Fatal Injuries Trends by Four Major Categories, 2009-2014
Michigan Residents Both Sexes, All Ages

View Rates per 100,000 Population for 2009-2013 and 2014

FATAL INJURIES
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2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
 

Number of Fatal Injuries

 ALL FATAL INJURIES 5,917 6,023 6,159 6,173 6,485 6,692
 UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES 3,596 3,710 3,817 3,738 4,129 4,305
   Transport Fatal Injuries 1,001 1,103 1,035 1,078 1,093 1,031
   Other Unintentional Injuries 2,595 2,607 2,782 2,660 3,036 3,274
   Self-Inflicted/Suicide 1,164 1,265 1,216 1,255 1,296 1,344
   Assault/Homicide 658 611 657 737 634 588
 ALL OTHER FATAL INJURIES 499 437 469 443 426 455
 

Percent of Distribution

 ALL FATAL INJURIES 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES 60.8 61.6 62.0 60.6 63.7 64.3
   Transport Fatal Injuries 16.9 18.3 16.8 17.5 16.9 15.4
   Other Unintentional Injuries 43.9 43.3 45.2 43.1 46.8 48.9
   Self-Inflicted/Suicide 19.7 21.0 19.7 20.3 20.0 20.1
   Assault/Homicide 11.1 10.1 10.7 11.9 9.8 8.8
 ALL OTHER FATAL INJURIES 8.4 7.3 7.6 7.2 6.6 6.8

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).

Other unintentional fatal injuries include burns, cut/pierce, drownings, falls, firearms, machinery, natural/environmental, overexertion, poisoning, struck by object and suffocation.

Other Fatal Injuries include complications in medical/surgical care,
legal intervention/war, late effect, and undetermined intent.

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,
Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

Last Updated: 05/26/2016

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