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Accidents - 26-50 years old - Year 1998 - Ankle


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 278,765
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Stairs or steps: 98,776Basketball: 30,619
Exercise: 12,875Floors or flooring materials: 11,145
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 10,581Softball: 7,465
Ladders: 7,384Volleyball: 5,210
Soccer: 4,432Bicycles or accessories: 4,297
Footwear: 3,966Football: 3,935
Baseball: 3,555Chairs: 3,091
Fences or fence posts: 3,022Beds: 2,152
Bathtubs or showers: 2,061House repair or construction materials: 1,859
Dancing: 1,854Snow skiing: 1,838
Roller skating: 1,829In-line skating: 1,701
Doors: 1,576Tennis: 1,555
Horseback riding: 1,426Ceilings and walls: 1,368
Golf: 1,326Lawn mowers: 1,274
Ball sports: 1,235Snow boarding: 1,190
Rugs or carpets: 1,151Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 1,036
Containers: 1,029Trampolines: 994
Tables: 993Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 861
Other toys: 843Swimming pools: 810
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 808Bowling: 806
All-terrain vehicles: 806Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 746
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 724Martial arts: 723
Ramps or landings: 721Swings or swing sets: 624
Water skiing: 613Hockey: 582
Other ball sports: 574Exercise equipment: 573
Scaffolding: 569Furniture: 541
Bunk beds: 539Skateboards: 480
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 471Wheelchairs: 471
Stepladders: 454Bleachers: 445
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 434Fishing: 433
Swimming: 425Vacuum cleaners: 422
Wire: 406Telephones or telephone accessories: 384
Windows or window glass: 372Riding power lawn mowers: 363
Other unpowered garden tools: 361Ice skating: 360
Rope or string: 346Pipes: 339
Knives: 338Refrigerators: 333
Doorsills or frames: 332Metal containers: 330
Wrestling: 330Tableware and accessories: 329
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 314Skating: 304
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 294Hammers: 291
Snow tubing: 287Surfing: 283
Step stools: 277Ice hockey: 274
Screen doors: 274Crutches, canes or walkers: 274
Carts: 273Buckets or pails: 266
Manual cleaning equipment: 264Elevators or other lifts: 263
Toilets: 244Bottles or jars: 244
Roller hockey: 243Weight lifting: 237
Counters or countertops: 236Snowmobiles: 221
Track and field: 209Poles: 208
Built-in swimming pools: 208Bags: 208
Grocery or shopping carts: 206Tractors: 200
Luggage: 197Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 197
Tool sheds: 189Boxing: 189
Handrails, railings or banisters: 188Go-carts: 187
Cabinet or door hardware: 187Rugby: 181
Bedsprings or bedframes: 180Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 179
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 174Baby gates or barriers: 170
Slides or sliding boards: 170Coffee makers or teapots: 168
Mirrors or mirror glass: 161Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 159
Sports and recreational activity: 159Chain saws: 158
Plastic bags: 152Pruning or trimming equipment: 152
Blankets: 151Street hockey: 151
Drinking glasses: 151Hot water: 151
Lockers: 150Golf carts: 149
Televisions: 144Sleds: 140
Chains: 133Fuel oils: 133
Hot tubs or home spas: 133Flying toys: 132
Fans: 132Handball: 121
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 113Razors or shavers: 112
Glass bottles or jars: 112Recliner chairs: 105
Mountain climbing: 104Toolboxes or tool kits: 103
Cookware: 103Gymnastics: 102
Saws: 95Portable circular power saws: 95
Other fireplaces: 95Computers: 95
Clothing: 94Escalators: 94
Tools: 93Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 93
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 87Christmas tree lights: 86
Clothespins: 84Other manual workshop tools: 84
Other power garden tools: 84Manual drills: 84
Waterbeds or water pillows: 84Rotary power lawn mowers: 75
Kitchen gadgets: 75Futons: 75
Moving walks: 74Heaters or heating systems: 74
Water tubing: 74Swimming pool equipment: 74
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 74Light bulbs: 74
Rocking chairs: 74Other furniture: 74
Public equipment: 74Day wear: 74
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 67Power lawn mowers: 67
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 67Other ladders: 67
Stilts: 67Upholstered recliner chairs: 67
Floor waxes: 67Drinking fountains: 66
Fuel storage tanks: 66Drills: 66
Flatware: 66Plastic containers: 66
Extension ladders: 66Generators or power plants: 66
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 57Benches: 57
Mattresses: 57Hatchets or axes: 56
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 38Nail guns or stud drivers: 38
Nonglass doors: 38Keys, key rings or key chains: 38
Clothing accessories: 38Christmas decorations: 38
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 37Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 37
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 37Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 37
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 37Manual push mowers: 37
Horseshoes: 37Air conditioners: 19
Wagons: 19Amusement attractions: 19
Water heaters: 19Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 19
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 19Fire escape devices: 19
Portable power drills and accessories: 19Water slides: 19
Soaps: 19Pumps: 19
Metal cookware: 19Radiators: 18
Toy sports equipment: 18Garden tractors: 18
Antifreeze: 18Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 18
Storm doors without glass panels: 18Pull-down or folding stairs: 18
Mobile/manufactured homes: 18Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 18
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 18Extension cords: 18
Toilet bowl products: 18Photographic equipment: 18
Camping equipment: 18Minibikes, powered: 18
Power saws: 18Hammocks: 18
Tape recorders or players: 18

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