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Accidents - Year 2001 - Pubic Region


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 43,609
See also: Other years, Other body parts.
Accidents - Age:
0-5 years old:10,214
6-15 years old:15,949
16-25 years old:7,180
26-50 years old:7,593
50+ years old:2,672

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race


Bicycles or accessories: 5,802Day wear: 2,237
Bathtubs or showers: 1,835Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 1,663
Chairs: 1,459Toilets: 1,253
Stairs or steps: 1,203Basketball: 1,133
Fences or fence posts: 901Beds: 870
Weight lifting: 745Swimming pools: 632
Soaps: 598Exercise: 539
Furniture: 505Clothing: 497
Baseball: 458Floors or flooring materials: 455
Skateboards: 436First aid equipment: 435
Football: 419Paper products: 400
Other toys: 399Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 399
Razors or shavers: 396Tables: 387
Poles: 382Trampolines: 381
Counters or countertops: 374Pipes: 330
Exercise equipment: 329Pens and pencils: 325
Bedsprings or bedframes: 321Benches: 319
Handrails, railings or banisters: 314Ladders: 312
Playground equipment: 291Bunk beds: 264
Swings or swing sets: 260Swimming: 255
Jewelry: 252All-terrain vehicles: 250
Doors: 245Bottles or jars: 242
Softball: 240Hot water: 237
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 227Scooters, unpowered: 224
Horseback riding: 221Soccer: 219
Containers: 217Scissors: 213
Diapers: 207Diving or diving boards: 203
Martial arts: 200Other playground equipment: 188
Wrestling: 186Footwear: 185
House repair or construction materials: 183Gymnastics: 178
Hot tubs or home spas: 177Knives: 176
Slides or sliding boards: 165Above-ground swimming pools: 161
Rope or string: 156Riding power lawn mowers: 154
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 153Amusement attractions: 150
Golf: 150Sleds: 150
Water slides: 143Other portable or stationary power tools: 143
Built-in swimming pools: 133Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 129
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 122Dancing: 118
Massage devices or vibrators: 117Sinks: 117
Televisions: 111Nonelectric razors or shavers: 111
Bags: 105Bathtub or shower enclosures: 101
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 100Youth chairs: 100
Stools: 99Snow boarding: 96
Radiators: 94Hammers: 88
Sports and recreational activity: 88Batteries: 88
Playpens: 86Personal protection devices: 84
Sheets or pillowcases: 83Surfing: 83
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 83Grocery or shopping carts: 83
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 78Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 77
Other glass bottles or jars: 77Batons: 77
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 77Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 77
Cardboard products: 77Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 77
Towel racks or bars: 76Wading pools: 76
Welding equipment: 76Pins and needles: 76
Street hockey: 76Reel power lawn mowers: 76
Archery: 74Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 72
Lawn mowers: 72Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 72
Cribs: 72Freezers: 68
Crayons or chalk: 68Portable circular power saws: 68
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 68Bowling: 66
Potty chairs or training seats: 66Crutches, canes or walkers: 66
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 66Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 66
Nonelectric blankets: 66Thermal or sound insulation materials: 66
Gasoline: 66Hammocks: 66
Nonglass bottles or jars: 66Bleachers: 61
Tricycles: 57Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 57
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 55Hockey: 55
Sewing basket articles: 53Ceilings and walls: 52
Go-carts: 50Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 50
Wood paneling and particleboard: 50Wheelchairs: 50
Track and field: 44Microwave ovens: 44
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 44Tableware and accessories: 40
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 40Luggage: 40
Lockers: 38Treehouses or playhouses: 33
Air conditioners: 33Book bags or back carriers: 33
Chains: 33Clothing accessories: 31
Tennis: 29Marbles: 29
Pogo sticks: 23In-line skating: 23
Step stools: 23Baby strollers: 23
Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 23Seesaws or teeterboards: 18
Windowsills or frames: 18Refrigerators: 16
General purpose household cleaners: 16Flatware: 16
Toy boxes or chests: 16Recliner chairs: 16
Laundry baskets: 16Methyl alcohol: 16
Umbrellas: 16Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 16
Coins: 16Drain cleaners: 16
Molding compounds: 16Skating: 16
Hatchets or axes: 16Portable power drills and accessories: 16
Pet supplies: 16Telephones or telephone accessories: 16
Roller skating: 16Saws: 16
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 16Windows or window glass: 16
Detergents: 16Lacrosse: 16
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 16Golf carts: 16
Water tubing: 16Electric razors or shavers: 16
Outerwear: 16Keys, key rings or key chains: 16
Tractors: 16Dishwashing liquid: 16
Escalators: 16Desk supplies: 12
Other ball sports: 12Gas or LP floor or wall heaters: 7
Rocking chairs: 7Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 7
Laundry soaps or detergents: 7Dishwashers: 7
Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 7Baby gates or barriers: 7
High chairs: 7Blankets: 6
Faucets or spigots: 6Cabinet or door hardware: 6
Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 6Other plastic products: 6
Powered riding toys: 6Barstools or kitchen stools: 6
Wagons: 6Lighting equipment: 6
Manual scissors: 6Ice hockey: 6
Other upholstered chairs: 6Aerosol containers: 6
Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 6Riding toys: 6
Manual cleaning equipment: 6Recording tapes: 6
Building sets: 6Waterbeds or water pillows: 6
Mattresses: 6Dishwasher detergents: 6
Fertilizers: 6Toy sports equipment: 6
Laundry hampers: 6Swimming pool equipment: 6

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