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Accidents - 26-50 years old - Year 2007 - Head


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 202,253
See also: Lethal accidents, Other years, Other age groups, Other body parts.

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Stairs or steps: 22,817Floors or flooring materials: 20,041
Bicycles or accessories: 11,356Bathtubs or showers: 7,532
Ceilings and walls: 7,042Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 6,338
All-terrain vehicles: 5,853Beds or bedframes: 5,301
Alcohol: 4,733Ladders: 4,708
Horseback riding: 4,477Tables: 4,264
Doors: 3,425Chairs: 3,338
House repair or construction materials: 2,706Motor vehicles or parts: 2,636
Baseball: 2,580Softball: 2,413
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 2,333Wheelchairs: 2,284
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 2,249Soccer: 1,883
Basketball: 1,842Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 1,597
Football: 1,470Doorsills or frames: 1,406
Hammers: 1,385Exercise: 1,224
Pipes: 1,186Containers: 1,107
Fishing: 1,071Poles: 1,053
Toilets: 1,048Garage doors: 1,034
Sinks: 1,016Animal induced injury: 986
Skateboards: 983Surfing: 943
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 936Ice skating: 907
Snow boarding: 874Fences or fence posts: 868
Counters or countertops: 862Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 850
Televisions: 808Snow skiing: 780
Bunk beds: 769Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 748
Tools: 741Weight lifting: 736
Barstools or kitchen stools: 713Handrails, railings or banisters: 653
Refrigerators: 644Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 644
Rugs or carpets: 634Fans: 628
Footwear: 584Sleds: 584
Other toys: 569Golf: 543
Metal containers: 519Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 510
Crutches, canes or walkers: 495Swimming pools: 487
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 484Furniture: 484
Decorative yard equipment: 479Windowsills or frames: 464
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 458Other ranges or ovens: 411
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 407Tool sheds: 405
Bowling: 401Martial arts: 400
Tableware and accessories: 384Other fireplaces: 380
Plants, trees and shrubs: 380Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 369
Golf carts: 363Cabinet or door hardware: 361
Day wear: 356Exercise equipment: 355
Built-in swimming pools: 352Manual cleaning equipment: 349
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 347Benches: 346
Other unpowered garden tools: 346Roller skating: 336
Bottles or jars: 331Outdoor awnings or shutters: 327
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 327Rugby: 326
Billiards or pool: 326Stools: 319
Water slides: 311Computers: 297
Automatic doors: 287Go-carts: 281
Mirrors or mirror glass: 271Air conditioners: 271
Buckets or pails: 266Tree stands: 260
Hockey: 256Riding power lawn mowers: 254
Telephones or telephone accessories: 254Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 252
Toolboxes or tool kits: 251Volleyball: 246
Boxing: 238Drinking glasses: 237
Scooters, unpowered: 234Diving or diving boards: 234
Dune buggies/beach buggies: 232Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 230
Extension or straight ladders: 225Trampolines: 225
Vending machines: 225Umbrellas: 224
Knives: 224Elevators or other lifts: 223
Freezers: 218Snow tubing: 213
Stepladders: 212Gymnastics: 210
Tractors: 203Dancing: 203
Lockers: 202Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 196
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 191Christmas decorations: 190
Water skiing: 190Pet supplies: 189
Sports and recreational activity: 184Tablet or capsule drugs: 184
Fireworks: 184Clothing irons: 182
Glass bottles or jars: 182Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 180
Vacuum cleaners: 179Photographic equipment: 179
Waterbeds or water pillows: 179Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 175
Insect induced injuries: 172Fire extinguishers: 171
Other manual workshop tools: 170Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 169
Baby gates or barriers: 166Keys, key rings or key chains: 165
Wire: 165Nonelectric razors or shavers: 165
Hot tubs or home spas: 164Lawn mowers: 161
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 156Public equipment: 155
