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Accidents - Year 2001 - Foot


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 684,933
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Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 91,229Stairs or steps: 75,616
Basketball: 31,986Footwear: 24,393
Swimming: 14,128Beds: 13,600
Exercise: 13,518Floors or flooring materials: 13,370
Bicycles or accessories: 11,225Football: 11,142
Doors: 10,960Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 10,882
Soccer: 10,580Ladders: 9,781
Chairs: 9,577House repair or construction materials: 9,219
Tables: 8,940Drinking glasses: 8,280
Ceilings and walls: 7,096Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 6,774
Skateboards: 6,379Hot water: 6,161
Bathtubs or showers: 6,061Metal containers: 5,705
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 5,618Tableware and accessories: 5,596
Weight lifting: 5,515Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 5,187
Pins and needles: 5,129Trampolines: 4,901
Fences or fence posts: 4,843Dancing: 4,287
Televisions: 4,190Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 4,121
Swimming pools: 4,097All-terrain vehicles: 4,027
Softball: 3,950Containers: 3,926
Fishing: 3,910Knives: 3,890
Other toys: 3,849Scooters, unpowered: 3,753
Baseball: 3,685Rugs or carpets: 3,570
Bedsprings or bedframes: 3,440Exercise equipment: 3,211
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 3,150Gymnastics: 3,001
Furniture: 3,001Glass bottles or jars: 2,967
Volleyball: 2,821Swings or swing sets: 2,695
Bottles or jars: 2,357Slides or sliding boards: 2,199
Windows or window glass: 2,199Martial arts: 2,192
Other unpowered garden tools: 2,165Pipes: 2,146
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 2,033Mirrors or mirror glass: 2,014
Horseback riding: 1,908Wheelchairs: 1,898
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 1,877Tennis: 1,829
Pens and pencils: 1,819Cookware: 1,757
Lawn mowers: 1,740Screen doors: 1,669
Ball sports: 1,664Bunk beds: 1,592
Surfing: 1,580Hammers: 1,567
Bags: 1,505Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 1,475
Crutches, canes or walkers: 1,474Poles: 1,453
Day wear: 1,428Other ball sports: 1,372
Wire: 1,359Light bulbs: 1,357
Golf: 1,280Stools: 1,266
Wrestling: 1,202Built-in swimming pools: 1,191
Track and field: 1,186Benches: 1,169
Doorsills or frames: 1,162Refrigerators: 1,142
Vacuum cleaners: 1,077Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 1,073
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 1,073Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 1,026
Bleachers: 1,024Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 1,009
Other glass bottles or jars: 983Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 982
Grocery or shopping carts: 927Carts: 919
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 881Cheerleading: 861
Toilets: 841Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 815
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 801Other Irons: 800
Sports and recreational activity: 798Water skiing: 798
Computers: 791Pet supplies: 772
Go-carts: 769Scissors: 755
Amusement attractions: 755Razors or shavers: 751
Hockey: 750Golf carts: 726
Ramps or landings: 723Buckets or pails: 720
Snow skiing: 720Sleds: 713
Grills: 711Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 685
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 681Washing machines: 679
Aquariums or accessories: 675Clothing accessories: 667
Telephones or telephone accessories: 661Counters or countertops: 621
Riding power lawn mowers: 616Chain saws: 610
Saws: 608Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 604
Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 603Nail guns or stud drivers: 597
Bowling: 592Luggage: 591
Fans: 588Charcoal: 587
Tool sheds: 587Coffee makers or teapots: 573
In-line skating: 571Desk supplies: 565
Camping equipment: 552Rocking chairs: 552
Elevators or other lifts: 543Tools: 540
Recliner chairs: 539Fireworks: 536
Other ovens: 534Radiators: 524
Escalators: 519Metal cookware: 517
Kitchen gadgets: 500Lighting equipment: 493
Toolboxes or tool kits: 472Other ranges: 468
Tape recorders or players: 467Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 461
Garage doors: 458Knives with replaceable blades: 457
