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


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 426,148
See also: Lethal accidents, Other age groups, Other body parts.

Accidents - Years 1997-2010

Year 1997:22,335
Year 1998:24,872
Year 1999:23,673
Year 2000:28,019
Year 2001:30,353
Year 2002:27,599
Year 2003:29,254
Year 2004:32,625
Year 2005:33,743
Year 2006:35,517
Year 2007:31,722
Year 2008:34,556
Year 2009:35,219
Year 2010:36,654

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race


Lawn mowers: 20,477Welding equipment: 14,969
Bleaches: 13,339Adhesives: 11,997
Workshop grinders, buffers, or polishers: 10,630Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 9,805
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 9,748Tools: 9,363
General purpose household cleaners: 8,968Eyeglasses: 8,401
Saws: 8,161House repair or construction materials: 7,877
Pruning or trimming equipment: 7,338Floors or flooring materials: 6,534
Ceilings and walls: 6,136Paper products: 5,745
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 5,337Power lawn mowers: 5,078
Chemicals: 4,710Batteries: 4,161
Bathtubs or showers: 4,014Combs or hairbrushes: 4,004
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 3,879Golf: 3,616
Chain saws: 3,583Drills: 3,482
Beds or bedframes: 3,467Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 3,341
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 3,185Containers: 3,075
Manual cleaning equipment: 2,962Eye protection devices: 2,929
Beds: 2,770Other unpowered garden tools: 2,739
Swimming pool chemicals: 2,719Stairs or steps: 2,630
Stretch cords or stretch straps: 2,557Tables: 2,544
Gasoline: 2,516Power saws: 2,515
Portable circular power saws: 2,492Hammers: 2,456
Thermal or sound insulation materials: 2,443Bicycles or accessories: 2,407
Tennis: 2,360Bench or table saws: 2,345
Other toys: 2,327Riding power lawn mowers: 2,284
Plants, trees and shrubs: 2,274Soaps: 2,260
Aerosol containers: 2,208Doors: 2,122
Light bulbs: 2,090Cardboard products: 2,059
Fishing: 2,010Televisions: 1,988
Drinking glasses: 1,967Pipes: 1,966
Wire: 1,872Acids: 1,872
Towels or cloths: 1,821Fences or fence posts: 1,731
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 1,638Exercise: 1,589
Desk supplies: 1,543Drain cleaners: 1,542
Clothing accessories: 1,541Swimming: 1,427
Manual filing or sanding tools: 1,419Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 1,409
Chairs: 1,404Swimming pools: 1,402
Oven cleaners: 1,378Toilet bowl products: 1,368
Leaf blowers: 1,314Wheelchairs: 1,295
Toilets: 1,262Tableware and accessories: 1,262
All-terrain vehicles: 1,214Detergents: 1,199
Sprayers: 1,185Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 1,164
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 1,155Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 1,147
Sinks: 1,135Fans: 1,128
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 1,117Knives: 1,088
Christmas decorations: 1,072Vacuum cleaners: 1,069
Automotive chemicals: 1,055Screwdrivers: 1,045
Personal protection devices: 1,039Other portable or stationary power tools: 1,030
Day wear: 1,022Furniture: 1,020
Built-in swimming pools: 1,012Ammonia, household: 998
Pet supplies: 991Lubricants: 988
Clothing: 935Rugs or carpets: 918
Laundry soaps or detergents: 916Rotary power lawn mowers: 895
Manicuring devices: 880Artificial Christmas trees: 869
Scissors: 849Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 841
Hand saws: 830Outerwear: 824
Flatware: 817Tractors: 814
Baseball: 809Basketball: 798
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 772Computers: 772
Pillows: 766Bottles or jars: 758
Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 742Pens and pencils: 725
Cutting torches: 720Bags: 708
Air conditioners: 703Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 696
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 691Paint or varnish thinners: 684
Wood paneling and particleboard: 660Telephones or telephone accessories: 655
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 649Portable power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 638
Crutches, canes or walkers: 627Other manual workshop tools: 620
Hatchets or axes: 613Softball: 607
Fertilizers: 606Keys, key rings or key chains: 605
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 597First aid equipment: 588
Floor lamps or table lamps: 557Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 551
Sheets or pillowcases: 551Matches: 549
Fireworks: 533Cabinet or door hardware: 530
Motor vehicles or parts: 528Lighting equipment: 526
Exercise equipment: 526Plastic bags: 520
Power drills or accessories: 516Paper bags: 513
Windows or window glass: 513Other furnaces: 503
Rope or string: 497Artificial flowers or plants: 490
