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Accidents - Year 2002 - Ear


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 176,454
See also: Other years, Other body parts.
Accidents - Age:
0-5 years old:43,735
6-15 years old:55,265
16-25 years old:23,773
26-50 years old:35,801
50+ years old:17,878

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race

Accidents - Related Products


First aid equipment: 49,063Swimming: 30,002
Jewelry: 25,415Tables: 4,470
Paper products: 4,267Pens and pencils: 2,861
Beds: 2,765Other toys: 2,165
Bicycles or accessories: 2,011Ceilings and walls: 1,735
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 1,548Ear protection devices: 1,375
Bathtubs or showers: 1,320Scuba diving: 1,304
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,288Stairs or steps: 1,227
Desk supplies: 1,205Doors: 1,194
Fishing: 1,088Hearing aids: 1,020
Baseball: 1,002Chairs: 959
Floors or flooring materials: 947Swimming pools: 930
Molding compounds: 851Gasoline: 823
Basketball: 815Golf: 789
Fences or fence posts: 771Football: 713
Combs or hairbrushes: 709Crayons or chalk: 705
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 639BBs or pellets: 638
Diving or diving boards: 629Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 607
Scissors: 577Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 554
Other plastic products: 546Bedsprings or bedframes: 493
Swings or swing sets: 457Soccer: 455
Batteries: 442Water skiing: 436
Rugby: 382Built-in swimming pools: 351
Adhesives: 349Counters or countertops: 346
Fireworks: 345Softball: 340
Wire: 337Poles: 336
Kitchen gadgets: 324Benches: 309
Slides or sliding boards: 291Snow skiing: 291
Martial arts: 282Sinks: 266
Crutches, canes or walkers: 260Razors or shavers: 244
Amusement attractions: 243Eyeglasses: 243
Rugs or carpets: 233Wheelchairs: 230
Televisions: 225Pillows: 223
Footwear: 219Doorsills or frames: 219
Water tubing: 217Sewing basket articles: 214
Manual scissors: 210Ball sports: 208
Screwdrivers: 203Windows or window glass: 203
Exercise: 198Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 193
Bunk beds: 193Ladders: 191
Drinking straws: 188Drinking glasses: 175
Exercise equipment: 173Furniture: 172
Volleyball: 168Horseback riding: 167
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 166Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 162
Tableware and accessories: 160Containers: 154
Wrestling: 152Television tables or stands: 151
Hockey: 151Pipes: 150
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 150Recording tapes: 145
Manual cleaning equipment: 143Day wear: 142
Clothing accessories: 142Other ball sports: 136
House repair or construction materials: 136Knives: 135
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 135All-terrain vehicles: 134
Plastic products: 134Pet supplies: 134
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 130Hot tubs or home spas: 129
Garage doors: 129Aluminum foil wrapping products: 124
Scooters, unpowered: 122Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 122
Welding equipment: 121Lockers: 121
Trampolines: 120Marbles: 120
Soaps: 116Metal containers: 116
Safety pins: 115Building sets: 115
Fans: 113Manicuring devices: 113
Surfing: 108Bleachers: 107
Other playground equipment: 107Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 105
Rocking chairs: 104Art supplies or equipment: 101
Lawn mowers: 98Refrigerators: 98
Dancing: 97Keys, key rings or key chains: 94
Fireplace equipment: 92Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 91
Toilets: 91Windowsills or frames: 89
Golf carts: 89Fertilizers: 88
Towel racks or bars: 83Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 83
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 83Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 83
Outerwear: 83Lighter fluids: 82
Other portable or stationary power tools: 82Handrails, railings or banisters: 82
Cribs: 80Stools: 79
Other fireplaces: 77Matches: 77
Radiators: 76Acids: 76
Other Irons: 76Mattresses: 76
Bags: 76Chain saws: 76
Carts: 76Skateboards: 75
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 75Balloons: 74
Toy boxes or chests: 74Other toy guns: 74
Barstools or kitchen stools: 73Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 73
Ice hockey: 68Hatchets or axes: 68
Toy sports equipment: 68Riding power lawn mowers: 68
Tennis: 68Bowling: 68
Washing machines: 68Towels or cloths: 68
Toy guns: 68Go-carts: 68
Glass bottles or jars: 68Umbrellas: 68
Thermal or sound insulation materials: 68Sports and recreational activity: 68
Screen doors: 68Battery chargers: 68
Hair dryers: 68Lighting equipment: 68
High chairs: 68Power lawn mowers: 68
Leaf blowers: 68Bottles or jars: 68
Power tillers or cultivators: 67Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 67
Humidifiers: 67Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 67
Water toys: 67Portable power drills and accessories: 67
Camping equipment: 67Tractors: 67
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 67Seesaws or teeterboards: 67
Bench or table saws: 67Cabinet or door hardware: 66
General home or room involvement in fires: 66Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 60
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 60Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 60
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 60Lacrosse: 60
Playground equipment: 56Hair clippers and trimmers: 53
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 51Tapes: 42
Christmas tree lights: 41Baby changing tables: 38
Vacuum cleaners: 38Laundry hampers: 38
Aquariums or accessories: 35Wagons: 34
Escalators: 31Rope or string: 30
Chemicals: 30Telephones or telephone accessories: 30
Luggage: 30Pins and needles: 30
Waterbeds or water pillows: 30Mirrors or mirror glass: 27
Grocery or shopping carts: 22Snow boarding: 21
Grills: 21Hot water: 21
Recliner chairs: 20Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 20
Watches: 16Field hockey: 16
Cheerleading: 16Hammers: 15
Darts: 15Air conditioners: 15
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 15Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 15
Electric baseboard heaters: 15Other ranges: 15
Buckets or pails: 15Plastic bags: 15
Computers: 15Awls, chisels or planes: 15
Other baby carriers: 15Flatware: 15
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 15Artificial flowers or plants: 15
Eye protection devices: 15Flying toys: 15
Ice skating: 15Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 15
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 15Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 15
Sleds: 15Brushcutters, powered: 15
Weight lifting: 15Riding toys: 15
Tools: 15Billiards or pool: 15
Elevators or other lifts: 15Other toy weapons: 15
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 15Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 15
Other glass doors: 15Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 11
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 11In-line skating: 11
Coins: 11Vending machines: 5
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 5Wooden containers: 5
Plastic wrapping products: 5Portable baby swings: 5
Air compressors: 5Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 5
Aerosol containers: 5Projectors: 5
Gymnastics: 5Book bags or back carriers: 5
Radios: 5Decorative yard equipment: 5
Treehouses or playhouses: 5Dishwashers: 5
Other antennas: 5Microwave ovens: 5

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