Leading Causes of Fatal Injuries, 2009-2014
St. Clair County Residents, Michigan
Both Sexes, All Ages

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LEADING CAUSES OF
FATAL INJURIES
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2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
 

Number of Fatal Injuries

 ALL FATAL INJURIES 133 122 104 120 119 111
 Unintentional - Poisoning 40 35 27 22 38 40
 Transport Fatal Injuries 18 19 21 26 19 14
 Unintentional - Fall 11 14 10 13 18 12
 Suicides - Firearm 13 12 10 10 12 12
 Suicides - Poisoning 4 8 3 4 3 4
 Unintentional - Drowning 5 2 2 3 3
 Suicides - Hanging/Suffocation 6 5 8 8 7 3
 Homicides - Firearm 3 1 4 1 2
 Unintentional - Suffocation 8 2 2 6 3 1
 Unintentional - Burn, Fire/Flame 6 1 5 2 2
 All Other 19 25 16 23 13 20
 

Percent of Distribution

 ALL FATAL INJURIES 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 Unintentional - Poisoning 30.1 28.7 26.0 18.3 31.9 36.0
 Transport Fatal Injuries 13.5 15.6 20.2 21.7 16.0 12.6
 Unintentional - Fall 8.3 11.5 9.6 10.8 15.1 10.8
 Suicides - Firearm 9.8 9.8 9.6 8.3 10.1 10.8
 Suicides - Poisoning 3.0 6.6 2.9 3.3 2.5 3.6
 Unintentional - Drowning 3.8 1.9 1.7 2.5 2.7
 Suicides - Hanging/Suffocation 4.5 4.1 7.7 6.7 5.9 2.7
 Homicides - Firearm 2.3 0.8 3.3 0.8 1.8
 Unintentional - Suffocation 6.0 1.6 1.9 5.0 2.5 0.9
 Unintentional - Burn, Fire/Flame 4.5 0.8 4.8 1.7 1.7
 All Other 14.3 20.5 15.4 19.2 10.9 18.0

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 fatal injuries for the specified year.

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

Last Updated: 01/25/2016