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Accidents - Years 1997-2010 - Upper Arm


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 1,650,880
See also: Lethal accidents, Other body parts.

Accidents - Years 1997-2010

Year 1997:97,837
Year 1998:96,438
Year 1999:102,780
Year 2000:107,693
Year 2001:113,732
Year 2002:118,184
Year 2003:118,789
Year 2004:124,030
Year 2005:120,504
Year 2006:129,640
Year 2007:124,897
Year 2008:132,327
Year 2009:130,148
Year 2010:133,871

Accidents - Age Distribution

Accidents - Sex

Accidents - Race

Accidents - Related Products


Floors or flooring materials: 160,850Stairs or steps: 141,879
Bicycles or accessories: 59,825Beds or bedframes: 53,680
Football: 46,722Chairs: 46,520
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 38,071Beds: 31,783
Ladders: 27,793Bathtubs or showers: 26,827
Rugs or carpets: 24,794Fences or fence posts: 24,191
Trampolines: 24,143Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 23,614
Weight lifting: 23,601Crutches, canes or walkers: 22,612
Horseback riding: 21,304Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 21,160
All-terrain vehicles: 20,423Tables: 20,248
Swings or swing sets: 19,159Snow skiing: 19,096
Ceilings and walls: 18,938Doors: 18,899
Baseball: 18,641Wheelchairs: 18,255
Basketball: 16,218Slides or sliding boards: 15,228
Exercise: 14,771Containers: 13,310
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 12,862Knives: 11,606
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 11,499Snow boarding: 11,121
Footwear: 10,531Fishing: 10,295
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 9,689House repair or construction materials: 9,482
Windows or window glass: 9,206Toilets: 8,649
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 8,601Skateboards: 8,597
Softball: 8,400Bunk beds: 7,987
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 7,937Soccer: 7,763
Furniture: 7,726Wrestling: 7,488
Day wear: 7,234Exercise equipment: 7,117
Pet supplies: 6,775Doorsills or frames: 6,686
Go-carts: 5,757Roller skating: 5,528
In-line skating: 5,511Playground equipment: 5,500
Hot water: 5,263Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 5,233
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 4,899Gymnastics: 4,683
Televisions: 4,532Other toys: 4,312
Handrails, railings or banisters: 4,232Bags: 4,224
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 4,177Bowling: 4,141
Scooters, unpowered: 3,929Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 3,894
Golf: 3,862Stools: 3,776
Refrigerators: 3,766Lawn mowers: 3,732
Counters or countertops: 3,584Sports and recreational activity: 3,577
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 3,547Sleds: 3,342
Tableware and accessories: 3,254Grocery or shopping carts: 3,157
Telephones or telephone accessories: 3,152Ice skating: 3,150
Glass doors: 3,114Pipes: 3,072
Other unpowered garden tools: 3,020Step stools: 2,885
Cheerleading: 2,829Razors or shavers: 2,774
Stepladders: 2,766Luggage: 2,760
Swimming: 2,715Grills: 2,706
Cookware: 2,617Hockey: 2,600
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 2,595Swimming pools: 2,585
Chain saws: 2,559Mirrors or mirror glass: 2,553
Other playground equipment: 2,550Vacuum cleaners: 2,503
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 2,495Amusement attractions: 2,475
Poles: 2,421Animal induced injury: 2,395
Ramps or landings: 2,361Ball sports: 2,329
Benches: 2,319Treehouses or playhouses: 2,172
Pens and pencils: 2,116Riding power lawn mowers: 2,112
Volleyball: 2,091Nightwear: 2,030
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 2,018Rope or string: 2,010
Snowmobiles: 2,002Manual cleaning equipment: 1,995
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 1,986Chair, recliner: 1,957
Martial arts: 1,952Dancing: 1,929
Tennis: 1,889Computers: 1,880
Scaffolding: 1,876Knives with replaceable blades: 1,841
Barstools or kitchen stools: 1,839Bleachers: 1,809
Water skiing: 1,787Cabinet or door hardware: 1,770
Golf carts: 1,768Wire: 1,761
Escalators: 1,728Cords, electrical: 1,728
Buckets or pails: 1,706Metal containers: 1,701
Seesaws or teeterboards: 1,694Clothing: 1,680
Sinks: 1,669Drinking glasses: 1,664
Mattresses: 1,643Hammers: 1,630
Garage doors: 1,629Elevators or other lifts: 1,613
Lacrosse: 1,602Ice hockey: 1,562
Wagons: 1,503Nonelectric razors or shavers: 1,497
Bottles or jars: 1,494Paper products: 1,474
