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Accidents - Years 1997-2010 - Unkown


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 721,557
See also: Lethal accidents, Other body parts.

Accidents - Years 1997-2010

Year 1997:20,853
Year 1998:23,085
Year 1999:25,215
Year 2000:40,251
Year 2001:62,237
Year 2002:58,432
Year 2003:63,830
Year 2004:69,394
Year 2005:62,629
Year 2006:60,407
Year 2007:49,267
Year 2008:57,501
Year 2009:63,860
Year 2010:64,589

Accidents - Age Distribution

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race

Accidents - Related Products


Floors or flooring materials: 122,774Stairs or steps: 77,918
Beds or bedframes: 49,693Bicycles or accessories: 43,258
Chairs: 21,159Beds: 20,807
Wheelchairs: 18,390Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 17,796
Bathtubs or showers: 16,406Crutches, canes or walkers: 12,347
All-terrain vehicles: 11,803Exercise: 10,015
Toilets: 8,816Ladders: 8,270
Tables: 7,362Car seats: 7,313
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 6,936Rugs or carpets: 6,387
Soaps: 6,089Ceilings and walls: 5,964
Grocery or shopping carts: 5,950Basketball: 5,862
Motor vehicles or parts: 5,506Laundry soaps or detergents: 5,478
Cribs: 5,299Football: 4,715
Horseback riding: 4,371House repair or construction materials: 4,060
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 3,965Baby strollers: 3,577
Lawn mowers: 3,476Doors: 3,359
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 3,184Escalators: 3,160
Fences or fence posts: 3,041Skateboards: 2,960
Swings or swing sets: 2,783Bunk beds: 2,715
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 2,518Footwear: 2,470
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 2,463Swimming: 2,357
Containers: 2,320Exercise equipment: 2,312
Soccer: 2,285Counters or countertops: 2,255
General home or room involvement in fires: 2,243Trampolines: 2,207
Swimming pools: 2,193Scooters, unpowered: 2,154
Furniture: 2,151Baby changing tables: 2,141
Other toys: 2,123Windows or window glass: 2,024
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 1,901Elevators or other lifts: 1,756
Slides or sliding boards: 1,752Day wear: 1,717
Baseball: 1,677Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,633
Other baby carriers: 1,622Baby carriers: 1,566
Track and field: 1,441High chairs: 1,406
General purpose household cleaners: 1,363Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 1,361
Other unpowered garden tools: 1,274Televisions: 1,267
Knives: 1,266Softball: 1,257
Benches: 1,226Weight lifting: 1,215
Chemicals: 1,193Fishing: 1,181
Go-carts: 1,180Computers: 1,173
Golf: 1,154Clothing: 1,144
Detergents: 1,135Chair, recliner: 1,131
Insect induced injuries: 1,130Snow skiing: 1,114
Telephones or telephone accessories: 1,084Riding power lawn mowers: 1,081
Stools: 1,064Barstools or kitchen stools: 1,043
Carbon monoxide detectors: 1,015Coins: 986
Sheets or pillowcases: 975Hot tubs or home spas: 956
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 955Hot water: 950
Baby bouncer seats: 948Amusement attractions: 932
Batteries: 925Alcohol: 905
Bleaches: 882Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 866
Refrigerators: 853Fabric treatment products: 828
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 825Bleachers: 824
Dancing: 812Sinks: 809
Portable baby swings: 809In-line skating: 797
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 782Tableware and accessories: 769
Pruning or trimming equipment: 765Poles: 752
Clothing accessories: 744Handrails, railings or banisters: 740
Scaffolding: 735Doorsills or frames: 732
Roller skating: 713Sports and recreational activity: 707
Playground equipment: 706Volleyball: 700
Gasoline: 688Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 688
Baby walkers or jumpers: 635Recliner chairs: 632
Wrestling: 626Golf carts: 624
Snow boarding: 622Jewelry: 621
Mattresses: 595Personal protection devices: 593
First aid equipment: 587Scooters/skateboards, powered: 575
Surfing: 568Vacuum cleaners: 567
Tennis: 559Other playground equipment: 552
Christmas decorations: 549Vending machines: 543
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 521Light bulbs: 518
Snowmobiles: 508Metal containers: 500
Pet supplies: 487Hockey: 485
Sleds: 476Bags: 472
Bassinets or cradles: 472Martial arts: 466
Cookware: 453Carts: 443
Bowling: 438Built-in swimming pools: 432
Ball sports: 431Fire extinguishers: 421
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 421Stepladders: 419
Other ball sports: 419Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 409
Aerosol containers: 409Bottles or jars: 402
Ramps or landings: 399Paper products: 399
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 396Baby carriers or slings: 383
Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 382Chain saws: 378
