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Accidents - 26-50 years old - Years 1997-2010 - Lower Trunk


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 6,126,721
See also: Lethal accidents, Other age groups, Other body parts.

Accidents - Years 1997-2010

Year 1997:270,093
Year 1998:316,204
Year 1999:345,435
Year 2000:393,029
Year 2001:442,860
Year 2002:428,731
Year 2003:448,249
Year 2004:473,973
Year 2005:458,484
Year 2006:494,855
Year 2007:492,776
Year 2008:511,436
Year 2009:524,181
Year 2010:526,408

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Accidents - Related Products


Stairs or steps: 974,908Floors or flooring materials: 438,288
Furniture: 395,409Containers: 302,259
Bathtubs or showers: 238,253Ladders: 202,705
Chairs: 143,143Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 138,917
Exercise: 125,497Beds or bedframes: 121,348
Bicycles or accessories: 111,601Horseback riding: 90,976
Weight lifting: 90,249House repair or construction materials: 84,027
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 83,756Basketball: 76,846
All-terrain vehicles: 72,702Televisions: 63,853
Tables: 60,721Manual snow or ice removal tools: 59,603
Bags: 57,898Beds: 57,193
Refrigerators: 55,188Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 50,256
Lawn mowers: 47,364Footwear: 46,022
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 42,642Other unpowered garden tools: 36,891
Wheelchairs: 35,605Rugs or carpets: 33,289
Toilets: 32,472Day wear: 31,480
Ceilings and walls: 30,942Luggage: 30,454
Washing machines: 28,280Football: 27,810
Laundry baskets: 27,764Cardboard products: 25,513
Softball: 25,137Air conditioners: 24,735
Buckets or pails: 24,395Clothing: 24,307
Golf: 24,090Manual cleaning equipment: 23,794
Vacuum cleaners: 22,673Fences or fence posts: 22,364
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 21,470Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 21,429
Doors: 21,153Bowling: 20,996
Exercise equipment: 20,838Other toys: 20,431
Snow skiing: 20,225Swimming pools: 18,231
Dancing: 18,086Crutches, canes or walkers: 18,074
Baseball: 17,564Mattresses: 16,158
Fishing: 15,925Soccer: 15,458
Riding power lawn mowers: 15,025Toolboxes or tool kits: 14,223
Snowmobiles: 14,124Sleds: 14,007
Roller skating: 13,739Hot water: 13,700
In-line skating: 12,998Bunk beds: 12,914
Snow boarding: 12,662Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 12,271
Amusement attractions: 12,158Scaffolding: 12,029
Volleyball: 11,361Stepladders: 11,344
Tools: 11,210Computers: 10,964
Trampolines: 10,778Paper products: 10,764
Grocery or shopping carts: 10,735Pet supplies: 10,670
Knives: 10,478Tableware and accessories: 10,345
Swimming: 9,661Sinks: 9,535
Water skiing: 8,990Freezers: 8,931
Portable food or beverage coolers: 8,859Benches: 8,770
Handrails, railings or banisters: 8,713Counters or countertops: 8,573
Clothes dryers: 8,480Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 8,475
Metal containers: 8,467Power lawn mowers: 8,431
Motor vehicles or parts: 8,246Car seats: 8,239
Skateboards: 7,712Stools: 7,641
Step stools: 7,622Martial arts: 7,522
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 7,380Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 7,011
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 6,954Pipes: 6,904
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 6,837Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 6,638
Swings or swing sets: 6,591Bottles or jars: 6,563
Other ranges or ovens: 6,496Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 6,393
Ramps or landings: 6,392Tennis: 6,318
Cookware: 6,018Chair, recliner: 6,003
Electric heating pads: 5,951Jewelry: 5,932
Water heaters: 5,903Towels or cloths: 5,864
Massage devices or vibrators: 5,714Tree stands: 5,706
Windows or window glass: 5,512Billiards or pool: 5,392
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 5,372Aquariums or accessories: 5,280
Chain saws: 5,250Dishwashers: 5,227
Ice skating: 5,206Garage doors: 5,175
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 5,136Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 5,123
Poles: 5,039Carts: 4,949
Hot tubs or home spas: 4,882Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 4,834
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 4,723Built-in swimming pools: 4,706
Bleachers: 4,619Telephones or telephone accessories: 4,509
Other containers: 4,497Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 4,412
Book bags or back carriers: 4,354Hatchets or axes: 4,344
Hockey: 4,324Plastic bags: 4,308
Extension or straight ladders: 4,214Elevators or other lifts: 4,130
Animal induced injury: 4,047Christmas decorations: 4,046
Other ranges: 4,045Escalators: 4,020
Go-carts: 4,020Hammers: 4,002
Cribs: 3,970Ball sports: 3,889
