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Accidents - Years 1997-2010 - Elbow


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 4,416,617
See also: Other body parts.

Accidents - Years 1997-2010

Year 1997:274,390
Year 1998:291,949
Year 1999:295,926
Year 2000:306,074
Year 2001:315,413
Year 2002:315,691
Year 2003:309,516
Year 2004:324,130
Year 2005:307,339
Year 2006:326,756
Year 2007:334,306
Year 2008:329,388
Year 2009:333,308
Year 2010:352,424

Accidents - Age Distribution

0-5 years old:766,094
6-15 years old:1,510,754
16-25 years old:623,314
26-50 years old:874,555
50+ years old:641,898

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race

Accidents - Related Products


Bicycles or accessories: 427,913Stairs or steps: 359,888
Floors or flooring materials: 358,451Football: 186,361
Basketball: 163,028Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 129,039
Beds or bedframes: 122,756Skateboards: 102,053
Chairs: 95,693Trampolines: 89,574
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 88,172Baseball: 87,450
Ceilings and walls: 67,901Bathtubs or showers: 65,111
Beds: 63,975Doors: 63,645
Swings or swing sets: 62,249Ladders: 60,987
Tables: 54,210Slides or sliding boards: 54,115
Soccer: 53,015Roller skating: 51,337
In-line skating: 49,657Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 41,746
Gymnastics: 40,141Softball: 39,949
Wrestling: 37,020All-terrain vehicles: 36,655
Exercise: 33,395Fences or fence posts: 32,874
Scooters, unpowered: 31,854Horseback riding: 29,261
Rugs or carpets: 25,019Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 24,398
Snow boarding: 23,968Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 23,343
Bunk beds: 23,148Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 23,012
Other toys: 21,932Doorsills or frames: 20,369
Playground equipment: 18,783Weight lifting: 18,400
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 18,127Containers: 18,085
Cheerleading: 17,830Wheelchairs: 17,684
Crutches, canes or walkers: 17,173Footwear: 16,941
Skating: 16,287Hockey: 16,027
Volleyball: 15,951House repair or construction materials: 15,831
Ice skating: 15,577Windows or window glass: 15,564
Counters or countertops: 13,771Handrails, railings or banisters: 12,465
Golf: 12,201Snow skiing: 12,159
Furniture: 12,084Go-carts: 12,040
Sports and recreational activity: 11,416Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 11,292
Tennis: 11,225Swimming pools: 11,203
Ice hockey: 10,940Ball sports: 10,814
Other ball sports: 10,668Dancing: 10,413
Amusement attractions: 9,754Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 9,708
Toilets: 9,353Day wear: 9,323
Fishing: 9,184Sleds: 8,894
Martial arts: 8,556Other playground equipment: 8,540
Poles: 8,139Exercise equipment: 7,968
Cribs: 7,889Stools: 7,888
Refrigerators: 7,882Benches: 7,853
Knives: 7,435Bowling: 7,330
Mirrors or mirror glass: 7,293Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 7,069
Grocery or shopping carts: 6,703Outerwear: 6,662
Tableware and accessories: 6,472Car seats: 6,412
Track and field: 6,394Cabinet or door hardware: 6,357
Bags: 5,906Pet supplies: 5,819
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 5,717Lawn mowers: 5,581
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 5,493Bleachers: 5,420
Pipes: 5,308Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 5,007
Sinks: 4,925Motor vehicles or parts: 4,873
Drinking glasses: 4,856Televisions: 4,838
Step stools: 4,419Swimming: 4,339
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 4,241Stepladders: 4,236
Golf carts: 4,229Treehouses or playhouses: 4,157
Other unpowered garden tools: 4,010Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 3,966
Seesaws or teeterboards: 3,949Water slides: 3,928
Snowmobiles: 3,844Lacrosse: 3,745
Hammers: 3,723Computers: 3,658
Glass doors: 3,596Ramps or landings: 3,540
Escalators: 3,518Baby strollers: 3,491
Built-in swimming pools: 3,415Telephones or telephone accessories: 3,403
Manual cleaning equipment: 3,382Clothing: 3,375
Wagons: 3,291Bedsprings or bedframes: 3,288
Elevators or other lifts: 3,259Baby gates or barriers: 3,245
Tricycles: 3,184Windowsills or frames: 3,178
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 3,160Lockers: 3,132
Rope or string: 3,099Metal containers: 3,056
Riding power lawn mowers: 3,002Vacuum cleaners: 2,985
Garage doors: 2,878Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 2,805
Boxing: 2,802Buckets or pails: 2,724
High chairs: 2,660Barstools or kitchen stools: 2,634
Clothes dryers: 2,617Scaffolding: 2,494
Surfing: 2,492Mattresses: 2,406
