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Prognosis of Firearm Injury

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from 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

Estimated mortality rate for Firearm Injury from incidence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 28,873 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 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)
  • Incidence: 28,873 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data: 28,874 annual cases causing death in 1999 USA (NVSR Sep 2001)
  • 100.0% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
  • See also Deaths and Firearm Injury and Overview of Firearm Injury.

Death Statistics for Firearm Injury

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Firearm Injury:

  • 0.l5 per 100,000 males died from accidental discharge of firearms in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • 0.1 per 100,000 females died from accidental discharge of firearms in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • Death statistics by racial and gender groups in the USA:
    • 0.2 per 100,000 Hispanic people died from accidental discharge of firearms in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
    • 0.4 per 100,000 Hispanic males died from accidental discharge of firearms in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
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Firearm Injury: Research More

About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Firearm Injury usually refers to the likely outcome of Firearm Injury. The prognosis of Firearm Injury may include the duration of Firearm Injury, chances of complications of Firearm Injury, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Firearm Injury, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Firearm Injury. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.



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

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