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Accidents - Years 1997-2010 - 25 - 50% Body


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 338,560
See also: Lethal accidents, Other body parts.

Accidents - Years 1997-2010

Year 1997:30,754
Year 1998:39,673
Year 1999:47,007
Year 2000:62,331
Year 2001:65,139
Year 2002:48,854
Year 2003:19,534
Year 2004:3,526
Year 2005:6,145
Year 2006:3,479
Year 2007:3,430
Year 2008:6,154
Year 2009:999
Year 2010:1,529

Accidents - Age Distribution

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race

Accidents - Related Products


Stairs or steps: 45,965Bicycles or accessories: 41,235
Floors or flooring materials: 25,510All-terrain vehicles: 15,101
Gasoline: 8,177Ladders: 7,597
Hot water: 6,691Beds: 6,387
Bathtubs or showers: 5,598Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 5,163
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 4,883General home or room involvement in fires: 4,628
Horseback riding: 4,600Wheelchairs: 4,468
Chairs: 4,458Soaps: 3,449
Laundry soaps or detergents: 3,341Ceilings and walls: 3,300
Crutches, canes or walkers: 3,289Exercise: 2,892
House repair or construction materials: 2,839Swimming: 2,554
In-line skating: 2,511Lawn mowers: 2,398
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 2,339Tables: 2,309
Day wear: 2,202Doors: 2,164
Rugs or carpets: 2,117Cookware: 2,110
Fences or fence posts: 1,997Basketball: 1,971
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 1,841Fishing: 1,783
Go-carts: 1,733Toilets: 1,729
Skateboards: 1,671Windows or window glass: 1,615
Gas or LP grills or stoves: 1,554Football: 1,497
Other ranges: 1,480Furniture: 1,386
Escalators: 1,353Tableware and accessories: 1,239
Scooters, unpowered: 1,235Other unpowered garden tools: 1,224
Aerosol containers: 1,223Swimming pools: 1,188
Riding power lawn mowers: 1,162Beds or bedframes: 1,130
Scaffolding: 1,125Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,117
Pruning or trimming equipment: 1,114Fireworks: 1,103
Snowmobiles: 1,099Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 1,027
Clothing: 991Containers: 984
Mobile/manufactured homes: 841Soccer: 839
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 824Pressure cookers or canners: 818
Trampolines: 794Swings or swing sets: 774
Tractors: 772Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 765
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 763Footwear: 743
Detergents: 737Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 716
Glass doors: 715Radiators: 675
Volleyball: 666Exercise equipment: 651
Roller skating: 649Chemicals: 640
Hot tubs or home spas: 639Softball: 633
Baseball: 629Golf carts: 623
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 602Nightwear: 602
Fabric treatment products: 594Golf: 571
Microwave ovens: 548Kerosene or oil heaters: 537
Clothing accessories: 531Electric deep fryers: 511
Snow skiing: 510Poles: 509
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 507Heaters or heating systems: 506
Step stools: 505Bleaches: 504
Amusement attractions: 496Gasoline cans: 471
Slides or sliding boards: 467Fuel storage tanks: 461
Grocery or shopping carts: 459Kerosene: 451
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 449Dancing: 448
General purpose household cleaners: 445Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 444
Built-in swimming pools: 435Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 435
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 431Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 419
Other glass doors: 418Water heaters: 416
Grills: 416Other toys: 414
Paper products: 401Televisions: 391
Metal containers: 391Elevators or other lifts: 383
Weight lifting: 380Carts: 373
Swimming pool chemicals: 371Bunk beds: 369
Handrails, railings or banisters: 367Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 361
Power lawn mowers: 358Snow boarding: 355
Foods: 353Gas or LP heaters: 353
Welding equipment: 338Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 335
Knives: 333Doorsills or frames: 330
Other ovens: 330Cutting torches: 316
Track and field: 313Chain saws: 313
Lubricants: 304Sliding glass doors or panels: 295
Mountain climbing: 295Blankets: 293
Water tubing: 284Camping equipment: 281
Diving or diving boards: 266Diesel fuels: 263
Refrigerators: 251Other ranges or ovens: 251
Telephones or telephone accessories: 245Gas furnaces: 242
Counters or countertops: 240BBs or pellets: 240
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 239Garage doors: 238
Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 237Treehouses or playhouses: 234
Ball sports: 234Chains: 233
Bags: 231Lighter fluids: 231
Lighters: 230Vacuum cleaners: 227
Sleds: 227Water skiing: 226
Coffee makers or teapots: 224Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 221
Saws: 219Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 218
Drain cleaners: 217Playground equipment: 213
Mattresses: 213Water slides: 208
Sinks: 207Recliner chairs: 205
Pipes: 204Ramps or landings: 204
Sheets or pillowcases: 204Stepladders: 201
Pet supplies: 199Other furnaces: 197
Other fireplaces: 194Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 193
Electric coffee makers or teapots: 192Wrestling: 192
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 191Public equipment: 189
Flying toys: 184Bleachers: 177
Luggage: 176Bathtub or shower enclosures: 173
Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 172Screen doors: 171
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 171Floor lamps or table lamps: 171
Sports and recreational activity: 169Tennis: 167
Wading pools: 167Other windows or window glass: 167
Cardboard products: 167Matches: 162
Cheerleading: 161Minibikes, powered: 156
Automatic doors: 156Washing machines: 155
Faucets or spigots: 152Eyeglasses: 152
Decorative yard equipment: 151Self-contained openers: 151
Portable gas or LP heaters: 151Paint or varnish thinners: 151
Rocking chairs: 151Bottles or jars: 150
