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Deaths from Accidental death

Accidental death: Deaths

Deaths from Accidental death: 97,860 annual deaths in 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Death Rates

Cause of death rank: 5th top leading cause of death in 1999 and 2000 (CDC)

Death Rate Extrapolation

Death rate extrapolations for USA for Accidental death: 97,859 per year, 8,154 per month, 1,881 per week, 268 per day, 11 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this automatic extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 97,860 annual deaths in 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Death statistics for Accidental death

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Accidental death:

  • 63,817 male deaths in the USA 2000 (American Heart Association, 2002)
  • 920 poisoning deaths were reported to poison control centers in the US 2000 (American Journal of Emergency Medicine, CDC, 2001)
  • 19,741 poisoning deaths were reported to national vital statistics in the US 1999 (WISQARS, CDC, 2001)
  • 11 toy-related deaths were reported in children under 15 in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 5 toy-related deaths reported in children under 15 were caused by choking or asphyxia due to a toy ball in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 3 toy-related deaths reported in children under 15 were caused by aspiration or asphyxia involving a balloon in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 1 toy-related deaths reported in children under 15 were caused by choking on a game piece in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 1 toy-related deaths reported in children under 15 were caused by choking on a toy bead in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • 1 toy-related deaths reported in children under 15 were caused by positional asphyxia involving a stuffed toy in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 2003)
  • Estimated 50 deaths occur in children under 5 dye to nursery products in the US 1999-2001 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, 2003)
  • Estimated 32% (16 annually) of deaths in children under 5 related to nursery products were due to cribs in the US 1999-2001 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, 2003)
  • Estimated 16% (8 annually) of deaths in children under 5 related to nursery products were due to baby bathtub seats or rings in the US 1999-2001 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, 2003)
  • Estimated 12% (6 annually) of deaths in children under 5 related to nursery products were due to infant or child car seats and baby carriers in the US 1999-2001 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, 2003)
  • Estimated 1.4% (2) of deaths each year in children under 5 related to nursery products were due to baby walkers and jumpers in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, 2003)
  • Estimated 0.7% (1) of deaths each year in children under 5 related to nursery products were due to changing tables in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, 2003)
  • Estimated 10% (15) of deaths each year in children under 5 related to nursery products were due to playpens and play yards in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, 2003)
  • Estimated 1.34% (2) of deaths each year in children under 5 related to nursery products were due to baby bouncer seats in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, 2003)
  • Estimated 2.7% (4) of deaths each year in children under 5 related to nursery products were due to portable baby swings in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, 2003)
  • Estimated 15.4% (23) of deaths each year in children under 5 related to nursery products were due to baby bath seats in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, 2003)
  • Estimated 10.7% (16) of deaths each year in children under 5 related to nursery products were due to basinets and cradles in the US 2003 (US Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, 2003)
  • Estimated 130 people die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning in the US 2001 ((US Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, 2003)
  • Estimated 58% (75) people die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning caused by heating systems in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Estimated 36.4% (28) people die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning caused by natural gas heating systems in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Estimated 20% (26) people die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning caused by LP gas heating systems in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Estimated 13% (10) people die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning caused by gas ranges or ovens in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Estimated 35% (45) people who die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning are aged 45-64 in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Estimated 25% (33) people who die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning are aged over 65 in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Estimated 18% (23) people who die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning are aged 25-44 in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Estimated 70% (90) of deaths each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning occur in homes in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • 411 people died from electrocutions in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • 0.63 per million people died from electrocutions in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Large appliance were responsible for 19% of electrocution deaths in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Installed household wiring was responsible for 11% of electrocution deaths in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • 411 people died from electrocutions in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • 0.63 per million people died from electrocutions in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Large appliance were responsible for 19% of electrocution deaths in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Installed household wiring was responsible for 11% of electrocution deaths in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Estimated 130 people die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning in the US 2001 ((US Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Electronic Injury Surveillance System, 2003)
  • Estimated 58% (75) people die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning caused by heating systems in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Estimated 36.4% (28) people die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning caused by natural gas heating systems in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Estimated 20% (26) people die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning caused by LP gas heating systems in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Estimated 13% (10) people die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning caused by gas ranges or ovens in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Estimated 35% (45) people who die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning are aged 45-64 in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Estimated 25% (33) people who die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning are aged over 65 in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Estimated 18% (23) people who die each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning are aged 25-44 in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)
  • Estimated 70% (90) of deaths each year from non-fire carbon monoxide poisoning occur in homes in the US 2001 (US Consumer Product Safety)

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