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Accidents - 50+ years old - Year 2007 - Lower Trunk


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 498,690
See also: Lethal accidents, Other years, Other age groups, Other body parts.

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Floors or flooring materials: 133,721Beds or bedframes: 46,085
Stairs or steps: 45,920Chairs: 25,880
Crutches, canes or walkers: 22,744Bathtubs or showers: 16,354
Wheelchairs: 16,116Toilets: 10,445
Rugs or carpets: 8,248Furniture: 7,371
Containers: 7,200Ladders: 6,851
Exercise: 5,551Bicycles or accessories: 5,377
Footwear: 5,131Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 5,014
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 4,772Tables: 4,464
Day wear: 3,434Doors: 3,274
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 2,836Golf: 2,661
Horseback riding: 2,489Ceilings and walls: 2,398
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 2,371Chair, recliner: 2,363
Bags: 2,339Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 2,261
Other unpowered garden tools: 2,198House repair or construction materials: 2,111
Stools: 2,054Televisions: 1,973
Clothing: 1,937Motor vehicles or parts: 1,851
Animal induced injury: 1,800Lawn mowers: 1,741
Dancing: 1,652Exercise equipment: 1,649
Vacuum cleaners: 1,509Manual cleaning equipment: 1,492
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 1,411Luggage: 1,407
Stepladders: 1,335Paper products: 1,318
All-terrain vehicles: 1,296Medical equipment, general: 1,286
Doorsills or frames: 1,226Cardboard products: 1,165
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 1,117Riding power lawn mowers: 1,069
Weight lifting: 1,044Grocery or shopping carts: 1,036
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 965Counters or countertops: 950
Pet supplies: 933Other ranges or ovens: 921
Alcohol: 913Cords, electrical: 905
Extension or straight ladders: 890Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 882
Ramps or landings: 882Buckets or pails: 854
Telephones or telephone accessories: 834Step stools: 775
Laundry baskets: 766Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 750
Fences or fence posts: 746Barstools or kitchen stools: 735
Foods: 734Refrigerators: 720
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 680Power lawn mowers: 643
Sinks: 638Bowling: 634
Clothing accessories: 613Mattresses: 600
Escalators: 597Motorized vehicles: 596
Fishing: 593Elevators or other lifts: 565
Washing machines: 559Computers: 558
Nightwear: 525Tableware and accessories: 524
Tennis: 522Bottles or jars: 512
Other toys: 500Golf carts: 485
Handrails, railings or banisters: 482Plants, trees and shrubs: 468
Hot water: 457Cookware: 455
Chain saws: 452Garage doors: 450
Snow skiing: 441Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 432
Clothing irons: 431Benches: 424
Decorative yard equipment: 423Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 399
Air conditioners: 384Towels or cloths: 372
Pruning or trimming equipment: 359Swimming pools: 356
Tree stands: 344Electric heating pads: 341
Knives: 328Bleachers: 327
Tool sheds: 318Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 308
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 301Extension cords: 293
Baseball: 290Nonglass bottles or jars: 287
Poles: 286Heaters or heating systems: 281
Sewing machines or accessories: 280Pipes: 279
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 279Massage devices or vibrators: 278
Snow throwers/blowers: 277Tractors: 276
Football: 271Sheets or pillowcases: 260
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 255Basketball: 255
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 252Scaffolding: 251
Sleds: 250Rope or string: 247
Chair, rocking: 246Built-in swimming pools: 243
Toolboxes or tool kits: 240Metal containers: 238
Christmas tree lights: 236Freezers: 235
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 228Cabinet or door hardware: 226
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 225Rotary power lawn mowers: 221
First aid equipment: 219Swimming: 217
Tablet or capsule drugs: 210Other containers: 210
Water skiing: 209Batteries: 207
Plastic bags: 206Christmas decorations: 204
Hot tubs or home spas: 198Carts: 198
Pillows: 197Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 191
Ice skating: 187Portable food or beverage coolers: 185
Sprayers: 184Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 180
Book bags or back carriers: 180Nonbaby mattresses: 176
Clothes dryers: 171Hammers: 170
Scooters, unpowered: 170Bathtub or shower enclosures: 170
Lubricants: 170Artificial Christmas trees: 167
Inflatable furniture: 167Dishwashers: 157
