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Accidents - 50+ years old - Year 1998 - Upper Leg


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 39,177
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Floors or flooring materials: 10,767Stairs or steps: 4,020
Beds: 2,712Chairs: 1,515
Wheelchairs: 1,455Crutches, canes or walkers: 1,285
Toilets: 920Bathtubs or showers: 700
Chain saws: 690Snow skiing: 577
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 559Doors: 548
Ladders: 509Rugs or carpets: 474
Tables: 470Knives: 458
Telephones or telephone accessories: 405Bicycles or accessories: 376
Hot water: 350Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 338
Step stools: 296Fences or fence posts: 293
Tableware and accessories: 275Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 263
House repair or construction materials: 263Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 254
Bags: 238Grocery or shopping carts: 237
Clothing: 234Baseball: 234
Day wear: 219Portable circular power saws: 208
Fishing: 199Tennis: 192
Footwear: 191Windows or window glass: 171
Softball: 159Power saws: 151
Horseback riding: 151Metal containers: 151
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 142Pipes: 141
Nightwear: 141Furniture: 133
Chains: 133Exercise: 132
Ceilings and walls: 124Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 123
Batteries: 113Doorsills or frames: 105
Tractors: 104Exercise equipment: 103
Saws: 102Other unpowered garden tools: 94
Televisions: 93Golf: 87
Knives with replaceable blades: 87Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 84
Vacuum cleaners: 84Drinking fountains: 84
Soccer: 84Gas or LP grills or stoves: 84
Razors or shavers: 84Swimming pools: 84
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 84Sinks: 84
Portable electric heaters: 84Sliding glass doors or panels: 84
Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 76Containers: 75
Dishwashers: 75Storm doors with glass panels: 75
Cabinet or door hardware: 75Other bedding: 75
Dancing: 75Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 74
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 74Ramps or landings: 74
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 74Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 74
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 67Golf carts: 67
Television tables or stands: 67Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 67
Hammers: 67Luggage: 67
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 67Awls, chisels or planes: 67
Food warmers: 66Gasoline: 66
Power drills or accessories: 66Pull-down or folding stairs: 66
Wading pools: 66Gas or LP heaters: 66
Diapers: 66Bowling: 56
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 55Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 38
Hatchets or axes: 38Other Irons: 37
Floor buffers or waxers: 37Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 37
Other manual workshop tools: 37Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 37
Other ovens: 19Refrigerators: 19
Handrails, railings or banisters: 19Football: 19
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 19Stepladders: 19
Computers: 19Poles: 19
Lighting equipment: 19Other toys: 19
Buckets or pails: 19Aquariums or accessories: 19
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 18Clothing accessories: 18
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 18Tools: 18
Benches: 18Wire: 18
Cookware: 18Sheets or pillowcases: 18
Coffee makers or teapots: 18Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 18
General home or room involvement in fires: 18Washing machines: 18
Swings or swing sets: 18

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