Rotary power lawn mowers: 3,863Sports and recreational activity: 3,818
Surfing: 3,763Clothing accessories: 3,742
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 3,724Grills: 3,657
Camping equipment: 3,640Water slides: 3,628
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 3,610Microwave ovens: 3,603
Generators or power plants: 3,584Pruning or trimming equipment: 3,563
Golf carts: 3,502Baby strollers: 3,460
Nonbaby mattresses: 3,450Coal or wood-burning stoves: 3,413
Cabinet or door hardware: 3,288Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 3,275
Christmas tree lights: 3,252Tractors: 3,113
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 3,026Skating: 2,939
Barstools or kitchen stools: 2,933Air compressors: 2,930
Recliner chairs: 2,916Doorsills or frames: 2,907
Alcohol: 2,870Mobile/manufactured homes: 2,853
Batteries: 2,853Decorative yard equipment: 2,829
Baby gates or barriers: 2,736Soaps: 2,732
Snow tubing: 2,685Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 2,684
Scooters, unpowered: 2,628Waterbeds or water pillows: 2,617
Rope or string: 2,604Sheets or pillowcases: 2,582
Saws: 2,570Wood paneling and particleboard: 2,559
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 2,518Bathtub or shower enclosures: 2,486
Wooden containers: 2,475Tool sheds: 2,472
Appliances: 2,461Power tillers or cultivators: 2,432
Plastic containers: 2,427Foods: 2,387
Other portable or stationary power tools: 2,383Sprayers: 2,370
Hammocks: 2,327Laundry soaps or detergents: 2,323
Water tubing: 2,270Other furniture: 2,263
Snow throwers/blowers: 2,261Ice hockey: 2,196
Diving or diving boards: 2,180Fans: 2,131
Drinking glasses: 2,098Chains: 2,095
Other ball sports: 2,053Electric Christmas decorations: 1,996
Other furnaces: 1,990Nonelectric razors or shavers: 1,982
Futons: 1,979Lubricants: 1,972
Razors or shavers: 1,965Flying toys: 1,951
Slides or sliding boards: 1,949Nonglass bottles or jars: 1,930
Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 1,902Wire: 1,873
Blankets: 1,812Gasoline: 1,791
Pens and pencils: 1,789Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 1,767
Rug shampooers: 1,701Pillows: 1,691
Log splitters: 1,687Electrical wire or wiring systems: 1,680
Other ovens: 1,664Outerwear: 1,645
Knives with replaceable blades: 1,643Plants, trees and shrubs: 1,605
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 1,598Mountain climbing: 1,587
Wrestling: 1,573Radiators: 1,562
Keys, key rings or key chains: 1,561Hair dryers: 1,553
Painting equipment, powered: 1,518Artificial Christmas trees: 1,515
Swimming pool equipment: 1,514Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 1,491
Garden tractors: 1,484Laundry hampers: 1,450
Manual push mowers: 1,423Diapers: 1,418
Safes: 1,405Vending machines: 1,397
Tarpaulins: 1,393Gymnastics: 1,390
Other manual workshop tools: 1,378Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 1,363
Leaf blowers: 1,362Heaters or heating systems: 1,349
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 1,347Cords, electrical: 1,314
Welding equipment: 1,311Playpens: 1,290
Light bulbs: 1,282Public equipment: 1,282
Screwdrivers: 1,275Bedsprings or bedframes: 1,245
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 1,227Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 1,218
Gasoline cans: 1,204Fertilizers: 1,202
First aid equipment: 1,184Sewing machines or accessories: 1,150
Pressurized containers: 1,138Track and field: 1,130
Outdoor awnings or shutters: 1,126Other fireplaces: 1,113
Seasonal decorations: 1,088Pumps: 1,076
Workshop furnishings: 1,033Bench or table saws: 1,030
Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 1,022Boxing: 1,021
Wading pools: 1,021Windowsills or frames: 1,020
Other glass bottles or jars: 1,015Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 979
Baby carriers: 978Scissors: 976
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 976Cots: 975
Toy boxes or chests: 973General purpose household cleaners: 964
Stretch cords or stretch straps: 948Mirrors or mirror glass: 926
Lighting equipment: 921Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 921
General home or room involvement in fires: 918Manual filing or sanding tools: 909
Trays: 904Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 903
Fuel storage tanks: 883Coffee makers or teapots: 877
Footlockers: 873Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 871
Motorized vehicles: 864Television tables or stands: 862
Handball: 858Horseshoes: 848
Drills: 841Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 837
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 819Snow throwers or blowers: 815
Minibikes, powered: 800Floor lamps or table lamps: 786
Fireworks: 767Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 765
Clocks: 760Faucets or spigots: 759
Wallpaper: 755Nail guns or stud drivers: 755