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 377Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 369
Thermal or sound insulation materials: 366Desk supplies: 362
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 359Pipes: 355
Freezers: 355Manual cleaning equipment: 352
Chair, rocking: 350Medical equipment, general: 349
Gymnastics: 338Electrical outlets or receptacles: 337
Attachable high chairs: 334Tree stands: 329
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 328Step stools: 326
Riding toys: 321Other ranges or ovens: 320
Tool sheds: 319Motorized vehicles: 317
Drinking glasses: 314Baby gates or barriers: 308
Cardboard products: 308Camping equipment: 302
Treehouses or playhouses: 301Pins and needles: 297
Hatchets or axes: 297Baby carriages: 296
Minibikes, powered: 296Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 295
Towels or cloths: 287Other fireplaces: 287
Fans: 282Cheerleading: 282
Adhesives: 278Other ranges: 278
Foods: 271Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 269
Clothes dryers: 267Electrical wire or wiring systems: 263
Dishwashers: 254Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 253
Bedsprings or bedframes: 248Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 247
Seasonal decorations: 246Keys, key rings or key chains: 243
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 240Carbon monoxide poisonings: 239
Saunas: 237Animal induced injury: 234
Wagons: 233Skating: 233
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 233Tricycles: 232
Book bags or back carriers: 227Rope or string: 226
Tractors: 224Mobile/manufactured homes: 222
Ice skating: 219Pillows: 219
Pens and pencils: 218Water skiing: 217
Gas fumes or gas vapors of unknown origin: 216Balloons: 215
Buckets or pails: 211Razors or shavers: 205
Rugby: 203Tools: 202
Grills: 200Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 199
Power lawn mowers: 197Other ovens: 196
Radiators: 192Washing machines: 191
Scissors: 186Wooden containers: 185
Swimming pool chemicals: 185Window screens: 184
Dyes: 183Trays: 182
Fertilizers: 181Plants, trees and shrubs: 180
Garage doors: 176Garden tractors: 176
Public equipment: 175Crayons or chalk: 173
Fire escape devices: 172Glass doors: 172
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 171Coffee makers or teapots: 170
Oven cleaners: 170Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 169
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 167Gasoline cans: 163
Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 163Field hockey: 162
Rocking chairs: 161Hair dryers: 160
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 157Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 156
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 155Laundry baskets: 155
Clothing irons: 153Billiards or pool: 151
Decorative yard equipment: 151Powered riding toys: 150
Toy sports equipment: 150Fuel storage tanks: 149
Baby bottles or nipples: 147Portable cribs: 146
Antifreeze: 145Telescopes, binoculars, microscopes or magnifying glasses: 145
Futons: 143Blankets: 143
Tapes: 143Costumes or masks: 141
Playpens: 141Heaters or heating systems: 138
Eye protection devices: 138Pressure cookers or canners: 136
Automotive chemicals: 135Kerosene or oil heaters: 133
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 131Fireworks: 129
Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 128Windowsills or frames: 127
Nonelectric blankets: 124Lubricants: 124
Boxing: 121Gas or LP heaters: 121
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 119Lacrosse: 119
Sprayers: 117Water tubing: 116
Television tables or stands: 115Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 114
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 114Diving or diving boards: 113
BBs or pellets: 112Lighting equipment: 107
Pine oil cleaning and disinfectant preparations: 106Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 106
Ice hockey: 105Waterbeds or water pillows: 104
Ammonia, household: 103Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 103
Drain cleaners: 100Flatware: 99
Extension or straight ladders: 98Toy boxes or chests: 98
Paint or varnish thinners: 98Outerwear: 98
Luggage: 95Wallpaper: 95
Other plastic products: 94Furniture polishes or waxes: 94
Baby baths or bathinettes: 93Hammers: 92
Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 91Electric Christmas decorations: 91
Nonbaby mattresses: 88Pacifiers or teething rings: 87
Water polo: 87Screwdrivers: 86
Welding equipment: 86Coal or wood-burning stoves: 85
Fireplace equipment: 85Storm windows: 85
Mountain climbing: 84Thermostats: 84
Electric can openers: 84Water heaters: 82
Balls: 82Marbles: 82
Lighters: 82Projectors: 82
Snow tubing: 82Mirrors or mirror glass: 81
Diesel fuels: 80Acids: 80
Air conditioners: 79Rug shampooers: 79
