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Accidents - Year 2002 - Upper Leg


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 147,171
See also: Lethal accidents, Other years, Other body parts.

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Stairs or steps: 8,815Floors or flooring materials: 8,486
Bicycles or accessories: 7,702Knives: 6,434
Beds: 5,015Football: 3,643
Exercise: 3,292Fences or fence posts: 3,237
All-terrain vehicles: 3,020Hot water: 2,888
Softball: 2,764Crutches, canes or walkers: 2,627
Basketball: 2,583Chain saws: 2,386
Chairs: 2,384Tables: 2,381
Knives with replaceable blades: 2,362Wheelchairs: 2,335
Soccer: 2,241Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 1,974
Fishing: 1,866Ladders: 1,837
Baseball: 1,663Bathtubs or showers: 1,491
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 1,428Snow skiing: 1,423
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,303Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 1,146
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 1,128Horseback riding: 1,086
Razors or shavers: 998Trampolines: 966
Containers: 949Rugs or carpets: 937
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 922Tableware and accessories: 915
House repair or construction materials: 876Toilets: 844
Portable circular power saws: 842Day wear: 824
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 787Swings or swing sets: 701
Skateboards: 677Scissors: 672
Water skiing: 669Snowmobiles: 664
Benches: 653Roller skating: 623
Nail guns or stud drivers: 597Doors: 592
Hockey: 582Lawn mowers: 579
Ball sports: 568Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 545
Weight lifting: 525Ice hockey: 514
Sleds: 508Other Irons: 503
Scooters, unpowered: 496Ceilings and walls: 490
BBs or pellets: 478Manual cleaning equipment: 473
Go-carts: 471Bunk beds: 467
Pet supplies: 462Cardboard products: 458
Bedsprings or bedframes: 457Snow boarding: 455
Pens and pencils: 436Track and field: 434
Drinking glasses: 430Bowling: 426
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 426Exercise equipment: 416
In-line skating: 387Power saws: 387
Ice skating: 386Footwear: 378
Furniture: 350Mirrors or mirror glass: 345
Grills: 341Bleachers: 337
Cheerleading: 331Saws: 328
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 327Televisions: 314
Other ball sports: 308Manual scissors: 305
Bags: 304Martial arts: 301
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 300Windows or window glass: 294
Pins and needles: 290Pruning or trimming equipment: 289
Fireworks: 273Sinks: 268
Poles: 266Pressure cookers or canners: 266
Golf carts: 253Grocery or shopping carts: 252
Ramps or landings: 246Other ranges: 244
Air conditioners: 241Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 237
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 237Refrigerators: 235
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 233Slides or sliding boards: 230
Seesaws or teeterboards: 229Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 228
Gymnastics: 226Glass bottles or jars: 221
Scaffolding: 218Volleyball: 217
Microwave ovens: 216Playground equipment: 208
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 206Chemicals: 205
Stepladders: 205Skating: 205
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 197Hatchets or axes: 195
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 193Fans: 184
Toolboxes or tool kits: 184Cribs: 182
Other toys: 182Surfing: 181
Handrails, railings or banisters: 179Counters or countertops: 179
Nightwear: 176Mattresses: 174
Sports and recreational activity: 171Dancing: 171
Other ovens: 170Wrestling: 168
Step stools: 161Water tubing: 160
Electric heating pads: 160Decorative yard equipment: 160
Recliner chairs: 158Public equipment: 157
Clothes dryers: 153Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 153
Hammers: 151Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 150
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 147Mobile/manufactured homes: 146
Heaters or heating systems: 145Other containers: 145
Archery: 145Tricycles: 144
Power lawn mowers: 144Kerosene or oil heaters: 143
Swimming pools: 143Plastic bags: 137
Doorsills or frames: 137Wagons: 137
Elevators or other lifts: 137Metal containers: 135
Cookware: 134Clothing: 129
Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 129Tractors: 129
Wire: 122Bottles or jars: 122
Stools: 121Computers: 121
Windowsills or frames: 121Rugby: 115
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 115Other power saws: 113
Tool sheds: 112Pipes: 110
Rope or string: 108Badminton: 107
Gasoline: 107Amusement attractions: 106
