Unintentional Fatal Injuries, 2009-2014
Michigan Residents
Both Sexes, All Ages

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

UNINTENTIONAL
FATAL INJURIES
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2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
 

Number of Unintentional Fatal Injuries

 ALL 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
 Poisoning 1,082 1,057 1,091 1,036 1,281 1,433
 Fall 764 831 900 867 986 1,080
 Suffocation 207 197 238 242 253 280
 Burn, Fire/Flame 130 95 99 102 118 109
 Drowning/Submersion 95 108 111 125 82 78
 Natural/Environmental 54 46 63 34 55 49
 Struck by Object 27 23 24 32 39 27
 Machinery 13 16 24 14 16 13
 Firearms 12 17 13 6 10 4
 Burn, Hot Object/Substance 2 3 2 2 2
 Cut/Pierce 4 3 3 4 6 2
 Overexertion 1
 Unintentional - Other 207 212 212 196 188 197
 

Percent of Distribution

 ALL UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 Transport Fatal Injuries 27.8 29.7 27.1 28.8 26.5 23.9
 Poisoning 30.1 28.5 28.6 27.7 31.0 33.3
 Fall 21.2 22.4 23.6 23.2 23.9 25.1
 Suffocation 5.8 5.3 6.2 6.5 6.1 6.5
 Burn, Fire/Flame 3.6 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.9 2.5
 Drowning/Submersion 2.6 2.9 2.9 3.3 2.0 1.8
 Natural/Environmental 1.5 1.2 1.7 0.9 1.3 1.1
 Struck by Object 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.9 0.9 0.6
 Machinery 0.4 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.3
 Firearms 0.3 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1
 Burn, Hot Object/Substance 0.1 0.1 0.1
 Cut/Pierce 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
 Overexertion
 Unintentional - Other 5.8 5.7 5.6 5.2 4.6 4.6

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 "—".

Percent of all deaths that were categorized as unintentional 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: 03/07/2016