Alcohol: 1,473Motor vehicles or parts: 1,469
Outerwear: 1,462Washing machines: 1,450
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 1,447Electrical wire or wiring systems: 1,435
Cribs: 1,433Book bags or back carriers: 1,419
Air conditioners: 1,398Gasoline: 1,398
Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 1,388Cardboard products: 1,384
Skating: 1,372Light bulbs: 1,360
Clothing irons: 1,335Power lawn mowers: 1,312
Other ball sports: 1,306Decorative yard equipment: 1,301
Pruning or trimming equipment: 1,296Surfing: 1,289
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 1,265Scooters/skateboards, powered: 1,251
Baby gates or barriers: 1,230Dishwashers: 1,213
Other Irons: 1,184Bedsprings or bedframes: 1,175
Heaters or heating systems: 1,151Water slides: 1,143
Other ranges: 1,140Tools: 1,137
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 1,134Other ranges or ovens: 1,108
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 1,080Boxing: 1,076
Pillows: 1,069Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 1,067
Automatic doors: 1,056Clothing accessories: 1,055
Fireworks: 1,055Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 1,054
Soaps: 1,045Pins and needles: 1,025
Snow tubing: 1,013Fans: 1,007
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 989Radiators: 985
Baby strollers: 974Water tubing: 969
Other fireplaces: 958Track and field: 949
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 947Carts: 946
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 944Bathtub or shower enclosures: 942
Tractors: 930Clothes dryers: 925
Chains: 923Tool sheds: 895
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 892Freezers: 885
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 854Sheets or pillowcases: 846
Blankets: 846BBs or pellets: 807
Laundry soaps or detergents: 807Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 801
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 796Coal or wood-burning stoves: 790
First aid equipment: 786Toolboxes or tool kits: 781
Insect induced injuries: 776Windowsills or frames: 776
Floor lamps or table lamps: 773Glass bottles or jars: 770
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 743Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 731
Television tables or stands: 729High chairs: 725
Hot tubs or home spas: 702Other ovens: 698
Lighting equipment: 696Laundry baskets: 685
Towels or cloths: 679Beach chairs or folding chairs: 671
Public equipment: 665Riding toys: 638
Electric heating pads: 616Car seats: 615
Motorized vehicles: 606Bed rails: 595
Plants, trees and shrubs: 594Desk supplies: 593
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 592Chair, rocking: 592
Tree stands: 587Bleaches: 582
Swimming pool equipment: 582Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 566
Archery: 557Billiards or pool: 556
Other glass doors: 555Recliner chairs: 552
Extension cords: 549Hatchets or axes: 540
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 539Gas or LP grills or stoves: 533
Mobile/manufactured homes: 530Storm doors with glass panels: 521
Microwave ovens: 520Coffee makers or teapots: 518
Scissors: 511Other containers: 500
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 498Wood paneling and particleboard: 498
Toy boxes or chests: 497Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 493
Water heaters: 492Aerosol containers: 491
Other windows or window glass: 489Built-in swimming pools: 485
Nail guns or stud drivers: 484Swimming pool slides: 479
General home or room involvement in fires: 477Plastic containers: 471
Medical equipment, general: 469Pressure cookers or canners: 466
Mountain climbing: 459Playpens: 458
Snow throwers/blowers: 458Screen doors: 453
Nonglass doors: 449Fuel storage tanks: 437
Rocking chairs: 436Electric heaters: 431
Other furnaces: 430Dune buggies/beach buggies: 426
Plastic bags: 425Minibikes, powered: 425
Waterbeds or water pillows: 423Drain cleaners: 409
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 404Saws: 404
Cutting torches: 403Wooden containers: 401
Umbrellas: 390Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 388
Aquariums or accessories: 387Welding equipment: 384
Baby walkers or jumpers: 383Sprayers: 382
Darts: 366Extension or straight ladders: 364
Wading pools: 360Foods: 355
Chemicals: 350Eyeglasses: 349
Christmas decorations: 349Lockers: 347