Nonelectric blankets: 150Rope or string: 150
Dune buggies/beach buggies: 149Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 149
Motor vehicles or parts: 148Radios: 147
Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 146Workshop furnishings: 146
Window screens: 146Adhesives: 145
Nonbaby mattresses: 144Batteries: 144
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 139Fuel charcoal lighters: 138
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 138Other Irons: 138
Plastic products: 137Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 137
Gas or LP floor or wall heaters: 136Gas ranges: 136
Methyl alcohol: 135Plastic bags: 134
Gas ovens: 133Canning jars or lids: 133
Benches: 131Nonglass bottles or jars: 130
Air conditioners: 127Acids: 127
Stools: 126Car seats: 125
First aid equipment: 112Metal cookware: 110
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 108Thermal or sound insulation materials: 105
Bowling: 104Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 103
Bedsprings or bedframes: 103Lighting equipment: 103
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 103Other clothing: 102
Tricycles: 102Sewing basket articles: 102
Martial arts: 102Charcoal: 101
Slow cookers: 101Gas ranges or ovens: 101
Caustics: 100Table linens: 99
Range or oven accessories: 95Razors or shavers: 95
Pillows: 95Gymnastics: 94
Hair dryers: 94Other ball sports: 94
Ammonia, household: 90Billiards or pool: 90
Screwdrivers: 88Wagons: 88
Furniture polishes or waxes: 88Manual push mowers: 88
Flotation toys: 87Toolboxes or tool kits: 87
Storm doors with glass panels: 87Floor furnaces: 87
Electric heaters: 87Wire: 86
Ice skating: 86Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 86
Cabinet or door hardware: 85Clothes dryers: 85
Scales: 85Garden tractors: 85
Baby strollers: 85Towels or cloths: 85
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 84Other playground equipment: 84
Brushcutters, powered: 84Baby gates or barriers: 84
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 84Toy caps, cap toys or cap guns: 84
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 84Aquariums or accessories: 82
Electric heating pads: 82Automotive chemicals: 81
Television tables or stands: 78Other power pruning or trimming equipment: 77
Tapes: 77Snow tubing: 77
Hockey: 77Electrical outlets or receptacles: 77
Lockers: 77Electric trains or accessories: 77
Wood paneling and particleboard: 76Drinking fountains: 76
Windowsills or frames: 76Sleeping bags: 76
Baby changing tables: 76Cribs: 76
Street hockey: 76Heat or infrared lamps: 74
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 74Ice hockey: 74
Watches: 74Electric frying pans and skillets: 73
Christmas tree lights: 71Portable circular power saws: 71
Straight ladders: 70Gun powder or ammunition: 70
Storm windows: 70Support garments and stockings, medical: 70
Spot removers or cleaning fluids: 69Electric blankets or sheets: 69
Insect traps, powered: 69Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 69
Power hedge trimmers: 68Sun lamps: 68
Power drills or accessories: 68Metal chimneys, stovepipes or flues: 68
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 68Art supplies or equipment: 68
Pens and pencils: 68Diapers: 67
Pins and needles: 67Liquid room deodorizers or fresheners: 67
Freezers: 67Extension ladders: 67
Badminton: 67Floor waxes: 67
Fireplace equipment: 67Air compressors: 66
Kitchen gadgets: 66Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 66
Inflatable furniture: 66Wallpaper cleaners: 66
Lamp oils: 66Rugby: 66
Glass bottles or jars: 66Substance ingested or inhaled by a victim under age: 66
Wooden containers: 66Hammocks: 66
Tools: 65Kerosene grills or stoves: 56
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 56Antifreeze: 56
Outerwear: 56Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 53
Skating: 44Jewelry: 42
Mirrors or mirror glass: 42Fuel oils: 40
Personal protection devices: 39Portable baby swings: 38
Surfing: 37Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 36
Computers: 35Light bulbs: 35
Other grills or stoves: 33Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 33
Scuba diving: 31Extension or straight ladders: 31
Manual cleaning equipment: 31Cords, electrical: 30
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 30High chairs: 30
Baby walkers or jumpers: 27Extension cords: 27
Dishwashing liquid: 23Fans: 23
Tool sheds: 22Electric ranges: 22
Internal combustion engines: 21Baby carriers: 19
Desk supplies: 19Gasoline heaters: 18
Saunas: 18Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 18
Buckets or pails: 18Unpowered coffee makers or teapots: 18
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 17Portable food or beverage coolers: 17
Leaf blowers: 17Handball: 17
Moving walks: 17Outdoor awnings or shutters: 17
Glass soft drink bottles: 17Umbrellas: 17
Chemistry sets or science kits: 17Wallpaper: 16
Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 16Laundry baskets: 16
Gasoline or other fuel-powered models: 16Other heaters or heating systems: 16
Waterbeds or water pillows: 16Other furniture: 16
Knives with replaceable blades: 16Other containers: 16
Photographic chemicals: 16Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 16
Fire extinguishers: 16Power tillers or cultivators: 16
Outdoor patio heaters or firepits: 15Baby bottles or nipples: 15
Marbles: 15Workshop grinders, buffers, or polishers: 15
Fertilizers: 15Gas-burning fireplaces: 15
Illegal drugs: 15Chair, recliner: 15
Other manual workshop tools: 15Flares: 15
Generators or power plants: 15Dishwashers: 15
Pine oil cleaning and disinfectant preparations: 14Built-in fireplaces: 7
Other plastic products: 6Playpens: 6
Balloons: 6Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 6
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 6Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 5
Dyes: 5Ironing boards or covers: 5

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