Tools: 99Acids: 97
General purpose household cleaners: 97Portable baby swings: 96
Soaps: 95Golf: 93
Tennis: 93Minibikes, powered: 91
Telephones or telephone accessories: 91Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 91
Clothing accessories: 84Baby gates or barriers: 84
Christmas decorations: 83Garage doors: 83
Rocking chairs: 83Pumps: 83
Automatic doors: 83Lockers: 83
Adhesives: 83Awls, chisels or planes: 83
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 82Other unpowered garden tools: 82
Vacuum cleaners: 82Radiators: 82
Laundry soaps or detergents: 81Car seats: 79
Light bulbs: 78Manual snow or ice removal tools: 76
Glue guns: 76Kitchen gadgets: 76
Electric motors: 76Manicuring devices: 76
Wallpaper: 76Laundry baskets: 76
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 76Mountain climbing: 76
Scales: 76Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 74
Keys, key rings or key chains: 74Floor lamps or table lamps: 74
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 73Chains: 73
Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 73Wood paneling and particleboard: 68
Other furnaces: 68Book bags or back carriers: 68
Electric brooms: 68Portable power drills and accessories: 68
Bench or table saws: 68Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 68
Faucets or spigots: 68Portable food or beverage coolers: 68
Power tillers or cultivators: 68Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 68
Gas or LP floor or wall heaters: 68Chimneys: 68
Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 68Ironing boards or covers: 68
Blankets: 68Other glass doors: 67
Power drills or accessories: 67Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 67
Nonupholstered recliner chairs: 67Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 67
Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 67Nonelectric toothbrushes: 67
Dry heat irons: 67Other manual workshop tools: 67
Antifreeze: 67Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 61
Escalators: 61Fabrics: 60
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 60Other heaters or heating systems: 60
Fencing: 60Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 60
Steam irons: 60Brushcutters, powered: 55
Lighting equipment: 54Darts: 53
Vending machines: 51Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 50
Paper products: 46Coffee makers or teapots: 45
Treehouses or playhouses: 37Bleaches: 37
Lacrosse: 35Other furniture: 34
High chairs: 33Swimming: 32
Drills: 31Riding power lawn mowers: 30
Snow tubing: 30Clothes steamers: 30
Baby strollers: 30Diapers: 29
Baby walkers or jumpers: 27Baby changing tables: 23
Glass doors: 21Screwdrivers: 21
Other playground equipment: 20Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 20
Other glass bottles or jars: 20Lubricants: 16
Flying toys: 16Vacuum containers: 16
Baby carriers: 15Outerwear: 15
Desk supplies: 15Umbrellas: 15
Other clothing: 15Automotive chemicals: 15
Coins: 15Batteries: 15
Pull-down or folding stairs: 15Trays: 15
Tape recorders or players: 15Storm doors with glass panels: 15
Flatware: 15Welding equipment: 15
Fixed floor-length glass panels: 15Clocks: 15
Other fireplaces: 15Lighter fluids: 15
Electric or battery-powered knives: 15Wading pools: 15
Water heaters: 15Horseshoes: 15
Fire escape devices: 15Gas or LP grills or stoves: 15
Pogo sticks: 15Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 15
Marbles: 15Doorstops: 15
Heating or cooling comfort packs: 15Baby bottles or nipples: 15
Manual hedge trimmers: 15Laundry hampers: 15
Buckets or pails: 15Hot tubs or home spas: 15
Gas or LP heaters: 15Dry ice: 15
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 15Tetherball: 15
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 15Electrical outlets or receptacles: 15
General home or room involvement in fires: 15Drinking fountains: 15
Riding toys: 15Portable electric heaters: 15
Barstools or kitchen stools: 5Aquariums or accessories: 5
Baby bouncer seats: 5Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 5
Aerosol containers: 5Food warmers: 5
Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 5Electrical wire or wiring systems: 5
Futons: 5Liquid room deodorizers or fresheners: 5
Water slides: 5Nonbaby mattresses: 5
Toy sports equipment: 5Oven cleaners: 5
Toy caps, cap toys or cap guns: 5Camping equipment: 5
Footlockers: 5Street hockey: 5
Toy boxes or chests: 5Electric baseboard heaters: 5
Fertilizers: 5Sliding glass doors or panels: 5
Nonglass bottles or jars: 5Hair dryers: 5
Seasonal decorations: 5

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