Nonbaby mattresses: 345Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 336
Rotary power lawn mowers: 335Kerosene or oil heaters: 335
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 332Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 330
Power saws: 329Outdoor awnings or shutters: 327
Other manual workshop tools: 327Manual scissors: 325
Above-ground swimming pools: 324Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 321
Screwdrivers: 320Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 319
Tricycles: 317Nonelectric blankets: 315
Street hockey: 315Garden tractors: 315
Drills: 311Keys, key rings or key chains: 309
Balls: 309Camping equipment: 305
Powered riding toys: 304Log splitters: 300
Hammocks: 300Tarpaulins: 297
Other grills or stoves: 296Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 296
Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 296Other glass bottles or jars: 295
Attachable high chairs: 294Combs or hairbrushes: 291
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 289Jewelry: 289
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 284Towel racks or bars: 283
Pull-down or folding stairs: 282Metal cookware: 275
Other nonglass doors: 273Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 269
Roller hockey: 266Diapers: 266
Tetherball: 263Seasonal decorations: 261
Scales: 261Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 260
School equipment: 259Steam irons: 257
Portable food or beverage coolers: 253Stretch cords or stretch straps: 252
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 252Field hockey: 252
Sliding glass doors or panels: 251Trays: 250
Generators or power plants: 248Portable circular power saws: 237
Ironing boards or covers: 236Flotation toys: 229
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 229Safes: 228
Automotive tools or accessories: 227Awls, chisels or planes: 226
Business and office machines: 223Pressurized containers: 219
Balloons: 219Baby carriers: 216
Vending machines: 214Adhesives: 211
Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 210Clocks: 210
Lubricants: 210Workshop furnishings: 210
Bedding: 208Baby changing tables: 208
Flying toys: 203Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 194
Footlockers: 190Other furniture: 184
Horseshoes: 183Gas or LP heaters: 181
Rugby: 180Inflatable toys: 178
Other baby carriers: 176Baby bouncer seats: 175
Nonmetal cookware: 172Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 171
Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 171Scuba diving: 169
Thermal or sound insulation materials: 169Futons: 168
Other upholstered chairs: 167Power drills or accessories: 166
Kitchen gadgets: 166Flatware: 165
Nonglass bottles or jars: 165Oven cleaners: 163
Electric coffee makers or teapots: 162Cigarette or pipe lighters: 161
Diving or diving boards: 161Slicers and choppers: 161
Power pruning or trimming equipment: 160Faucets or spigots: 160
Christmas tree lights: 159Storm windows: 155
Painting equipment, powered: 155General purpose household cleaners: 153
Badminton: 152Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 152
Other ladders: 150Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 149
Photographic equipment: 147Electrical outlets or receptacles: 146
Drinking fountains: 146Slow cookers: 145
Dehumidifiers: 145Other stools: 145
Other portable or stationary power tools: 143Tombstones or grave markers: 143
Electric frying pans and skillets: 141Portable electric heaters: 139
Sewing basket articles: 137Outdoor patio heaters or firepits: 136
Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 135Extension ladders: 135
Bench or table saws: 134Licensed two-wheeled motor vehicles: 134
Cosmetics: 131Workshop grinders, buffers, or polishers: 130
Radios: 129Fuel oils: 128
Sleeping bags: 123Inflatable furniture: 120
Tapes: 118Gasoline cans: 112
Handball: 111Art supplies or equipment: 111
Bars and bar accessories: 109Coins: 109
Lighters: 108Electric Christmas decorations: 108
Other guns or firearms: 107Recording tapes: 107
Built-in fireplaces: 107Air compressors: 106
Soldering equipment: 105Hair dryers: 104
Power tillers or cultivators: 102Tape recorders or players: 101
Artificial Christmas trees: 101Rug shampooers: 101
Electric blenders: 100Night-lights: 100
Acids: 98Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 98
