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Accidents - Year 2008 - Pubic Region


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 43,014
See also: Other years, Other body parts.
Accidents - Age:
0-5 years old:11,055
6-15 years old:14,304
16-25 years old:6,999
26-50 years old:7,759
50+ years old:2,895

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race


Bicycles or accessories: 3,360Day wear: 2,413
Chairs: 1,779Bathtubs or showers: 1,718
Toilets: 1,656Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 1,516
Beds or bedframes: 1,253Fences or fence posts: 1,126
Soaps: 1,085Football: 959
Skateboards: 862Swimming: 772
Stairs or steps: 757Baseball: 727
Razors or shavers: 718Swimming pools: 702
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 701Other toys: 666
Soccer: 657Jewelry: 566
Basketball: 477Weight lifting: 399
Built-in swimming pools: 374Containers: 365
Scooters, unpowered: 342All-terrain vehicles: 336
Massage devices or vibrators: 327Bunk beds: 324
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 323Paper products: 307
Martial arts: 285Bed rails: 266
Floors or flooring materials: 240Lacrosse: 236
Other playground equipment: 235Exercise: 235
Slides or sliding boards: 229Furniture: 226
Towels or cloths: 221Pens and pencils: 215
Footwear: 212Swings or swing sets: 209
Grocery or shopping carts: 196Medical equipment, general: 190
Barstools or kitchen stools: 187Counters or countertops: 184
Clothing: 181Televisions: 179
Horseback riding: 176Motor vehicles or parts: 169
Pipes: 169Handrails, railings or banisters: 169
Rope or string: 167Water slides: 164
Book bags or back carriers: 162Diapers: 160
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 160Surfing: 160
Step stools: 158Hockey: 154
Stools: 153Playground equipment: 152
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 150Combs or hairbrushes: 149
Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 147Sleds: 146
Trampolines: 144Billiards or pool: 141
Benches: 139Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 127
Fireworks: 126Manual scissors: 123
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 120Wheelchairs: 117
Wrestling: 109Softball: 108
Knives: 104Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 103
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 103Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 102
Ladders: 101Insect induced injuries: 99
Cribs: 99Gymnastics: 97
Sewing basket articles: 97Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 96
Electric heating pads: 94First aid equipment: 93
Tablet or capsule drugs: 93Exercise equipment: 93
Sports and recreational activity: 92High chairs: 87
Alcohol: 87Baby changing tables: 87
Ceilings and walls: 87Faucets or spigots: 87
Other containers: 87Riding power lawn mowers: 86
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 81Potty chairs or training seats: 81
Ice hockey: 81Pet supplies: 81
Ice skating: 80Water tubing: 80
BBs or pellets: 80Ramps or landings: 80
Mirrors or mirror glass: 80Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 80
Baby gates or barriers: 80Snow boarding: 80
Poles: 79Riding toys: 78
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 78Chains: 75
Foods: 75Futons: 75
Snowmobiles: 75Adhesives: 75
Towel racks or bars: 75Freezers: 75
Drinking straws: 75Wire: 73
Toy sports equipment: 73Bars and bar accessories: 73
Skating: 71Grills: 71
Electric coffee makers or teapots: 71Refrigerators: 71
Kerosene or oil heaters: 71Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 71
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 71Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 71
Other unpowered garden tools: 71Clothes dryers: 71
Tree stands: 71Cosmetics: 71
Other drugs or medications: 71Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 71
Tableware and accessories: 70Cabinet or door hardware: 66
Desk supplies: 63Nonglass bottles or jars: 63
Hot water: 59Scaffolding: 59
Camping equipment: 59Snow skiing: 59
Gasoline: 59Pogo sticks: 59
Hot tubs or home spas: 51Tables: 47
Scissors: 45Bottles or jars: 45
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 45Coins: 42
Doors: 42Sinks: 36
Windowsills or frames: 36Cardboard products: 34
Dancing: 30Bench or table saws: 30
Crayons or chalk: 30Animal induced injury: 29
Seesaws or teeterboards: 29Luggage: 29
Chair, rocking: 29Batteries: 29
Bleaches: 29Decorative yard equipment: 28
Pins and needles: 27Laundry soaps or detergents: 27
Other ball sports: 27Stepladders: 21
Tricycles: 21Bleachers: 21
Roller skating: 19Track and field: 19
Fertilizers: 15Toy boxes or chests: 15
Lighter fluids: 15Buckets or pails: 15
Boats and boating: 15Amusement attractions: 15
Portable cribs: 15Self-contained openers: 15
Glass bottles or jars: 15General purpose household cleaners: 14
Swimming pool chemicals: 14Chemicals: 14
Screwdrivers: 14Fishing: 14
Ball sports: 14Drills: 14
Toolboxes or tool kits: 14Extension cords: 14
Nightwear: 14Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 14
Boxing: 14Vending machines: 14
Kitchen gadgets: 14Electric blankets or sheets: 14
Plastic containers: 14Vacuum cleaners: 14
Playpens: 14House repair or construction materials: 14
Room deodorizers or fresheners: 14Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 14
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 14Power lawn mowers: 14
Diving or diving boards: 13Clothing accessories: 13
Rugs or carpets: 13Carts: 13
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 6In-line skating: 6
Outerwear: 6Wooden containers: 6
Baby walkers or jumpers: 6Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 6
Golf carts: 6Laundry baskets: 6
Metal containers: 6Radiators: 6
Trash compactors: 6Swimming pool equipment: 6
Liquid room deodorizers or fresheners: 6Other glass bottles or jars: 6
Wagons: 6Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 6
Car seats: 6Cookware: 6
Christmas decorations: 6Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 6
Wading pools: 6Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 6
Portable baby swings: 6Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 6
Flying toys: 6Hammocks: 6
Tennis: 6Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 6

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