Cardboard products: 2,402Chair, recliner: 2,372
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 2,316Chain saws: 2,308
Washing machines: 2,298Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 2,240
Rugby: 2,235Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 2,233
Luggage: 2,196Book bags or back carriers: 2,167
Flotation toys: 2,156Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 2,104
Bottles or jars: 2,091Carts: 2,082
Riding toys: 2,052Pogo sticks: 2,042
Diapers: 2,029Flying toys: 2,013
Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 1,991Wire: 1,987
Animal induced injury: 1,966Fans: 1,965
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 1,944Other ranges or ovens: 1,876
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 1,869Alcohol: 1,839
Paper products: 1,801Power lawn mowers: 1,801
Decorative yard equipment: 1,795Automatic doors: 1,756
Hammocks: 1,756Playpens: 1,750
Public equipment: 1,746Toolboxes or tool kits: 1,744
Tools: 1,741Water tubing: 1,736
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 1,734Clothing accessories: 1,707
Glass bottles or jars: 1,700Laundry baskets: 1,680
Mountain climbing: 1,645Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 1,625
Nightwear: 1,624Pillows: 1,619
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 1,582Billiards or pool: 1,571
Toy boxes or chests: 1,555Air conditioners: 1,549
Cookware: 1,545Cords, electrical: 1,540
Aquariums or accessories: 1,534Electrical wire or wiring systems: 1,503
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 1,503Tractors: 1,497
Heaters or heating systems: 1,492Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 1,459
Hot water: 1,455Water skiing: 1,444
Portable food or beverage coolers: 1,421Hot tubs or home spas: 1,408
Pruning or trimming equipment: 1,404Lighting equipment: 1,401
Tool sheds: 1,394Bathtub or shower enclosures: 1,390
Screen doors: 1,385Extension or straight ladders: 1,357
Light bulbs: 1,349Freezers: 1,327
Other windows or window glass: 1,325Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 1,299
Roller hockey: 1,287Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 1,278
Motorized vehicles: 1,255Grills: 1,230
Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 1,209Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 1,199
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 1,198Recliner chairs: 1,188
Camping equipment: 1,184Knives with replaceable blades: 1,172
Chains: 1,143Chair, rocking: 1,141
Extension cords: 1,112Other nonglass doors: 1,081
Other ranges: 1,081Minibikes, powered: 1,068
Radiators: 1,063Blankets: 1,047
Sliding glass doors or panels: 1,046Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 1,036
Towel racks or bars: 1,018Microwave ovens: 1,016
Other fireplaces: 1,009Rocking chairs: 990
Street hockey: 964Television tables or stands: 955
Snow tubing: 952Bed rails: 942
Dishwashers: 939Mobile/manufactured homes: 931
Handball: 909Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 897
Baby changing tables: 893Saws: 889
Plastic bags: 883Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 860
Other glass doors: 853Balls: 837
Toy sports equipment: 801Rotary power lawn mowers: 791
Other containers: 789Diving or diving boards: 786
Hatchets or axes: 783Powered riding toys: 778
Stretch cords or stretch straps: 776Nonelectric blankets: 760
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 754Other manual workshop tools: 722
Futons: 720Fuel storage tanks: 718
Floor lamps or table lamps: 715Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 708
Other Irons: 705Razors or shavers: 698
Workshop furnishings: 670Inflatable toys: 655
Wooden containers: 648Baby walkers or jumpers: 644
Screwdrivers: 644Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 644
Bars and bar accessories: 642Tree stands: 612
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 610Other ovens: 610
School equipment: 609Field hockey: 591
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 581Clothing irons: 580
Electrical outlets or receptacles: 571Wood paneling and particleboard: 568
Swimming pool equipment: 566Vending machines: 565
Garden tractors: 560Trays: 559
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 557Towels or cloths: 556
Storm windows: 556Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 551
Pens and pencils: 549Cots: 547
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 542Leaf blowers: 540
Attachable high chairs: 533Swimming pool slides: 527
Pins and needles: 512Storm doors with glass panels: 511
Balloons: 502Photographic equipment: 502