Christmas decorations: 455Water slides: 454
Diving or diving boards: 449Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 445
Glass doors: 436Scaffolding: 433
Decorative yard equipment: 426Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 425
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 424Playground equipment: 416
Lacrosse: 410Nonglass doors: 408
Flatware: 407Canning jars or lids: 406
Hatchets or axes: 405Rugby: 399
Microwave ovens: 393Air conditioners: 389
Hot tubs or home spas: 387Ice hockey: 387
Floor lamps or table lamps: 386Mattresses: 385
Dishwashers: 380Plastic bags: 379
Batteries: 376Roller skating: 374
Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 371Heaters or heating systems: 367
Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 355Electrical wire or wiring systems: 350
Safes: 339Wood paneling and particleboard: 336
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 334Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 333
Swimming pool equipment: 333Other playground equipment: 330
Other stools: 330Step stools: 330
Baby gates or barriers: 329Manual cleaning equipment: 324
Chains: 322Power lawn mowers: 321
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 319Treehouses or playhouses: 319
Car seats: 316Pruning or trimming equipment: 316
Stepladders: 310Ice skating: 307
Skating: 307Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 304
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 300Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 293
Handrails, railings or banisters: 289Rope or string: 289
Tricycles: 286Water tubing: 286
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 282Other glass doors: 281
Book bags or back carriers: 278Horseshoes: 278
Baby walkers or jumpers: 276Cabinet or door hardware: 271
General purpose household cleaners: 269Screwdrivers: 268
Other nonglass doors: 267Minibikes, powered: 266
Plastic products: 265Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 263
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 262Other manual workshop tools: 261
Paper products: 254Ironing boards or covers: 254
Mountain climbing: 247Snow boarding: 246
Fire extinguishers: 244Sheets or pillowcases: 242
Cardboard products: 241Public equipment: 237
Vending machines: 235Food processors: 235
General home or room involvement in fires: 232Keys, key rings or key chains: 228
Tractors: 226Radios: 224
Blankets: 223Bars and bar accessories: 220
Business and office machines: 220Plastic containers: 220
Trays: 219Chemicals: 211
Fireplace equipment: 205Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 204
Boxing: 204Snowmobiles: 203
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 202Windowsills or frames: 202
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 201Waterbeds or water pillows: 201
Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 200Sewing basket articles: 198
Sinks: 198Floor furnaces: 195
Television tables or stands: 192Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 190
Barstools or kitchen stools: 190Drills: 190
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 190Slow cookers: 188
Power tillers or cultivators: 188Wooden containers: 188
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 188Sliding glass doors or panels: 187
Baby strollers: 185Glass soft drink bottles: 184
Freezers: 184Portable food or beverage coolers: 183
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 183Water heaters: 182
Flying toys: 178Recording tapes: 178
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 170First aid equipment: 169
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 169Badminton: 167
Extension cords: 162Pillows: 162
Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 160Jewelry: 160
Doorstops: 160Clothes dryers: 159
BBs or pellets: 156Other ladders: 156
Log splitters: 156Eyeglasses: 153
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 152Sprayers: 150
Nonglass bottles or jars: 144Portable circular power saws: 144
Manual scissors: 144Extension ladders: 143
Manicuring devices: 142Other windows or window glass: 135
Magazine racks or book ends: 134Sewing machines or accessories: 133
Reel power lawn mowers: 133Slicers and choppers: 133
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 130Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 128
