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Accidents - 50+ years old - Year 2001 - 25 - 50% Body


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 18,257
See also: Other years, Other age groups, Other body parts.

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Floors or flooring materials: 3,771Stairs or steps: 3,318
Beds: 826Wheelchairs: 700
Bathtubs or showers: 579Crutches, canes or walkers: 522
Ladders: 502Bicycles or accessories: 481
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 430Ceilings and walls: 393
Chairs: 361House repair or construction materials: 336
Soaps: 282Toilets: 246
Horseback riding: 238Rugs or carpets: 235
Gasoline: 160Coal or wood-burning stoves: 152
Other unpowered garden tools: 152Tables: 152
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 144Laundry soaps or detergents: 143
Pruning or trimming equipment: 135Escalators: 134
Furniture: 133All-terrain vehicles: 133
Chemicals: 133General home or room involvement in fires: 101
Lawn mowers: 100Hot water: 100
Footwear: 94Fences or fence posts: 93
Manual push mowers: 88Lubricants: 88
Screen doors: 88Other fireplaces: 88
Clothing: 85Paper products: 83
Doors: 83Elevators or other lifts: 83
Other toys: 83Electric trains or accessories: 77
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 77Razors or shavers: 76
Bunk beds: 76Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 76
Rocking chairs: 76In-line skating: 76
Art supplies or equipment: 68Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 68
Counters or countertops: 68Dancing: 68
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 68Snow skiing: 66
Water heaters: 66Day wear: 66
Riding power lawn mowers: 66Mattresses: 66
Knives: 66Acids: 66
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 66Kerosene: 66
Tractors: 66Scooters, unpowered: 66
Scales: 66Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 51
Other ranges: 33Gas or LP grills or stoves: 33
Cookware: 33Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 16
Bowling: 16Bags: 16
Golf carts: 16Metal containers: 16
Antifreeze: 16Telephones or telephone accessories: 16
Tools: 16Thermal or sound insulation materials: 16
Towels or cloths: 16Containers: 16
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 16Handrails, railings or banisters: 16
Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 16Recliner chairs: 16
Wallpaper: 16Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 16
Poles: 16Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 16
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 16Stools: 16

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