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 480Ladders: 477
Spot removers or cleaning fluids: 477Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 465
Metal containers: 461Plastic products: 455
Nail guns or stud drivers: 448Other ball sports: 446
Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 444Faucets or spigots: 436
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 436Power leaf mulchers and grinders: 422
Ball sports: 421Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 420
Kitchen gadgets: 420Grills: 419
Pine oil cleaning and disinfectant preparations: 417Tool sheds: 413
Electric welding equipment: 413Portable power drills and accessories: 408
Snow skiing: 395Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 391
Chains: 385Weight lifting: 383
Radios: 382Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 377
Power sanders: 376Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 376
Counters or countertops: 372Coal or wood-burning stoves: 372
Garage doors: 372Dishwasher detergents: 362
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 359Abrasive cleaners: 359
Umbrellas: 356Air compressors: 356
Luggage: 355Christmas tree lights: 354
Public equipment: 353Soldering equipment: 353
Window screens: 346Football: 344
Dishwashing liquid: 342Electrical wire or wiring systems: 342
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 339Decorative yard equipment: 338
Jewelry: 334Nonglass bottles or jars: 328
Plastic containers: 327Refrigerators: 324
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 323Blankets: 323
Other antennas: 321Aluminum foil wrapping products: 317
Clocks: 312Camping equipment: 305
Hair dryers: 303Brushcutters, powered: 302
Other fireplaces: 290Water heaters: 286
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 283Pins and needles: 283
Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 279Scuba diving: 274
Footwear: 273Cosmetics: 271
Mobile/manufactured homes: 269Metal polishes, tarnish removers or preventatives: 269
Mattresses: 268Cords, electrical: 268
Outdoor awnings or shutters: 265Hot water: 263
Mirrors or mirror glass: 260Soccer: 260
Power pruning or trimming equipment: 259Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 257
Hockey: 257Microwave ovens: 255
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 251Manual workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 246
Balloons: 241Painting equipment, powered: 240
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 237Other ranges: 235
Seasonal decorations: 234Other windows or window glass: 234
Buckets or pails: 229Boxing: 228
Golf carts: 228Diesel fuels: 228
Glass bottles or jars: 226Workshop compounds or chemicals: 225
Jigsaws: 224Fabric treatment products: 223
Other glass bottles or jars: 222Garden sprayers: 221
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 221Vending machines: 220
Doorsills or frames: 220Nonelectric blankets: 218
Clothespins: 217Tarpaulins: 216
Ceramics supplies or equipment: 215Screen doors: 214
Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 205Power hedge trimmers: 204
Archery: 204Oil furnaces: 203
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 202Awls, chisels or planes: 201
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 200Other power saws: 198
Aquariums or accessories: 193Rust removers: 188
Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 185Table linens: 183
Other electric lighting equipment: 182Other ranges or ovens: 181
Sewing machines or accessories: 180Poles: 179
Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 179Manual lawn trimmers or edgers: 178
Freezers: 176Horseback riding: 175
Towel racks or bars: 172Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 172
Art and ceramic supplies or equipment: 171Ironing boards or covers: 169
Toy sports equipment: 168Manual push mowers: 168
Power routers: 166Costumes or masks: 163
Snow throwers or blowers: 163Art supplies or equipment: 163
Radiators: 162Manual scissors: 162
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 161Caustics: 160
Amusement attractions: 159Bowling: 158
BBs or pellets: 158Photographic equipment: 157
Bedding: 157Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 153
Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 152Volleyball: 150
Gas or LP heaters: 150Dancing: 150
Sports and recreational activity: 149Pesticides: 146
Fuel storage tanks: 145Billiards or pool: 145
Animal induced injury: 145Toolboxes or tool kits: 144
Fuel-burning welding equipment: 144Fuel oils: 144
Sabre saws: 140Hot tubs or home spas: 140
Liquid room deodorizers or fresheners: 138Furniture polishes or waxes: 138
Nonmetal cookware: 137Heaters or heating systems: 135
Windshield wiper fluids: 135Manual drills: 135
