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Statistics about Asphyxia

Death statistics for Asphyxia:

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Asphyxia:

  • 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)
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About statistics:

This page presents a variety of statistics about Asphyxia. The term 'prevalence' of Asphyxia usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Asphyxia at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Asphyxia refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Asphyxia diagnosed each year. Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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