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Accidents - 50+ years old - Year 2002 - Upper Arm


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 46,935
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Floors or flooring materials: 8,019Stairs or steps: 6,058
Beds: 2,645Chairs: 2,117
Crutches, canes or walkers: 1,675Rugs or carpets: 1,670
Wheelchairs: 1,308Bathtubs or showers: 983
Ladders: 902Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 865
Bicycles or accessories: 764Ceilings and walls: 737
Exercise: 691Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 602
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 565Doors: 535
Footwear: 533Fences or fence posts: 508
Golf: 458House repair or construction materials: 447
Doorsills or frames: 432Weight lifting: 395
Bags: 390Snow skiing: 383
Tables: 379Pet supplies: 367
Knives: 364Toilets: 354
Telephones or telephone accessories: 352Counters or countertops: 337
Horseback riding: 305Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 297
Televisions: 258Wire: 252
Exercise equipment: 236Tools: 219
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 215Scooters/skateboards, powered: 211
Containers: 210Mattresses: 196
Air conditioners: 196Sinks: 191
Day wear: 186Windows or window glass: 183
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 175Carts: 167
Refrigerators: 166Freezers: 154
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 152Paper products: 148
Pipes: 146Stools: 139
Baby gates or barriers: 137Escalators: 137
Business and office machines: 137Other ovens: 137
Fishing: 134Electrical wire or wiring systems: 128
Lighting equipment: 124Bowling: 122
Decorative yard equipment: 113Chain saws: 107
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 101Clothing: 100
Sheets or pillowcases: 99Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 99
Basketball: 98Pruning or trimming equipment: 98
Golf carts: 93Other unpowered garden tools: 92
Furniture: 92Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 92
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 92Barstools or kitchen stools: 84
Grocery or shopping carts: 83Lubricants: 82
Hockey: 78Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 76
Billiards or pool: 76Other upholstered chairs: 76
Hot tubs or home spas: 76Pillows: 76
Sliding glass doors or panels: 76In-line skating: 76
Fuel storage tanks: 76Other ball sports: 76
Poles: 76Combs or hairbrushes: 68
Clothes dryers: 68Microwave ovens: 68
Electric heaters: 68Humidifiers: 68
Other grills or stoves: 68Tractors: 68
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 68Other stools: 68
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 68Garage doors: 68
Snow boarding: 68Snowmobiles: 68
Other ranges: 68Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 68
Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 68Grills: 68
Softball: 68Other manual workshop tools: 67
Hot water: 67Other containers: 67
Ball sports: 67Riding power lawn mowers: 67
Computers: 67Handrails, railings or banisters: 67
Trays: 67Elevators or other lifts: 62
Drinking glasses: 61Diapers: 60
Windowsills or frames: 60Cabinet or door hardware: 60
Other toys: 60Swimming: 60
Lawn mowers: 60Floor lamps or table lamps: 60
Bedsprings or bedframes: 56Beach chairs or folding chairs: 53
Bleachers: 46Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 45
Clothing accessories: 41Nightwear: 39
Dancing: 38Sewing machines or accessories: 38
Benches: 38Sewing basket articles: 38
Faucets or spigots: 38Buckets or pails: 38
Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 34Luggage: 32
Ramps or landings: 16Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 16
Glass bottles or jars: 15Other power saws: 15
Football: 15Scooters, unpowered: 15
Swings or swing sets: 15Rope or string: 15
Outerwear: 15Animal traps: 15
Washing machines: 15Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 15
Cardboard products: 15Step stools: 15
Recliner chairs: 15Public equipment: 15
Built-in swimming pools: 15Christmas decorations: 15
Manual cleaning equipment: 15Wood paneling and particleboard: 15
Tennis: 15

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