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Accidents - Year 2004 - Elbow


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 324,130
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Bicycles or accessories: 32,261Floors or flooring materials: 28,087
Stairs or steps: 27,937Beds or bedframes: 14,915
Basketball: 11,886Football: 11,618
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 10,808Trampolines: 8,583
Skateboards: 7,987Chairs: 6,942
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 6,739Baseball: 5,291
Ladders: 5,096Doors: 4,628
Bathtubs or showers: 4,552Ceilings and walls: 4,401
Swings or swing sets: 4,280Tables: 3,919
Soccer: 3,714All-terrain vehicles: 3,436
Gymnastics: 3,295Slides or sliding boards: 3,277
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 3,267Softball: 3,241
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 2,930Roller skating: 2,633
In-line skating: 2,413Exercise: 2,395
Scooters, unpowered: 2,368Fences or fence posts: 2,122
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 2,120Horseback riding: 2,090
Wrestling: 1,994House repair or construction materials: 1,910
Doorsills or frames: 1,707Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 1,670
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,576Bunk beds: 1,576
Other toys: 1,534Containers: 1,528
Rugs or carpets: 1,519Volleyball: 1,380
Wheelchairs: 1,360Playground equipment: 1,358
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 1,348Cheerleading: 1,339
Crutches, canes or walkers: 1,151Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 1,116
Snow boarding: 1,083Weight lifting: 1,074
Counters or countertops: 1,032Poles: 1,030
Hockey: 1,029Refrigerators: 947
Ice hockey: 902Furniture: 885
Tennis: 882Snow skiing: 882
Skating: 882Other ball sports: 852
Dancing: 825Handrails, railings or banisters: 820
Treehouses or playhouses: 800Go-carts: 781
Ball sports: 771Pipes: 763
Cribs: 741Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 741
Ice skating: 735Stools: 733
Day wear: 724Scooters/skateboards, powered: 701
Swimming pools: 698Golf: 682
Footwear: 673Mirrors or mirror glass: 648
Car seats: 647Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 639
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 632Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 620
Fishing: 597Bleachers: 570
Toilets: 554Sports and recreational activity: 553
Track and field: 534Lawn mowers: 532
Other playground equipment: 515Swimming: 512
Cabinet or door hardware: 496Benches: 493
Sleds: 493Knives: 490
Exercise equipment: 479Bags: 473
Martial arts: 467Water slides: 411
Televisions: 394Pet supplies: 385
Snowmobiles: 383Decorative yard equipment: 368
Baby strollers: 356Amusement attractions: 349
Grocery or shopping carts: 345Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 329
Hammers: 327Step stools: 325
Buckets or pails: 324Seesaws or teeterboards: 320
Elevators or other lifts: 315Paper products: 307
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 302Manual cleaning equipment: 300
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 292Wagons: 285
Clothing: 281Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 273
Ramps or landings: 269Bed rails: 253
Portable food or beverage coolers: 250Bathtub or shower enclosures: 243
Knives with replaceable blades: 240Chain saws: 240
Mattresses: 236Riding power lawn mowers: 234
Telephones or telephone accessories: 232Boxing: 230
Book bags or back carriers: 230Surfing: 229
Lockers: 227Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 223
Garage doors: 219Built-in swimming pools: 214
Sinks: 208Outerwear: 208
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 206High chairs: 206
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 202Escalators: 196
Flying toys: 191Plastic bags: 190
Stepladders: 190Clothes dryers: 189
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 188Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 183
Carts: 181Lighting equipment: 179
Balloons: 178Metal containers: 178
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 177Extension or straight ladders: 174
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 172Other unpowered garden tools: 168
Scaffolding: 164Light bulbs: 164
Flotation toys: 162Tableware and accessories: 161
Golf carts: 160Glass bottles or jars: 160
Pillows: 158Motorized vehicles: 158
Minibikes, powered: 156Lacrosse: 154
Clothing accessories: 153Washing machines: 152
Computers: 152Futons: 152
