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Accidents - 50+ years old - Year 2000 - 25 - 50% Body


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 19,708
See also: Other years, Other age groups, Other body parts.

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Stairs or steps: 4,153Floors or flooring materials: 3,260
Beds: 1,312Crutches, canes or walkers: 712
Wheelchairs: 690Bicycles or accessories: 680
Doors: 602Chairs: 511
Toilets: 447Ladders: 428
Rugs or carpets: 398Bathtubs or showers: 387
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 360Escalators: 302
Ceilings and walls: 260Tables: 223
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 223Riding power lawn mowers: 173
Soaps: 170Hot water: 153
Tractors: 152Horseback riding: 152
Footwear: 147Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 146
Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 146House repair or construction materials: 136
Lawn mowers: 129General home or room involvement in fires: 112
Day wear: 107Golf: 105
Exercise: 104Air conditioners: 94
Containers: 94Kerosene or oil heaters: 90
Dancing: 85Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 85
Swimming: 78Television tables or stands: 78
Doorsills or frames: 77All-terrain vehicles: 70
Support garments and stockings, medical: 70Fences or fence posts: 70
Gasoline cans: 70Carts: 70
Furniture: 70Bathtub or shower enclosures: 70
Televisions: 69Laundry soaps or detergents: 69
Other unpowered garden tools: 69Telephones or telephone accessories: 69
Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 69Weight lifting: 69
Other fireplaces: 69Snow skiing: 69
Bleaches: 67General purpose household cleaners: 67
Gasoline: 67Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 67
Fishing: 67Decorative yard equipment: 67
Pruning or trimming equipment: 67Paper products: 67
Canning jars or lids: 67Grocery or shopping carts: 67
Mobile/manufactured homes: 35Other ranges: 35
Ammonia, household: 18Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 18
Bedsprings or bedframes: 18Other grills or stoves: 18
Metal containers: 18Diesel fuels: 17
Sinks: 17Stepladders: 17
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 17Moving walks: 17
Cookware: 17Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 17
Bags: 17Heaters or heating systems: 17
Microwave ovens: 17Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 17
Nightwear: 17Clothing: 17
Glass soft drink bottles: 17

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