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Accidents - Year 2001 - Knee


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 681,274
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Stairs or steps: 87,635Basketball: 58,242
Floors or flooring materials: 51,646Bicycles or accessories: 41,885
Football: 39,882Exercise: 22,676
Soccer: 21,673Snow skiing: 21,077
Beds: 14,930Softball: 11,911
Baseball: 10,828Chairs: 10,194
Dancing: 9,797Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 9,483
Bathtubs or showers: 8,082Ladders: 7,985
All-terrain vehicles: 7,090Scooters, unpowered: 6,171
Tables: 6,089Chain saws: 5,970
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 5,853Ceilings and walls: 5,846
Rugs or carpets: 5,774Volleyball: 5,585
Trampolines: 5,533In-line skating: 5,482
Skateboards: 5,057Fences or fence posts: 4,708
Wheelchairs: 4,332House repair or construction materials: 4,235
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 4,219Wrestling: 4,189
Doors: 4,118Crutches, canes or walkers: 3,854
Footwear: 3,605Snow boarding: 3,587
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 3,397Roller skating: 3,266
Furniture: 2,993Bowling: 2,922
Containers: 2,878Ball sports: 2,706
Fishing: 2,662Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 2,521
Cheerleading: 2,358Horseback riding: 2,277
Exercise equipment: 2,063Toilets: 2,015
Golf: 1,989Swimming pools: 1,979
Hockey: 1,957Other toys: 1,951
Track and field: 1,948Swimming: 1,924
Tennis: 1,864Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 1,814
Ice skating: 1,802Other ball sports: 1,784
Sports and recreational activity: 1,763Knives: 1,756
Weight lifting: 1,578Poles: 1,492
Lawn mowers: 1,471Bedsprings or bedframes: 1,469
Martial arts: 1,467Water skiing: 1,306
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 1,303Gymnastics: 1,267
Benches: 1,235Grocery or shopping carts: 1,219
Stools: 1,192Pipes: 1,182
Go-carts: 1,152Knives with replaceable blades: 1,127
Skating: 1,105Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 1,103
Bunk beds: 1,101Bleachers: 1,086
Swings or swing sets: 1,071Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 1,035
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 1,020Slides or sliding boards: 1,008
Escalators: 1,007Day wear: 999
Rugby: 969Snowmobiles: 897
Bags: 893Doorsills or frames: 888
Pet supplies: 884Handrails, railings or banisters: 883
Stepladders: 881Ramps or landings: 878
Ice hockey: 875Tableware and accessories: 844
Built-in swimming pools: 841Drinking glasses: 817
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 815Windows or window glass: 811
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 807Hammers: 806
Flying toys: 805Sleds: 713
Golf carts: 710Lacrosse: 710
Telephones or telephone accessories: 706Carts: 679
Elevators or other lifts: 679Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 668
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 664Water tubing: 633
Metal containers: 588Hatchets or axes: 580
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 578Baby gates or barriers: 553
Manual cleaning equipment: 550Televisions: 549
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 543Refrigerators: 542
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 540Other playground equipment: 534
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 531Amusement attractions: 511
Other unpowered garden tools: 507Saws: 504
Playground equipment: 490Mountain climbing: 485
Step stools: 475Water slides: 466
Rope or string: 455Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 452
Camping equipment: 449Glass bottles or jars: 442
Scissors: 440Diving or diving boards: 429
Scaffolding: 429Clothing: 428
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 423Mattresses: 414
Cribs: 404Laundry baskets: 401
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 399Manual snow or ice removal tools: 387
Mirrors or mirror glass: 376Recliner chairs: 358
Windowsills or frames: 357Public equipment: 356
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 348Cardboard products: 344
Paper products: 340Fans: 331
Billiards or pool: 325Street hockey: 325
Mobile/manufactured homes: 325Razors or shavers: 324
Surfing: 324Pins and needles: 320
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 318Air conditioners: 318
Sheets or pillowcases: 317Portable circular power saws: 314
Tool sheds: 303Counters or countertops: 299
Buckets or pails: 296Sliding glass doors or panels: 295
Pruning or trimming equipment: 294Wire: 294
Light bulbs: 291Pens and pencils: 288
Grills: 287Car seats: 287
Clothing accessories: 286Other fireplaces: 286
Nail guns or stud drivers: 285Hot tubs or home spas: 275
Tractors: 272Snow tubing: 268
Computers: 265Storm doors with glass panels: 263
Barstools or kitchen stools: 252Riding power lawn mowers: 249
Glass doors: 248Bathtub or shower enclosures: 241
Wood paneling and particleboard: 233Washing machines: 231
Power saws: 230Toolboxes or tool kits: 228
Lockers: 225Garage doors: 221
Minibikes, powered: 219Tools: 216
Blankets: 212Vacuum cleaners: 210
Rocking chairs: 210Radiators: 210
Book bags or back carriers: 207Scooters/skateboards, powered: 200
Luggage: 194Heaters or heating systems: 190
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 187Decorative yard equipment: 184
Trays: 183Tricycles: 178
Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 178Tape recorders or players: 176
Sinks: 175Fuel storage tanks: 170
Swimming pool equipment: 170Lubricants: 169
Freezers: 169Screen doors: 167
