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


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 641,898
See also: Other age groups, Other body parts.

Accidents - Years 1997-2010

Year 1997:33,071
Year 1998:38,479
Year 1999:39,059
Year 2000:41,367
Year 2001:39,285
Year 2002:41,689
Year 2003:46,053
Year 2004:46,148
Year 2005:44,321
Year 2006:49,838
Year 2007:54,106
Year 2008:51,093
Year 2009:55,468
Year 2010:61,915

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race

Accidents - Related Products


Floors or flooring materials: 128,288Stairs or steps: 86,886
Bicycles or accessories: 31,479Chairs: 23,121
Beds or bedframes: 21,755Ladders: 19,090
Bathtubs or showers: 16,627Crutches, canes or walkers: 15,065
Doors: 14,950Wheelchairs: 13,570
Ceilings and walls: 13,475Rugs or carpets: 12,186
Beds: 11,471Tables: 11,089
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 9,042Exercise: 7,188
Doorsills or frames: 6,412Golf: 6,359
Toilets: 6,240Footwear: 5,953
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 4,978Containers: 4,936
Tennis: 4,371Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 4,212
Fences or fence posts: 3,575Horseback riding: 3,177
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 3,144Counters or countertops: 2,862
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 2,710Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 2,437
House repair or construction materials: 2,315Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 2,179
Fishing: 2,176Stools: 2,158
Step stools: 2,120Lawn mowers: 2,090
Furniture: 2,088Escalators: 2,074
Handrails, railings or banisters: 2,016Refrigerators: 2,008
Stepladders: 1,936Pet supplies: 1,933
Day wear: 1,902Cabinet or door hardware: 1,739
Weight lifting: 1,731Roller skating: 1,628
Elevators or other lifts: 1,612In-line skating: 1,594
Bags: 1,594Bowling: 1,570
Ramps or landings: 1,540Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 1,528
Basketball: 1,514Telephones or telephone accessories: 1,514
Sinks: 1,473Exercise equipment: 1,401
Baseball: 1,329Snow skiing: 1,229
Grocery or shopping carts: 1,224Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 1,202
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 1,196Vacuum cleaners: 1,126
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 1,118All-terrain vehicles: 1,107
Paper products: 1,105Other unpowered garden tools: 1,098
Built-in swimming pools: 1,075Riding power lawn mowers: 1,063
Motorized vehicles: 1,057Other toys: 1,056
Cords, electrical: 1,011Manual cleaning equipment: 1,001
Poles: 999Luggage: 998
Benches: 989Knives: 989
Motor vehicles or parts: 983Dancing: 980
Pipes: 978Tableware and accessories: 968
Scooters, unpowered: 942Swimming pools: 941
Decorative yard equipment: 896Screen doors: 886
Carts: 873Windows or window glass: 864
Computers: 853Wire: 827
Scaffolding: 815Garage doors: 811
Chair, recliner: 805Buckets or pails: 802
Softball: 776Power lawn mowers: 750
Pruning or trimming equipment: 747Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 740
Ice skating: 732Televisions: 725
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 707Cardboard products: 702
Football: 680Clothing: 671
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 671Golf carts: 650
Mirrors or mirror glass: 647Clothing accessories: 617
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 606Soccer: 589
Extension or straight ladders: 580Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 562
Washing machines: 552Rope or string: 537
Baby gates or barriers: 532Chain saws: 531
Swings or swing sets: 525Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 517
Automatic doors: 512Toolboxes or tool kits: 505
Public equipment: 499Tools: 495
Mobile/manufactured homes: 483Fuel storage tanks: 475
Fans: 464Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 462
Tool sheds: 462Laundry baskets: 461
Hammers: 460Tractors: 458
Extension cords: 457Go-carts: 455
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 449Electrical wire or wiring systems: 446
Portable food or beverage coolers: 440Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 438
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 432Alcohol: 429
Bedsprings or bedframes: 427Lighting equipment: 422
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 421Dishwashers: 416
Volleyball: 406Animal induced injury: 406
Recliner chairs: 391Metal containers: 386
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 383Barstools or kitchen stools: 383
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 380Mattresses: 378
Heaters or heating systems: 374Skateboards: 371
Windowsills or frames: 366Snowmobiles: 359
Other ranges or ovens: 358Hot tubs or home spas: 358
Nightwear: 355Bed rails: 350
Clothes dryers: 348Air conditioners: 338
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 336First aid equipment: 335
Bunk beds: 332Bottles or jars: 317
Other ranges: 316Freezers: 312
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 308Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 304
Cookware: 303Bathtub or shower enclosures: 303
Chains: 294Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 293
Power tillers or cultivators: 291Amusement attractions: 291
Outerwear: 290Wooden containers: 284
Other fireplaces: 281Sports and recreational activity: 269
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 267Light bulbs: 266
Radiators: 260Leaf blowers: 258
Christmas decorations: 248Scales: 238
Razors or shavers: 237General home or room involvement in fires: 235
Garden tractors: 232Hot water: 230
Ice hockey: 229Rocking chairs: 222
Bleachers: 221Towels or cloths: 219
Christmas tree lights: 215Skating: 213
Eyeglasses: 209Power hedge trimmers: 208
Snow throwers/blowers: 206Rotary power lawn mowers: 204
Medical equipment, general: 202Other containers: 199
Microwave ovens: 198Foods: 196
Nonglass bottles or jars: 196Other ball sports: 194
