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Accidents - 50+ years old - Year 2010


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 3,596,581
See also: Lethal accidents, Other years, Other age groups.

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race

Accidents - Body Parts:
Head:582,754Lower Trunk:557,235
Upper Trunk:313,682Finger:287,122
Shoulder:170,465Lower Leg:145,929
Foot:126,363Lower Arm:108,198
Wrist:104,151All Of Body:87,005
Elbow:61,915Upper Arm:60,289
Upper Leg:47,660Eyeball:36,654
Mouth:18,924Pubic Region:4,596
Internal:2,74125 - 50% Body:489

Accidents - Related Products


Floors or flooring materials: 522,510Stairs or steps: 393,800
Beds or bedframes: 245,645Chairs: 140,810
Wheelchairs: 109,679Bathtubs or showers: 105,842
Crutches, canes or walkers: 103,354Knives: 76,910
Bicycles or accessories: 72,183Ladders: 67,641
Tables: 65,102Doors: 64,075
Toilets: 56,601Exercise: 52,329
Footwear: 49,957Rugs or carpets: 48,520
Ceilings and walls: 47,017Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 42,237
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 36,578Containers: 33,274
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 28,748Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 26,675
Furniture: 23,704Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 21,950
Bench or table saws: 20,850Fishing: 19,897
Pet supplies: 19,247Doorsills or frames: 18,071
Lawn mowers: 17,352Day wear: 17,209
Golf: 16,593Fences or fence posts: 16,363
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 15,868Metal containers: 15,119
Exercise equipment: 15,060Horseback riding: 14,612
Bags: 13,092Tableware and accessories: 12,779
Knives with replaceable blades: 12,552Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 12,439
Pruning or trimming equipment: 12,059Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 11,989
Drinking glasses: 11,782Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 11,330
Counters or countertops: 11,319Stools: 10,751
Chain saws: 10,669Chair, recliner: 10,624
First aid equipment: 10,319All-terrain vehicles: 9,625
Other unpowered garden tools: 9,616Refrigerators: 9,416
Televisions: 9,006Sinks: 8,941
Tennis: 8,547Luggage: 8,487
Weight lifting: 8,376Snow skiing: 8,079
Handrails, railings or banisters: 8,066Swimming pools: 7,957
Dancing: 7,943Tools: 7,885
Step stools: 7,867Benches: 7,833
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 7,671Vacuum cleaners: 7,482
Basketball: 7,470Other ranges or ovens: 7,446
Power lawn mowers: 7,408Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 7,303
Slicers and choppers: 7,229Paper products: 7,171
Hot water: 7,054Motorized vehicles: 7,001
Ramps or landings: 6,867Manual cleaning equipment: 6,805
Garage doors: 6,784Grocery or shopping carts: 6,773
Stepladders: 6,734Saws: 6,602
Riding power lawn mowers: 6,300Pipes: 6,261
Clothing: 6,249Power saws: 6,228
Hammers: 6,193Eyeglasses: 6,132
Computers: 6,123Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 6,037
Manicuring devices: 5,978Escalators: 5,965
Telephones or telephone accessories: 5,887Barstools or kitchen stools: 5,838
Cookware: 5,590Jewelry: 5,582
Cabinet or door hardware: 5,568Bowling: 5,541
Baseball: 5,302Swimming: 5,234
Cords, electrical: 5,213Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 5,132
Elevators or other lifts: 5,031Workshop grinders, buffers, or polishers: 4,818
Fans: 4,631Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 4,438
Air conditioners: 4,437Decorative yard equipment: 4,209
Softball: 4,187General home or room involvement in fires: 4,143
House repair or construction materials: 4,107Portable circular power saws: 4,016
Bleaches: 3,959Poles: 3,935
Log splitters: 3,877Buckets or pails: 3,867
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 3,814Cardboard products: 3,793
Bottles or jars: 3,552Scissors: 3,538
Dishwashers: 3,516Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 3,496
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 3,445Golf carts: 3,403
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 3,389Snow throwers/blowers: 3,338
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 3,335Laundry baskets: 3,198
Clothing accessories: 3,196Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 3,061
Drills: 3,051Wire: 3,022
Rotary power lawn mowers: 2,950Beach chairs or folding chairs: 2,911
Mattresses: 2,880Washing machines: 2,849
Other toys: 2,825Football: 2,824
