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Accidents - Year 2004 - Head


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 1,337,568
See also: Lethal accidents, Other years, Other body parts.

Accidents - Age Distribution

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Accidents - Related Products


Floors or flooring materials: 168,969Stairs or steps: 103,027
Beds or bedframes: 88,958Bicycles or accessories: 67,223
Tables: 51,764Ceilings and walls: 50,326
Chairs: 45,789Bathtubs or showers: 30,300
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 29,707Doors: 28,617
Football: 25,308Basketball: 23,291
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 19,780All-terrain vehicles: 19,225
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 18,900Wheelchairs: 17,813
Baseball: 15,836Ladders: 15,777
Soccer: 14,415Grocery or shopping carts: 12,609
Swings or swing sets: 11,378Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 11,207
Horseback riding: 10,759House repair or construction materials: 10,448
Crutches, canes or walkers: 9,989Bunk beds: 9,808
Toilets: 9,376Counters or countertops: 9,183
Doorsills or frames: 9,157Poles: 8,850
Other toys: 8,606Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 7,734
Skateboards: 7,645Rugs or carpets: 7,467
Fences or fence posts: 7,143Televisions: 6,649
Softball: 6,550Snow boarding: 6,470
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 6,090Golf: 6,088
Swimming pools: 5,781Trampolines: 5,557
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 5,537Scooters, unpowered: 5,345
Car seats: 5,214Snow skiing: 5,179
Slides or sliding boards: 4,985Benches: 4,885
Pipes: 4,660Containers: 4,207
Baby strollers: 4,169Handrails, railings or banisters: 4,108
Built-in swimming pools: 3,944Sleds: 3,892
Furniture: 3,832Other fireplaces: 3,789
Sinks: 3,633Exercise equipment: 3,622
Surfing: 3,583Windowsills or frames: 3,497
Footwear: 3,360Barstools or kitchen stools: 3,354
Cribs: 3,322High chairs: 3,295
Stools: 3,095Hammers: 3,038
Hockey: 2,993Playground equipment: 2,954
Bleachers: 2,859Exercise: 2,854
Ice skating: 2,786Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 2,642
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 2,636Fishing: 2,534
Cabinet or door hardware: 2,531Fans: 2,458
Weight lifting: 2,401Refrigerators: 2,283
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 2,266Radiators: 2,199
Metal containers: 2,157Garage doors: 2,156
Wrestling: 2,123Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 2,051
Cheerleading: 2,021Other playground equipment: 2,020
Volleyball: 1,956Go-carts: 1,946
Swimming: 1,816Amusement attractions: 1,781
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 1,761In-line skating: 1,760
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 1,744Ball sports: 1,742
Other ball sports: 1,721Golf carts: 1,720
Bottles or jars: 1,719Ice hockey: 1,717
Tableware and accessories: 1,712Diving or diving boards: 1,648
Television tables or stands: 1,605Pet supplies: 1,599
Wagons: 1,554Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 1,518
Chair, rocking: 1,505Dancing: 1,496
Computers: 1,495Baby changing tables: 1,465
Roller skating: 1,442Public equipment: 1,416
Chair, recliner: 1,396Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 1,387
Gymnastics: 1,376Other unpowered garden tools: 1,317
Rugby: 1,265Telephones or telephone accessories: 1,258
Escalators: 1,209Mirrors or mirror glass: 1,177
Tennis: 1,175Decorative yard equipment: 1,167
Ramps or landings: 1,166Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 1,154
Baby walkers or jumpers: 1,146Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 1,142
Floor lamps or table lamps: 1,141Lockers: 1,117
Air conditioners: 1,078Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 1,057
Vacuum cleaners: 1,050Snowmobiles: 1,035
Baby bouncer seats: 1,014Toy boxes or chests: 1,010
Tools: 1,007Lacrosse: 980
Rope or string: 971Tricycles: 969
Manual cleaning equipment: 953Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 951
Lighting equipment: 941Heaters or heating systems: 931
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 931Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 930
Day wear: 906Billiards or pool: 904
Outdoor awnings or shutters: 884Drinking glasses: 882
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 877Martial arts: 871
Lawn mowers: 870Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 863
Step stools: 851Boxing: 843
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 842Snow tubing: 835
