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Accidents - Year 2001 - Upper Leg


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 159,778
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Accidents - Related Products


Floors or flooring materials: 10,373Stairs or steps: 10,270
Bicycles or accessories: 8,581Knives: 6,858
Beds: 6,319Football: 5,087
Basketball: 3,514Exercise: 3,409
Hot water: 3,400Fences or fence posts: 3,063
Softball: 2,900All-terrain vehicles: 2,856
Chain saws: 2,848Chairs: 2,778
Wheelchairs: 2,662Knives with replaceable blades: 2,403
Crutches, canes or walkers: 2,134Baseball: 2,123
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 1,955Tables: 1,927
Bathtubs or showers: 1,907Soccer: 1,876
Snow skiing: 1,726Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 1,623
Fishing: 1,563Horseback riding: 1,467
Ladders: 1,449Trampolines: 1,303
Rugs or carpets: 1,208Tableware and accessories: 1,170
Toilets: 1,162Scooters, unpowered: 1,144
Day wear: 1,140Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 1,138
Pens and pencils: 1,070Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 1,018
Mirrors or mirror glass: 957House repair or construction materials: 939
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 868Track and field: 860
Footwear: 837Ceilings and walls: 833
Portable circular power saws: 794Exercise equipment: 788
Benches: 727Doors: 723
Furniture: 694Hockey: 657
Weight lifting: 653Water skiing: 649
Bags: 647Containers: 615
Scissors: 612Swings or swing sets: 608
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 603Windows or window glass: 597
Lawn mowers: 589Nail guns or stud drivers: 576
Razors or shavers: 576Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 560
Dancing: 556Snowmobiles: 555
Tractors: 555Scaffolding: 550
Slides or sliding boards: 503Go-carts: 483
Other Irons: 468Bedsprings or bedframes: 456
Surfing: 455Drinking glasses: 453
Stools: 406Sleds: 399
Snow boarding: 397Golf: 396
Ball sports: 385Pruning or trimming equipment: 383
Cheerleading: 382Roller skating: 368
Bowling: 346Other toys: 343
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 342Other unpowered garden tools: 340
Grocery or shopping carts: 338Poles: 332
In-line skating: 324Bunk beds: 322
Cookware: 318Hammers: 317
Tennis: 316Saws: 316
Swimming pools: 303Counters or countertops: 285
Metal containers: 285Handrails, railings or banisters: 280
Televisions: 273Ice skating: 267
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 263Volleyball: 258
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 255BBs or pellets: 253
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 252Ice hockey: 249
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 248Bottles or jars: 238
Recliner chairs: 237Swimming: 233
Riding power lawn mowers: 222Chemicals: 220
Other ranges: 220Grills: 217
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 217Other ball sports: 213
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 211Microwave ovens: 210
Billiards or pool: 207Glass bottles or jars: 207
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 205Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 204
Wood paneling and particleboard: 202Pipes: 202
Rope or string: 201Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 196
Escalators: 195Skating: 191
Skateboards: 190Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 190
Power lawn mowers: 186Gymnastics: 180
Cribs: 179Mattresses: 178
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 175Buckets or pails: 172
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 171Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 167
Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 164Plastic bags: 164
Coffee makers or teapots: 164Aquariums or accessories: 164
Golf carts: 162Sinks: 161
Glue guns: 160Fireworks: 158
Rugby: 154Other furniture: 154
Clothing accessories: 154Other ovens: 153
Other power saws: 153Metal cookware: 150
Built-in swimming pools: 143Water tubing: 139
Hand saws: 139Pet supplies: 137
Snow tubing: 136Heaters or heating systems: 133
Bench or table saws: 132Adhesives: 127
Ramps or landings: 127Air conditioners: 123
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 122Power saws: 117
Amusement attractions: 117Tools: 117
Baby strollers: 115Garage doors: 115
Bleachers: 114Screwdrivers: 111
Carts: 110Extension ladders: 107
Elevators or other lifts: 106Cabinet or door hardware: 105
Storm doors with glass panels: 105Martial arts: 101
Clothing: 100Batteries: 100
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 100Wrestling: 99
Playground equipment: 96Badminton: 94
Public equipment: 94Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 94
