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


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 1,292,770
See also: Other age groups, Other body parts.

Accidents - Years 1997-2010

Year 1997:84,988
Year 1998:89,674
Year 1999:89,986
Year 2000:91,306
Year 2001:80,648
Year 2002:86,633
Year 2003:82,838
Year 2004:90,767
Year 2005:90,959
Year 2006:91,440
Year 2007:101,147
Year 2008:102,322
Year 2009:105,902
Year 2010:104,151

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Accidents - Related Products


Floors or flooring materials: 233,733Stairs or steps: 190,783
Ladders: 49,014Chairs: 48,018
Bicycles or accessories: 31,351Bathtubs or showers: 27,684
Beds or bedframes: 27,678Rugs or carpets: 24,772
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 23,108Crutches, canes or walkers: 20,306
Doors: 19,623Knives: 18,485
Beds: 16,039Tables: 15,378
Exercise: 14,965Footwear: 14,624
Wheelchairs: 14,279Tennis: 12,510
Ceilings and walls: 12,189Containers: 11,880
Toilets: 9,402Golf: 9,087
Dancing: 8,746Tableware and accessories: 8,031
Pet supplies: 7,695Step stools: 7,666
Roller skating: 7,449Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 7,431
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 7,152Fences or fence posts: 6,936
Stools: 6,920House repair or construction materials: 6,635
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 6,502Horseback riding: 6,482
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 6,278Furniture: 6,208
Stepladders: 6,077Knives with replaceable blades: 5,768
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 5,412Other unpowered garden tools: 5,152
Bowling: 5,116Doorsills or frames: 5,021
Fishing: 4,965Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 4,955
Lawn mowers: 4,949Manual snow or ice removal tools: 4,812
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 4,604Snow skiing: 4,517
Bags: 4,317In-line skating: 4,209
Windows or window glass: 4,121Luggage: 4,100
Vacuum cleaners: 4,100Drinking glasses: 4,020
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 3,893Ice skating: 3,806
Manual cleaning equipment: 3,772Day wear: 3,638
Metal containers: 3,420Exercise equipment: 3,230
Basketball: 3,097All-terrain vehicles: 3,021
Refrigerators: 2,944Ramps or landings: 2,893
Pipes: 2,887Chain saws: 2,829
Pruning or trimming equipment: 2,805Cookware: 2,787
Counters or countertops: 2,657Handrails, railings or banisters: 2,638
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 2,575Paper products: 2,470
Clothing: 2,452Televisions: 2,428
Hot water: 2,355Tools: 2,349
Mattresses: 2,176Volleyball: 2,170
Telephones or telephone accessories: 2,154Garage doors: 2,131
Cardboard products: 2,120Other toys: 2,115
Saws: 2,036Benches: 2,018
Bottles or jars: 1,999Decorative yard equipment: 1,974
Weight lifting: 1,974Grocery or shopping carts: 1,963
Computers: 1,900Chair, recliner: 1,883
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 1,832Sinks: 1,739
Softball: 1,732Baseball: 1,701
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 1,697Elevators or other lifts: 1,677
Hammers: 1,663Buckets or pails: 1,644
Swimming pools: 1,611Wire: 1,592
Cabinet or door hardware: 1,553Golf carts: 1,552
Poles: 1,523Glass bottles or jars: 1,513
Clothing accessories: 1,509Electrical wire or wiring systems: 1,466
Power saws: 1,450Power lawn mowers: 1,426
Skateboards: 1,405Fans: 1,394
Animal induced injury: 1,378Laundry baskets: 1,372
Bench or table saws: 1,367Escalators: 1,365
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 1,357Barstools or kitchen stools: 1,331
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 1,317Watches: 1,293
Riding power lawn mowers: 1,274Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 1,263
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 1,259Soccer: 1,257
Automatic doors: 1,211Jewelry: 1,184
Cords, electrical: 1,156Portable circular power saws: 1,135
Mirrors or mirror glass: 1,128Built-in swimming pools: 1,102
Dishwashers: 1,089Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 1,077
Sheets or pillowcases: 1,075Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 1,068
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 1,022Air conditioners: 1,009
Extension cords: 988Skating: 988
Tractors: 982Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 968
Hatchets or axes: 953Extension or straight ladders: 945
Workshop grinders, buffers, or polishers: 943Beach chairs or folding chairs: 933
Towels or cloths: 922Rope or string: 916
Football: 910Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 906
Blankets: 902Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 899
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 883Canning jars or lids: 871
Washing machines: 860Carts: 854
Coffee makers or teapots: 837Power drills or accessories: 836
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 829Leaf blowers: 828
Floor lamps or table lamps: 827Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 820
Eyeglasses: 818Drills: 802
Other ranges: 796Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 796