Roller skating: 2,778Hearing aids: 2,741
Volleyball: 2,732Mirrors or mirror glass: 2,717
General purpose household cleaners: 2,604Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 2,578
Sheets or pillowcases: 2,515Manual scissors: 2,510
Razors or shavers: 2,499Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 2,484
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 2,477Soaps: 2,431
Kitchen gadgets: 2,412Glass bottles or jars: 2,408
Pins and needles: 2,404Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 2,403
Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 2,389Freezers: 2,386
Blankets: 2,353Towels or cloths: 2,342
Carts: 2,332Nightwear: 2,292
Grills: 2,263Bleachers: 2,211
Rope or string: 2,166Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 2,163
Light bulbs: 2,084Chair, rocking: 2,073
Tree stands: 2,050Heaters or heating systems: 2,035
Electric heating pads: 2,034Floor lamps or table lamps: 2,030
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 2,027Tractors: 2,001
Other fireplaces: 1,974Hatchets or axes: 1,964
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 1,952Hot tubs or home spas: 1,933
Welding equipment: 1,927Other manual workshop tools: 1,899
Sprayers: 1,863Bed rails: 1,860
Vending machines: 1,858Gasoline: 1,811
Baby gates or barriers: 1,811Soccer: 1,787
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 1,776Scaffolding: 1,755
Ice skating: 1,734Snowmobiles: 1,707
Automatic doors: 1,700Wooden containers: 1,687
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 1,677Metal cookware: 1,663
Scooters, unpowered: 1,661Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 1,658
Plastic containers: 1,641Laundry soaps or detergents: 1,618
Public equipment: 1,606Plastic bags: 1,598
Adhesives: 1,597Swings or swing sets: 1,580
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 1,574Radiators: 1,562
Food processors: 1,532Extension or straight ladders: 1,521
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 1,520Television tables or stands: 1,514
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 1,503Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 1,492
Microwave ovens: 1,469Batteries: 1,463
Windowsills or frames: 1,450Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 1,444
Pillows: 1,441Toy vehicles: 1,438
Power hedge trimmers: 1,433Archery: 1,428
Nail guns or stud drivers: 1,425Scales: 1,424
Band saws: 1,417Power drills or accessories: 1,411
Outdoor awnings or shutters: 1,371Bathtub or shower enclosures: 1,366
Screwdrivers: 1,348Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 1,334
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 1,327Christmas decorations: 1,306
Awls, chisels or planes: 1,296Power tillers or cultivators: 1,291
Combs or hairbrushes: 1,252Games or game parts: 1,242
Bunk beds: 1,239Extension cords: 1,237
Tool sheds: 1,219Martial arts: 1,203
Balls: 1,202Chemicals: 1,193
Clothing irons: 1,192Carbon monoxide poisonings: 1,192
Garden tractors: 1,191Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 1,180
Clothes dryers: 1,168Pens and pencils: 1,159
Sewing machines or accessories: 1,146Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 1,138
Other furnaces: 1,137Fertilizers: 1,126
Safes: 1,124Book bags or back carriers: 1,120
Trays: 1,119Electric blenders: 1,111
Nonglass bottles or jars: 1,106Portable food or beverage coolers: 1,100
Toolboxes or tool kits: 1,093Gas or LP grills or stoves: 1,092
Flatware: 1,068Keys, key rings or key chains: 1,067
Desk supplies: 1,063Other ball sports: 1,055
Clocks: 1,051Leaf blowers: 1,048
Outerwear: 1,036Sleds: 1,036
Other glass bottles or jars: 1,031Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 1,009
Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 1,007Faucets or spigots: 1,002
Hockey: 991Camping equipment: 980
Hand saws: 976Aerosol containers: 956
Straps: 941Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 924
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 921Other furniture: 916
Canning jars or lids: 908Nonelectric blankets: 900
Other portable or stationary power tools: 892Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 882
Lighting equipment: 876Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 809
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 808Coffee makers or teapots: 797
Eye protection devices: 789Amusement attractions: 778
Go-carts: 774Hair dryers: 773