Other plastic products: 128Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 127
Building sets: 123Lockers: 123
Tetherball: 117High chairs: 113
Other antennas: 111Steam irons: 111
Electrical outlets or receptacles: 111Electric blenders: 110
Faucets or spigots: 106Mobile/manufactured homes: 105
Futons: 105Fire escape devices: 105
Other heaters or heating systems: 102Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 100
Animal traps: 99Toy boxes or chests: 99
Pogo sticks: 94Photographic equipment: 94
Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 93Footlockers: 89
Laundry baskets: 89Table tennis: 88
Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 88Toasters: 85
Pull-down or folding stairs: 85Other portable or stationary power tools: 84
Inflatable toys: 83Swimming pool slides: 83
Billiards or pool: 83Storm windows: 83
Power saws: 83Power drills or accessories: 83
Electric deep fryers: 83Portable electric heaters: 83
Sleeping bags: 83Air compressors: 83
Aerosol containers: 83Lighter fluids: 82
Archery: 80Other fireplaces: 80
Safety pins: 78Roller hockey: 77
Heat pumps: 77Swimming pool chemicals: 77
Moving walks: 77Saunas: 77
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 77Above-ground swimming pools: 77
Fire sprinklers: 77Other grills or stoves: 77
Street hockey: 77Humidifiers: 76
Portable power drills and accessories: 76Food warmers: 76
Counter-mounted cooking surfaces: 76Other furniture: 76
Water toys: 76Marbles: 76
Clocks: 76Garden tractors: 73
Battery chargers: 72Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 68
Night-lights: 68Seasonal decorations: 68
Food grinders: 68Christmas tree lights: 68
Hair dryers: 67Storm doors with glass panels: 67
Automatic doors: 66Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 66
Ice makers: 66Fuel storage tanks: 66
Other containers: 66Ashtrays, electric or battery operated: 66
Manual filing or sanding tools: 66Cutting torches: 66
Lunch boxes or pails: 66Baby carriers: 66
Furniture polishes or waxes: 66Rocketry sets: 66
Storm doors without glass panels: 66Nonbaby mattresses: 66
Power hedge trimmers: 66Telescopes, binoculars, microscopes or magnifying glasses: 66
Hand saws: 66Toy sports equipment: 66
Gas ovens: 66Balloons: 66
Panel doors: 66Pressure cookers or canners: 66
Ice crushers: 66Electric ovens: 66
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 50Handball: 50
Clothing: 50Gasoline: 50
Ceramics supplies or equipment: 50Other electric lighting equipment: 44
Unicycles: 44Seesaws or teeterboards: 40
Wading pools: 40Fertilizers: 40
Tarpaulins: 40Kerosene: 38
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 38Stilts: 38
Electric frying pans and skillets: 33Electric toy racing cars or accessories: 33
Tombstones or grave markers: 33Detergents: 33
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 33Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 33
Lubricants: 33Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 23
Coins: 23Electric brooms: 23
Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 23Nonmetal cookware: 16
Towels or cloths: 16Appliances: 16
Scuba diving: 16Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 16
Bleaches: 16Electric grills: 16
Upholstered recliner chairs: 16Abrasive cleaners: 16
Laundry soaps or detergents: 16Oven cleaners: 16
Pressurized containers: 16Manual push mowers: 16
Cribs: 16Acids: 16
Manual drills: 16Gas or LP grills or stoves: 16
Dishwasher detergents: 16Lye: 16
Tapes: 16Adhesives: 16
Window screens: 16Gasoline cans: 16
Generators or power plants: 16Painting equipment, powered: 16
Nightwear: 16Jigsaws: 16
Baby bottles or nipples: 16Electric heating pads: 16
Scales: 16Awls, chisels or planes: 16
Riding toys: 16Other toy guns: 16
Personal protection devices: 16Hot plates: 16
Support garments and stockings, medical: 16Trash compactors: 16
Eye protection devices: 16Workshop furnishings: 16
Laundry hampers: 16Drinking straws: 16
Wagons: 12Paper bags: 12
School equipment: 7Hammocks: 7
Clothespins: 7Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 6
Baby carriers or slings: 6Vaporizers: 6
Indoor antennas: 6Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 6
Drinking fountains: 6Electric Christmas decorations: 6
Soaps: 6Can openers: 6
Grass and leaf catchers: 6

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