Light bulbs: 795Scaffolding: 774
Nightwear: 759Awls, chisels or planes: 753
Motor vehicles or parts: 749Screwdrivers: 714
Other ranges or ovens: 692Power tillers or cultivators: 671
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 664Christmas decorations: 663
Lighting equipment: 663Recliner chairs: 659
Scooters, unpowered: 655Chains: 650
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 647Manual scissors: 640
Clothes dryers: 639Nonelectric razors or shavers: 636
Other fireplaces: 631Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 631
Archery: 628Microwave ovens: 628
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 626Other manual workshop tools: 613
Foods: 610Tool sheds: 610
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 610Motorized vehicles: 600
Sports and recreational activity: 596Wooden containers: 593
Hot tubs or home spas: 586Plastic bags: 579
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 577Other ovens: 570
Sleds: 570Swings or swing sets: 569
Outerwear: 547Baby gates or barriers: 547
Bleachers: 545Nail guns or stud drivers: 545
Rocking chairs: 528Medical equipment, general: 525
Alcohol: 511Coal or wood-burning stoves: 506
Rotary power lawn mowers: 503Painting equipment, powered: 502
Trays: 502Pillows: 495
Snowmobiles: 495Other glass bottles or jars: 490
Snow throwers/blowers: 488Fuel storage tanks: 482
Nonbaby mattresses: 479Sprayers: 475
Other portable or stationary power tools: 461Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 461
Plastic containers: 451Storm doors with glass panels: 444
Freezers: 442Desk supplies: 438
Slow cookers: 436Log splitters: 436
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 435Storm windows: 430
Toolboxes or tool kits: 424Public equipment: 422
Kitchen gadgets: 419Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 411
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 410Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 400
Swimming pool equipment: 398Snow boarding: 391
Ball sports: 376Glass doors: 371
Trampolines: 367Hand saws: 359
Scissors: 355Chair, rocking: 354
Razors or shavers: 353Snow throwers or blowers: 351
Vending machines: 350Other containers: 350
Sewing basket articles: 348Camping equipment: 344
Portable power drills and accessories: 334Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 334
Photographic equipment: 330Plants, trees and shrubs: 328
Portable food or beverage coolers: 328Martial arts: 327
Faucets or spigots: 326Television tables or stands: 325
Bedsprings or bedframes: 325Screen doors: 323
Manual hedge trimmers: 322Clocks: 320
Sliding glass doors or panels: 318Outdoor awnings or shutters: 314
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 310Christmas tree lights: 309
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 307Wagons: 307
Boxing: 306Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 305
Garden tractors: 302Other stools: 301
Shuffleboard: 301Pressure cookers or canners: 299
Hammocks: 294Other glass doors: 294
Wood paneling and particleboard: 293Sewing machines or accessories: 292
Manual push mowers: 288Other windows or window glass: 287
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 286Swimming: 286
Radiators: 285Gasoline cans: 282
Pogo sticks: 281Other furnaces: 267
Bed rails: 266Stretch cords or stretch straps: 266
Electric Christmas decorations: 264Slicers and choppers: 262
Other power saws: 262Bedding: 258
Nonelectric blankets: 256Book bags or back carriers: 253
Nonglass doors: 247Aerosol containers: 245
Table tennis: 245Heaters or heating systems: 244
Ironing boards or covers: 241Other furniture: 240
Water heaters: 240Amusement attractions: 238
Nonglass bottles or jars: 236Towel racks or bars: 235
Stationary power drills and accessories: 234Metal cookware: 229
Flatware: 228Moving walks: 227
Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 226Food processors: 218
Tree stands: 218General purpose household cleaners: 217
Lubricants: 215Other bedding: 215
Other plastic products: 214Bunk beds: 212
Pins and needles: 211Badminton: 206
Seesaws or teeterboards: 203Other power pruning or trimming equipment: 202
Wrestling: 201Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 195
Gasoline or other fuel-powered models: 190Pens and pencils: 185
Windowsills or frames: 185Batteries: 184
Seasonal decorations: 183Other ball sports: 176
Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 176Soaps: 174
Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 174Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 174
Keys, key rings or key chains: 173Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 172
Other specified plastic products: 172Baby strollers: 171
Laundry soaps or detergents: 169Electric blankets or sheets: 168
Electric blenders: 166Manual workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 164
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 161Chemicals: 161
Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 160Manual filing or sanding tools: 160
Power sanders: 158Can openers: 157
