Leading Causes of Fatal Injuries, 2009-2014
Central Michigan District Health Department, 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 111 111 116 109 123 126
 Transport Fatal Injuries 26 27 25 26 28 25
 Unintentional - Poisoning 15 24 21 17 20 20
 Suicides - Firearm 16 10 12 13 20 19
 Unintentional - Fall 10 15 12 12 15 15
 Suicides - Hanging/Suffocation 1 6 7 5 3 9
 Unintentional - Suffocation 6 2 3 2 3 6
 Unintentional - Burn, Fire/Flame 4 4 2 1 3
 Suicides - Poisoning 9 1 4 4 3 3
 Homicides - Firearm 2 4 2 1
 Unintentional - Drowning 4 2 5 1
 All Other 24 20 22 23 27 25
 

Percent of Distribution

 ALL FATAL INJURIES 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 Transport Fatal Injuries 23.4 24.3 21.6 23.9 22.8 19.8
 Unintentional - Poisoning 13.5 21.6 18.1 15.6 16.3 15.9
 Suicides - Firearm 14.4 9.0 10.3 11.9 16.3 15.1
 Unintentional - Fall 9.0 13.5 10.3 11.0 12.2 11.9
 Suicides - Hanging/Suffocation 0.9 5.4 6.0 4.6 2.4 7.1
 Unintentional - Suffocation 5.4 1.8 2.6 1.8 2.4 4.8
 Unintentional - Burn, Fire/Flame 3.6 3.4 1.8 0.8 2.4
 Suicides - Poisoning 8.1 0.9 3.4 3.7 2.4 2.4
 Homicides - Firearm 1.8 3.4 1.6 0.8
 Unintentional - Drowning 3.6 1.7 4.6 0.8
 All Other 21.6 18.0 19.0 21.1 22.0 19.8

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).

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: 03/07/2016