Waterbeds or water pillows: 499Fire extinguishers: 495
Plants, trees and shrubs: 494Christmas tree lights: 493
Power drills or accessories: 470Outdoor awnings or shutters: 468
Nonglass bottles or jars: 467Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 462
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 460Wading pools: 460
Eyeglasses: 448Power tillers or cultivators: 445
Batons: 425Horseshoes: 423
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 423Drills: 419
Portable baby swings: 413Kitchen gadgets: 409
Faucets or spigots: 408Sheets or pillowcases: 408
Other glass bottles or jars: 407Plastic containers: 405
Tape recorders or players: 404BBs or pellets: 404
Soaps: 398Dune buggies/beach buggies: 396
First aid equipment: 394Other toy guns: 391
Fireworks: 389Glass soft drink bottles: 386
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 379General home or room involvement in fires: 376
Stilts: 365Above-ground swimming pools: 365
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 364Nail guns or stud drivers: 363
Thermostats: 355Snow throwers/blowers: 348
Licensed two-wheeled motor vehicles: 344Electric Christmas decorations: 341
Electric heating pads: 340Baby mattresses or pads: 340
Insect induced injuries: 337Foods: 336
Scissors: 334Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 332
Combs or hairbrushes: 331Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 330
Skeet shooting: 330Watches: 328
Archery: 326Electric toy racing cars or accessories: 324
Pull-down or folding stairs: 323Desk supplies: 320
Nonglass doors: 319Water heaters: 317
Sprayers: 316Darts: 316
Baby carriers: 315Power saws: 313
Radios: 312Other furnaces: 311
Extension ladders: 309Other furniture: 308
Manual scissors: 307Recording tapes: 305
Baby bouncer seats: 298Nonbaby mattresses: 295
Pumps: 294Other plastic products: 292
Gasoline: 288Aerosol containers: 288
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 288Coffee makers or teapots: 287
Other ladders: 283Youth chairs: 273
Badminton: 271Christmas decorations: 270
Tetherball: 263Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 259
Painting equipment, powered: 257Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 255
Generators or power plants: 255Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 254
Toy weapons: 254Scales: 254
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 252Other portable or stationary power tools: 251
Inflatable furniture: 248Plastic products: 241
Band saws: 241Sewing machines or accessories: 239
Clocks: 238Electric deep fryers: 235
Bench or table saws: 232Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 230
Slow cookers: 229Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 229
Power hedge trimmers: 226Other toy weapons: 226
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 225Flatware: 220
Jewelry: 220Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 217
Pedal-powered adult vehicles: 214Other baby carriers: 213
Internal combustion engines: 211Baby carriers or slings: 210
Medical equipment, general: 209Toy guns: 204
Ceramics supplies or equipment: 203Flying discs and boomerangs: 202
Fixed floor-length glass panels: 202Business and office machines: 201
Water polo: 199Built-in fireplaces: 198
Log splitters: 196Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 191
Toy vehicles: 190Pressure cookers or canners: 188
Chimneys: 185Manicuring devices: 182
Gas or LP grills or stoves: 181Humidifiers: 173
Appliances: 172Air compressors: 171
Artificial Christmas trees: 170Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 167
Remote control, universal or not stated: 167Keys, key rings or key chains: 167
Table tennis: 166Scuba diving: 165
Electric lighting equipment: 162Tarpaulins: 162
Other grills or stoves: 158Bassinets or cradles: 158
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 158Baby carriages: 157
Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 156Toddler beds: 156
Automotive chemicals: 155Costumes or masks: 154
Laundry soaps or detergents: 153Automotive tools or accessories: 153
Manual hedge trimmers: 152Trash compactors: 151
Nonmetal cookware: 148Footlockers: 144
Shuffleboard: 144Electric ranges: 144
Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 142Reel power lawn mowers: 139
Cutting torches: 139Baby exercisers: 136
Chemicals: 136Building sets: 136
Canning jars or lids: 135Water toys: 133
Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 128Fabric treatment products: 127
Other clothing: 127Batteries: 127
Floor waxes: 119Nonelectric toothbrushes: 114
Toasters: 114Fireplace equipment: 113
Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 112Fire escape devices: 111
Hand saws: 110Ice makers: 110
Coaxial Cable: 109Crayons or chalk: 109
Hearing aids: 105Toboggans: 105
Ironing boards or covers: 104Window screens: 103
Personal protection devices: 103Fuel oils: 103
Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 103Lubricants: 102
Kites or kite string: 102Electric baseboard heaters: 102
Tablet or capsule drugs: 100Bedding: 99
Thermal or sound insulation materials: 99Animal traps: 98
Umbrellas: 98Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 97
Aluminum foil wrapping products: 97Portable swimming pools: 96
Baby bottles or nipples: 96Welding equipment: 94
Games or game parts: 92Manual filing or sanding tools: 92
Sleeping bags: 91Slicers and choppers: 91
Vacuum containers: 89Awls, chisels or planes: 88
Ashtrays, electric or battery operated: 88Gas ranges or ovens: 87
Other stools: 87Fertilizers: 87
Spot removers or cleaning fluids: 86Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 86
Portable cribs: 85Other electric lighting equipment: 85
Fire or smoke alarms: 85Rug shampooers: 84
Electric motors: 83Nonglass bathtub or shower enclosures: 83
Manual push mowers: 83Unicycles: 83
Laundry hampers: 83Thermometers: 83
Hair dryers: 82Other power garden tools: 82
Night-lights: 82Projectors: 77
Range or oven accessories: 77Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 77
Boilers: 77Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 76
Wallpaper: 76Toy guns with projectiles: 76
Manual drills: 76Sabre saws: 76
Electric counter-top ovens, broilers or toaster ovens: 75Outdoor patio heaters or firepits: 75
Bed rails, adult: 74Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 72
Detergents: 72Guns: 71
Plant foods or fertilizers for potted plants: 71Utility vehicles: 71
Upholstered chairs: 71Multi-purpose lighters: 71
Power jointers: 71Metal cookware: 71
Cisterns, cesspools or septic tanks: 70Bath or facial brushes: 70
Cosmetics: 70Power sanders: 70
Portable power drills and accessories: 69Snow disks: 69
Paper bags: 69Personal watercraft, powered: 69
Boats and boating: 69Massage devices or vibrators: 68
Heating or cooling comfort packs: 68Baby baths or bathinettes: 68
Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 67Croquet: 67
Other power saws: 67Storm doors without glass panels: 67
Plastic panels for doors or windows: 67Electric heaters: 66
Charcoal: 66Food warmers: 66
Art supplies or equipment: 66Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 66
Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 66Other upholstered chairs: 66
Self-contained openers: 66Plastic wrapping products: 65
Diaper fasteners: 63Bleaches: 63
Electric ranges or ovens: 62Other bedding: 60
Portable circular power saws: 59Aspirin substitutes: 59
Saunas: 59Vises or workshop clamps: 52
General purpose household cleaners: 50Moving walks: 43
Electric frying pans and skillets: 40Wood burning fireplaces: 38
Incinerators: 38Drinking fountains: 36
Artificial turf: 32Dry ice: 31
Snow throwers or blowers: 31Doorstops: 25
Floor furnaces: 22Art and ceramic supplies or equipment: 21
Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 21Other specified plastic products: 21
Trains: 20Hair clippers and trimmers: 20
Window or door security barriers: 19Carbon monoxide poisonings: 19
Can openers: 19Lawn vacuums: 19
Marbles: 18Containers with key openers: 18
Safety pins: 17Metal or plastic molding sets: 17
Gasoline or other fuel-powered models: 17Gas ranges: 17
Dehumidifiers: 17Outdoor antennas: 17
Infant and toddler play centers: 17Potty chairs or training seats: 17
Adhesives: 16Tapes: 16
Kerosene or oil heaters: 16Eye protection devices: 16
Drain cleaners: 16Butane or LP gas meters: 16
Unpowered models or parts: 15Electric scissors: 15
Bottle openers: 15Shoelace fasteners: 15
Pressurized containers: 15Power pruning or trimming equipment: 15
Dishwashing liquid: 15Gasoline cans: 15
Swimming pool chemicals: 15Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 15
Electric combs: 15Ice picks: 15
Antifreeze: 15Food processors: 15
Fabrics: 15Engine fuels for models: 15
Brushcutters, powered: 15Illegal drugs: 14
Baby rattles: 12Dry heat irons: 6
Vaporizers: 6Electric waffle irons: 6
Pacifiers or teething rings: 6Doll houses and other play scenes: 6
Sewing basket articles: 6Fencing: 5
Nonupholstered recliner chairs: 5Safes: 5
Coins: 5Ice or snow boating: 5
Brick, stone or masonry chimneys: 5Toilet bowl products: 5
Decorative water features: 5

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