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Accidents - Year 2003 - 25 - 50% Body


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 19,534
See also: Other years, Other body parts.
Accidents - Age:
0-5 years old:1,945
6-15 years old:3,529
16-25 years old:3,152
26-50 years old:4,987
50+ years old:5,918

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race


Stairs or steps: 2,846Bicycles or accessories: 2,195
Floors or flooring materials: 1,026All-terrain vehicles: 798
Beds or bedframes: 796Gasoline: 651
Hot water: 611Soaps: 467
Bathtubs or showers: 441Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 401
Fireworks: 286Ladders: 273
Ceilings and walls: 270Horseback riding: 240
Go-carts: 239General purpose household cleaners: 237
Swimming: 221Cookware: 220
Doors: 220Chairs: 207
Radiators: 200General home or room involvement in fires: 189
Laundry soaps or detergents: 188Day wear: 187
Clothing: 186Wheelchairs: 174
Basketball: 164Snowmobiles: 156
Escalators: 155Tableware and accessories: 153
Bleaches: 147Lawn mowers: 145
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 138Pruning or trimming equipment: 136
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 136Furniture: 129
House repair or construction materials: 117Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 94
Crutches, canes or walkers: 86Skateboards: 84
Fishing: 84Fabric treatment products: 84
Other ranges: 84Fences or fence posts: 84
Sinks: 84Televisions: 84
Tables: 84Clothing accessories: 78
Other ovens: 78Football: 78
Exercise: 78Scooters/skateboards, powered: 77
Pillows: 77Footwear: 77
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 77Playground equipment: 77
Microwave ovens: 69Sheets or pillowcases: 69
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 68Gas or LP heaters: 68
Portable gas or LP heaters: 68Fuel storage tanks: 68
Handrails, railings or banisters: 68Mobile/manufactured homes: 68
Towels or cloths: 68Other unpowered garden tools: 68
Softball: 68Swimming pools: 68
Volleyball: 68Eyeglasses: 68
Amusement attractions: 68In-line skating: 68
Wire: 68Nonglass bottles or jars: 68
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 61Ice skating: 61
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 61Elevators or other lifts: 61
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 61Pet supplies: 61
Electric deep fryers: 59Hot tubs or home spas: 49
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 42Electric coffee makers or teapots: 39
Drain cleaners: 39Gasoline cans: 33
Detergents: 33Matches: 33
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 33Electrical wire or wiring systems: 33
Bunk beds: 33Heaters or heating systems: 22
Telephones or telephone accessories: 16Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 16
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 16Cabinet or door hardware: 16
Caustics: 16Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 16
Scaffolding: 16Tractors: 16
Photographic chemicals: 16Tools: 16
Roller skating: 16Chains: 16
Other containers: 16Cutting torches: 16
Scooters, unpowered: 16Grocery or shopping carts: 16
Manual cleaning equipment: 16Sports and recreational activity: 16
Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 16Fire extinguishers: 16
Golf carts: 16Nightwear: 16
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 16Mountain climbing: 16
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 16Rugs or carpets: 16
Gas ranges: 16Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 16
Flotation toys: 16Extension or straight ladders: 16
Power tillers or cultivators: 16Toilets: 16
Slow cookers: 16Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 6
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 6

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