Odds of Death Due to Injury, United States, 2005

Type of Accident or Manner of Injury Deaths One Year Odds Lifetime Odds
All External Causes of Mortality, V01-Y89a, *U01b, *U03b
176,406
1,681
22
  Deaths Due to Unintentional (Accidental) Injuries, V01-X59, Y85-Y86
117,809
2,517
32
    Transport Accidents, V01-V99, Y85
48,441
6,121
79
    Motor-Vehicle Accidents, V02-V04, V09.0, V12-V14, V19.0-V19.2, V19.4-V19.6, V20-V79, V80.3-V80.5, V81.0-V81.1, V82.0-V82.1, V83-V86, V87.0-V87.8, V88.0-V88.8, V89.0, V89.2
45,343
6,539
84
    Pedestrian, V01-V09
6,074
48,816
627
    Pedalcyclist, V10-V19
927
319,857
4,111
    Motorcycle rider, V20-V29
4,387
67,588
869
    Occupant of three-wheeled motor vehicle, V30-V39
5
59,301,412
762,229
    Car occupant, V40-V49
14,584
20,331
261
    Occupant of pick-up truck or van, V50-V59
3,797
78,090
1,004
    Occupant of heavy transport vehicle, V60-V69
450
658,905
8,469
    Bus occupant, V70-V79
59
5,025,543
64,596
    Animal rider or occupant of animal-drawn vehicle, V80
120
2,470,892
31,760
    Occupant of railway train or railway vehicle, V81
33
8,985,062
115,489
    Occupant of streetcar, V82
0
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    Other and unspecified land transport accidents, V83-V89
16,148
18,362
236
      Occupant of special industrial vehicle, V83
19
15,605,635
200,587
      Occupant of special agricultural vehicle, V84
154
1,925,371
24,748
      Occupant of special construction vehicle, V85
33
8,985,062
115,489
      Occupant of all-terrain or other off-road motor vehicle, V86
1040
285,103
3,665
      Other and unspecified person, V87-V89
14,902
19,897
256
    Water transport accidents, V90-V94
523
566,935
7,287
      Drowning, V90, V92
394
752,556
9,673
      Other and unspecified injuries, V91, V93-V94
129
2,298,504
29,544
    Air and space transport accidents, V95-V97
590
502,554
6,460
    Other and unspecified transport accidents and sequelae, V98-V99, Y85
744
398,531
5,123
      Other specified transport accidents, V98
2
148,253,531
1,905,572
      Unspecified transport accident, V99
18
16,472,615
211,730
    Nontransport Unintentional (Accidental) Injuries, W00-X59, Y86
69,368
4,274
55
    Falls, W00-W19
19,656
15,085
194
      Fall on same level from slipping, tripping, and stumbling, W01
698
424,795
5,460
      Other fall on same level, W00, W02-W03, W18
5,224
56,759
730
      Fall involving bed, chair, other furniture, W06-W08
899
329,819
4,239
      Fall on and from stairs and steps, W10
1,690
175,448
2,255
      Fall on and from ladder or scaffolding, W11-W12
477
621,608
7,990
      Fall from out of or through building or structure, W13
533
556,298
7,150
      Other fall from one level to another, W09, W14-W17
694
427,244
5,492
      Other and unspecified fall, W04-W05, W19
9,441
31,406
404
    Exposure to inanimate mechanical forces, W20-W49
2,845
104,220
1,340
      Struck by or striking against object, W20-W22
854
347,198
4,463
      Caught between objects, W23
103
2,878,709
37,001
      Contact with machinery, W24, W30-W31
755
392,725
5,048
      Contact with sharp objects, W25-W29
85
3,488,318
44,837
      Firearms discharge, W32-W34
789
375,801
4,830
      Explosion and rupture of pressurized devices, W35-W38
26
11,404,118
146,582
      Fireworks discharge, W39
4
74,126,765
952,786
      Explosion of other materials, W40
147
2,017,055
25,926
      Foreign body entering through skin or natural orifice, W44-W45
37
8,013,704
103,004
      Other and unspecified inanimate mechanical forces, W41-W43, W49
45
6,589,046
84,692
    Exposure to animate mechanical forces, W50-W64
161
1,841,659
23,672
      Struck by or against another person, W50-W52
26
11,404,118
146,582
      Bitten or struck by dog, W54
33
8,985,062
115,489
      Bitten or struck by other mammals, W53, W55
80
3,706,338
47,639
      Bitten or stung by nonvenomous insect and other arthropods, W57
9
32,945,229
423,461
      Bitten or crushed by other reptiles, W59
0
      Other and unspecified animate mechanical forces, W56, W58, W60, W64
13
22,808,235
293,165
    Accidental drowning and submersion, W65-W74
3,582
82,777
1,064
      Drowning and submersion while in or falling into bath-tub, W65-W66
344