Fireplace equipment: 97Humidifiers: 97
Fertilizers: 97Stilts: 97
Heating or cooling comfort packs: 96Electric deep fryers: 96
Electric motors: 94Floor waxes: 92
Leaf blowers: 92Fire extinguishers: 88
Moving walks: 87Ice picks: 86
Sabre saws: 86Paper bags: 86
Sewing machines or accessories: 86Baby mattresses or pads: 85
Gas ranges: 85Manual hedge trimmers: 85
Utility vehicles: 84Can openers: 84
Metal chimneys, stovepipes or flues: 84Other power saws: 83
Batteries: 83Electric blankets or sheets: 83
Other plastic products: 83Pedal-powered adult vehicles: 83
Flying discs and boomerangs: 81Canning jars or lids: 80
Unicycles: 78Manual filing or sanding tools: 77
Safety pins: 77Youth chairs: 77
Range or oven accessories: 77Outdoor antennas: 76
Hair clippers and trimmers: 76Electric knife sharpeners: 76
Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 76Fixed floor-length glass panels: 75
Levels: 75Kerosene: 75
Floor buffers or waxers: 74Baby bathtub seats or rings: 74
Slingshots or sling-propelled toys: 74Power hedge trimmers: 74
Faucet water heaters: 74Costumes or masks: 74
Swimming pool chemicals: 73Other bedding: 72
Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 71Lighted make-up mirrors: 71
Window or door security barriers: 71Fabrics: 70
Electric waffle irons: 70Other toy guns: 70
Juicers: 70Dishwashing liquid: 69
Internal combustion engines: 69Skeet shooting: 69
Batons: 69Eye protection devices: 69
Band saws: 69Manicuring devices: 68
Snow plows: 68Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 68
Nonupholstered recliner chairs: 68Water toys: 68
Charcoal: 68Glass soft drink bottles: 67
Straight ladders: 67Upholstered recliner chairs: 67
Other drugs or medications: 67Containers with key openers: 67
Snow throwers or blowers: 66Kites or kite string: 66
Spot removers or cleaning fluids: 66Nonupholstered rocking chairs: 66
Thermostats: 66Glass tubing or test tubes: 66
Table tennis: 61Lamp oils: 60
Bassinets or cradles: 59Watches: 59
Paper cutters: 59Lighter fluids: 59
Oil furnaces: 58Electric baseboard heaters: 49
Portable baby swings: 47Fire escape devices: 45
Vises or workshop clamps: 45Electric lighting equipment: 44
Toboggans: 43Bed rails, adult: 42
Aluminum foil wrapping products: 38Kerosene grills or stoves: 38
Toasters: 37Plastic products: 36
Fire or smoke alarms: 36Boilers: 35
Abrasive cleaners: 35Magazine racks or book ends: 34
Matches: 32Power leaf mulchers and grinders: 31
Antifreeze: 30Guns: 30
Automotive chemicals: 30Jigsaws: 30
Manual workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 29Heat or infrared lamps: 27
Baby bottles or nipples: 27Pogo sticks: 27
Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 23Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 20
Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 18Building sets: 18
Electric ranges: 18Mangle irons: 18
Liquid room deodorizers or fresheners: 17Laundry hampers: 17
Electric toy racing cars or accessories: 17Food warmers: 17
Gas ovens: 16Fabric treatment products: 16
Unpowered coffee makers or teapots: 16Brushcutters, powered: 16
Heat pumps: 16Water polo: 16
Gas or LP floor or wall heaters: 16Pacifiers or teething rings: 16
Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 16Baby carriages: 16
Pine oil cleaning and disinfectant preparations: 16Electric mixers: 16
Straps: 16Food grinders: 16
Flares: 16Electric kettles or hot pots: 16
Telescopes, binoculars, microscopes or magnifying glasses: 15Manual push mowers: 15
Animal traps: 15Plastic wrapping products: 15
Gas ranges or ovens: 15Electric ranges or ovens: 15
Portable power drills and accessories: 15Electric brooms: 15
Doorstops: 15Food processors: 15
Gas-burning fireplaces: 15Trash compactors: 15
Caustics: 15Cisterns, cesspools or septic tanks: 15
Tablet or capsule drugs: 15Window screens: 15
Power sanders: 15Other electric lighting equipment: 14
Garden sprayers: 14Baby exercisers: 12
Toy sports equipment: 12Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 11
Dolls, plush toys, and action figures: 10Hand saws: 6
Coaxial Cable: 6Gasoline or other fuel-powered models: 6
Brick, stone or masonry chimneys: 6Detergents: 6
Baby carriers or slings: 5Methyl alcohol: 5
Toddler beds: 5Drinking straws: 5
Infant and toddler play centers: 5Potty chairs or training seats: 5
Portable swimming pools: 5Toy vehicles: 5

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