Clothes dryers: 166Painting equipment, powered: 165
Handball: 161Other nonglass doors: 161
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 160Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 160
Wading pools: 156Storm windows: 153
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 150Outerwear: 150
Baby strollers: 149Bottles or jars: 144
Air compressors: 143Awls, chisels or planes: 143
Other ranges: 143Portable food or beverage coolers: 143
Other portable or stationary power tools: 143Television tables or stands: 139
Portable power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 135Wallpaper: 135
Horseshoes: 135Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 134
Balloons: 134Garden tractors: 133
Other antennas: 133Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 132
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 130Boxing: 128
Cabinet or door hardware: 128Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 127
Eyeglasses: 126Outdoor awnings or shutters: 122
Soaps: 122Chains: 119
Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 117Aquariums or accessories: 117
Seesaws or teeterboards: 116Other furniture: 115
Flatware: 111Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 111
Electric Christmas decorations: 111Power lawn mowers: 110
Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 110Other glass bottles or jars: 110
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 110Field hockey: 108
Cookware: 107Microwave ovens: 106
Fireworks: 106Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 106
Floor waxes: 105Wagons: 105
Power tillers or cultivators: 105Dishwashers: 102
Towels or cloths: 102Wooden containers: 94
Fuel oils: 94Electric scissors: 94
Christmas tree lights: 94Table tennis: 94
Radios: 93Extension cords: 93
Floor lamps or table lamps: 93Electrical outlets or receptacles: 93
Plastic containers: 88Tetherball: 88
Water polo: 88Pogo sticks: 88
Roller hockey: 88Ironing boards or covers: 88
Power sanders: 85Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 85
Plastic bags: 85General home or room involvement in fires: 84
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 83Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 83
Pedal-powered adult vehicles: 83Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 83
Sewing machines or accessories: 83Magazine racks or book ends: 83
Above-ground swimming pools: 83Toy sports equipment: 82
Treehouses or playhouses: 82Nightwear: 77
First aid equipment: 77Baby carriages: 77
Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 77Sprayers: 77
Cots: 77Safety pins: 77
Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 77Pillows: 76
Plastic wrapping products: 76Manicuring devices: 76
Gasoline cans: 76Tarpaulins: 76
Fabrics: 76Storm doors without glass panels: 76
Drills: 76Bench or table saws: 76
Extension ladders: 76Inflatable toys: 72
Waterbeds or water pillows: 72Toy boxes or chests: 68
Can openers: 68Straight ladders: 68
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 68Bassinets or cradles: 68
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 68Sewing basket articles: 68
Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 68Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 67
Snow throwers or blowers: 66Power hedge trimmers: 66
Other ovens: 66Canning jars or lids: 66
Recording tapes: 66School equipment: 66
Photographic equipment: 66Kerosene or oil heaters: 66
Safes: 66Manual scissors: 66
Bars and bar accessories: 66Power drills or accessories: 66
Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 66Rotary power lawn mowers: 66
Diapers: 66Reel power lawn mowers: 66
Washer-dryer combinations: 66Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 66
Brushcutters, powered: 66Ice makers: 66
Christmas decorations: 50Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 50
Other stools: 46BBs or pellets: 40
Other Irons: 40Electric baseboard heaters: 38
High chairs: 38Jewelry: 38
Badminton: 38Nonmetal cookware: 38
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 38Water heaters: 33
Other manual workshop tools: 33Dry ice: 33
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 23Lighting equipment: 23
Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 23Nonglass doors: 23
Automatic doors: 23Gasoline: 23
Fertilizers: 23Manual drills: 16
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 16Internal combustion engines: 16
Electric motors: 16Gasoline or other fuel-powered models: 16
Thermostats: 16Other furnaces: 16
Bedding: 16Marbles: 16
Food processors: 16Potholders, oven mitts or hot pads: 16
Laser pointers: 16Plastic products: 16
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 16Manual hedge trimmers: 16
Doorstops: 16Leaf blowers: 16
Ice or snow boating: 16Baby bottles or nipples: 16
Other windows or window glass: 16Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 16
Futons: 16Clocks: 16
Chemicals: 16Laundry soaps or detergents: 16
Fabric treatment products: 16Other glass doors: 16
Kitchen gadgets: 16Eye protection devices: 16
Other power saws: 16Footlockers: 16
Hand saws: 16Stationary power drills and accessories: 16
Pull-down or folding stairs: 16Riding toys: 12
Built-in fireplaces: 7Aerosol containers: 7
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 7Glass soft drink bottles: 6
Fireplace equipment: 6Other baby carriers: 6
Gas or LP grills or stoves: 6Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 6
Fire escape devices: 6Electric heaters: 6
Batteries: 6

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