Unintentional Fatal Injuries By Selected Age Group
(Includes Transport Fatal Injuries)
Michigan Residents, Both Sexes, 2013

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 4,129 121 47 323 932 1,211 1,495
 Transport Fatal Injuries 1,093 11 27 177 296 338 244
 Burn, Fire/Flame 118 6 3 6 11 42 50
 Burn, Hot Object/Substance 2 1 1
 Cut/Pierce 6 4 2
 Drowning/Submersion 82 8 8 13 15 29 9
 Fall 986 1 5 23 121 836
 Firearms 10 2 2 2 2 2
 Machinery 16 4 7 5
 Natural/Environmental 55 1 1 2 4 18 29
 Overexertion
 Poisoning 1,281 2 115 545 571 48
 Struck by Object 39 3 1 1 9 11 14
 Suffocation 253 86 1 10 36 120
 Unintentional - Other 188 1 4 2 9 35 137

BOTH SEXES

Percent of Distribution

 ALL UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES 100.0 2.9 1.1 7.8 22.6 29.3 36.2
 Transport Fatal Injuries 100.0 1.0 2.5 16.2 27.1 30.9 22.3
 Burn, Fire/Flame 100.0 5.1 2.5 5.1 9.3 35.6 42.4
 Burn, Hot Object/Substance 100.0 50.0 50.0
 Cut/Pierce 100.0 66.7 33.3
 Drowning/Submersion 100.0 9.8 9.8 15.9 18.3 35.4 11.0
 Fall 100.0 0.1 0.5 2.3 12.3 84.8
 Firearms 100.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 20.0
 Machinery 100.0 25.0 43.8 31.3
 Natural/Environmental 100.0 1.8 1.8 3.6 7.3 32.7 52.7
 Overexertion .
 Poisoning 100.0 0.2 9.0 42.5 44.6 3.7
 Struck by Object 100.0 7.7 2.6 2.6 23.1 28.2 35.9
 Suffocation 100.0 34.0 0.4 4.0 14.2 47.4
 Unintentional - Other 100.0 0.5 2.1 1.1 4.8 18.6 72.9

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 includes accidents involving: aircraft and spacecraft, watercraft, motor vehicle, railway, and other road vehicles.

Zero deaths are shown by a "—".
Percent of all deaths that were categorized as fatal injuries for the specified year.

Source: Michigan Resident Death Files,
Data Development Section, Michigan Department of Community Health.

Last Updated: 01/25/2016

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