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Accidents - 26-50 years old - Years 1997-2010 - Ear


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 447,780
See also: Other age groups, Other body parts.

Accidents - Years 1997-2010

Year 1997:20,872
Year 1998:28,389
Year 1999:28,823
Year 2000:34,471
Year 2001:36,853
Year 2002:35,801
Year 2003:32,435
Year 2004:33,521
Year 2005:30,402
Year 2006:34,490
Year 2007:29,582
Year 2008:31,825
Year 2009:30,670
Year 2010:39,638

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race

Accidents - Related Products


First aid equipment: 187,449Swimming: 70,758
Jewelry: 34,391Ear protection devices: 7,533
Paper products: 6,520Scuba diving: 5,636
Bathtubs or showers: 4,621Swimming pools: 4,143
Fishing: 4,059Stairs or steps: 3,870
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 3,852Gasoline: 3,600
Combs or hairbrushes: 3,174Diving or diving boards: 2,965
Water skiing: 2,962Bicycles or accessories: 2,875
Tables: 2,824Softball: 2,632
Floors or flooring materials: 2,587Hearing aids: 2,328
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 2,106Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 2,099
Pens and pencils: 2,025Ceilings and walls: 1,918
Basketball: 1,781Football: 1,752
Doors: 1,682Baseball: 1,535
Beds or bedframes: 1,512Telephones or telephone accessories: 1,413
Golf: 1,252All-terrain vehicles: 1,242
Fences or fence posts: 1,177Keys, key rings or key chains: 1,177
Martial arts: 1,127House repair or construction materials: 1,113
Chairs: 1,108Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 1,093
Desk supplies: 1,076Welding equipment: 1,056
Surfing: 1,011Eyeglasses: 991
Beds: 980Exercise: 977
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 923Built-in swimming pools: 914
Hot tubs or home spas: 897Soaps: 880
Rugby: 866Fireworks: 851
Snow skiing: 826Lawn mowers: 823
Razors or shavers: 802Insect induced injuries: 794
Soccer: 744Counters or countertops: 737
Water tubing: 732Volleyball: 719
Scissors: 687Ladders: 679
Other toys: 679Horseback riding: 672
Doorsills or frames: 670Matches: 666
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 662Hockey: 653
Motor vehicles or parts: 648Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 590
Pruning or trimming equipment: 588Manual scissors: 559
Metal containers: 557Knives: 497
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 488Water slides: 483
Batteries: 460Drinking glasses: 441
Garage doors: 439Crayons or chalk: 423
Toilets: 415Bunk beds: 413
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 407Kitchen gadgets: 404
Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 403Manicuring devices: 400
Chain saws: 395Weight lifting: 393
Hair clippers and trimmers: 391Boxing: 382
Pillows: 373Fans: 346
Poles: 343Pipes: 329
Manual cleaning equipment: 325Power lawn mowers: 320
Ice hockey: 313Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 313
Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 307Tools: 307
Wire: 305BBs or pellets: 305
Wooden matches: 302Alcohol: 301
Wheelchairs: 298Pins and needles: 290
Wrestling: 285Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 275
Televisions: 274Containers: 268
Ball sports: 266Stretch cords or stretch straps: 261
Dancing: 255Handrails, railings or banisters: 253
Amusement attractions: 249Windows or window glass: 247
Hot water: 242Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 242
Hammers: 240Crutches, canes or walkers: 239
Bedsprings or bedframes: 238Rugs or carpets: 236
General home or room involvement in fires: 233Sewing basket articles: 227
Saws: 227Day wear: 225
Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 222Cutting torches: 222
Bottles or jars: 219Golf carts: 217
Eye protection devices: 216Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 215
Molding compounds: 208Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 207
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 205Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 204
Rope or string: 203Thermal or sound insulation materials: 201
Windowsills or frames: 199Other portable or stationary power tools: 190
Other unpowered garden tools: 189Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 187
Sports and recreational activity: 186Go-carts: 185
Floor lamps or table lamps: 183Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 182
Sinks: 176Animal induced injury: 176
Cabinet or door hardware: 175Chemicals: 173
Riding power lawn mowers: 172Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 172
Lighting equipment: 166Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 166
Furniture: 162Knives with replaceable blades: 161
Cardboard products: 161Snowmobiles: 156
Footwear: 156Drills: 154
Other ball sports: 154Archery: 154
Workshop grinders, buffers, or polishers: 150Sleds: 150
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 149Other specified plastic products: 148
Drinking straws: 145Pet supplies: 145
