Unintentional Fatal Injuries By Selected Age Group
(Includes Transport Fatal Injuries)
Michigan Residents, 2014

UNINTENTIONAL
FATAL INJURIES
View ICD Codes
All Ages Under 5 5-14 15-24 25-44 45-64 65 and
Older

BOTH SEXES

Number of Unintentional Fatal Injuries

 ALL UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES 4,304 115 32 381 993 1,226 1,557
 Transport Fatal Injuries 1,031 10 21 214 275 288 223
 Burn, Fire/Flame 109 2 2 8 15 38 44
 Burn, Hot Object/Substance 2 1 1
 Cut/Pierce 2 1 1
 Drowning/Submersion 77 6 2 19 14 21 15
 Fall 1,080 3 24 146 907
 Firearms 4 1 3
 Machinery 13 3 2 4 4
 Natural/Environmental 49 2 1 1 6 18 21
 Overexertion
 Poisoning 1,433 1 1 129 620 615 67
 Struck by Object 27 1 9 9 8
 Suffocation 280 92 3 1 13 49 122
 Unintentional - Other 197 1 2 12 36 146

BOTH SEXES

Percent of Distribution

 ALL UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES 100.0 2.7 0.7 8.9 23.1 28.5 36.2
 Transport Fatal Injuries 100.0 1.0 2.0 20.8 26.7 27.9 21.6
 Burn, Fire/Flame 100.0 1.8 1.8 7.3 13.8 34.9 40.4
 Burn, Hot Object/Substance 100.0 50.0 50.0
 Cut/Pierce 100.0 50.0 50.0
 Drowning/Submersion 100.0 7.8 2.6 24.7 18.2 27.3 19.5
 Fall 100.0 0.3 2.2 13.5 84.0
 Firearms 100.0 25.0 75.0
 Machinery 100.0 23.1 15.4 30.8 30.8
 Natural/Environmental 100.0 4.1 2.0 2.0 12.2 36.7 42.9
 Overexertion
 Poisoning 100.0 0.1 0.1 9.0 43.3 42.9 4.7
 Struck by Object 100.0 3.7 33.3 33.3 29.6
 Suffocation 100.0 32.9 1.1 0.4 4.6 17.5 43.6
 Unintentional - Other 100.0 0.5 1.0 6.1 18.3 74.1

Notes:

A transport fatal injury is any fatal injury involving a device designed primarily for, or being used at the time primarily for, conveying persons or goods from one place to another. This category includes accidents involving: aircraft, spacecraft, watercraft, motor vehicle, railway, and other road vehicles (excludes intentional or undetermined deaths).

Zero deaths are shown by a "—".

"**" indicates that data were suppressed (4 deaths or less) to assure confidentiality.

Percent of all ages.

Source: Michigan Resident Death Files,
Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

Last Updated: 01/25/2016