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 152Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 146
Street hockey: 146Clothing irons: 143
Attachable high chairs: 143Tools: 142
Pogo sticks: 142Riding toys: 140
Baby changing tables: 140Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 136
Other ranges or ovens: 134Windowsills or frames: 134
Rugby: 133Drinking glasses: 133
Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 130Automatic doors: 128
Nonelectric blankets: 128Toy sports equipment: 124
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 124Bowling: 121
Toolboxes or tool kits: 120Cords, electrical: 117
Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 117Tractors: 117
Tricycles: 115Chair, recliner: 113
Chair, rocking: 109Cookware: 108
Public equipment: 107Diapers: 105
Bottles or jars: 105Chains: 105
Portable baby swings: 102Roller hockey: 102
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 101Pins and needles: 95
Skeet shooting: 94Hand saws: 94
Barstools or kitchen stools: 93Inflatable furniture: 92
Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 92Rope or string: 92
Air conditioners: 88Laundry soaps or detergents: 87
Fireworks: 87Mountain climbing: 87
Stretch cords or stretch straps: 86Badminton: 86
Power lawn mowers: 86Radiators: 86
Fuel oils: 86Field hockey: 86
Tool sheds: 85Water skiing: 85
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 85Other manual workshop tools: 85
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 85Other ranges: 84
Wire: 77Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 76
Pens and pencils: 76Blankets: 76
Grills: 76Faucets or spigots: 75
Automotive chemicals: 71Ceramics supplies or equipment: 71
Hot tubs or home spas: 69Sleeping bags: 69
Cardboard products: 69Scuba diving: 69
Toy boxes or chests: 69Heaters or heating systems: 69
Baby carriers: 69Band saws: 69
Kitchen gadgets: 69Outdoor awnings or shutters: 69
Baby carriers or slings: 69Razors or shavers: 69
Coffee makers or teapots: 69Baby bouncer seats: 65
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 58Hot water: 58
Nonglass bottles or jars: 58Internal combustion engines: 58
Laundry hampers: 58Towel racks or bars: 58
Photographic equipment: 58Electrical outlets or receptacles: 58
Snow throwers/blowers: 58Stilts: 58
Hatchets or axes: 58Powered riding toys: 58
Diving or diving boards: 58Metal cookware: 58
Aluminum foil wrapping products: 58Table tennis: 58
General home or room involvement in fires: 58Fertilizers: 53
Baby walkers or jumpers: 53Pruning or trimming equipment: 50
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 47Aquariums or accessories: 43
Water tubing: 40Baby gates or barriers: 36
Towels or cloths: 36Trays: 33
Mobile/manufactured homes: 33Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 33
Luggage: 32Vending machines: 31
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 29Pressure cookers or canners: 29
Hammocks: 28Swimming pool slides: 24
Laundry baskets: 24Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 23
Nightwear: 21Above-ground swimming pools: 19
Unicycles: 17Gasoline: 17
Billiards or pool: 17Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 17
Toasters: 17Water polo: 17
Workshop furnishings: 17Batteries: 17
Safety pins: 17Saws: 17
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 17Fans: 17
Sheets or pillowcases: 16Nonelectric toothbrushes: 16
Eyeglasses: 16Drain cleaners: 16
Recording tapes: 16Television tables or stands: 16
Power tillers or cultivators: 16Wood paneling and particleboard: 16
Garden tractors: 16Other ovens: 16
Archery: 16Plastic products: 16
Fire extinguishers: 16Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 16
Fire escape devices: 16Combs or hairbrushes: 15
Storm windows: 15Gas ranges or ovens: 15
Window screens: 15Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 15
Artificial Christmas trees: 15Leaf blowers: 15
Fuel storage tanks: 15Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 12
Soaps: 6Bassinets or cradles: 6
Baby rattles: 6Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 6
Other toy guns: 6Baby bottles or nipples: 6
Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 6Plastic containers: 6
Inflatable toys: 6Wading pools: 6
Night-lights: 6Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 6
Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 6Other baby carriers: 6
Doorstops: 6Vacuum containers: 6
Dune buggies/beach buggies: 6

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