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Accidents - Year 2007 - Elbow


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 334,306
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Bicycles or accessories: 28,991Floors or flooring materials: 26,148
Stairs or steps: 26,139Football: 15,299
Beds or bedframes: 14,447Basketball: 11,351
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 11,057Skateboards: 9,943
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 7,701Chairs: 7,482
Trampolines: 6,396Baseball: 6,136
Ceilings and walls: 5,047Swings or swing sets: 4,713
All-terrain vehicles: 4,634Doors: 4,567
Ladders: 4,541Bathtubs or showers: 4,298
Soccer: 3,732Slides or sliding boards: 3,639
Roller skating: 3,485Tables: 3,407
Scooters, unpowered: 3,396Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 3,375
Softball: 3,372Wrestling: 3,055
Exercise: 2,809Gymnastics: 2,783
Fences or fence posts: 2,693Horseback riding: 2,444
Footwear: 2,332Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 2,167
In-line skating: 2,162Motor vehicles or parts: 1,772
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 1,770Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 1,699
Sports and recreational activity: 1,663Cheerleading: 1,658
Snow boarding: 1,592Wheelchairs: 1,591
Playground equipment: 1,582Weight lifting: 1,573
Doorsills or frames: 1,538Rugs or carpets: 1,494
Bunk beds: 1,475Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,445
Other toys: 1,338Ice skating: 1,278
Stools: 1,194Crutches, canes or walkers: 1,184
Toilets: 1,176Containers: 1,073
Hockey: 1,070Day wear: 1,044
Volleyball: 1,039Counters or countertops: 1,027
Swimming pools: 1,003Sleds: 991
Go-carts: 963Animal induced injury: 955
Tennis: 921House repair or construction materials: 837
Cribs: 819Other ball sports: 803
Handrails, railings or banisters: 796Poles: 786
Hammers: 750Furniture: 741
Ice hockey: 679Skating: 679
Snow skiing: 678Benches: 665
Fishing: 654Golf: 653
Amusement attractions: 648Alcohol: 599
Martial arts: 595Drinking glasses: 582
Other playground equipment: 579Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 547
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 547Refrigerators: 507
Dancing: 505Exercise equipment: 500
Televisions: 479Ball sports: 478
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 475Mirrors or mirror glass: 470
Pet supplies: 470Bleachers: 456
Stepladders: 453Tableware and accessories: 434
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 427Clothing: 409
Tricycles: 402Car seats: 402
Lacrosse: 401Golf carts: 399
Chain saws: 396Built-in swimming pools: 396
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 391Metal containers: 390
Grocery or shopping carts: 381Track and field: 373
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 371Escalators: 371
Bowling: 370Vacuum cleaners: 367
Barstools or kitchen stools: 363Telephones or telephone accessories: 361
Cords, electrical: 359Scooters/skateboards, powered: 350
Cabinet or door hardware: 349Computers: 346
Lawn mowers: 344Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 342
Other ranges or ovens: 338Boxing: 334
Fans: 326Towel racks or bars: 322
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 320Outerwear: 317
Seesaws or teeterboards: 316Manual cleaning equipment: 312
Wagons: 301Sinks: 299
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 297Bags: 293
Ramps or landings: 288Luggage: 286
Cardboard products: 286Baby strollers: 283
Floor lamps or table lamps: 275Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 272
Water slides: 271Riding power lawn mowers: 267
Flying toys: 256Mountain climbing: 255
Other unpowered garden tools: 253Microwave ovens: 251
Flotation toys: 248Chair, recliner: 248
Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 245Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 242
Toolboxes or tool kits: 240Billiards or pool: 237
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 236Scaffolding: 227
Portable food or beverage coolers: 226Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 226
Power lawn mowers: 224Camping equipment: 216
Surfing: 210Knives: 208
Diapers: 201Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 201
Chair, rocking: 201Pruning or trimming equipment: 190
Tools: 182Buckets or pails: 181
Clothing accessories: 181Windowsills or frames: 180
Hammocks: 177Baby gates or barriers: 176
High chairs: 176Hot water: 175
Pillows: 174Heaters or heating systems: 172
Pogo sticks: 170Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 167
Inflatable toys: 166Tool sheds: 165
Motorized vehicles: 165Automatic doors: 162
Baby changing tables: 162Extension or straight ladders: 160
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 160Mattresses: 155