Ball sports: 189Other ovens: 188
Pins and needles: 188Saws: 185
Blankets: 184Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 183
Glass bottles or jars: 182Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 181
Hatchets or axes: 179Stretch cords or stretch straps: 177
Sliding glass doors or panels: 175Wood paneling and particleboard: 174
Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 172Swimming pool equipment: 170
Pillows: 169Swimming: 168
Trampolines: 167Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 167
Electric heating pads: 166Bench or table saws: 160
Photographic equipment: 159Towel racks or bars: 156
Plastic bags: 156Other manual workshop tools: 155
Sewing machines or accessories: 154Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 152
Nail guns or stud drivers: 151Electrical outlets or receptacles: 151
Trays: 151Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 151
Generators or power plants: 150Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 147
Shuffleboard: 144Other plastic products: 143
Sprayers: 142Tree stands: 140
Television tables or stands: 139Sheets or pillowcases: 139
Workshop furnishings: 135Floor lamps or table lamps: 135
Other nonglass doors: 135Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 133
Horseshoes: 132Outdoor awnings or shutters: 131
Pull-down or folding stairs: 131Knives with replaceable blades: 125
Slides or sliding boards: 125Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 125
Drinking glasses: 121Snow boarding: 120
Other Irons: 110Car seats: 108
Cots: 107Electric Christmas decorations: 107
Fixed floor-length glass panels: 107Flying toys: 106
Hockey: 105Hearing aids: 105
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 104Glass doors: 104
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 102Wrestling: 101
Nonelectric blankets: 99Camping equipment: 96
Vending machines: 95BBs or pellets: 94
Tablet or capsule drugs: 94Hand saws: 94
Drills: 94Manual filing or sanding tools: 92
Roller hockey: 91Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 91
Baby strollers: 90Band saws: 87
Other playground equipment: 87Inflatable furniture: 86
Cribs: 85Fireworks: 85
Licensed two-wheeled motor vehicles: 84Gas or LP grills or stoves: 83
Ironing boards or covers: 83Manual scissors: 82
Wagons: 82Power saws: 82
Clothing irons: 80Screwdrivers: 80
Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 79Electric lighting equipment: 77
Laundry soaps or detergents: 77Track and field: 77
Batteries: 76Balls: 76
Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 76Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 76
Plastic containers: 75Coal or wood-burning stoves: 75
Aerosol containers: 75Insect induced injuries: 73
Appliances: 71Cheerleading: 71
Built-in fireplaces: 71Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 71
Plant foods or fertilizers for potted plants: 71Automotive chemicals: 71
Awls, chisels or planes: 71Multi-purpose lighters: 71
Power jointers: 71Bath or facial brushes: 70
Clocks: 70Cisterns, cesspools or septic tanks: 70
Sleds: 70Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 70
Cutting torches: 70Chemicals: 70
Chimneys: 69Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 69
Portable power drills and accessories: 69Nonmetal cookware: 69
Boats and boating: 69Electric motors: 68
Bed rails, adult: 68Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 67
Storm doors without glass panels: 67Humidifiers: 67
Plastic panels for doors or windows: 67Detergents: 66
Other stools: 66Baby mattresses or pads: 66
Other windows or window glass: 66Other ladders: 66
Food warmers: 66Tricycles: 66
Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 66Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 66
Bars and bar accessories: 66Canning jars or lids: 66
Extension ladders: 66Upholstered chairs: 66
Bleaches: 63Snow tubing: 63
Manual hedge trimmers: 63Electric ranges or ovens: 62
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 60Unicycles: 59
Portable circular power saws: 59Other furniture: 59
Boxing: 58Laundry hampers: 58
Bedding: 57Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 57
Mountain climbing: 53Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 53
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 51Floor waxes: 51
Handball: 49Martial arts: 49
Badminton: 48Nonelectric toothbrushes: 40
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 38Jewelry: 38
Power drills or accessories: 38Toy sports equipment: 37
Storm doors with glass panels: 35Surfing: 32
Business and office machines: 32Darts: 32
Faucets or spigots: 32Snow throwers or blowers: 31
Moving walks: 31Other portable or stationary power tools: 31
Artificial Christmas trees: 30Umbrellas: 30
Floor furnaces: 22Wading pools: 21
Doorstops: 19Lawn vacuums: 19
Baby carriages: 18Tarpaulins: 18
Lubricants: 18Ice makers: 18
Gasoline or other fuel-powered models: 17Gas ranges: 17
Keys, key rings or key chains: 17Dehumidifiers: 17
Water slides: 16Adhesives: 16
Inflatable toys: 16Water heaters: 16
Butane or LP gas meters: 16Air compressors: 16
Window screens: 15Electric scissors: 15
Slow cookers: 15Combs or hairbrushes: 15
Other specified plastic products: 15Flying discs and boomerangs: 15
Painting equipment, powered: 15Grills: 15
Other baby carriers: 15High chairs: 15
Power pruning or trimming equipment: 15Pressurized containers: 15
Toasters: 15Desk supplies: 15
Above-ground swimming pools: 15Nonelectric razors or shavers: 15
Radios: 15Slicers and choppers: 15
Pumps: 15Gymnastics: 15
Other bedding: 15Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 15
Thermal or sound insulation materials: 15Other grills or stoves: 15
Aquariums or accessories: 15Diving or diving boards: 15
Scuba diving: 15Gasoline: 15
Manual push mowers: 14Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 14
Plants, trees and shrubs: 14

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