Business and office machines: 768Manual filing or sanding tools: 768
Stretch cords or stretch straps: 766Skateboards: 763
Hammocks: 759Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 758
Sports and recreational activity: 757Swimming pool equipment: 745
Water heaters: 731Surfing: 723
Painting equipment, powered: 709Ball sports: 709
Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 709Chains: 698
Ear protection devices: 697Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 690
Manual hedge trimmers: 687Pull-down or folding stairs: 684
Other containers: 680Nonbaby mattresses: 680
Aquariums or accessories: 680Footlockers: 677
Umbrellas: 673Track and field: 668
Water slides: 661In-line skating: 658
Doorstops: 643Swimming pool chemicals: 640
Portable power drills and accessories: 639Horseshoes: 636
Fuel storage tanks: 632Power pruning or trimming equipment: 625
Tape recorders or players: 612Water skiing: 611
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 605Power routers: 601
Sewing basket articles: 590Decorative water features: 589
Stationary power drills and accessories: 585Pedal-powered adult vehicles: 570
Power sanders: 567Built-in swimming pools: 561
Photographic equipment: 557Christmas tree lights: 556
Workshop furnishings: 551Table tennis: 545
Ammonia, household: 543Massage devices or vibrators: 537
Air compressors: 534Billiards or pool: 532
Tombstones or grave markers: 530Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 529
Flying discs and boomerangs: 527Electric lighting equipment: 507
Remote control, universal or not stated: 504Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 479
Gasoline cans: 478Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 472
Diving or diving boards: 472Tarpaulins: 468
Towel racks or bars: 468Baby strollers: 466
Magazine racks or book ends: 461Acids: 460
Ironing boards or covers: 458Toilet bowl products: 457
Wood paneling and particleboard: 452Cribs: 447
Thermal or sound insulation materials: 434Hair clippers and trimmers: 422
Generators or power plants: 416Pressure cookers or canners: 412
Aluminum foil wrapping products: 411Fireworks: 408
Built-in fireplaces: 403Manual push mowers: 394
Boxing: 390Electric ranges or ovens: 388
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 379Gas or LP heaters: 376
Lubricants: 376Artificial Christmas trees: 374
Seasonal decorations: 369Trampolines: 369
Electric blankets or sheets: 366Electric mixers: 365
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 363Bedding: 361
Gas ranges or ovens: 360Snow boarding: 356
Mobile/manufactured homes: 356Fuel oils: 350
Slow cookers: 347Window screens: 344
Coins: 344Electric Christmas decorations: 342
Other playground equipment: 341Pressurized containers: 340
Pumps: 337Fire extinguishers: 334
Appliances: 328Power lathes: 327
Car seats: 325Antifreeze: 324
Can openers: 321Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 317
Electric baseboard heaters: 315Electric heaters: 312
Other specified plastic products: 311Shuffleboard: 309
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 308Electrical outlets or receptacles: 303
Food grinders: 295Electric razors or shavers: 294
Mountain climbing: 293Lighters: 292
Jigsaws: 291Detergents: 287
Slides or sliding boards: 287Other bedding: 286
Automotive tools or accessories: 285Radios: 282
Radial arm saws: 281Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 280
Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 278Garbage disposers: 278
Kerosene: 278Drain cleaners: 277
Wagons: 273Caulking or spackling compounds: 272
Portable electric heaters: 271Skating: 271
Snow tubing: 271Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 270
Diapers: 266Nonmetal cookware: 266
Bars and bar accessories: 262Brushcutters, powered: 261
Art and ceramic supplies or equipment: 259Other grills or stoves: 257
Cots: 246Fireplace equipment: 245
Torches: 242Carbon monoxide detectors: 240
Thermostats: 237Hacksaws: 234
Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 234Cutting torches: 231
Toy boxes or chests: 230Power jointers: 230
Storm windows: 229Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 228
Unpowered coffee makers or teapots: 228Power leaf mulchers and grinders: 225
Moving walks: 220Scuba diving: 213
Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 212Plastic wrapping products: 212
Saunas: 207Lockers: 207
Lamp oils: 207Other clothing: 207
Tapes: 204Ice hockey: 196
