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Accidents - 6-15 years old - Year 1998 - Upper Arm


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 22,913
See also: Other years, Other age groups, Other body parts.


Bicycles or accessories: 2,665Football: 2,111
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 1,500Fences or fence posts: 906
Trampolines: 808Swings or swing sets: 739
Baseball: 736Basketball: 659
All-terrain vehicles: 488Soccer: 476
Gymnastics: 458In-line skating: 437
Fishing: 416Horseback riding: 415
Floors or flooring materials: 387Tables: 371
Doors: 354Beds: 342
Stairs or steps: 331Wrestling: 317
Slides or sliding boards: 308Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 278
Roller skating: 259Glass doors: 258
Exercise: 256Rugs or carpets: 246
Windows or window glass: 244Go-carts: 233
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 226Weight lifting: 198
Playground equipment: 192Knives: 190
Chairs: 181Skateboards: 169
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 164Ladders: 161
Softball: 160Wheelchairs: 159
Snow skiing: 158Cheerleading: 156
Volleyball: 144Hot water: 143
Other playground equipment: 141Riding toys: 141
Snow boarding: 133Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 132
Skating: 119Bathtubs or showers: 96
Handrails, railings or banisters: 91Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 88
Sports and recreational activity: 87Ball sports: 87
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 84Lacrosse: 84
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 75Kerosene or oil heaters: 75
Tableware and accessories: 74Slingshots or sling-propelled toys: 74
Water slides: 74Sleds: 74
Outerwear: 74Other glass doors: 73
Bleachers: 73Swimming pools: 72
Steam irons: 67Wire: 67
Light bulbs: 67Storm windows: 67
Art supplies or equipment: 67Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 67
Ice skating: 67Billiards or pool: 66
Water tubing: 66Gasoline: 66
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 61Ceilings and walls: 49
Scissors: 38Hockey: 37
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 37Wagons: 37
Treehouses or playhouses: 25Other toys: 24
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 24Grocery or shopping carts: 24
Cookware: 19Pipes: 19
Clothing accessories: 19Martial arts: 19
Bunk beds: 18Cigarette or pipe lighters: 18
House repair or construction materials: 18Above-ground swimming pools: 18
Containers: 18Vending machines: 18
Heaters or heating systems: 18Grills: 18
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 18Benches: 18
Coffee makers or teapots: 18Mattresses: 18
Microwave ovens: 12BBs or pellets: 12
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 6Toy sports equipment: 6
Seesaws or teeterboards: 6Sinks: 6
Golf: 6Ironing boards or covers: 6
Electric lighting equipment: 6Pillows: 6
Washing machines: 6Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 6
Book bags or back carriers: 6Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 6
Radiators: 6Other windows or window glass: 6
Diving or diving boards: 6Buckets or pails: 6

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