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Accidents - 50+ years old - Years 1997-2010 - Ear


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 243,052
See also: Other age groups, Other body parts.

Accidents - Years 1997-2010

Year 1997:9,790
Year 1998:13,090
Year 1999:13,199
Year 2000:15,744
Year 2001:16,197
Year 2002:17,878
Year 2003:18,675
Year 2004:16,703
Year 2005:17,889
Year 2006:17,553
Year 2007:18,666
Year 2008:21,609
Year 2009:21,661
Year 2010:24,394

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race

Accidents - Related Products


First aid equipment: 85,736Swimming: 17,879
Hearing aids: 13,566Jewelry: 13,218
Beds or bedframes: 8,415Floors or flooring materials: 7,877
Tables: 5,979Bathtubs or showers: 5,646
Beds: 4,921Ear protection devices: 4,440
Stairs or steps: 3,518Chairs: 3,381
Paper products: 2,754Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 2,508
Fishing: 2,474Doors: 2,330
Crutches, canes or walkers: 2,043Wheelchairs: 1,968
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 1,935Ceilings and walls: 1,922
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,681Razors or shavers: 1,358
Lawn mowers: 1,302Ladders: 1,241
Gasoline: 1,028Toilets: 993
Fences or fence posts: 968Eyeglasses: 952
Batteries: 847Bicycles or accessories: 830
Rugs or carpets: 828Scissors: 826
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 796Pens and pencils: 785
Doorsills or frames: 780Scuba diving: 772
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 691Nonelectric razors or shavers: 683
Built-in swimming pools: 680Counters or countertops: 639
Golf: 636Desk supplies: 613
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 606Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 598
Insect induced injuries: 572Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 564
Combs or hairbrushes: 537Televisions: 517
House repair or construction materials: 517Furniture: 504
Exercise: 490Sinks: 481
Day wear: 475Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 456
Telephones or telephone accessories: 432Containers: 431
Wire: 391Manual scissors: 381
Refrigerators: 363Fans: 361
Footwear: 351Other unpowered garden tools: 349
Surfing: 342Swimming pools: 325
Baseball: 315Pipes: 310
Matches: 303Diving or diving boards: 302
Poles: 301Softball: 294
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 291Soaps: 288
Bedsprings or bedframes: 270Pet supplies: 268
Pillows: 267Horseback riding: 264
Escalators: 244Hot tubs or home spas: 242
Carts: 238Chain saws: 232
Basketball: 231Radiators: 230
Hair clippers and trimmers: 228Pruning or trimming equipment: 227
Exercise equipment: 225Towels or cloths: 222
Pins and needles: 218Chair, recliner: 217
Medical equipment, general: 217Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 216
Tractors: 209Manicuring devices: 207
Chair, rocking: 206Tools: 202
Clothing: 195Swings or swing sets: 187
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 187Welding equipment: 185
Stools: 183Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 175
Power saws: 173Luggage: 172
Metal containers: 171All-terrain vehicles: 170
Knives: 167Scaffolding: 165
BBs or pellets: 159Windowsills or frames: 157
Vending machines: 156Weight lifting: 154
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 153Windows or window glass: 151
Bleachers: 151Other toy guns: 150
Step stools: 149Fireplace equipment: 149
Air conditioners: 148Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 148
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 148Electric razors or shavers: 141
Barstools or kitchen stools: 141Towel racks or bars: 140
Public equipment: 138Snow skiing: 137
Grills: 135Power tillers or cultivators: 135
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 135Benches: 123
Handrails, railings or banisters: 119Vacuum cleaners: 118
Television tables or stands: 118Clothing accessories: 113
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 113Sewing basket articles: 110
Keys, key rings or key chains: 107Bench or table saws: 103
Riding power lawn mowers: 102Hot water: 102
Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 101Bowling: 101
Manual cleaning equipment: 99Bed rails: 99
Cabinet or door hardware: 99Kitchen gadgets: 98
Other toys: 98Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 96
Tableware and accessories: 95Matchbooks: 94
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 93Dancing: 93
Molding compounds: 92Fireworks: 92
Tool sheds: 92Alcohol: 91
Nightwear: 91Golf carts: 87
Gas-burning fireplaces: 87Other fireplaces: 86
Garden tractors: 86Tennis: 86
Computers: 86Nonelectric toothbrushes: 85
Hammers: 84Drinking glasses: 83
Bottles or jars: 80Motorized vehicles: 77
Outdoor awnings or shutters: 77Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 77
Rotary power lawn mowers: 76Recliner chairs: 76
Buckets or pails: 74Amusement attractions: 74
Trays: 73Other toy weapons: 71
Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 71Chains: 71
Umbrellas: 71Stepladders: 70
Saws: 70Air compressors: 69
Blankets: 69Chemicals: 69
Magazine racks or book ends: 69Cosmetics: 69
Archery: 69Rocking chairs: 68
Other windows or window glass: 68Grocery or shopping carts: 68
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 68Leaf blowers: 68
Decorative yard equipment: 68Heaters or heating systems: 67
Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 67Awls, chisels or planes: 67
Humidifiers: 67Diapers: 66
Electric baseboard heaters: 66Rope or string: 66
Stretch cords or stretch straps: 63Other ranges or ovens: 62
Other ball sports: 62Elevators or other lifts: 61
Washing machines: 59Cardboard products: 59
Automatic doors: 58Lighting equipment: 58
Ball sports: 58Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 43
Screwdrivers: 43Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 38
Laundry soaps or detergents: 38Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 37
Adhesives: 37Safety pins: 36
Lubricants: 35Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 34
Water skiing: 34Electric heating pads: 32
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 32Turpentine: 32
Garage doors: 32Other manual workshop tools: 32
Animal induced injury: 31Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 30
Drinking straws: 30Power lawn mowers: 30
Other ranges: 23Bleaches: 19
Extension cords: 19Spot removers or cleaning fluids: 18
Gas ranges: 17Manual snow or ice removal tools: 17
Radios: 17Soccer: 16
Football: 16Lockers: 16
Cords, electrical: 16Freezers: 16
Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 15Aluminum foil wrapping products: 15
Fire extinguishers: 15Sleds: 15
Other plastic products: 15Glass bottles or jars: 15
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 15Swimming pool equipment: 15
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 15Other antennas: 15
Bags: 15Wooden matches: 15
Portable power drills and accessories: 15Cutting torches: 15
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 15Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 15
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 15Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 15
Scooters, unpowered: 15Internal combustion engines: 14
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 14Aircraft: 14

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