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Death Statistics for Types of Poisoning

Deaths and Poisoning:

This section presents information about the death rate statistics for the various types of Poisoning.

Death Statistics for Types of Poisoning

Disease

Death Rate Estimate

US deaths estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Poisoning (overall) approx 1 in 16,679 or 0.01% or 16,306 people in USA 16,306
Food Poisoning unavailable No information
Heavy metal poisoning N/A N/A No information
Carbon monoxide poisoning N/A N/A No information
Radon poisoning N/A N/A No information
Chemical poisoning N/A N/A No information
Drug poisoning N/A N/A No information
Alcohol poisoning N/A N/A No information
peritoneal mesothelioma N/A N/A No information
malignant mesothelioma N/A N/A No information
benign mesothelioma N/A N/A No information
pleural plaques N/A N/A No information
diffuse pleural fibrosis N/A N/A No information
benign pleural effusion N/A N/A No information

Death Statistics for Poisoning

Deaths and Poisoning:

16,307 deaths (IOM); 14,078 deaths for unintentional poisoning and 5,191 for suicide poisoning in USA 2001 (CDC); 12,186 deaths reported in USA 1999 for accidental poisoning or exposure to noxious substances (NVSR Sep 2001); 6.0 per 100,000 in Canada 19971

Deaths Rate:

approx 1 in 16,679 or 0.01% or 16,306 people in USA

Health News Related to Deaths and Poisoning

Medical news summaries about deaths and Poisoning:

The following medical news items are relevant to deaths and Poisoning:

Types of Poisoning

For more information about types of Poisoning, refer to our section on types of Poisoning. See also more information on death information for Poisoning.

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

 

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