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Accidents - 50+ years old - Year 2000 - All Of Body


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 60,595
See also: Lethal accidents, Other years, Other age groups, Other body parts.

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Floors or flooring materials: 15,231Beds: 4,050
Chairs: 3,443General home or room involvement in fires: 2,446
Toilets: 2,110Stairs or steps: 1,748
Exercise: 1,679Bathtubs or showers: 1,563
Crutches, canes or walkers: 1,529Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 1,303
Golf: 1,035Wheelchairs: 1,001
Bleaches: 946Tables: 805
Lawn mowers: 802Televisions: 665
Carbon monoxide poisonings: 577Ceilings and walls: 540
Doors: 504General purpose household cleaners: 487
Hot tubs or home spas: 440Other ranges: 423
Rugs or carpets: 417Exercise equipment: 410
Snow skiing: 401House repair or construction materials: 375
Telephones or telephone accessories: 372Footwear: 360
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 326Chemicals: 316
Containers: 293Other furnaces: 288
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 267Computers: 256
Fishing: 248Swimming pool chemicals: 245
Air conditioners: 238Hair dryers: 233
Carbon monoxide detectors: 228Benches: 225
Swimming: 225Manual snow or ice removal tools: 221
Windows or window glass: 212Kerosene or oil heaters: 209
Tableware and accessories: 207Grocery or shopping carts: 206
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 205Ladders: 201
Bicycles or accessories: 182Mobile/manufactured homes: 178
Furniture: 175Pruning or trimming equipment: 174
Sinks: 171Ammonia, household: 171
Gas or LP grills or stoves: 168Vacuum cleaners: 166
Day wear: 164Elevators or other lifts: 156
Other unpowered garden tools: 156Riding power lawn mowers: 155
Generators or power plants: 154Fans: 153
Step stools: 145Grills: 140
Gasoline: 140Gas furnaces: 139
Counters or countertops: 136Heaters or heating systems: 136
Doorsills or frames: 136Manual filing or sanding tools: 135
Pillows: 135Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 130
Paint or varnish thinners: 126Swimming pools: 119
Laundry soaps or detergents: 112Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 105
Toilet bowl products: 103Tennis: 102
Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 101Other ovens: 96
Basketball: 94Bedsprings or bedframes: 90
Soaps: 88Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 87
Eyeglasses: 87Scaffolding: 87
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 86Snow throwers or blowers: 86
Windshield wiper fluids: 86Dyes: 85
Stools: 85Clothing: 85
Glass soft drink bottles: 83Electric lighting equipment: 83
Lighting equipment: 83Power sanders: 78
Surfing: 77Hand saws: 77
Escalators: 70Screen doors: 70
Bottles or jars: 70Weight lifting: 70
Fuel storage tanks: 70Built-in swimming pools: 70
Amusement attractions: 70Electrical wire or wiring systems: 70
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 69Abrasive cleaners: 69
Massage devices or vibrators: 69Electric Christmas decorations: 69
Volleyball: 69Pine oil cleaning and disinfectant preparations: 69
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 69Other toys: 69
Other Irons: 69Electric blankets or sheets: 69
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 69Diapers: 69
Manual cleaning equipment: 69Chimneys: 69
Wooden containers: 69Fabric treatment products: 69
Golf carts: 67Caustics: 67
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 67Luggage: 67
Caulking or spackling compounds: 67Recliner chairs: 67
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 67Personal protection devices: 67
Power lawn mowers: 67Floor lamps or table lamps: 67
Refrigerators: 56Dancing: 52
Bags: 52Fences or fence posts: 51
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 42Acids: 42
Detergents: 42Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 38
Room deodorizers or fresheners: 38Fuel oils: 38
Saws: 38Badminton: 38
Television tables or stands: 38Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 36
Drain cleaners: 35Carts: 35
Sheets or pillowcases: 35Sliding glass doors or panels: 35
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 35Microwave ovens: 34
Scuba diving: 34Gas ranges: 34
Automotive chemicals: 34Public equipment: 34
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 34Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 18
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 18Electric ranges: 18
Scooters, unpowered: 18Adhesives: 18
Decorative yard equipment: 18Clocks: 18
Paper products: 18Poles: 17
Tractors: 17Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 17
Wood paneling and particleboard: 17Garage doors: 17
Water heaters: 17Washing machines: 17
Bowling: 17Seesaws or teeterboards: 17
Rust removers: 17Antifreeze: 17
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 17Barstools or kitchen stools: 17
Ball sports: 17Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 17
Furniture polishes or waxes: 17Billiards or pool: 17
Bleachers: 17Ironing boards or covers: 17
Diesel fuels: 17Floor furnaces: 17
Clothes dryers: 17Portable electric heaters: 17
Track and field: 17Snow boarding: 17
Metal containers: 17Baseball: 17

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