861,939
11,079
      Drowning and submersion while in or falling into swimming-pool, W67-W68
607
488,480
6,279
      Drowning and submersion while in or falling into natural water, W69-W70
1,603
184,970
2,378
      Other and unspecified drowning and submersion, W73-W74
1,028
288,431
3,707
    Other accidental threats to breathing, W75-W84
5,900
50,255
646
      Accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed, W75
573
517,464
6,651
      Other accidental hanging and strangulation, W76
274
1,082,143
13,909
      Threat to breathing due to cave-in, falling earth and other substances, W77
50
5,930,141
76,223
      Inhalation of gastric contents, W78
333
890,412
11,445
      Inhalation and ingestion of food causing obstruction of respiratory tract, W79
864
343,179
4,411
      Inhalation and ingestion of other objects causing obstruction of respiratory tract, W80
3,189
92,978
1,195
      Confined to or trapped in a low-oxygen environment, W81
14
21,179,076
272,225
      Other and unspecified threats to breathing, W83-W84
603
491,720
6,320
    Exposure to electric current, radiation, temperature, and pressure, W85-W99
420
705,969
9,074
      Electric transmission lines, W85
105
2,823,877
36,297
      Other and unspecified electric current, W86-W87
293
1,011,969
13,007
      Radiation, W88-W91
0
      Excessive heat or cold of man-made origin, W92-W93
13
22,808,235
293,165
      High and low air pressure and changes in air pressure, W94
9
32,945,229
423,461
      Other and unspecified man-made environmental factors, W99
0
    Exposure to smoke, fire and flames, X00-X09
3,197
92,745
1,192
      Uncontrolled fire in building or structure, X00
2,617
113,300
1,456
      Uncontrolled fire not in building or structure, X01
52
5,702,059
73,291
      Controlled fire in building or structure, X02
28
10,589,538
136,112
      Controlled fire not in building or structure, X03
33
8,985,062
115,489
      Ignition of highly flammable material, X04
63
4,706,461
60,494
      Ignition or melting of nightwear, X05
6
49,417,844
635,191
      Ignition or melting of other clothing and apparel, X06
97
3,056,774
39,290
      Other and unspecified smoke fire and flames, X08-X09
301
985,073
12,662
    Contact with heat and hot substances, X10-X19
102
2,906,932
37,364
      Contact with hot tap-water, X11
43
6,895,513
88,631
      Other and unspecified heat and hot substances, X10, X12-X19
59
5,025,543
64,596
    Contact with venomous animals and plants, X20-X29
105
2,823,877
36,297
      Contact with venomous snakes and lizards, X20
7
42,358,152
544,449
      Contact with venomous spiders, X21
10
29,650,706
381,114
      Contact with hornets, wasps and bees, X23
82
3,615,940
46,477
      Contact with other and unspecified venomous animal or plant, X22, X24-X29
6
49,417,844
635,191
    Exposure to forces of nature, X30-X39
2,179
136,075
1,749
      Exposure to excessive natural heat, X30
466
636,281
8,178
      Exposure to excessive natural cold, X31
700
423,582
5,444
      Lightning, X33
48
6,177,230
79,399
      Earthquake and other earth movements, X34-X36
37
8,013,704
103,004
      Cataclysmic storm, X37
874
339,253
4,361
      Flood, X38
12
24,708,922
317,595
      Exposure to other and unspecified forces of nature, X32, X39
42
7,059,692
90,742
    Accidental poisoning by and exposure to noxious substances, X40-X49
23,618
12,554
161
      Nonopioid analgesics, antipyretics, and antirheumatics, X40
226
1,311,978
16,863
      Antiepileptic, sedative-hypnotic, antiparkinsonism, and psychotropic drugs n.e.c., X41
1,496
198,200
2,548
      Narcotics and psychodysleptics [hallucinogens] n.e.c., X42
11,050
26,833
345
      Other and unspecified drugs, medicaments, and biologicals, X43-X44
9,676
30,644
394
      Alcohol, X45
346
856,957
11,015
      Gases and vapours, X46-X47
703
421,774
5,421
      Other and unspecified chemicals and noxious substances, X48-X49
121
2,450,472
31,497
    Overexertion, travel and privation, X50-X57
32
9,265,846
119,098
    Accidental exposure to other and unspecified factors and sequelae, X58-X59, Y86
7,571
39,164
503
  Intentional self-harm, X60-X84, Y87.0, *U03b
32,637
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