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Accidents - 6-15 years old - Year 1997 - Finger


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 390,626
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Basketball: 67,033Knives: 35,461
Football: 34,211Doors: 31,911
Bicycles or accessories: 14,523Baseball: 14,330
Metal containers: 11,206Soccer: 9,246
Softball: 7,216Volleyball: 6,233
Fishing: 5,974Ball sports: 5,418
Windows or window glass: 5,168Jewelry: 4,764
Floors or flooring materials: 3,684Fences or fence posts: 3,635
Ceilings and walls: 3,391Trampolines: 3,390
Scissors: 3,356In-line skating: 3,333
Other ball sports: 3,320Drinking glasses: 3,163
Stairs or steps: 2,731Knives with replaceable blades: 2,573
Tableware and accessories: 2,428Gymnastics: 2,399
Razors or shavers: 2,394Tables: 2,369
Lockers: 2,363Snow skiing: 2,054
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 2,040Hockey: 1,964
Roller skating: 1,898Weight lifting: 1,792
Skateboards: 1,782Desk supplies: 1,665
Chairs: 1,645Bowling: 1,514
Wrestling: 1,500Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 1,478
Swings or swing sets: 1,374Tetherball: 1,231
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 1,190Manual scissors: 1,170
Other nonglass doors: 1,139Sleds: 1,130
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,074Other toys: 1,030
Hatchets or axes: 1,001Slides or sliding boards: 967
Ice skating: 958Pruning or trimming equipment: 957
Doorsills or frames: 953Bottles or jars: 940
Glass bottles or jars: 917Band saws: 910
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 904Garage doors: 902
Hammers: 888Exercise equipment: 885
Nonglass doors: 852Skating: 851
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 831Beds: 819
Saws: 729Sliding glass doors or panels: 718
Screen doors: 700Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 697
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 676Poles: 664
Other ranges: 635Playground equipment: 611
Snow boarding: 600Dancing: 597
Handrails, railings or banisters: 581Swimming pools: 577
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 577Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 573
Field hockey: 573Lawn mowers: 561
Cheerleading: 549All-terrain vehicles: 539
Grocery or shopping carts: 530Footwear: 529
Refrigerators: 522Fans: 512
Chains: 502Bunk beds: 493
Go-carts: 471Hand saws: 461
Containers: 439Street hockey: 434
Ice hockey: 430Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 425
BBs or pellets: 422Exercise: 416
Sports and recreational activity: 401Cabinet or door hardware: 392
Slicers and choppers: 385Bleachers: 378
Bench or table saws: 375Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 372
Other manual workshop tools: 370House repair or construction materials: 362
Martial arts: 361Mirrors or mirror glass: 360
Can openers: 350Glass doors: 348
Day wear: 343Boxing: 338
Power hedge trimmers: 334Windowsills or frames: 334
Pipes: 329Aquariums or accessories: 325
Wire: 323Water slides: 321
Other unpowered garden tools: 310Faucets or spigots: 304
Other windows or window glass: 296Rope or string: 287
Kitchen gadgets: 286Other playground equipment: 275
Lacrosse: 274Billiards or pool: 270
Bedsprings or bedframes: 269Air conditioners: 269
Horseback riding: 256Elevators or other lifts: 253
Log splitters: 249Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 249
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 248Paper cutters: 246
Benches: 239Ladders: 236
Canning jars or lids: 234Televisions: 232
Fireworks: 226Archery: 226
Toy sports equipment: 224Swimming: 221
Sewing machines or accessories: 216Seesaws or teeterboards: 213
Storm doors with glass panels: 211Lighting equipment: 210
Manual cleaning equipment: 209Cots: 208
Storm windows: 207Rugs or carpets: 200
Microwave ovens: 198Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 198
Manual filing or sanding tools: 194Book bags or back carriers: 194
Other glass bottles or jars: 192Computers: 189
Wagons: 186Washing machines: 183
Lighters: 183Cookware: 180
Light bulbs: 177Tools: 177
Electrical outlets or receptacles: 174Portable circular power saws: 173
Rugby: 173Adhesives: 170
Sinks: 169Outerwear: 169
Pumps: 169Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 168
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 167Handball: 166
Other grills or stoves: 166Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 166
Electric blenders: 163Toasters: 161
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 159Hot water: 159
Unpowered models or parts: 158Cardboard products: 158
Tennis: 156Other glass doors: 156
Automatic doors: 155Roller hockey: 155
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 150Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 150
Grills: 149Balloons: 145
Freezers: 143Power sanders: 142
