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Deaths from Poisoning, overdose or adverse reactions

Poisoning, overdose or adverse reactions: Deaths

Deaths from types of Poisoning, overdose or adverse reactions: for details see deaths from types of Poisoning, overdose or adverse reactions analysis; summary of available deaths by type data:

  • 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
  • Marine toxins: 1 death every 4 years (DBMD)
  • Adverse reaction: 108,000 deaths from adverse drug reactions after administration of FDA-approved drugs in USA 1996 (American Medical Association)
  • Food poisoning: about 5,000 annually in USA (NIDDK)
  • Pneumoconiosis: 1,110 deaths in America 2001(NCHS, 2003)
  • Asbestosis: 550 deaths in America 2001 (NCHS, 2003)

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

 

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