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 156Electric lighting equipment: 155
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 155In-line skating: 155
Other furnaces: 154Wood paneling and particleboard: 150
Microwave ovens: 144Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 143
Blankets: 142Swings or swing sets: 140
Seasonal decorations: 140Mobile/manufactured homes: 139
Outerwear: 131Fans: 131
Ironing boards or covers: 130Heating or cooling comfort packs: 130
Scales: 129Hockey: 122
Table tennis: 117Tools: 115
Billiards or pool: 114Wooden containers: 110
Above-ground swimming pools: 110Manicuring devices: 110
Soaps: 110Laundry hampers: 104
Lighting equipment: 103Automatic doors: 102
Hammocks: 101Wire: 100
Trays: 95Bench or table saws: 95
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 95Floor lamps or table lamps: 95
Baby gates or barriers: 95Vending machines: 91
Water heaters: 87Volleyball: 87
Footlockers: 86Other bedding: 86
Built-in fireplaces: 85Other glass bottles or jars: 85
Portable circular power saws: 85Trampolines: 85
Hatchets or axes: 85Desk supplies: 85
Chemicals: 85Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 85
Treehouses or playhouses: 85Laundry soaps or detergents: 85
Badminton: 84Camping equipment: 84
Other portable or stationary power tools: 84Fuel storage tanks: 84
Amusement attractions: 84Eyeglasses: 84
Umbrellas: 84Clocks: 80
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 80Cribs: 80
Electric heaters: 80Self-contained openers: 80
Waterbeds or water pillows: 80Caulking or spackling compounds: 80
Bunk beds: 76Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 76
Other guns or firearms: 76Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 76
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 71Gas or LP grills or stoves: 71
Softball: 70Cosmetics: 70
Water tubing: 70Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 70
Electric baseboard heaters: 70Other power pruning or trimming equipment: 70
Manual hedge trimmers: 70Kerosene or oil heaters: 70
Swimming pool equipment: 70Doorstops: 70
Nonelectric blankets: 70Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 70
Manual filing or sanding tools: 70Radial arm saws: 70
Towel racks or bars: 70Public equipment: 70
Combs or hairbrushes: 70Garden tractors: 70
Archery: 70Coins: 70
Flying toys: 69Tombstones or grave markers: 69
Television tables or stands: 69Thermal or sound insulation materials: 69
Car seats: 69Gasoline: 69
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 69Automotive tools or accessories: 69
Knives with replaceable blades: 69Log splitters: 69
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 61Gymnastics: 61
Aquariums or accessories: 61Skating: 61
Potty chairs or training seats: 61Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 61
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 55Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 46
Power tillers or cultivators: 45Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 40
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 40Pumps: 40
Painting equipment, powered: 40Water slides: 40
Drills: 34Scissors: 34
Gasoline cans: 34Floor waxes: 34
Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 34Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 31
Windowsills or frames: 31Roller skating: 31
Illegal drugs: 31Radiators: 31
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 30Snowmobiles: 30
Keys, key rings or key chains: 30Pins and needles: 30
Photographic equipment: 30Diapers: 30
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 30Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 30
Surfing: 30Moving walks: 30
Grills: 30Cots: 20
Fertilizers: 15Dishwashing liquid: 15
Kitchen gadgets: 15Licensed two-wheeled motor vehicles: 15
Leaf blowers: 15Drinking glasses: 15
Skateboards: 15Faucets or spigots: 15
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 15General purpose household cleaners: 15
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 15Saunas: 15
Slow cookers: 15Other fireplaces: 15
Insect induced injuries: 15Clothes brushes: 15
Mirrors or mirror glass: 15Drinking fountains: 15
Chains: 15Nail guns or stud drivers: 15
Fireworks: 15Saws: 15
Safes: 15General home or room involvement in fires: 15
Pens and pencils: 15Bed rails: 15
Wallpaper: 15Ball sports: 15
Baby carriages: 15Detergents: 15
Martial arts: 15Soccer: 15
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 15Generators or power plants: 15
Other furniture: 15Cheerleading: 15
Wagons: 15Glass bottles or jars: 15
Bars and bar accessories: 15

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