 96Flotation toys: 96
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 94Sliding glass doors or panels: 94
Laundry baskets: 94Extension cords: 94
Surfing: 93Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 93
Baby walkers or jumpers: 92Golf carts: 89
Automatic doors: 88Scissors: 85
Nonglass bathtub or shower enclosures: 83Microwave ovens: 83
Other ladders: 83Hatchets or axes: 83
Inflatable toys: 83Gasoline: 83
Swimming pool slides: 83Stilts: 83
Water skiing: 83Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 77
Electric heating pads: 77Tool sheds: 77
Television tables or stands: 77Range or oven accessories: 77
Pressure cookers or canners: 77Bathtub or shower enclosures: 77
Diving or diving boards: 77Other toy weapons: 77
Boilers: 77Other ranges: 77
Plastic products: 76Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 76
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 76Window screens: 76
Watches: 76Crayons or chalk: 76
Knives with replaceable blades: 76Other containers: 74
Attachable high chairs: 74Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 73
Fuel storage tanks: 68Animal traps: 68
Band saws: 68Kitchen gadgets: 68
Portable food or beverage coolers: 68Other furnaces: 68
Glass soft drink bottles: 68Lockers: 67
Glass bottles or jars: 67Youth chairs: 66
Stretch cords or stretch straps: 66Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 66
Water polo: 66Other stools: 66
Tarpaulins: 66Balloons: 66
Electric heaters: 66Other glass bottles or jars: 66
Detergents: 66Photographic equipment: 66
Sheets or pillowcases: 66Heaters or heating systems: 66
Storm doors with glass panels: 66Other toy guns: 66
Batons: 66Charcoal: 66
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 66Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 66
Nonelectric blankets: 66Combs or hairbrushes: 66
Minibikes, powered: 66Chemicals: 66
Hot water: 64Bars and bar accessories: 61
Other fireplaces: 56Towel racks or bars: 55
Chain saws: 55Grills: 55
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 55Riding toys: 52
Other ovens: 50Paper products: 44
Blankets: 40Decorative yard equipment: 40
Hammocks: 40Baby changing tables: 38
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 38Vacuum cleaners: 38
Other manual workshop tools: 38Other Irons: 33
Floor waxes: 33Razors or shavers: 33
Screwdrivers: 33Wood paneling and particleboard: 33
Radiators: 33Aquariums or accessories: 29
Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 23Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 23
Flatware: 23Power lawn mowers: 16
Batteries: 16Snow throwers or blowers: 16
Field hockey: 16Rotary power lawn mowers: 16
Manual hedge trimmers: 16Handball: 16
Baby exercisers: 16Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 16
Scuba diving: 16Kerosene or oil heaters: 16
Badminton: 16Air compressors: 16
Eyeglasses: 16Faucets or spigots: 16
Hot tubs or home spas: 16Eye protection devices: 16
Jewelry: 16Luggage: 16
Desk supplies: 16Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 16
Pens and pencils: 16Towels or cloths: 16
Plastic containers: 16Electrical outlets or receptacles: 16
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 16Storm windows: 16
Cardboard products: 16Pull-down or folding stairs: 16
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 16Fuel oils: 16
General purpose household cleaners: 16Business and office machines: 16
Tapes: 16Dry ice: 16
Adhesives: 16Painting equipment, powered: 16
Electric toy racing cars or accessories: 16Chains: 16
Nonglass doors: 16Futons: 12
Baby bottles or nipples: 12Water heaters: 7
Built-in fireplaces: 6Other furniture: 6
Tape recorders or players: 6Slow cookers: 6
Laundry hampers: 6Nonbaby mattresses: 6
BBs or pellets: 6

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