Caustics: 79Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 79
Games or game parts: 79Microwave ovens: 79
Baby harnesses: 78Other power saws: 76
Plastic products: 76Snow throwers/blowers: 76
Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 76Toolboxes or tool kits: 76
Roller hockey: 76Workshop compounds or chemicals: 76
Outdoor awnings or shutters: 76Glass tubing or test tubes: 75
Matches: 75Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 73
Screen doors: 72Darts: 71
Painting equipment, powered: 71Saws: 71
Other furniture: 71Sewing machines or accessories: 71
Street hockey: 71School equipment: 71
Straps: 70Faucets or spigots: 70
Other power pruning or trimming equipment: 70Hypodermic needles or syringes: 70
Sewing basket articles: 70Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 70
Power sanders: 69Archery: 69
Manual push mowers: 69Solvents: 69
Utility vehicles: 69Christmas tree lights: 68
Scales: 68Other clothing: 68
Brushcutters, powered: 68Electric brooms: 67
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 67Gas furnaces: 66
Cords, electrical: 64Other Irons: 62
Business and office machines: 59Baby mattresses or pads: 59
Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 58Gas or LP grills or stoves: 54
Wire: 54Glass bottles or jars: 53
Automatic doors: 53Nonelectric razors or shavers: 52
Gas ranges or ovens: 50Nail guns or stud drivers: 49
Floor lamps or table lamps: 48Plastic bags: 46
Cosmetics: 44Other grills or stoves: 43
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 43Eyeglasses: 41
Umbrellas: 39Safety pins: 38
Lighter fluids: 38Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 36
Molding compounds: 35Knives with replaceable blades: 35
Bench or table saws: 34Other furnaces: 33
Diapers: 33Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 33
Table tennis: 32Flying toys: 32
Bedding: 31Stretch cords or stretch straps: 31
Bed rails: 30Pressurized containers: 30
Seesaws or teeterboards: 30Lockers: 29
Portable food or beverage coolers: 27Inflatable furniture: 27
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 23Nonglass bottles or jars: 22
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 22Room deodorizers or fresheners: 21
Manicuring devices: 21Water slides: 21
Hammocks: 21Nightwear: 21
Aquariums or accessories: 21Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 21
Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 19Flotation toys: 19
Watches: 18Baby exercisers: 18
Slow cookers: 18Fire or smoke alarms: 17
Wood paneling and particleboard: 17Other electric lighting equipment: 17
Fuel oils: 17Self-contained openers: 17
Other windows or window glass: 17Metal or plastic molding sets: 17
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 17Turpentine: 17
Handball: 17Other manual workshop tools: 16
Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 16Other stools: 16
Dune buggies/beach buggies: 16Squeeze or squeaker toys: 16
Storm doors with glass panels: 16Other glass doors: 16
Crib mobiles or crib gyms: 16Spot removers or cleaning fluids: 16
Rust removers: 16Bath or facial brushes: 16
School laboratory chemicals: 16Portable gas or LP heaters: 16
Band saws: 16Scuba diving: 16
Other glass bottles or jars: 16Drinking fountains: 16
Shoe polishes: 16Other specified plastic products: 16
Toy bows or arrows: 16Dishwasher detergents: 15
Toy caps, cap toys or cap guns: 15Art and ceramic supplies or equipment: 15
Lye: 15Cabinet or door hardware: 15
Other containers: 15Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 15
Rotary power lawn mowers: 15Battery chargers: 15
Licensed two-wheeled motor vehicles: 15Laundry hampers: 15
Drinking straws: 15Wading pools: 15
Electric heaters: 15Power leaf mulchers and grinders: 15
Tablet or capsule drugs: 15Matchbooks: 15
Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 15Electric counter-top ovens, broilers or toaster ovens: 15
Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 15Abrasive cleaners: 15
Bars and bar accessories: 14Gun powder or ammunition: 14
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 12Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 12
Plastic containers: 7Straight ladders: 6
Toddler beds: 6Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 6
Antihistamines: 6Drugs or medications: 6
Electric lighting equipment: 6Footlockers: 6
Tetherball: 6Gas or LP floor or wall heaters: 6
Glass soft drink bottles: 6Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 6
Animal traps: 6Other toy weapons: 6
Thermometers: 5Kitchen gadgets: 5
Chains: 5Art supplies or equipment: 5
Other antennas: 5Plastic wrapping products: 5
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 5Ceramics supplies or equipment: 5
Combs or hairbrushes: 5Trains: 5
Cots: 5

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