Elevators or other lifts: 815Vending machines: 815
Portable baby swings: 807Riding power lawn mowers: 799
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 796Attachable high chairs: 756
Clocks: 743Clothing accessories: 715
Book bags or back carriers: 694Other manual workshop tools: 691
Stepladders: 684Bowling: 680
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 672Bed rails: 671
Skating: 666Hammocks: 663
Tractors: 649Sports and recreational activity: 648
Wood paneling and particleboard: 648Water skiing: 639
Riding toys: 630Hot tubs or home spas: 625
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 621Glass bottles or jars: 621
Carts: 607Fire extinguishers: 607
Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 597Clothing: 592
Flying toys: 587Clothing irons: 585
Freezers: 573Track and field: 571
Baby carriers: 571Aquariums or accessories: 571
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 570Hatchets or axes: 570
Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 568Water tubing: 568
Water slides: 566Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 551
Powered riding toys: 542Bathtub or shower enclosures: 539
Pillows: 535Scaffolding: 532
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 524Treehouses or playhouses: 523
Seesaws or teeterboards: 519Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 509
Other ranges or ovens: 507Other baby carriers: 492
Automatic doors: 481Buckets or pails: 472
Pruning or trimming equipment: 467Field hockey: 463
Wading pools: 458BBs or pellets: 450
Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 443Grills: 438
Jewelry: 431Chains: 429
Bags: 419Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 412
Chain saws: 400Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 394
Baby gates or barriers: 390Umbrellas: 389
Faucets or spigots: 388Nonglass bottles or jars: 387
Tool sheds: 386Extension or straight ladders: 381
Toy sports equipment: 380Wire: 376
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 374Towels or cloths: 373
Knives: 366Dishwashers: 364
Built-in fireplaces: 364Laundry baskets: 361
Plastic containers: 361Microwave ovens: 361
Tape recorders or players: 361Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 360
Motorized vehicles: 352Table tennis: 352
Clothes dryers: 348Towel racks or bars: 347
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 346Paper products: 345
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 342Mattresses: 342
Minibikes, powered: 341Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 341
Hot water: 327Tree stands: 327
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 326Playpens: 319
Outerwear: 310Cords, electrical: 306
Swimming pool slides: 305Horseshoes: 302
Other glass bottles or jars: 301Pull-down or folding stairs: 297
Recording tapes: 296Combs or hairbrushes: 295
Radios: 293Slow cookers: 293
Cookware: 289Wooden containers: 285
Drinking fountains: 281Sheets or pillowcases: 277
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 272Desk supplies: 272
Fireworks: 270Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 269
Other containers: 269Coal or wood-burning stoves: 267
Footlockers: 266Futons: 265
Blankets: 263School equipment: 263
Nail guns or stud drivers: 258Camping equipment: 257
Pens and pencils: 251Nightwear: 248
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 248Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 246
Mountain climbing: 245Drills: 241
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 240Window screens: 240
Cardboard products: 230Wigs, falls or hairpieces: 230
Gasoline: 227Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 221
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 221Waterbeds or water pillows: 216
Pogo sticks: 209Stretch cords or stretch straps: 205
Light bulbs: 200Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 199
Snow throwers/blowers: 198Toolboxes or tool kits: 195
Outdoor antennas: 190Water polo: 189
Roller hockey: 189Ceramics supplies or equipment: 186
Eyeglasses: 185Other ranges: 184
Batteries: 183Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 181
Metal cookware: 180Plastic bags: 176
Other electric lighting equipment: 169Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 169
Electrical outlets or receptacles: 168Baby carriages: 166
Baby carriers or slings: 164Toy guns: 163
Above-ground swimming pools: 163Glass soft drink bottles: 163
Fire or smoke alarms: 162Other furnaces: 160
Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 156Electric baseboard heaters: 151
