Leading Causes of Fatal Injuries By Selected Age Group
St. Clair County Residents, Michigan, 2014

LEADING CAUSES OF
FATAL INJURIES
View ICD Codes
All Ages Under 5 5-14 15-24 25-44 45-64 65 and
Older

BOTH SEXES

Number of Fatal Injuries

 ALL FATAL INJURIES 111 2 1 11 40 31 26
 Transport Fatal Injuries 14 ** ** ** 6 ** **
 Unintentional - Fall 12 ** ** ** ** ** 10
 Unintentional - Poisoning 40 ** ** ** 23 13 **
 Unintentional - Suffocation 1 ** ** ** ** ** **
 Unintentional - Burn, Fire/Flame
 Unintentional - Drowning 3 ** ** ** ** ** **
 Self-Inflicted - Firearm 12 ** ** ** ** ** **
 Self-inflicted - Hanging/Suffocation 3 ** ** ** ** ** **
 Self-Inflicted - Poisoning 4 ** ** ** ** ** **
 Assault - Firearm 2 ** ** ** ** ** **
 All Other 19 ** ** ** ** 5 7

BOTH SEXES

Percent of Distribution

 ALL FATAL INJURIES 100.0 ** ** ** 42.9 ** **
 Transport Fatal Injuries 100.0 ** ** ** 42.9 ** **
 Unintentional - Fall 100.0 ** ** ** ** ** 83.3
 Unintentional - Poisoning 100.0 ** ** ** 57.5 32.5 **
 Unintentional - Suffocation 100.0 ** ** ** ** ** **
 Unintentional - Burn, Fire/Flame
 Unintentional - Drowning 100.0 ** ** ** ** ** **
 Self-Inflicted - Firearm 100.0 ** ** ** ** ** **
 Self-inflicted - Hanging/Suffocation 100.0 ** ** ** ** ** **
 Self-Inflicted - Poisoning 100.0 ** ** ** ** ** **
 Assault - Firearm 100.0 ** ** ** ** ** **
 All Other 100.0 ** ** ** ** 26.3 36.8

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 "—".

"**" indicates that data were suppressed (4 deaths or less) to assure confidentiality.

Percent of all ages.

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

Last Updated: 01/25/2016