Bags: 144Adhesives: 143
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 143Manual snow or ice removal tools: 142
Gasoline cans: 142Rotary power lawn mowers: 138
Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 137Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 137
Snow boarding: 136Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 135
Mirrors or mirror glass: 135Safety pins: 134
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 133Fireplace equipment: 132
Glass bottles or jars: 128Tableware and accessories: 126
Clothing accessories: 123Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 118
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 114Public equipment: 112
Computers: 102Other guns or firearms: 102
Swings or swing sets: 101Light bulbs: 101
Towels or cloths: 101Automotive chemicals: 100
Dishwashers: 99Billiards or pool: 98
Plastic bags: 97Indoor antennas: 94
Bleaches: 94Umbrellas: 90
Balloons: 90Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 89
Portable food or beverage coolers: 89Other furnaces: 89
Exercise equipment: 88Barstools or kitchen stools: 88
Brushcutters, powered: 88Grills: 87
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 87Other drugs or medications: 86
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 86Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 85
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 85Tennis: 85
Radios: 84Outerwear: 83
Sprayers: 82Other fireplaces: 82
Vacuum cleaners: 82Aquariums or accessories: 81
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 81Paint or varnish thinners: 81
Lunch boxes or pails: 80Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 79
Grocery or shopping carts: 77Scooters, unpowered: 77
Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 77Mattresses: 76
Toy sports equipment: 76Slides or sliding boards: 76
Baby strollers: 76Toilet bowl products: 76
Toolboxes or tool kits: 76Plastic products: 75
Antifreeze: 75Other antennas: 75
Electric heating pads: 71Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 71
Extension cords: 71Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 71
Flying toys: 71Remote control, universal or not stated: 70
Freezers: 70Screwdrivers: 69
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 69Electric motors: 69
Ice skating: 69Stools: 69
Tape recorders or players: 68Bowling: 68
Washing machines: 68Other toy guns: 68
Refrigerators: 68Hatchets or axes: 68
Bed rails, adult: 68Lubricants: 67
Awls, chisels or planes: 67Hammocks: 67
Cribs: 67Christmas decorations: 67
Chimneys: 67Camping equipment: 67
Buckets or pails: 66Electric toothbrushes or oral irrigators: 66
Cords, electrical: 66Nail guns or stud drivers: 66
Aerosol containers: 66Bathtub or shower enclosures: 66
Dune buggies/beach buggies: 66Garden tractors: 66
Luggage: 62Artificial Christmas trees: 61
Roller hockey: 59Automatic doors: 59
Laundry baskets: 58Heaters or heating systems: 56
Trampolines: 54Other manual workshop tools: 49
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 43Snow tubing: 42
Toy guns: 41Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 40
Scaffolding: 39Chair, recliner: 38
Amateur two-way radios: 38Art supplies or equipment: 38
Air conditioners: 35Benches: 33
Roller skating: 33Television tables or stands: 32
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 31Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 31
Other plastic products: 30Christmas tree stands or supports: 19
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 19Flotation toys: 18
Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 18Lockers: 18
Building sets: 18Tractors: 17
Electric coffee makers or teapots: 17Skateboards: 17
Sliding glass doors or panels: 17Bars and bar accessories: 17
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 17Soldering equipment: 16
General purpose household cleaners: 16Food skewers: 16
Vending machines: 16Cookware: 16
Burglar alarms: 16Clothespins: 16
Towel racks or bars: 16Portable circular power saws: 16
Baby gates or barriers: 15Leaf blowers: 15
Power saws: 15Motorized vehicles: 15
Fuel storage tanks: 15Seasonal decorations: 15
Kerosene: 15Other ranges: 15
Escalators: 15Marbles: 15
Ironing boards or covers: 15Cosmetics: 15
Personal protection devices: 15Unpowered coffee makers or teapots: 15
Lighter fluids: 15Flatware: 15
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 15Workshop furnishings: 15
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 15Outdoor awnings or shutters: 15
Doorstops: 15Rocking chairs: 15
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 15Methyl alcohol: 14
Bed rails: 14Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 14
Solid room deodorizers or fresheners: 14Wood paneling and particleboard: 14
Aircraft: 14Tree stands: 14
Other glass bottles or jars: 14Faucets or spigots: 14
Gas fumes or gas vapors of unknown origin: 14Fire or smoke alarms: 14

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