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Accidents - Year 2002 - 25 - 50% Body


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 48,854
See also: Lethal accidents, Other years, Other body parts.

Accidents - Age Distribution

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race


Stairs or steps: 8,271Bicycles or accessories: 5,051
Floors or flooring materials: 4,029All-terrain vehicles: 2,499
Ladders: 1,280Hot water: 1,136
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 1,071Laundry soaps or detergents: 969
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 892Bathtubs or showers: 848
Gasoline: 751Beds: 735
Chairs: 693Ceilings and walls: 644
Swimming: 594Wheelchairs: 563
Exercise: 548Basketball: 533
Lawn mowers: 520Doors: 518
General home or room involvement in fires: 509Crutches, canes or walkers: 443
Rugs or carpets: 434House repair or construction materials: 426
Containers: 394Day wear: 373
Soaps: 341In-line skating: 325
Windows or window glass: 310Toilets: 290
Scooters, unpowered: 286Horseback riding: 282
Other unpowered garden tools: 274Fishing: 259
Skateboards: 250Fences or fence posts: 245
Go-carts: 228Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 217
Cookware: 216Furniture: 213
Tables: 201Chains: 198
Football: 197Gas or LP grills or stoves: 180
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 167Clothing accessories: 166
Detergents: 160Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 159
Fireworks: 159Heaters or heating systems: 158
Mobile/manufactured homes: 153Hot tubs or home spas: 152
Swimming pools: 150Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 145
Softball: 145Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 145
Footwear: 145Nonbaby mattresses: 144
Metal containers: 144Refrigerators: 137
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 137Plastic products: 137
Pet supplies: 137Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 136
Grills: 135Saws: 134
Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 134Lighter fluids: 129
Scaffolding: 115Escalators: 114
Golf carts: 108Snowmobiles: 107
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 107Table linens: 99
Cardboard products: 99Snow skiing: 99
Other ranges: 98Other ovens: 93
Stools: 92Step stools: 90
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 89Bags: 85
Garden tractors: 85Nonelectric blankets: 84
Slides or sliding boards: 83First aid equipment: 83
Chemicals: 83Riding power lawn mowers: 83
Wrestling: 83Pruning or trimming equipment: 82
Televisions: 76Other ball sports: 76
Pipes: 76Wood paneling and particleboard: 76
Drinking fountains: 76Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 76
Stepladders: 75Glass doors: 74
Tableware and accessories: 74Gasoline cans: 68
Playground equipment: 68Poles: 68
Power drills or accessories: 68Beach chairs or folding chairs: 68
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 68Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 68
Recliner chairs: 68Snow boarding: 68
Power hedge trimmers: 68Sun lamps: 68
Golf: 68Pens and pencils: 68
Bottles or jars: 68Carts: 68
Fuel storage tanks: 68Fireplace equipment: 67
Floor waxes: 67Tractors: 67
Chain saws: 67Tricycles: 67
Sliding glass doors or panels: 67Bleaches: 67
Water skiing: 67Minibikes, powered: 67
Badminton: 67Kerosene: 67
Baseball: 67Other Irons: 66
Exercise equipment: 66Mountain climbing: 60
Trampolines: 60Public equipment: 60
Acids: 60Roller skating: 60
General purpose household cleaners: 55Amusement attractions: 54
Aerosol containers: 45Electric deep fryers: 45
Fabric treatment products: 38Portable baby swings: 38
Water slides: 38Pressure cookers or canners: 30
Clothing: 30Benches: 30
Extension cords: 15Baby bottles or nipples: 15
Luggage: 15Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 15
Tennis: 15Gas or LP heaters: 15
Metal cookware: 15Flying toys: 15
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 15Decorative yard equipment: 15
Drain cleaners: 15Ramps or landings: 15
Soccer: 15Heat or infrared lamps: 15
Tools: 15Scuba diving: 15
Car seats: 15Other manual workshop tools: 15
Baby walkers or jumpers: 15Bleachers: 15
Diesel fuels: 15Garage doors: 15
Manual cleaning equipment: 15Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 15
Automotive chemicals: 15Kerosene or oil heaters: 15
Sinks: 15Dishwashers: 15
Skating: 15Flares: 15
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 15Kerosene grills or stoves: 15
Generators or power plants: 15Grocery or shopping carts: 15
Mattresses: 15Storm doors with glass panels: 11
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 5Slow cookers: 5
Matches: 5

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