Awls, chisels or planes: 141Power lawn mowers: 141
Panel doors: 139Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 136
Counters or countertops: 136Snow throwers or blowers: 135
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 133Amusement attractions: 132
Metal cookware: 132Power saws: 132
Scooters, unpowered: 129Pillows: 127
Track and field: 122Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 122
Toy boxes or chests: 120Recliner chairs: 116
Drinking fountains: 115Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 109
Bathtubs or showers: 109Built-in swimming pools: 106
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 104Floor lamps or table lamps: 104
Other plastic products: 103Ice makers: 103
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 101Combs or hairbrushes: 100
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 100Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 98
Paper products: 97Art supplies or equipment: 96
Thermometers: 96Tool sheds: 95
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 95Glass soft drink bottles: 94
Workshop furnishings: 94Wooden containers: 94
Carts: 94Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 93
Crutches, canes or walkers: 90Golf carts: 89
Toy guns with projectiles: 89Electric table lamps, floor lamps or desk lamps: 89
Kerosene or oil heaters: 89Electric mixers: 88
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 88Jigsaws: 88
Power pruning or trimming equipment: 87Clothing: 87
Vacuum cleaners: 84Baby carriages: 84
Building sets: 84Telephones or telephone accessories: 84
Tapes: 84Footlockers: 83
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 81Furniture: 81
Other toy guns: 81Fireplace equipment: 81
Pogo sticks: 81Flatware: 78
Batteries: 76Nonglass bottles or jars: 75
Manual hedge trimmers: 75Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 75
Golf: 75Business and office machines: 75
Photographic equipment: 74Baby gates or barriers: 74
Toolboxes or tool kits: 74Horseshoes: 74
Swimming pool equipment: 74First aid equipment: 74
Food processors: 74Kites or kite string: 74
Self-contained openers: 72Step stools: 72
Snow tubing: 70Snowmobiles: 70
Scaffolding: 70Blankets: 70
Radios: 69Metal or plastic molding sets: 67
Hot tubs or home spas: 67Toy weapons: 67
Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 67Glue guns: 67
Other power saws: 67Cigarette or pipe lighters: 67
Christmas decorations: 67Shuffleboard: 66
Other ladders: 66Food grinders: 66
Power lathes: 66Power routers: 66
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 66Electric ranges: 66
Other portable or stationary power tools: 66Costumes or masks: 66
Glass tubing or test tubes: 66Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 66
Buckets or pails: 66Hammocks: 66
Bags: 60Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 53
Other Irons: 50Flying toys: 42
Christmas tree lights: 42Nonelectric knife sharpeners: 41
Gasoline: 39Screwdrivers: 39
Vending machines: 39Watches: 38
Fencing: 37Treehouses or playhouses: 33
Clothing accessories: 33Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 31
Animal traps: 31Clothespins: 31
School equipment: 27Public equipment: 25
Range or oven accessories: 25Keys, key rings or key chains: 24
Escalators: 24Other toy weapons: 22
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 22Dishwashers: 22
Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 21Camping equipment: 21
Radiators: 21Thermal or sound insulation materials: 21
Juicers: 21Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 21
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 21Other containers: 21
Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 21Swimming pool slides: 19
Portable power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 19Shoelace fasteners: 19
Fuel storage tanks: 19Ice picks: 19
Drain snakes: 19Gas ranges: 19
Welding equipment: 19Night-lights: 19
Plastic wrapping products: 19Gasoline or other fuel-powered models: 18
Recording tapes: 18Drills: 12
Garbage disposers: 12Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 12
Wheelchairs: 12Chain saws: 12
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 12Stepladders: 12
Other fireplaces: 6Electric or battery-powered knives: 6
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 6Party favors: 6
Electric can openers: 6Artificial Christmas trees: 6
Chemicals: 6Charcoal: 6
Leaf blowers: 6Plastic bags: 6
Electric razors or shavers: 6Projectors: 6
Car seats: 6Mattresses: 6
Water polo: 6Tape recorders or players: 6
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 6Manicuring devices: 6
Eyeglasses: 6Other clothing: 6
Filters: 6Toy caps, cap toys or cap guns: 6
Air compressors: 6Toilets: 6
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 6Clothes dryers: 6
Plastic products: 6

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