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Deaths from Physical conditions

Physical conditions: Deaths

Deaths from types of Physical conditions: for details see deaths from types of Physical conditions analysis; summary of available deaths by type data:

  • Fractures: 4.3 per 100,000 with 1,302 cases in Canada 19971
  • Trauma: 147,891 deaths due to injury (IOM)
  • Accidental death: 97,860 annual deaths in 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Accidental injury: 101,537 deaths in USA 2001 (CDC); 97,860 deaths (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Automobile accidents injury: 42,443 deaths in USA 2001 (CDC); 42,401 deaths reported in USA 1999 for "motor vehicle accidents" (NVSR Sep 2001); 41,804 deaths in 2000 (CDC); 9.6 per 100,000 in Canada 19971
  • Drowning: 3,529 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001); 1.8 per 100,000 in Canada 19971
  • Falls: 15,019 deaths in USA 2001 (CDC); 13,162 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001); 5.0 per 100,000 in Canada 19971
  • Fire: 3,348 deaths reported in USA 1999 from accidental fire or smoke (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Firearm Injury: 28,874 annual deaths from firearm injuries in 1999 USA including 16,599 for suicide and 10,828 for homicide (NVSR Sep 2001); 3.5 per 100,000 in Canada 19971
  • Homicide: 16,889 annual deaths in 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Machinery accidents: 0.2 per 100,000 people died from machinery injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • Maternal death: 391 women in 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • Occupational Injuries: about 5,840 deaths annually based on 16 per day (CDC-OC)
  • Suffocation: 10,376 annual cases in USA 1995 (IOM); 6.1 per 100,000 in Canada 19971

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Footnotes:
1. Canadian Injury Data, Statistics Canada, 1996-1997

 

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