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Accidents - 50+ years old - Year 1997 - Foot


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 72,333
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Stairs or steps: 11,525Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 11,141
Floors or flooring materials: 4,326Ladders: 2,378
Footwear: 2,210Chairs: 2,008
Doors: 1,724Exercise: 1,383
Wheelchairs: 1,361Hot water: 1,341
Tables: 1,218Tableware and accessories: 1,215
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 1,122Metal containers: 992
Beds: 950Drinking glasses: 923
Bathtubs or showers: 917Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 751
Exercise equipment: 724Bicycles or accessories: 678
Basketball: 557Crutches, canes or walkers: 549
Bedsprings or bedframes: 517Tennis: 483
Glass bottles or jars: 437Bottles or jars: 435
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 428Furniture: 421
Rugs or carpets: 402Fences or fence posts: 401
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 397Screen doors: 368
Other unpowered garden tools: 365Lawn mowers: 359
Ceilings and walls: 348Containers: 342
Chain saws: 324House repair or construction materials: 305
Benches: 304Hammers: 303
Built-in swimming pools: 300Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 288
Stepladders: 277Cookware: 271
Grocery or shopping carts: 271Day wear: 267
Ramps or landings: 266Pipes: 259
Rocking chairs: 254Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 243
Doorsills or frames: 236Fishing: 236
Sewing machines or accessories: 236Dancing: 236
Desk supplies: 235Toilets: 232
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 228Golf: 219
Wooden containers: 207Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 207
Fans: 207Vacuum cleaners: 194
Knives: 184Bowling: 180
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 173Bags: 163
Luggage: 160Metal cookware: 157
Scissors: 155Step stools: 151
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 149Light bulbs: 148
Riding power lawn mowers: 148Other glass bottles or jars: 143
Televisions: 141Slow cookers: 141
Swimming pools: 141Pressure cookers or canners: 136
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 132Counters or countertops: 118
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 117Pruning or trimming equipment: 104
Freezers: 103Buckets or pails: 100
Mattresses: 99Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 99
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 95Electrical wire or wiring systems: 95
Power saws: 91Swings or swing sets: 90
Volleyball: 90Welding equipment: 89
Portable food or beverage coolers: 89Scaffolding: 89
Nonglass doors: 88Tractors: 88
Glass soft drink bottles: 85Rotary power lawn mowers: 85
Sinks: 84Bunk beds: 84
Horseback riding: 84Dishwashers: 84
Air conditioners: 84Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 84
Grills: 81Television tables or stands: 81
Manual hedge trimmers: 81Ironing boards or covers: 81
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 75Seasonal decorations: 75
Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 75Garden tractors: 75
Golf carts: 75Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 75
Escalators: 75Nonglass bottles or jars: 74
Baby gates or barriers: 74Scooters, unpowered: 74
Jewelry: 74Nonelectric razors or shavers: 74
Handrails, railings or banisters: 74Elevators or other lifts: 74
Other Irons: 74Other ovens: 74
Flatware: 74Can openers: 74
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 74Wire: 74
Roller hockey: 74Saws: 74
Aluminum foil wrapping products: 70Refrigerators: 70
In-line skating: 70Snow skiing: 69
Extension ladders: 67Washing machines: 67
Knives with replaceable blades: 67Bleachers: 67
Laundry soaps or detergents: 67Manual push mowers: 66
All-terrain vehicles: 66Fireplace equipment: 66
Doorstops: 66Lighter fluids: 66
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 66Charcoal: 66
Nonglass bathtub or shower enclosures: 66Storm windows: 66
Other furniture: 66Public equipment: 66
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 66Other manual workshop tools: 66
Scales: 66Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 66
Cardboard products: 66Baseball: 66
Other containers: 66Other toys: 66
Carts: 62Storm doors with glass panels: 59
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 58Poles: 58
Ball sports: 44Kitchen gadgets: 40
Kerosene: 38BBs or pellets: 38
Recliner chairs: 37Safety pins: 37
Storm doors without glass panels: 23Boilers: 23
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 22Paper products: 22
Slicers and choppers: 22Heaters or heating systems: 22
Garage doors: 22Glass doors: 21
Telephones or telephone accessories: 21Other nonglass doors: 21
Electric heating pads: 21Water heaters: 21
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 21Painting equipment, powered: 21
Baby strollers: 21Softball: 21
Chains: 19Extension cords: 19
Batteries: 19Glass bottle cutting equipment: 19
Canning jars or lids: 19Amusement attractions: 19
Other power pruning or trimming equipment: 19Cutting torches: 19
General home or room involvement in fires: 19Radios: 19
Mirrors or mirror glass: 19Safes: 18
Ceramics supplies or equipment: 18Fire extinguishers: 18
Pressurized containers: 18Soaps: 18
Automatic doors: 18Roller skating: 18
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 18Wood burning fireplaces: 18

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