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Deaths from Fire

Fire: Deaths

Deaths from Fire: 3,348 deaths reported in USA 1999 from accidental fire or smoke (NVSR Sep 2001)

Fire: Suicide

Suicide deaths related to Fire: 0.1 per 100,000 with 34 cases of "self-inflicted" fire or burn deaths in Canada 19971

Death Rate Extrapolation

Death rate extrapolations for USA for Fire: 3,348 per year, 279 per month, 64 per week, 9 per day, 0 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this automatic extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 3,348 deaths reported in USA 1999 from accidental fire or smoke (NVSR Sep 2001)

Death statistics for Fire

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

  • 1.5 per 100,000 males died from accidental exposure to smoke, fire and flames in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • 0.9 per 100,000 females died from accidental exposure to smoke, fire and flames in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • 1.3 per 100,000 people died from fire/flame injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • 1.2 per 100,000 people died from unintentional fire/flame injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • 0.1 per 100,000 people died from suicidal fire/flame injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • 0.0 per 100,000 people died from homicidal fire/flame injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • 1.3 per 100,000 people died from fire or hot object/substance injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • 1.2 per 100,000 people died from unintentional fire or hot object/substance injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • 0.1 per 100,000 people died from suicidal fire or hot object/substance injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • 0.1 per 100,000 people died from homicidal fire or hot object/substance injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • Death statistics by racial and gender groups in the USA:
    • 0.6 per 100,000 Hispanic people died from accidental exposure to smoke, fire and flames in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 0.8 per 100,000 Hispanic males died from accidental exposure to smoke, fire and flames in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 0.5 per 100,000 Hispanic females died from accidental exposure to smoke, fire and flames in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 1.2 per 100,000 non-Hispanic people died from accidental exposure to smoke, fire and flames in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 1.6 per 100,000 non-Hispanic males died from accidental exposure to smoke, fire and flames in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 0.9 per 100,000 non-Hispanic females died from accidental exposure to smoke, fire and flames in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 1 per 100,000 non-Hispanic white people died from accidental exposure to smoke, fire and flames in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 1.4 per 100,000 non-Hispanic white males died from accidental exposure to smoke, fire and flames in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 0.8 per 100,000 non-Hispanic white females died from accidental exposure to smoke, fire and flames in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 2.7 per 100,000 non-Hispanic black people died from accidental exposure to smoke, fire and flames in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 3.8 per 100,000 non-Hispanic black males died from accidental exposure to smoke, fire and flames in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 1.9 per 100,000 non-Hispanic black females died from accidental exposure to smoke, fire and flames in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)

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

 

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