Luggage: 94Radiators: 94
Power hedge trimmers: 93Clothes dryers: 93
Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 93Power sanders: 93
Hatchets or axes: 93Gasoline: 89
Water slides: 89Water polo: 88
Vacuum cleaners: 88Dishwashers: 88
Automotive chemicals: 88Power tillers or cultivators: 88
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 88Electric heating pads: 85
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 85Slow cookers: 85
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 85Ice picks: 83
Archery: 83Other nonglass doors: 83
Kerosene or oil heaters: 82Seesaws or teeterboards: 82
Floor lamps or table lamps: 77Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 77
Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 77Lamp oils: 77
Canning jars or lids: 77Manual push mowers: 77
Plastic products: 77Animal traps: 77
Lockers: 77Laundry baskets: 76
Umbrellas: 76Field hockey: 76
Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 76General home or room involvement in fires: 76
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 73Water heaters: 72
Sports and recreational activity: 72Mountain climbing: 72
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 72Trays: 72
Paper products: 72Fans: 68
Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 68Drills: 68
School laboratory chemicals: 68Skeet shooting: 68
Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 68Christmas decorations: 68
Rocking chairs: 68Scooters/skateboards, powered: 67
Jewelry: 66General purpose household cleaners: 66
Safes: 66Vending machines: 66
Sprayers: 66Trash compactors: 66
Vises or workshop clamps: 66Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 66
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 66Light bulbs: 66
Other fireplaces: 66Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 66
Manual hedge trimmers: 66Scales: 66
Manual scissors: 66Manual cleaning equipment: 66
Minibikes, powered: 66Night-lights: 66
Doorsills or frames: 57Cigarette or pipe lighters: 55
High chairs: 55Decorative yard equipment: 55
Computers: 55Faucets or spigots: 50
Other playground equipment: 44Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 40
Diapers: 40Laundry soaps or detergents: 38
Clocks: 38Boilers: 38
Diving or diving boards: 38Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 33
Steam irons: 33Sheets or pillowcases: 33
Washing machines: 33Window screens: 33
Telephones or telephone accessories: 33Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 33
Bleaches: 33Step stools: 33
Television tables or stands: 33Windowsills or frames: 30
Portable baby swings: 29Playpens: 23
Car seats: 23Electric lighting equipment: 23
Pins and needles: 23Wire: 23
Baby walkers or jumpers: 23Kitchen gadgets: 23
Tricycles: 18Humidifiers: 16
Vaporizers: 16Portable electric heaters: 16
Electric heaters: 16Flatware: 16
Unicycles: 16Gas or LP heaters: 16
Matches: 16Glass doors: 16
Fabric treatment products: 16Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 16
Other plastic products: 16Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 16
Combs or hairbrushes: 16Kerosene: 16
Pull-down or folding stairs: 16Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 16
Flying toys: 16Sliding glass doors or panels: 16
Nightwear: 16Other glass bottles or jars: 16
Waterbeds or water pillows: 16Manicuring devices: 16
Electric Christmas decorations: 16Dune buggies/beach buggies: 16
Coins: 16Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 16
Tool sheds: 16Inflatable furniture: 16
Business and office machines: 16Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 16
Outdoor antennas: 16Other antennas: 16
Bars and bar accessories: 16Electrical wire or wiring systems: 16
Toy weapons: 16Electric coffee makers or teapots: 16
Nonglass doors: 16Food warmers: 16
Ammonia, household: 16Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 16
Dry heat irons: 16Baby bottles or nipples: 16
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 13Balloons: 12
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 7Bottle warmers: 7
Workshop compounds or chemicals: 7Other toy weapons: 6
Youth chairs: 6Pillows: 6
Toy boxes or chests: 6Solid room deodorizers or fresheners: 6
Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 6Baby changing tables: 6
Futons: 6Refrigerators: 6
Tape recorders or players: 6Electric frying pans and skillets: 6
Flotation toys: 6Crayons or chalk: 6
Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 6Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 6
Fertilizers: 6Reel power lawn mowers: 6
Toy sports equipment: 6Methyl alcohol: 6

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