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Accidents - 50+ years old - Year 1998 - Elbow


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 38,479
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Floors or flooring materials: 9,696Stairs or steps: 4,931
Beds: 1,968Bicycles or accessories: 1,625
Ladders: 1,594Chairs: 1,309
Bathtubs or showers: 906Doors: 902
Wheelchairs: 789Rugs or carpets: 728
Doorsills or frames: 635Ceilings and walls: 633
Crutches, canes or walkers: 614Tennis: 528
Golf: 524Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 456
In-line skating: 430Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 426
Toilets: 414Exercise: 399
Tables: 333Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 302
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 239Horseback riding: 239
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 228Day wear: 210
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 191Windows or window glass: 189
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 179Snow skiing: 173
Mirrors or mirror glass: 169Telephones or telephone accessories: 159
Automatic doors: 151Handrails, railings or banisters: 151
Step stools: 151Fences or fence posts: 143
Public equipment: 143Ramps or landings: 141
Rocking chairs: 141Containers: 121
Counters or countertops: 114Beach chairs or folding chairs: 113
Roller skating: 112Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 105
Glass doors: 104Knives: 104
Lawn mowers: 104Cabinet or door hardware: 103
Freezers: 103Tableware and accessories: 94
Carts: 94Skating: 87
Stepladders: 86Basketball: 84
Dancing: 84Manual cleaning equipment: 75
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 75Amusement attractions: 75
Bleachers: 75Chains: 75
Built-in swimming pools: 75Garden tractors: 75
Rope or string: 75Knives with replaceable blades: 75
Refrigerators: 75Baby strollers: 74
Clothing accessories: 74Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 74
Other plastic products: 74Vacuum cleaners: 74
Ice hockey: 74Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 74
Other unpowered garden tools: 67Extension cords: 67
Outdoor awnings or shutters: 67Pipes: 67
Wooden containers: 67Bedsprings or bedframes: 67
Shuffleboard: 67Ice skating: 67
Storm doors without glass panels: 67Bathtub or shower enclosures: 67
Heaters or heating systems: 66Christmas decorations: 66
Skateboards: 66Washing machines: 66
All-terrain vehicles: 66Saws: 66
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 66Fishing: 66
Bars and bar accessories: 66Snow boarding: 66
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 66Poles: 57
Escalators: 56Dishwashers: 38
Swings or swing sets: 38Cookware: 38
Exercise equipment: 38Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 38
Benches: 38Elevators or other lifts: 37
Wire: 37House repair or construction materials: 37
Swimming pools: 37Weight lifting: 37
Softball: 37Cardboard products: 19
Doorstops: 19Football: 19
Other toys: 19Scaffolding: 19
Lawn vacuums: 19Electrical wire or wiring systems: 19
Eyeglasses: 19Workshop furnishings: 18
Sinks: 18Tractors: 18
Metal containers: 18Bottles or jars: 18
Footwear: 18Air conditioners: 18
Furniture: 18Christmas tree lights: 18
Other ranges: 18Hot tubs or home spas: 18
Baby carriages: 18Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 18
Drills: 18Luggage: 18
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 18

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