Gas fumes or gas vapors of unknown origin: 195Inflatable furniture: 194
Boilers: 193Paper cutters: 186
Watches: 184Metal polishes, tarnish removers or preventatives: 180
Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 179Dolls, plush toys, and action figures: 176
Fire escape devices: 176Drain snakes: 174
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 173Fabric treatment products: 173
Filters: 172Self-contained openers: 167
Electric motors: 163Futons: 163
Gas furnaces: 161Table linens: 161
Electric or battery-powered knives: 156Laundry hampers: 155
BBs or pellets: 149Other power pruning or trimming equipment: 149
Seed and fertilizer spreaders: 149Kerosene or oil heaters: 149
Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 148Diesel fuels: 148
Seesaws or teeterboards: 148Water tubing: 148
Corkscrews: 146Skeet shooting: 146
Above-ground swimming pools: 146Matches: 144
Portable gas or LP heaters: 143Minibikes, powered: 143
High chairs: 142Wallpaper: 142
Thermometers: 142Other power garden tools: 142
Playpens: 140Electric frying pans and skillets: 140
Other electric lighting equipment: 140Telescopes, binoculars, microscopes or magnifying glasses: 140
Portable swimming pools: 135Rug shampooers: 135
Animal traps: 131Soldering equipment: 127
Oil furnaces: 127Lighter fluids: 127
Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 127Glass soft drink bottles: 124
Badminton: 123Automotive chemicals: 121
Fabrics: 120Dune buggies/beach buggies: 118
Baby carriages: 113Vises or workshop clamps: 111
Gymnastics: 110Utility vehicles: 104
Treehouses or playhouses: 102Floor waxes: 96
Handball: 96Doll houses and other play scenes: 96
Dishwashing liquid: 95Tricycles: 95
Metal chimneys, stovepipes or flues: 93Cheerleading: 92
Vacuum containers: 92Liquid room deodorizers or fresheners: 92
Knife sharpeners: 92Manual lawn trimmers or edgers: 92
Marbles: 87Nonglass bathtub or shower enclosures: 86
Playground equipment: 86Humidifiers: 86
Support garments and stockings, medical: 80Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 80
Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 79Oven cleaners: 79
Nonelectric can openers: 76School equipment: 76
Tetherball: 76Electric knife sharpeners: 76
Food skewers: 76Bottle openers: 76
Nonelectric knife sharpeners: 76Bassinets or cradles: 71
Shoelace fasteners: 71Air purifiers: 71
Coal furnaces: 71Rust removers: 71
Record players: 71Other toy weapons: 71
Toy weapons: 71Pretend electronics, tools, housewares, and appliances: 71
Recording tapes: 71Curling: 71
Lawn vacuums: 71Power shapers: 71
Faucet water heaters: 71Dyes: 71
Riding toys: 71Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 70
Electric coffee makers or teapots: 70Electrical testing equipment: 70
Slingshots or sling-propelled toys: 70Electric griddles: 70
Wigs, falls or hairpieces: 70Furniture polishes or waxes: 70
Swimming pool slides: 70Toy sports equipment: 70
Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 68Water softeners or conditioners: 68
Fuel multi-purpose lighters: 68Pine oil cleaning and disinfectant preparations: 65
Music boxes or chimes: 63Nonelectric soldering equipment: 63
Wrestling: 63Amateur two-way radios: 63
Crayons or chalk: 63Manual workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 63
Ice cream makers: 63Drinking fountains: 55
Juicers: 54Sleeping bags: 50
Abrasive cleaners: 49Electric counter-top ovens, broilers or toaster ovens: 47
Multi-purpose lighters: 38Ice crushers: 38
Methyl alcohol: 38Fencing: 38
Safety pins: 33Paint or varnish thinners: 33
Ice picks: 33Personal protection devices: 33
Coaxial Cable: 33Lunch boxes or pails: 32
Ice makers: 32Trash compactors: 32
Baby walkers or jumpers: 31Outdoor antennas: 31
Heating or cooling comfort packs: 17Street hockey: 17
Night-lights: 17Waterbeds or water pillows: 17
Butane or LP gas meters: 16Dry ice: 16
Pogo sticks: 16Other antennas: 16
Glue guns: 16Heat tapes, electric: 16
Electric can openers: 16Darts: 16
Food warmers: 16Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 15
Costumes or masks: 15Electric scissors: 15
Baby bottles or nipples: 15Solid room deodorizers or fresheners: 15
Fire or smoke alarms: 15Rotisseries: 15
Flares: 15Battery chargers: 15
Field hockey: 15Charcoal: 15
Toasters: 15Turpentine: 15
Electric deep fryers: 15Garden sprayers: 15
Dehumidifiers: 15Surge suppressors or power strips: 15

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