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Prevalence and Incidence of Death

Incidence (annual) of Death:

2,391,399 annual deaths in 1999 (NVHS Sep 2001); annual risk of dying about 0.877% (NVSR 2001) ... see also overview of Death.

Incidence Rate:

approx 1 in 113 or 0.88% or 2.4 million people in USA [Source statistic for calcuation: "2,391,399 annual deaths in 1999 (NVHS Sep 2001); annual risk of dying about 0.877% (NVSR 2001)" -- see also general information about data sources]

Incidence extrapolations for USA for Death:

2,391,398 per year, 199,283 per month, 45,988 per week, 6,551 per day, 272 per hour, 4 per minute, 0 per second. [Source statistic for calculation: "2,391,399 annual deaths in 1999 (NVHS Sep 2001); annual risk of dying about 0.877% (NVSR 2001)" -- see also general information about data sources]

Incidence of types of Death:

For details see incidence of types of Death analysis; summary of available incidence by type data:

  • Maternal death: 391 women in 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Infant Death: 2,648 annual cases (NVSR Sep 2001); 7.1 per 1,000 infant deaths (per births) in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • SIDS: 2 per 1,000
  • Accidental death: 93,592 annual cases in 2000 (CDC); 97,860 annual cases in 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Suicide: 29,199 annual cases of actual suicide in 1999 USA (NVHS Sep 2001)
  • more types of Death...»

Lifetime risk for Death:

100% eventually, just like taxes.

Death statistics for Death:

The following statistics relate to deaths and Death:

  • Death rates by age in the USA:
    • 0.877% or 1-in-114 death rate on average for any age
    • Infant (<1 year) 0.706% or 1-in-141 (highest in the first 28 days) [CDC NVSR 2001]
    • 0.188% or 1-in-531 for infant (< 1 year) but after the first 28 days [CDC NVSR 2001]
    • Age 1-4 years 0.034% (1 in 2,941) [CDC NVSR 2001]
    • 5-9 years 0.017% (1 in 5,882) [CDC NVSR 2001]
    • 10-14 years 0.021% (1 in 4,761) [CDC NVSR 2001]
  • more statistics...»

More Statistics about Death:

  • Deaths and related statistics
  • Hospitalization statistics
  • All statistics for Death

    About prevalence and incidence statistics:

    The term 'prevalence' of Death usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Death at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Death refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Death 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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