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Accidents - Year 2006 - Knee


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 694,785
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Stairs or steps: 92,814Floors or flooring materials: 70,451
Basketball: 49,225Football: 41,515
Bicycles or accessories: 35,226Soccer: 22,906
Exercise: 19,549Beds or bedframes: 19,520
Bathtubs or showers: 11,090Baseball: 11,063
Dancing: 10,831Chairs: 10,660
Softball: 10,541Ladders: 9,512
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 8,302All-terrain vehicles: 8,285
Trampolines: 8,023Snow skiing: 7,666
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 7,613Tables: 6,431
Skateboards: 6,006Sports and recreational activity: 5,937
Crutches, canes or walkers: 5,820Rugs or carpets: 5,793
Volleyball: 5,712Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 5,585
Chain saws: 4,929Footwear: 4,374
Fences or fence posts: 3,984Doors: 3,943
Wheelchairs: 3,923Ceilings and walls: 3,784
Wrestling: 3,710House repair or construction materials: 3,628
Motor vehicles or parts: 3,405Track and field: 3,276
Snow boarding: 3,271Furniture: 3,231
Exercise equipment: 3,022Toilets: 2,989
Horseback riding: 2,976Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 2,907
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 2,826Scooters, unpowered: 2,823
Other ball sports: 2,740Cheerleading: 2,711
Bowling: 2,680Golf: 2,648
Containers: 2,593Roller skating: 2,577
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 2,374Hockey: 2,365
Swimming: 2,327Other toys: 2,284
Swimming pools: 2,275Gymnastics: 2,224
Weight lifting: 2,077Martial arts: 2,009
Ice skating: 1,971Ice hockey: 1,889
In-line skating: 1,837Lawn mowers: 1,792
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 1,689Benches: 1,539
Tennis: 1,455Fishing: 1,435
Slides or sliding boards: 1,403Bleachers: 1,388
Knives: 1,376Doorsills or frames: 1,366
Animal induced injury: 1,315Escalators: 1,285
Built-in swimming pools: 1,221Grocery or shopping carts: 1,208
Televisions: 1,203Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 1,185
Water skiing: 1,144Poles: 1,115
Amusement attractions: 1,107Ball sports: 1,034
Stools: 1,019Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 993
Pet supplies: 991Ramps or landings: 989
Bunk beds: 986Lacrosse: 967
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 962Pipes: 930
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 922Swings or swing sets: 904
Skating: 866Day wear: 863
Stepladders: 861Elevators or other lifts: 856
Flying toys: 855Cords, electrical: 853
Handrails, railings or banisters: 808Knives with replaceable blades: 791
Step stools: 756Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 736
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 722Bags: 719
Sleds: 697Manual cleaning equipment: 690
Tableware and accessories: 688Metal containers: 686
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 682Snowmobiles: 672
Baby gates or barriers: 668Plants, trees and shrubs: 657
Vacuum cleaners: 656Go-carts: 651
Refrigerators: 624Surfing: 604
Rugby: 600Portable circular power saws: 600
Chair, recliner: 588Counters or countertops: 588
Decorative yard equipment: 570Playground equipment: 557
Riding power lawn mowers: 545Luggage: 541
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 534Other unpowered garden tools: 526
Extension or straight ladders: 506Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 505
Mattresses: 487Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 479
Alcohol: 475Barstools or kitchen stools: 466
Laundry baskets: 465Buckets or pails: 452
Paper products: 451Water tubing: 436
Hammers: 410Hatchets or axes: 410
Field hockey: 381Drinking glasses: 376
Wire: 375Other playground equipment: 367
Rope or string: 366Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 357
Washing machines: 348Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 344
Computers: 342Minibikes, powered: 327
Rotary power lawn mowers: 324Cabinet or door hardware: 320
Public equipment: 320Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 315
Cardboard products: 314Water slides: 314
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 313Golf carts: 309
Pruning or trimming equipment: 308Wooden containers: 305
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 303Tree stands: 295
Insect induced injuries: 289Foods: 289
Toolboxes or tool kits: 289Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 288
Saws: 283Manual snow or ice removal tools: 282
Workshop grinders, buffers, or polishers: 282Bottles or jars: 281
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 280Pens and pencils: 280
Extension cords: 278Sheets or pillowcases: 273
Motorized vehicles: 273Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 265
Power saws: 263Light bulbs: 259
Medical equipment, general: 252Blankets: 252
Badminton: 251Sinks: 250
Drills: 246Glass bottles or jars: 244
Fuel storage tanks: 238Nail guns or stud drivers: 237
Aquariums or accessories: 235Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 229
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 229Mobile/manufactured homes: 226
Manual push mowers: 226Bed rails: 225
Carts: 224Wagons: 215
Baby strollers: 215Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 212
Power lawn mowers: 212Handball: 206
Seasonal decorations: 202Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 199
Hot water: 198Nonelectric razors or shavers: 193
Floor lamps or table lamps: 192Scissors: 192
