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Accidents - 6-15 years old - Years 1997-2010 - Upper Arm


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 351,065
See also: Other age groups, Other body parts.

Accidents - Years 1997-2010

Year 1997:25,036
Year 1998:22,913
Year 1999:23,154
Year 2000:24,965
Year 2001:24,318
Year 2002:26,640
Year 2003:25,580
Year 2004:26,090
Year 2005:25,345
Year 2006:26,356
Year 2007:24,522
Year 2008:24,024
Year 2009:27,021
Year 2010:25,095

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race

Accidents - Related Products


Football: 33,089Bicycles or accessories: 30,217
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 24,522Trampolines: 14,772
Swings or swing sets: 10,842Baseball: 10,665
Fences or fence posts: 9,734Basketball: 9,257
All-terrain vehicles: 8,580Stairs or steps: 7,781
Horseback riding: 7,750Slides or sliding boards: 7,182
Skateboards: 6,194Floors or flooring materials: 6,016
Snow boarding: 6,014Soccer: 5,819
Wrestling: 4,495Go-carts: 4,017
Gymnastics: 3,971Bunk beds: 3,934
Playground equipment: 3,684Snow skiing: 3,563
Beds or bedframes: 3,491Softball: 3,359
In-line skating: 3,258Roller skating: 3,220
Fishing: 3,172Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 3,125
Chairs: 3,084Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 2,857
Beds: 2,738Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 2,718
Scooters, unpowered: 2,669Tables: 2,503
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 2,362Cheerleading: 2,251
Sleds: 2,190Doors: 2,132
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 2,100Exercise: 1,829
Ceilings and walls: 1,808Weight lifting: 1,774
Sports and recreational activity: 1,729Other playground equipment: 1,720
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 1,657Windows or window glass: 1,522
Treehouses or playhouses: 1,443Knives: 1,438
Hockey: 1,424Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 1,345
Pens and pencils: 1,321Glass doors: 1,299
Ball sports: 1,260Bathtubs or showers: 1,255
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,176Swimming pools: 1,094
Amusement attractions: 1,083Ice skating: 1,017
Other toys: 990Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 979
Seesaws or teeterboards: 971Swimming: 971
Hot water: 941Ladders: 901
Lacrosse: 895Skating: 886
Handrails, railings or banisters: 879Volleyball: 878
Pet supplies: 835Water slides: 814
Bleachers: 810Exercise equipment: 793
Poles: 787House repair or construction materials: 747
Ice hockey: 734Martial arts: 645
Rugs or carpets: 641Other ball sports: 597
Fireworks: 587Day wear: 562
Cookware: 554Counters or countertops: 540
Wheelchairs: 539Mirrors or mirror glass: 517
Doorsills or frames: 500Footwear: 496
Tableware and accessories: 492Golf carts: 487
Track and field: 479Rope or string: 477
Wagons: 470Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 457
Grocery or shopping carts: 441Nonelectric razors or shavers: 415
Snow tubing: 383Book bags or back carriers: 381
Stools: 377Containers: 376
Other Irons: 373Televisions: 350
Dancing: 349Television tables or stands: 341
Tennis: 336Snowmobiles: 334
Cabinet or door hardware: 332Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 331
Swimming pool equipment: 330Benches: 328
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 326Pipes: 324
BBs or pellets: 320Light bulbs: 313
Clothing irons: 310Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 308
Riding toys: 301Boxing: 298
Desk supplies: 286Tool sheds: 283
Lawn mowers: 281Scooters/skateboards, powered: 278
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 271Ramps or landings: 270
Lockers: 264Tetherball: 263
Glass bottles or jars: 260Minibikes, powered: 251
Swimming pool slides: 250Public equipment: 243
Mattresses: 242Animal induced injury: 237
Riding power lawn mowers: 235Balls: 234
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 232Street hockey: 232
Dune buggies/beach buggies: 229Scissors: 227
Water tubing: 226Razors or shavers: 223
Surfing: 223Screen doors: 222
Scaffolding: 221Washing machines: 219
Bedsprings or bedframes: 215Coal or wood-burning stoves: 212
Manual cleaning equipment: 210Bottles or jars: 207
Bowling: 200Manual snow or ice removal tools: 198
Other glass doors: 185Windowsills or frames: 183
Water skiing: 183Laundry soaps or detergents: 180
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 177School equipment: 173
Metal containers: 171Buckets or pails: 170
Above-ground swimming pools: 170Barstools or kitchen stools: 167
Plants, trees and shrubs: 166Field hockey: 165
Computers: 165Sinks: 164
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 162Bathtub or shower enclosures: 160
Cardboard products: 157Chain saws: 154
Built-in swimming pools: 150Furniture: 150
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 150Golf: 144
Balloons: 143Lighting equipment: 140
Chair, recliner: 135Radiators: 133
Nightwear: 131Soaps: 131
Other ranges: 128Grills: 124
Blankets: 123Other nonglass doors: 123
Tractors: 123Hammers: 122
Refrigerators: 117Billiards or pool: 111
Hammocks: 107Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 106