Screwdrivers: 151Balloons: 148
Bench or table saws: 146Swimming pool equipment: 146
Water heaters: 144Extension cords: 141
Ironing boards or covers: 141Pumps: 141
Sewing machines or accessories: 139Lubricants: 139
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 136Christmas decorations: 136
Scales: 129Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 128
Knives with replaceable blades: 127Razors or shavers: 123
Dune buggies/beach buggies: 122Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 119
Fire escape devices: 117Air compressors: 117
Keys, key rings or key chains: 114Trays: 113
Luggage: 109Music boxes or chimes: 105
Flatware: 105Diapers: 104
Kitchen gadgets: 104Power lawn mowers: 104
Safes: 104Adhesives: 104
Garbage disposers: 103Nonelectric razors or shavers: 102
Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 99Automotive tools or accessories: 95
Seasonal decorations: 94Other toy weapons: 93
Flotation toys: 92Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 91
Bassinets or cradles: 91Electric lighting equipment: 90
Potty chairs or training seats: 89Saws: 88
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 86Business and office machines: 86
Bleaches: 86Thermostats: 86
Laundry soaps or detergents: 86Other power pruning or trimming equipment: 86
Filters: 86Thermal or sound insulation materials: 86
Workshop furnishings: 85Inflatable furniture: 85
Bars and bar accessories: 85Tarpaulins: 85
Christmas tree lights: 85Toboggans: 85
Portable power drills and accessories: 77Can openers: 76
Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 76Pressure cookers or canners: 76
Other plastic products: 76Badminton: 76
Cisterns, cesspools or septic tanks: 75Toasters: 75
Christmas tree stands or supports: 74Fireplace equipment: 74
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 71Unicycles: 71
Radial arm saws: 71Jigsaws: 71
Food processors: 71Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 71
Lunch boxes or pails: 69Snow disks: 69
Electric ranges or ovens: 69Manual drills: 69
Floor furnaces: 69Molding compounds: 69
Brick, stone or masonry chimneys: 69Electric frying pans and skillets: 69
Wallpaper: 69Levels: 69
Sprayers: 69Manual push mowers: 69
Skeet shooting: 69Tombstones or grave markers: 69
Scuba diving: 69Other grills or stoves: 69
Sleeping bags: 69Personal protection devices: 69
Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 69Nonbaby mattresses: 69
Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 69Rotary power lawn mowers: 69
Pressurized containers: 65Photographic equipment: 63
Washing machines: 63Pacifiers or teething rings: 58
Electric waffle irons: 58Portable electric heaters: 58
Toy weapons: 58Coins: 58
Nonmetal cookware: 58Archery: 58
Electric razors or shavers: 58Coffee makers or teapots: 58
Baby baths or bathinettes: 58Table linens: 58
Battery chargers: 58Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 54
Baby bottles or nipples: 52Ice makers: 49
Tetherball: 48Handball: 47
Metal chimneys, stovepipes or flues: 47Plastic wrapping products: 45
Gas or LP grills or stoves: 43Cots: 41
Other toy guns: 40Street hockey: 39
Batons: 33Boilers: 32
Power tillers or cultivators: 32Mobile/manufactured homes: 32
Doorstops: 29Portable power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 29
Electric Christmas decorations: 29First aid equipment: 29
Aerosol containers: 28Scissors: 28
Other furniture: 28Portable food or beverage coolers: 24
Baby mattresses or pads: 23Croquet: 23
Lighters: 23Laundry hampers: 22
Fuel storage tanks: 22Magazine racks or book ends: 19
Rug shampooers: 17Costumes or masks: 17
Other bedding: 17Power leaf mulchers and grinders: 17
Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 17Log splitters: 17
Electric ovens: 16Moving walks: 16
Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 16Projectors: 16
Nonelectric blankets: 16Telescopes, binoculars, microscopes or magnifying glasses: 16
Insect traps, powered: 16Floor waxes: 16
Kites or kite string: 16Gas ranges or ovens: 15
Electric toy racing cars or accessories: 15Lawn vacuums: 15
Internal combustion engines: 15Hair clippers and trimmers: 15
Gasoline cans: 15Watches: 15
Storm windows: 15Other ovens: 12
Electric heaters: 12Chimneys: 12
Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 6Baby exercisers: 6
Safety pins: 6Plastic products: 6
Fuel oils: 6Amateur two-way radios: 6
Crib mobiles or crib gyms: 6Baby rattles: 6
Artificial flowers or plants: 6Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 6

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