Tool sheds: 191Workshop furnishings: 190
Lockers: 189Vending machines: 186
Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 180Pins and needles: 176
Hot tubs or home spas: 175Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 174
Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 173Swimming pool equipment: 173
Other ranges or ovens: 170Table tennis: 169
Television tables or stands: 167Manual scissors: 166
Diving or diving boards: 165Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 163
Pillows: 162Portable food or beverage coolers: 161
Sleeping bags: 159School equipment: 158
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 158Plastic bags: 157
Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 150Mountain climbing: 150
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 150Scaffolding: 148
Other containers: 144Snow tubing: 142
Safes: 142Air conditioners: 142
Heaters or heating systems: 139Nightwear: 139
Eye protection devices: 139Clothing: 137
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 135Sprayers: 133
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 131Power tillers or cultivators: 131
Water toys: 130Telephones or telephone accessories: 123
Chair, rocking: 120Garden tractors: 117
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 117Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 117
Billiards or pool: 116Mirrors or mirror glass: 113
Boxing: 111Tools: 107
Trains: 106Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 102
Outerwear: 102Glass soft drink bottles: 101
Lubricants: 98Coffee makers or teapots: 95
Other glass bottles or jars: 92Clothing accessories: 90
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 90Waterbeds or water pillows: 88
Automotive tools or accessories: 86Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 86
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 86Attachable high chairs: 86
Other furniture: 86Flatware: 86
Powered riding toys: 86Power lathes: 86
Trays: 86First aid equipment: 86
Wood paneling and particleboard: 86Storm windows: 86
Christmas tree lights: 86Electric Christmas decorations: 85
Tricycles: 82Clothing irons: 80
Log splitters: 79Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 79
Costumes or masks: 79Coins: 79
Toy sports equipment: 79Nonglass bottles or jars: 79
Food processors: 77Ironing boards or covers: 76
Tape recorders or players: 76Detergents: 76
Soaps: 76Gasoline: 75
Licensed two-wheeled motor vehicles: 75BBs or pellets: 74
Appliances: 74Microwave ovens: 73
Toilet bowl products: 73Riding toys: 73
Book bags or back carriers: 72Pogo sticks: 71
Balloons: 71Other grills or stoves: 71
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 71Kitchen gadgets: 71
Cribs: 71Outdoor patio heaters or firepits: 71
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 71Shuffleboard: 71
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 71Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 71
Desk supplies: 71Christmas tree stands or supports: 71
Laundry hampers: 67Scales: 61
Cookware: 61Futons: 61
Tractors: 60Can openers: 59
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 59Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 59
Liquid drugs: 59Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 59
Jewelry: 59Hair dryers: 59
Darts: 59Baby bottles or nipples: 59
Screwdrivers: 59Water heaters: 59
Hammocks: 59Other portable or stationary power tools: 59
Drinking fountains: 59Fire escape devices: 59
Car seats: 45Leaf blowers: 44
Floor waxes: 43Power leaf mulchers and grinders: 43
Fans: 37Camping equipment: 36
Freezers: 36Christmas decorations: 35
Garage doors: 30Radiators: 30
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 30Utility vehicles: 30
Generators or power plants: 30Windowsills or frames: 30
Window screens: 30Grills: 27
Fertilizers: 26Fencing: 21
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 21Combs or hairbrushes: 20
Wading pools: 20Bathtub or shower enclosures: 20
Umbrellas: 20Tablet or capsule drugs: 20
Roller hockey: 20Pressurized containers: 15
Hand saws: 15Manicuring devices: 15
Swimming pool slides: 15Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 15
Treehouses or playhouses: 15Wallpaper: 15
Windshield wiper fluids: 15Pull-down or folding stairs: 15
General purpose household cleaners: 15Fabric treatment products: 15
Kites or kite string: 15Water softeners or conditioners: 15
Internal combustion engines: 15Scuba diving: 15
Drain cleaners: 15Tapes: 15
Faucets or spigots: 15Diapers: 15
Towels or cloths: 15Illegal drugs: 15
Aerosol containers: 15Boats and boating: 15
Clothes dryers: 15Fire or smoke alarms: 15
Recording tapes: 15Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 15
Fireworks: 15Bars and bar accessories: 15
Floor buffers or waxers: 15Toy boxes or chests: 15
Toy guns: 15Power hedge trimmers: 15
Metal or plastic molding sets: 15Air compressors: 15
Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 15Safety pins: 15
Automatic doors: 15Pedal-powered adult vehicles: 14
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 14Bench or table saws: 14
Chains: 14Electric heaters: 14
Furniture polishes or waxes: 14Support garments and stockings, medical: 14
Razors or shavers: 11Cosmetics: 10
Seesaws or teeterboards: 6Laundry soaps or detergents: 6
Nonmetal cookware: 6Inflatable toys: 6
Lighters: 5Tetherball: 5
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 5Art supplies or equipment: 5
Toy guns with projectiles: 5

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