Toilets: 103Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 101
Floor lamps or table lamps: 100Night-lights: 100
Roller hockey: 99Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 98
Chemicals: 97Garage doors: 97
Outerwear: 97General home or room involvement in fires: 93
Pillows: 93Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 92
Hot tubs or home spas: 92Wading pools: 92
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 91Aerosol containers: 91
Wire: 90Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 89
First aid equipment: 87Motorized vehicles: 86
Air conditioners: 86Elevators or other lifts: 86
Gasoline: 85Luggage: 84
Drain cleaners: 84Soldering equipment: 84
Crutches, canes or walkers: 84Motor vehicles or parts: 83
Tree stands: 83Flotation toys: 82
Safes: 81Mountain climbing: 80
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 80Unicycles: 78
Flatware: 78Safety pins: 77
Saws: 76Pressure cookers or canners: 76
Nail guns or stud drivers: 76Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 76
Baby strollers: 76Nonglass doors: 76
Jewelry: 76Kerosene or oil heaters: 75
Camping equipment: 75Log splitters: 75
Ironing boards or covers: 75Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 74
Slingshots or sling-propelled toys: 74Tarpaulins: 74
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 74Inflatable toys: 74
Sliding glass doors or panels: 72Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 71
Electric frying pans and skillets: 71Flying toys: 71
Wooden containers: 71Lighted make-up mirrors: 71
Youth chairs: 71Nonbaby mattresses: 71
Bleaches: 70Nonglass bottles or jars: 70
Other manual workshop tools: 70Archery: 70
Screwdrivers: 70Juicers: 70
Sprayers: 69Mobile/manufactured homes: 69
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 69Batons: 69
Power saws: 69Storm doors with glass panels: 69
Metal cookware: 68Tools: 68
Glass soft drink bottles: 67Art supplies or equipment: 67
Storm windows: 67Steam irons: 67
Bed rails: 67Baby walkers or jumpers: 66
Kites or kite string: 66Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 66
Cords, electrical: 65Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 65
Aquariums or accessories: 64Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 64
Drinking fountains: 63Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 63
Pruning or trimming equipment: 62Other furniture: 62
Plastic bags: 58Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 58
Adhesives: 55Clothing accessories: 53
Carts: 52Drinking glasses: 51
Pins and needles: 50Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 49
Decorative yard equipment: 44Knives with replaceable blades: 42
Heaters or heating systems: 39Powered riding toys: 38
Aluminum foil wrapping products: 38Lighters: 37
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 37Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 37
Clothing: 34Other windows or window glass: 33
Diving or diving boards: 33Beach chairs or folding chairs: 32
Matches: 32Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 32
Tricycles: 32Stretch cords or stretch straps: 31
Bags: 31Toasters: 30
Microwave ovens: 30Recording tapes: 29
Vises or workshop clamps: 29Baby gates or barriers: 28
Pogo sticks: 27Fans: 27
Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 27Vending machines: 23
Darts: 23Artificial Christmas trees: 22
Insect induced injuries: 22Freezers: 21
Kitchen gadgets: 21Plastic containers: 21
Clothes dryers: 19Coffee makers or teapots: 18
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 18Mangle irons: 18
Liquid room deodorizers or fresheners: 17Water polo: 16
Chair, rocking: 16Christmas decorations: 16
Electric kettles or hot pots: 16Chains: 15
Other glass bottles or jars: 15Hatchets or axes: 15
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 15Step stools: 15
Dishwashers: 15Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 15
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 15Built-in fireplaces: 14
Foods: 14Other ranges or ovens: 12
Tape recorders or players: 12Faucets or spigots: 11
Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 11Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 7
Slow cookers: 6Keys, key rings or key chains: 6
Other fireplaces: 6Hand saws: 6
Coaxial Cable: 6Towel racks or bars: 6
Toy sports equipment: 6Gasoline or other fuel-powered models: 6
Electric lighting equipment: 6Fertilizers: 6
Brick, stone or masonry chimneys: 6Electric blenders: 6
Electric deep fryers: 6Toy boxes or chests: 6
Other bedding: 6Manicuring devices: 6
Other ovens: 6Telephones or telephone accessories: 6
Stilts: 6Automatic doors: 5
Other ladders: 5Recliner chairs: 5
Toolboxes or tool kits: 5Methyl alcohol: 5
Lighter fluids: 5Tapes: 5
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 5Paper products: 5
Other guns or firearms: 5Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 5
Drinking straws: 5Workshop furnishings: 5
Flying discs and boomerangs: 5Heating or cooling comfort packs: 5
Dolls, plush toys, and action figures: 5Portable swimming pools: 5

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