Stationary power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 135Manual hedge trimmers: 133
Pumps: 130Log splitters: 130
Handrails, railings or banisters: 128Chair, recliner: 127
Plastic wrapping products: 124Lye: 121
Caulking or spackling compounds: 119Other bedding: 115
Room deodorizers or fresheners: 113Dyes: 110
Floor buffers or waxers: 109Methyl alcohol: 109
Bath or facial brushes: 108Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 108
Electrical testing equipment: 106Other specified plastic products: 106
Automatic doors: 102Antifreeze: 102
Filters: 102Wooden containers: 101
Hacksaws: 100Contact lenses: 100
Washing machines: 98Bedsprings or bedframes: 96
Appliances: 96Fire extinguishers: 94
Razors or shavers: 93Flying discs and boomerangs: 93
Balls: 92Wallpaper: 92
Telescopes, binoculars, microscopes or magnifying glasses: 91Sewing basket articles: 90
Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 90Electrical outlets or receptacles: 90
Badminton: 88Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 87
Book bags or back carriers: 87Tablet or capsule drugs: 86
Surfing: 86Stepladders: 84
Unpowered models or parts: 84Cookware: 82
Swings or swing sets: 81Rust preventatives: 80
Scales: 80Engine fuels for models: 80
Other power garden tools: 78Grocery or shopping carts: 77
Stools: 76Other toy weapons: 76
Television tables or stands: 76Coffee makers or teapots: 75
Electric toothbrushes or oral irrigators: 75Clothes dryers: 75
Extension cords: 74Other polishes: 73
Pressurized containers: 73Lockers: 73
Business and office machines: 73Watches: 71
Toy weapons: 71Garden tractors: 71
Toy guns with projectiles: 71Power lathes: 71
Electric mixers: 70Car seats: 70
Electric razors or shavers: 70Wigs, falls or hairpieces: 70
Straps: 70Outdoor antennas: 70
Food warmers: 70Plant foods or fertilizers for potted plants: 69
Stationary power drills and accessories: 69Tree stands: 69
Band saws: 69Nonbaby mattresses: 69
Gasoline cans: 68Electric Christmas decorations: 68
Food grinders: 68Other plastic products: 68
Metal cookware: 68Gas or LP grills or stoves: 68
Upholstered chairs: 68Electric deep fryers: 67
Radial arm saws: 67Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 67
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 67Storm windows: 67
Snowmobiles: 66Gas furnaces: 66
Laser pointers: 66Sleeping bags: 66
Plastic panels for doors or windows: 66Lighter fluids: 63
Fire escape devices: 63Other furniture: 61
Floor waxes: 61Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 61
Track and field: 61Building sets: 60
Solvents: 59Elevators or other lifts: 59
Go-carts: 58Other containers: 58
Shoe polishes: 55Dishwashers: 50
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 49Foods: 46
Kerosene: 43Vacuum containers: 40
Snow throwers/blowers: 40Electric combs: 40
Portable food or beverage coolers: 40Tape recorders or players: 38
Indoor antennas: 36Gasoline or other fuel-powered models: 36
Windowsills or frames: 36Vises or workshop clamps: 34
Bunk beds: 34Martial arts: 32
Workshop furnishings: 32Benches: 32
Boilers: 32Other ovens: 32
Glass soft drink bottles: 31Coaxial Cable: 31
Guns: 30Trays: 30
Diapers: 30Hearing aids: 19
Baby carriers: 19Fireplace equipment: 19
Wood burning fireplaces: 19General home or room involvement in fires: 19
Self-contained openers: 18Other nonglass doors: 18
Baby gates or barriers: 18Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 18
School equipment: 18Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 17
Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 17Water skiing: 17
Ramps or landings: 16Carbon monoxide detectors: 16
Pressure cookers or canners: 16Nonglass doors: 16
Ice hockey: 16Rocking chairs: 16
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 16Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 16
Kerosene or oil heaters: 16Clothing irons: 16
Escalators: 16Treehouses or playhouses: 16
Garbage disposers: 16Toy boxes or chests: 16
Ice picks: 16Baby bottles or nipples: 16
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 15Water slides: 15
Christmas tree stands or supports: 15Turpentine: 15
Darts: 15Humidifiers: 15
Hair clippers and trimmers: 15Other guns or firearms: 15
Boats and boating: 15Nonelectric razors or shavers: 15
Bars and bar accessories: 15Flares: 15
Table tennis: 15Gymnastics: 15
Baby harnesses: 15Barstools or kitchen stools: 15
Chair, rocking: 15Charcoal: 15
Bleachers: 15Night-lights: 15
Sliding glass doors or panels: 15Marbles: 15
Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 14Liquid drugs: 14
Automotive tools or accessories: 14Safety pins: 14
Drinking straws: 14Cisterns, cesspools or septic tanks: 14
Slipcovers: 14Carts: 14
Licensed two-wheeled motor vehicles: 14Scooters/skateboards, powered: 14

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