Go-carts: 155Jigsaws: 155
Scales: 154Nonmetal cookware: 153
Power lathes: 152Balloons: 151
Electric heaters: 150Horseshoes: 149
Upholstered chairs: 147Mobile/manufactured homes: 146
Floor waxes: 145Manicuring devices: 144
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 144Lacrosse: 141
Welding equipment: 141Support garments and stockings, medical: 140
Workshop furnishings: 139Car seats: 139
Power hedge trimmers: 138Portable power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 138
Band saws: 138Water tubing: 138
Fixed floor-length glass panels: 136Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 136
Radial arm saws: 135Electric deep fryers: 135
Generators or power plants: 134Fertilizers: 134
Window screens: 130First aid equipment: 130
Cutting torches: 130Seed and fertilizer spreaders: 128
Slides or sliding boards: 127General home or room involvement in fires: 127
Straps: 127Doorstops: 126
Electric lighting equipment: 122Hockey: 121
Rug shampooers: 119Wallpaper: 116
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 114Grills: 112
Artificial Christmas trees: 112Electric coffee makers or teapots: 103
Insect induced injuries: 100Toy boxes or chests: 99
Track and field: 99Mountain climbing: 94
Pull-down or folding stairs: 93Automotive tools or accessories: 90
Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 88Ice makers: 87
Plastic products: 87Extension ladders: 87
Toy sports equipment: 87Vacuum containers: 87
Other Irons: 85Brushcutters, powered: 85
Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 85Darts: 84
Umbrellas: 84Coaxial Cable: 83
Baby carriers: 83Aquariums or accessories: 83
Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 82Cribs: 81
Combs or hairbrushes: 81Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 80
Dehumidifiers: 80Range or oven accessories: 79
Unpowered models or parts: 78Fireplace equipment: 77
Hair dryers: 77Wooden matches: 77
Kites or kite string: 76Art and ceramic supplies or equipment: 76
Billiards or pool: 76Caulking or spackling compounds: 76
Decorative water features: 76Massage devices or vibrators: 76
Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 76Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 76
Food grinders: 76Metal chimneys, stovepipes or flues: 75
Coin-operated car washing equipment: 75Street hockey: 75
Boats and boating: 73Laundry hampers: 72
Automotive chemicals: 71Room deodorizers or fresheners: 71
Paper cutters: 71Gas ranges or ovens: 70
Utility vehicles: 70Internal combustion engines: 70
Safes: 70Licensed two-wheeled motor vehicles: 70
Other electric lighting equipment: 70Artificial turf: 69
Lighters: 69Drain cleaners: 69
Sabre saws: 69Diesel fuels: 69
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 69Above-ground swimming pools: 69
Torches: 69Vaporizers: 69
Acids: 68Table linens: 68
Flotation toys: 68Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 68
Water skiing: 68Baby bottles or nipples: 67
Reel power lawn mowers: 67Paper bags: 67
Straight ladders: 67Food warmers: 67
Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 67Upholstered recliner chairs: 67
Portable electric heaters: 67Snow plows: 67
Garden sprayers: 67Fabrics: 66
Storm doors without glass panels: 66Soldering equipment: 63
Thermal or sound insulation materials: 63Diapers: 63
Gas furnaces: 61Wading pools: 60
Business and office machines: 59Cosmetics: 59
Lunch boxes or pails: 59Liquid drugs: 59
Playpens: 58Radios: 55
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 55Chimneys: 51
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 46Flying toys: 43
Fireworks: 43Other grills or stoves: 43
Power hack saws: 40Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 40
Gas or LP grills or stoves: 40Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 38
Ice crushers: 38Tape recorders or players: 38
Other power garden tools: 38Heating or cooling comfort packs: 37
Balls: 37Pedal-powered adult vehicles: 36
Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 36Air compressors: 35
Nonelectric can openers: 34Other nonglass doors: 34
Glass soft drink bottles: 32Baby carriages: 32
Clothing irons: 31Tarpaulins: 30
Ice hockey: 30Sleeping bags: 30
Gasoline: 29Costumes or masks: 21
Paint or varnish thinners: 19Incinerators: 18
Aluminum foil wrapping products: 17Floor buffers or waxers: 17
Other ladders: 17Pumps: 17
Adhesives: 16Tricycles: 16
Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 16Appliances: 16
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 15Surfing: 15
Squeeze or squeaker toys: 15Other clothing: 15
Tapes: 15Gas or LP heaters: 15
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 15Toasters: 15
Drinking fountains: 15Animal traps: 15
Manual lawn trimmers or edgers: 15Portable swimming pools: 15
Antifreeze: 15Cots: 15
Power pruning or trimming equipment: 15Handball: 15
Other guns or firearms: 15Dry ice: 15
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 14Eye protection devices: 14
Slipcovers: 14Gymnastics: 14
Dyes: 14Faucet water heaters: 14

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