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Prognosis of Injury

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Injury: 147,891 deaths due to injury (IOM)

Estimated mortality rate for Injury from incidence and deaths statistics:

  • Deaths: 147,891 (USA annual deaths calculated from this data: 147,891 deaths due to injury (IOM))
  • Incidence: 59,000,000 (USA annual incidence calculated from this data: 59 million cases (IOM)
  • 0.25% (ratio of deaths to incidence).
  • See also Deaths and Injury and Overview of Injury.

Death Statistics for Injury

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

  • 35.7 per 100,000 people died from unintentional injury in the US 2001 (National Vital Statistics Report, CDC, 2003)
  • 42.6 per 100,000 with 12,791 cases of "injury mortality" in Canada 19971
  • 39 people per 100,000 population die from injury and poisoning in Australia 2002 (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Injury and poisoning caused 57 male deaths per 100,000 population in Australia 2002 (AIHW Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
  • Injury and poisoning caused 23 female deaths per 100,000 population in Australia 2002 (AIHW Mortality Database, Australia’s Health 2004)
  • 59 male deaths per 100,000 population for injury and poisoning in Australia 1994 (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2004)
  • 21 female deaths per 100,000 population for injury and poisoning in Australia 1994 (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2004)
  • more death statistics...»

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About prognosis:

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



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

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