Snowmobiles: 155Bathtub or shower enclosures: 150
Drills: 150Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 145
Step stools: 144Scaffolding: 141
Swimming pool equipment: 138In-line skating: 135
Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 131Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 130
Hammocks: 129Escalators: 124
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 118Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 117
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 117Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 117
General home or room involvement in fires: 115Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 115
Floor lamps or table lamps: 111Amusement attractions: 110
Hatchets or axes: 110Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 109
Mountain climbing: 103Wrestling: 103
Bleachers: 102Treehouses or playhouses: 100
Swings or swing sets: 100Mobile/manufactured homes: 99
Chains: 99Pruning or trimming equipment: 99
Towel racks or bars: 95Gasoline: 95
Cords, electrical: 95Stretch cords or stretch straps: 95
Tennis: 95Skating: 95
Chair, rocking: 95Desk supplies: 95
Bags: 92Illegal drugs: 91
Carts: 90Nonbaby mattresses: 87
Bleaches: 86Blankets: 86
Eyeglasses: 85Nonglass bottles or jars: 85
Bed rails: 85Grills: 85
Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 85Lacrosse: 85
Bars and bar accessories: 84Licensed two-wheeled motor vehicles: 84
Motorized vehicles: 80Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 80
Extension cords: 80Electrical wire or wiring systems: 80
Heaters or heating systems: 76Car seats: 76
Cookware: 75Radios: 72
Powered riding toys: 71Electric Christmas decorations: 71
Automotive tools or accessories: 71Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 71
Dishwashers: 70Baby strollers: 70
Brick, stone or masonry chimneys: 70Hair dryers: 70
Slides or sliding boards: 70Wagons: 70
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 70Room deodorizers or fresheners: 70
Power lawn mowers: 70Above-ground swimming pools: 70
Playground equipment: 70Sprayers: 70
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 70Chair, recliner: 70
Nail guns or stud drivers: 70Manual filing or sanding tools: 70
Washing machines: 70Lightning rods or arresters, antenna discharge units or other grounding devices: 70
Sewing machines or accessories: 70Flying toys: 69
Trains: 69Minibikes, powered: 69
Antihistamines: 69Ramps or landings: 69
Foods: 69Cribs: 69
Book bags or back carriers: 69Power tillers or cultivators: 69
Medical equipment, general: 69Razors or shavers: 62
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 61Clocks: 61
Pressurized containers: 61Christmas tree lights: 61
Hair clippers and trimmers: 55Grocery or shopping carts: 55
Aquariums or accessories: 49Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 46
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 46Kitchen gadgets: 43
Roller hockey: 40Rope or string: 40
Bench or table saws: 34Cots: 34
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 34Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 34
Recording tapes: 34Turpentine: 34
Other portable or stationary power tools: 31Trays: 31
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 31Swimming: 30
BBs or pellets: 30Cosmetics: 30
Fuel oils: 30Other specified plastic products: 30
Clothing accessories: 30Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 30
Water tubing: 30Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 15
Personal protection devices: 15Light bulbs: 15
Caulking or spackling compounds: 15Metal cookware: 15
Flatware: 15Ironing boards or covers: 15
Paper products: 15Fire sprinklers: 15
Industrial equipment: 15Soaps: 15
Nonelectric blankets: 15Darts: 15
Music boxes or chimes: 15Battery chargers: 15
Painting equipment, powered: 15Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 15
Nightwear: 15Pull-down or folding stairs: 15
Portable food or beverage coolers: 15Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 15
Wigs, falls or hairpieces: 15Ball sports: 15
Other ball sports: 15Scales: 15
Television tables or stands: 15Track and field: 15
Gas-burning fireplaces: 15Faucets or spigots: 15
Chain saws: 15Laundry baskets: 15
Footlockers: 15Eye protection devices: 15
Luggage: 15Baby walkers or jumpers: 15
Clothes dryers: 15Fire or smoke alarms: 15

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