Hospital and Nursing Home Profiles  

Accidents - 50+ years old - Year 2008 - Shoulder


Back to NEISS Data Home, Hospital Data.

Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 149,568
See also: Other years, Other age groups, Other body parts.

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race

Accidents - Related Products


Floors or flooring materials: 24,658Stairs or steps: 18,070
Beds or bedframes: 12,065Bicycles or accessories: 5,511
Chairs: 5,262Bathtubs or showers: 4,151
Ladders: 3,459Crutches, canes or walkers: 3,376
Wheelchairs: 3,230Ceilings and walls: 2,735
Rugs or carpets: 2,696Doors: 2,696
Snow skiing: 2,286Containers: 2,157
Exercise: 2,040Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 1,903
Tables: 1,679Furniture: 1,622
Horseback riding: 1,622Toilets: 1,421
Golf: 1,373Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,333
Footwear: 1,147All-terrain vehicles: 1,076
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 1,046Exercise equipment: 1,011
Doorsills or frames: 908Other unpowered garden tools: 805
Bags: 801Animal induced injury: 775
Pet supplies: 739Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 698
Alcohol: 693Day wear: 648
Fences or fence posts: 629Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 597
Stools: 573Weight lifting: 566
Refrigerators: 551Elevators or other lifts: 520
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 486Stepladders: 484
Buckets or pails: 479Other toys: 477
Luggage: 475Swimming: 468
Motor vehicles or parts: 444Extension or straight ladders: 439
Handrails, railings or banisters: 431Power lawn mowers: 424
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 417Manual snow or ice removal tools: 416
Garage doors: 416Swimming pools: 408
Riding power lawn mowers: 386Telephones or telephone accessories: 381
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 368Mattresses: 367
Cords, electrical: 364Football: 360
Vacuum cleaners: 359Dancing: 352
Outerwear: 352Step stools: 351
Chair, recliner: 336Lawn mowers: 330
Basketball: 329Escalators: 326
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 313Laundry baskets: 312
Cardboard products: 306Clothing: 301
Manual cleaning equipment: 291Snowmobiles: 286
Counters or countertops: 280Air conditioners: 274
Softball: 266Volleyball: 258
Bowling: 252Decorative yard equipment: 250
Pipes: 250House repair or construction materials: 246
Grocery or shopping carts: 240Scooters/skateboards, powered: 237
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 237Foods: 233
Motorized vehicles: 233Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 229
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 216Other ranges or ovens: 214
Baby gates or barriers: 213Tennis: 210
Sheets or pillowcases: 206Fishing: 204
Heaters or heating systems: 203Soccer: 198
Sprayers: 188Bottles or jars: 185
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 185Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 184
Televisions: 183Benches: 182
Scaffolding: 177Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 175
Ramps or landings: 174Tableware and accessories: 173
Rotary power lawn mowers: 173Scooters, unpowered: 173
Ice skating: 167Other ball sports: 166
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 163Wood paneling and particleboard: 159
Paper products: 155Kitchen gadgets: 150
Poles: 150Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 149
Washing machines: 147Painting equipment, powered: 146
Workshop furnishings: 146Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 145
Garden tractors: 145Slides or sliding boards: 139
Barstools or kitchen stools: 135First aid equipment: 135
Grills: 135Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 134
Plants, trees and shrubs: 134Metal containers: 134
Sports and recreational activity: 133Other manual workshop tools: 133
Light bulbs: 132Television tables or stands: 131
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 126Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 120
Umbrellas: 119Bunk beds: 116
Pruning or trimming equipment: 116Carts: 116
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 115Baseball: 105
Vending machines: 102Flying toys: 101
In-line skating: 100Chair, rocking: 94
Wire: 92Snow throwers/blowers: 90
Tree stands: 90Bed rails: 90
Clocks: 89Bleachers: 89
Water skiing: 88Tools: 88
Chain saws: 88Diving or diving boards: 87
Skateboards: 87Mountain climbing: 87
Tractors: 86Clothing irons: 86
Golf carts: 84Dishwashers: 80
Go-carts: 80Toolboxes or tool kits: 80
Extension cords: 75Aircraft: 75
Metal chimneys, stovepipes or flues: 75Blankets: 75
Glass bottles or jars: 74Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 74
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 74Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 73
Electric ranges or ovens: 73Power tillers or cultivators: 73
Floor waxes: 73Insect induced injuries: 73
Water tubing: 73Other bedding: 73
Other furnaces: 71Electric mixers: 71
Plastic bags: 71Sinks: 71
Hatchets or axes: 71Drinking glasses: 71
Swings or swing sets: 71Bars and bar accessories: 71
Outdoor awnings or shutters: 71Snow boarding: 71
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 71Marbles: 59
Electric Christmas decorations: 59Clothes dryers: 59
Wallpaper: 59Other glass bottles or jars: 59
Licensed two-wheeled motor vehicles: 59Roller skating: 59
Automatic doors: 59Knives: 59
Leaf blowers: 59Towels or cloths: 59
Cookware: 59Soaps: 45
Martial arts: 44Clothing accessories: 44
Tool sheds: 43Jewelry: 43
Magazine racks or book ends: 40Lighting equipment: 30
Faucets or spigots: 30Wooden containers: 30
Radiators: 29Trays: 29
Gas or LP heaters: 29Billiards or pool: 29
Pillows: 29Rope or string: 29
Medical equipment, general: 15Artificial flowers or plants: 15
Aquariums or accessories: 15Playground equipment: 15
Gasoline: 15Nonelectric toothbrushes: 15
Baby strollers: 15Nonglass bottles or jars: 15
Book bags or back carriers: 15Snow tubing: 14
Filters: 14Surfing: 14
Towel racks or bars: 14Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 14
Tricycles: 14Amusement attractions: 14
Wagons: 14Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 14
Nightwear: 14Art and ceramic supplies or equipment: 14
Computers: 14Doorstops: 14
Fans: 14Hockey: 14
Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 14Other fireplaces: 14
Manual push mowers: 14Electric baseboard heaters: 14
Cabinet or door hardware: 14Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 14
Table tennis: 14Scuba diving: 14
Manual hedge trimmers: 14Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 14
Tablet or capsule drugs: 14Hand saws: 14
Seed and fertilizer spreaders: 14Hot water: 14
Boats and boating: 14Camping equipment: 14

Back to the top does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.  This data has been compiled from multiple government and commercial sources.  Additional information about prescription drugs is coming up.