Tape recorders or players: 754Pull-down or folding stairs: 741
Power saws: 735Photographic equipment: 728
Insect induced injuries: 713Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 704
Rugby: 702Paper bags: 701
Street hockey: 694Drinking fountains: 694
Kerosene or oil heaters: 681Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 663
Other Irons: 662Pressure cookers or canners: 661
Plastic products: 657Floor buffers or waxers: 654
Metal cookware: 652Inflatable furniture: 651
Badminton: 646Business and office machines: 623
Combs or hairbrushes: 621Treehouses or playhouses: 613
Seesaws or teeterboards: 601Other ladders: 592
Nightwear: 592High chairs: 592
Medical equipment, general: 558Desk supplies: 557
Electric motors: 555Other clothing: 548
Scuba diving: 542Coins: 538
Extension cords: 538Toboggans: 532
Flatware: 531Fuel oils: 529
Other playground equipment: 522Tapes: 517
Cisterns, cesspools or septic tanks: 513Detergents: 506
Automotive tools or accessories: 499Nonelectric blankets: 492
Boilers: 492Baby carriages: 488
Tricycles: 486Baby bottles or nipples: 485
Cheerleading: 477BBs or pellets: 469
Slow cookers: 460Portable circular power saws: 452
Chemicals: 445Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 443
Other grills or stoves: 438Rocking chairs: 434
Floor waxes: 427Glass bottles or jars: 421
Pins and needles: 420Dune buggies/beach buggies: 420
Automatic doors: 418Gas or LP grills or stoves: 418
Awls, chisels or planes: 416Ironing boards or covers: 411
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 411Table tennis: 404
Thermal or sound insulation materials: 403Above-ground swimming pools: 389
Fire escape devices: 387Kitchen gadgets: 384
Chair, rocking: 383Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 382
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 379Wagons: 377
Other baby carriers: 371Stilts: 367
Electric ranges or ovens: 366Towel racks or bars: 360
Baby walkers or jumpers: 351Manual scissors: 347
Paint or varnish thinners: 341Other specified plastic products: 340
Clothing irons: 338Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 336
Bassinets or cradles: 335Radios: 334
Heating or cooling comfort packs: 333Reel power lawn mowers: 332
Playground equipment: 331Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 331
Trash compactors: 329Lockers: 326
Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 322Boats and boating: 321
Roller hockey: 321Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 318
Fabric treatment products: 313Oven cleaners: 312
Workshop grinders, buffers, or polishers: 311Manicuring devices: 311
Archery: 308Portable power drills and accessories: 301
Balls: 299Bleaches: 297
Other power saws: 296Baby carriers or slings: 296
Power sanders: 295Art supplies or equipment: 292
Fire extinguishers: 291Bars and bar accessories: 287
Ceramics supplies or equipment: 285Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 283
Bedding: 280Pogo sticks: 280
Internal combustion engines: 277Aerosol containers: 273
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 271Caulking or spackling compounds: 264
Eyeglasses: 264Flotation toys: 262
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 259Flying discs and boomerangs: 259
Magazine racks or book ends: 258Washer-dryer combinations: 257
Electrical outlets or receptacles: 256Other stools: 256
Electric heaters: 254Umbrellas: 253
Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 249Heat pumps: 246
Extension ladders: 241Lacrosse: 237
Utility vehicles: 237Bed rails: 234
Storm windows: 233Ice makers: 231
Electric deep fryers: 228Cigarette or pipe lighters: 228
Swimming pool slides: 228Balloons: 226
Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 225Outdoor antennas: 220
Humidifiers: 219Pacifiers or teething rings: 217
Fireplace equipment: 215Manual workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 210
Snow disks: 210Electric coffee makers or teapots: 210
Sleeping bags: 209Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 208
Cosmetics: 205Lunch boxes or pails: 204
Range or oven accessories: 202Other antennas: 201
Other windows or window glass: 201Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 201
Riding toys: 199Scales: 198
Portable power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 192Antifreeze: 190
Recording tapes: 190Sliding glass doors or panels: 187
Water softeners or conditioners: 186Power leaf mulchers and grinders: 186
Kites or kite string: 186Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 185
Darts: 184Glass soft drink bottles: 183
Cutting torches: 180Crayons or chalk: 177
Manual drills: 174Outdoor patio heaters or firepits: 174
Drinking straws: 172Portable swimming pools: 172
Remote control, universal or not stated: 171Electric ranges: 168