Nonglass bottles or jars: 153Pipes: 152
Playpens: 150Swimming: 148
Paper products: 143Snow tubing: 141
Decorative yard equipment: 141Bottles or jars: 140
Garden tractors: 140Snowmobiles: 140
Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 140Toy sports equipment: 140
Television tables or stands: 139Rugby: 139
Tree stands: 138Mobile/manufactured homes: 138
Medical equipment, general: 137Book bags or back carriers: 136
Garage doors: 131Wire: 130
Cookware: 125Lockers: 121
Elevators or other lifts: 115Knives with replaceable blades: 114
Screwdrivers: 110Clothes dryers: 107
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 106Air conditioners: 106
Treehouses or playhouses: 106Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 106
Chains: 101Water skiing: 100
Blankets: 100Beach chairs or folding chairs: 100
Aquariums or accessories: 100Dune buggies/beach buggies: 99
Nightwear: 96Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 96
Toy boxes or chests: 96Washing machines: 95
Gasoline: 95Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 95
Glass bottles or jars: 95Baby walkers or jumpers: 93
Toddler beds: 90Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 87
Eyeglasses: 86Radiators: 85
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 85Hatchets or axes: 85
Hot tubs or home spas: 85Table tennis: 84
Licensed two-wheeled motor vehicles: 84Handball: 84
Plastic bags: 84Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 84
Public equipment: 82Riding toys: 81
Nail guns or stud drivers: 80Stretch cords or stretch straps: 80
Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 80Tablet or capsule drugs: 80
Electric deep fryers: 80Rope or string: 78
Above-ground swimming pools: 76Swimming pool equipment: 75
Light bulbs: 75Plants, trees and shrubs: 75
Other toy guns: 75Manual hedge trimmers: 71
Pins and needles: 71Guns: 71
Cutting torches: 70Fuel storage tanks: 70
Other containers: 70Nonelectric blankets: 70
Fireworks: 70Toy guns with projectiles: 70
Snow throwers/blowers: 70Power tillers or cultivators: 70
Rotary power lawn mowers: 70Desk supplies: 70
Storm windows: 70Water heaters: 70
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 70Water tubing: 70
Power sanders: 70Automotive tools or accessories: 70
Cosmetics: 70Batons: 69
Pumps: 69Boats and boating: 69
Personal watercraft, powered: 69Rug shampooers: 69
Power saws: 69Lighting equipment: 69
Sheets or pillowcases: 65Coal or wood-burning stoves: 61
Artificial Christmas trees: 59Step stools: 57
Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 57Portable cribs: 55
Waterbeds or water pillows: 55Nonelectric toothbrushes: 52
Foods: 51Pens and pencils: 46
Wooden containers: 43Plastic wrapping products: 40
Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 40Saws: 40
Other fireplaces: 37Freezers: 36
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 34Bars and bar accessories: 31
Wading pools: 30Diving or diving boards: 30
Laundry baskets: 27Watches: 21
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 21Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 20
Portable baby swings: 20Bed rails: 20
Soaps: 20Unpowered models or parts: 15
Other power garden tools: 15Bench or table saws: 15
Other portable or stationary power tools: 15Christmas tree lights: 15
Electric Christmas decorations: 15Trays: 15
Generators or power plants: 15Other glass bottles or jars: 15
Ice picks: 15Other grills or stoves: 15
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 15Baby carriers or slings: 15
Clothing irons: 15Workshop furnishings: 15
Other baby carriers: 15Jewelry: 15
Sprayers: 15Other furniture: 15
Food processors: 15Dishwashers: 15
Field hockey: 15Faucets or spigots: 15
Hair clippers and trimmers: 15Vacuum containers: 15
Wood paneling and particleboard: 15Fabrics: 15
Antifreeze: 15Tetherball: 15
Extension cords: 15Scuba diving: 15
School equipment: 11Carts: 11
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 11Crayons or chalk: 11
Laundry hampers: 6Powered riding toys: 6
Baby bouncer seats: 6Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 6
Christmas decorations: 6Baby carriers: 6
Minibikes, powered: 6Laundry soaps or detergents: 6
Vaporizers: 6Drinking fountains: 6
Insect induced injuries: 5Detergents: 5
Towels or cloths: 5Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 5
Other specified plastic products: 5Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 5
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 5Window screens: 5
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 5Combs or hairbrushes: 5
Slow cookers: 5Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 5

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