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The Most Common And Bizarre Injuries Americans Suffered In 2016

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Americans are getting injured in some pretty bizarre manners, whether it's their own fault, or simply bad luck. To learn more about the odd incidents that sent folks all the way to the doctor, healthcare transparency company Amino analyzed over 3,000 medical codes used to describe physical injuries in 2016. The data is based on health care claims in Amino’s database, representing more than 220 million Americans.

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Around 1,700 patients were struck by a cow, which was how Sean Bean died in The Field, so it seems like a far too common occurrence.  

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17,200 patients walked into a wall, which has probably happened a lot more within the last decade. 

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2,200 were injured by a nail gun and 8,900 by a workbench tool, which sounds incredibly painful. 

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People are the worst, with 1,300 pushed, crushed, or stepped on by a crowd or human stampede. 

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And finally, let's discuss balls, which trend based on the season. 

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You can find even more on Amino's website

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