Animal traps: 167Storm doors with glass panels: 162
Hand saws: 162Garbage disposers: 161
Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 160Other plastic products: 160
Electric frying pans and skillets: 159Inflatable toys: 156
Nonglass doors: 156Drain snakes: 154
Water toys: 154Toy sports equipment: 153
Nonglass bathtub or shower enclosures: 151Filters: 149
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 148Fire or smoke alarms: 148
Decorative water features: 147Unicycles: 146
Attachable high chairs: 146Other guns or firearms: 143
Methyl alcohol: 142Toddler beds: 142
Spot removers or cleaning fluids: 141Residential alternative energy systems foron-site power generation: 140
Electric brooms: 140Snow plows: 140
Other glass doors: 138Self-contained openers: 137
Pedal-powered adult vehicles: 136Kerosene: 136
Saunas: 136Youth chairs: 135
Licensed two-wheeled motor vehicles: 134Ice picks: 131
Personal watercraft, powered: 131Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 131
Acids: 130Workshop compounds or chemicals: 129
Sewing basket articles: 129Personal protection devices: 128
Glass doors: 125Other power garden tools: 122
Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 122Unpowered models or parts: 120
Electric lighting equipment: 117Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 114
Window screens: 114Lighters: 113
Baby changing tables: 112Tablet or capsule drugs: 110
Coin-operated car washing equipment: 108Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 107
Power pruning or trimming equipment: 103Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 103
Automotive chemicals: 102Tombstones or grave markers: 101
Portable baby swings: 99Screen doors: 98
Other bedding: 98Stationary power drills and accessories: 94
Power hedge trimmers: 93Marbles: 91
Dishwashing liquid: 90Projectors: 89
Gas or LP heaters: 89Pine oil cleaning and disinfectant preparations: 88
Liquid drugs: 87Gas ranges or ovens: 87
Battery chargers: 85Gas or LP floor or wall heaters: 85
Portable cribs: 85Power drills or accessories: 84
Other upholstered chairs: 84Fencing: 84
Aircraft: 84Food grinders: 84
Sun lamps: 84Garden sprayers: 84
Seed and fertilizer spreaders: 83Electric ovens: 83
Food warmers: 81Jigsaws: 81
Air purifiers: 80Room deodorizers or fresheners: 77
Baby mattresses or pads: 77Manual hedge trimmers: 77
Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 76Powered riding toys: 76
Art and ceramic supplies or equipment: 76Toy guns: 76
Turpentine: 76Illegal drugs: 76
Ice or snow boating: 75Costumes or masks: 75
Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 75Burglar alarms: 75
Dry ice: 75Phonograph records: 73
Electric blenders: 71Christmas tree stands or supports: 71
Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 71Swimming pool chemicals: 71
Windshield wiper fluids: 71Canning jars or lids: 71
Other toy weapons: 70Drain cleaners: 70
Charcoal: 70Furniture polishes or waxes: 69
Record players: 69Electric toy racing cars or accessories: 69
Dry heat irons: 67Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 67
Panel doors: 67Lightning rods or arresters, antenna discharge units or other grounding devices: 67
Diesel fuels: 66Indoor antennas: 66
Wood burning fireplaces: 66Band saws: 66
Straight ladders: 66Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 65
Fabrics: 64Oil furnaces: 61
Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 60Doorstops: 56
Other nonglass doors: 53Dishwasher detergents: 53
Food skewers: 50Chimneys: 50
Hair clippers and trimmers: 48Electric mixers: 48
Toy vehicles: 48Electric blankets or sheets: 46
Coaxial Cable: 46Power shapers: 43
Bread making machines: 41Games or game parts: 33
Slicers and choppers: 32Manual lawn trimmers or edgers: 32
Portable electric heaters: 32Dehumidifiers: 31
Croquet: 30Lighter fluids: 30
Adhesives: 30Hot plates: 22
Vacuum containers: 21Glue guns: 19
Lye: 19Potholders, oven mitts or hot pads: 19
Baby baths or bathinettes: 18Music boxes or chimes: 17
Ammonia, household: 17Mangle irons: 17
Diaper fasteners: 16Slipcovers: 16
Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 16Water polo: 16
Other power pruning or trimming equipment: 16Aluminum foil wrapping products: 16
Gas ranges: 16Glass tubing or test tubes: 16
Unpowered coffee makers or teapots: 16Party favors: 16
Shoelace fasteners: 15Building sets: 15
Metal or plastic molding sets: 15Faucet water heaters: 15
Bath or facial brushes: 15Ice cream makers: 15
Electric counter-top ovens, broilers or toaster ovens: 15Curling: 15
Electric toothbrushes or oral irrigators: 15Amateur two-way radios: 15
Fuel multi-purpose lighters: 15Electric razors or shavers: 15
Shuffleboard: 15Industrial equipment: 14
Liquid room deodorizers or fresheners: 14

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