Leading Causes of Fatal Injuries By Selected Age Group
Central Michigan District Health Department, 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 126 1 16 28 39 42
 Transport Fatal Injuries 25 ** 6 ** 8 6
 Unintentional - Fall 15 ** ** ** ** 13
 Unintentional - Poisoning 20 ** ** 11 8 **
 Unintentional - Suffocation 6 ** ** ** ** **
 Unintentional - Burn, Fire/Flame 3 ** ** ** ** **
 Unintentional - Drowning
 Self-Inflicted - Firearm 19 ** ** ** 8 5
 Self-inflicted - Hanging/Suffocation 9 ** 7 ** ** **
 Self-Inflicted - Poisoning 3 ** ** ** ** **
 Assault - Firearm 1 ** ** ** ** **
 All Other 22 ** ** 8 6 8

BOTH SEXES

Percent of Distribution

 ALL FATAL INJURIES 100.0 ** 24.0 ** 32.0 24.0
 Transport Fatal Injuries 100.0 ** 24.0 ** 32.0 24.0
 Unintentional - Fall 100.0 ** ** ** ** 86.7
 Unintentional - Poisoning 100.0 ** ** 55.0 40.0 **
 Unintentional - Suffocation 100.0 ** ** ** ** **
 Unintentional - Burn, Fire/Flame 100.0 ** ** ** ** **
 Unintentional - Drowning 100.0 ** ** ** ** **
 Self-Inflicted - Firearm 100.0 ** ** ** 42.1 26.3
 Self-inflicted - Hanging/Suffocation 100.0 ** 77.8 ** ** **
 Self-Inflicted - Poisoning 100.0 ** ** ** ** **
 Assault - Firearm 100.0 ** ** ** ** **
 All Other 100.0 ** ** 36.4 27.3 36.4

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