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Accidents - 50+ years old - Year 1999 - Elbow


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 39,059
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Floors or flooring materials: 9,115Stairs or steps: 6,150
Bicycles or accessories: 2,382Beds: 2,052
Ladders: 1,533Bathtubs or showers: 984
Doors: 962Crutches, canes or walkers: 954
Chairs: 917Wheelchairs: 781
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 612Exercise: 599
Golf: 515Rugs or carpets: 506
Ceilings and walls: 491Tennis: 421
House repair or construction materials: 349Step stools: 299
Footwear: 277Weight lifting: 275
Toilets: 244Exercise equipment: 243
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 214Windows or window glass: 205
Containers: 196Tables: 190
Bowling: 173Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 169
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 168Manual cleaning equipment: 153
In-line skating: 151Counters or countertops: 149
Screen doors: 147Bunk beds: 144
Fences or fence posts: 142Softball: 142
Cabinet or door hardware: 142Roller skating: 137
Sinks: 134Bathtub or shower enclosures: 134
Ramps or landings: 133Doorsills or frames: 129
Computers: 127Other unpowered garden tools: 120
Luggage: 107Stretch cords or stretch straps: 106
Wire: 106Telephones or telephone accessories: 102
Chain saws: 102Recliner chairs: 101
Dishwashers: 97Basketball: 94
Knives: 88Swings or swing sets: 85
Vacuum cleaners: 84Handrails, railings or banisters: 84
Tableware and accessories: 84Fishing: 84
Wagons: 82All-terrain vehicles: 82
Manual scissors: 82Screwdrivers: 80
Day wear: 80Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 76
Mirrors or mirror glass: 76Baseball: 71
Escalators: 71Dancing: 71
Scaffolding: 71Stepladders: 71
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 71Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 71
Paper products: 71Air conditioners: 71
Built-in swimming pools: 71Elevators or other lifts: 71
Windowsills or frames: 68Baby gates or barriers: 68
Hot tubs or home spas: 68Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 68
Bed rails, adult: 68Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 68
Golf carts: 66Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 66
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 66Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 66
Poles: 66Heaters or heating systems: 66
Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 66Benches: 66
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 66Washing machines: 66
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 66Rocking chairs: 66
Amusement attractions: 66Swimming pools: 66
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 66Soccer: 66
Fans: 59Bedsprings or bedframes: 55
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 41Bottles or jars: 41
Other containers: 41Chains: 38
Drills: 38Fixed floor-length glass panels: 38
Snow boarding: 38Hatchets or axes: 38
Clothing: 38Horseback riding: 38
Outerwear: 35Automatic doors: 35
Riding power lawn mowers: 35Tarpaulins: 18
Floor waxes: 17Hockey: 17
Sliding glass doors or panels: 17Other ranges: 17
Gasoline or other fuel-powered models: 17Photographic equipment: 17
Televisions: 17Refrigerators: 17
Clothing accessories: 17Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 17
Furniture: 17

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