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Accidents - Year 2008 - Unkown


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 57,501
See also: Lethal accidents, Other years, Other body parts.

Accidents - Age Distribution

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race


Floors or flooring materials: 9,317Stairs or steps: 5,569
Beds or bedframes: 5,145Bicycles or accessories: 3,623
Motor vehicles or parts: 2,723Chairs: 1,923
Bathtubs or showers: 1,677Wheelchairs: 1,304
Crutches, canes or walkers: 1,183Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 1,140
Exercise: 1,075All-terrain vehicles: 1,053
Laundry soaps or detergents: 755Ladders: 679
Football: 653Skateboards: 643
Tables: 563Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 489
Car seats: 477Rugs or carpets: 413
Bunk beds: 381Insect induced injuries: 373
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 363Grocery or shopping carts: 361
Horseback riding: 358Soaps: 353
Soccer: 328Ceilings and walls: 326
Basketball: 318Toilets: 310
Cribs: 298Detergents: 290
Baby strollers: 288Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 282
Footwear: 265Swimming pools: 262
Swimming: 262Other toys: 251
Doorsills or frames: 235Sinks: 228
Elevators or other lifts: 221Alcohol: 208
Baby changing tables: 203General home or room involvement in fires: 195
Pipes: 193Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 191
Tableware and accessories: 186Clothing accessories: 183
Plants, trees and shrubs: 180Jewelry: 174
Furniture: 173Trampolines: 162
Doors: 161Animal induced injury: 160
Softball: 154Bleaches: 154
Televisions: 149Riding toys: 147
General purpose household cleaners: 146Other unpowered garden tools: 145
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 139Scaffolding: 136
Fishing: 133Lawn mowers: 131
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 119Sports and recreational activity: 117
Exercise equipment: 116Swings or swing sets: 116
Stepladders: 112Baseball: 110
Gymnastics: 108Chair, recliner: 104
Fences or fence posts: 104Cookware: 102
Hot water: 102Counters or countertops: 102
Baby carriers: 101Carbon monoxide detectors: 95
Portable baby swings: 91Pins and needles: 90
Snow skiing: 90Escalators: 90
Pet supplies: 90Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 90
Personal protection devices: 90Benches: 89
Knives: 89High chairs: 88
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 87Snow boarding: 87
Water polo: 87Bottles or jars: 87
Scooters, unpowered: 81Other ranges or ovens: 81
Dancing: 81Other fireplaces: 80
Keys, key rings or key chains: 80Wallpaper: 80
Go-carts: 80Manual cleaning equipment: 75
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 75Glass tubing or test tubes: 75
Foods: 75Batteries: 75
Weight lifting: 74Outerwear: 74
Stools: 74Light bulbs: 74
Gas fumes or gas vapors of unknown origin: 74Track and field: 74
Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 73Field hockey: 73
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 73Beach chairs or folding chairs: 73
Minibikes, powered: 73Pruning or trimming equipment: 73
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 71Manual snow or ice removal tools: 71
Built-in swimming pools: 71Chair, rocking: 71
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 71Vacuum cleaners: 71
Medical equipment, general: 66Desk supplies: 66
Baby walkers or jumpers: 59Ice skating: 59
Buckets or pails: 59Sheets or pillowcases: 59
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 59Containers: 59
Chemicals: 59Telephones or telephone accessories: 58
Other baby carriers: 55Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 45
Lacrosse: 45Computers: 44
Vending machines: 44Other grills or stoves: 43
Radiators: 43Heaters or heating systems: 30
Martial arts: 30Lighting equipment: 29
Clothing: 29Ramps or landings: 29
Fabric treatment products: 29Dishwashers: 29
Day wear: 29Clothing irons: 28
Gasoline: 22Futons: 22
Slides or sliding boards: 21Thermal or sound insulation materials: 21
Refrigerators: 21Scooters/skateboards, powered: 15
Tennis: 15Drinking glasses: 15
Bench or table saws: 15Tablet or capsule drugs: 15
Inflatable furniture: 15Surfing: 15
Bed rails: 15Wrestling: 15
Bowling: 14Attachable high chairs: 14
Gun powder or ammunition: 14Hatchets or axes: 14
Mirrors or mirror glass: 14Cosmetics: 14
Seesaws or teeterboards: 14Golf carts: 14
Washing machines: 14Barstools or kitchen stools: 14
Poles: 14Roller skating: 14
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 14Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 14
Windowsills or frames: 14Boxing: 14
Other playground equipment: 14Grills: 14
Floor lamps or table lamps: 14Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 14
Fertilizers: 14Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 14
Swimming pool chemicals: 14Hot tubs or home spas: 14
Step stools: 14Water heaters: 14
Baby bouncer seats: 14Toy boxes or chests: 6
Pillows: 6Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 6
Toddler beds: 6Acids: 6
Window screens: 6

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