Skip to comments.[Vanity] CDC 2013 Mortality Data re Guns and Accidental Deaths
Posted on 12/04/2015 8:05:29 AM PST by mbarker12474
[Vanity] Hi folks, here is some data pulled from CDC data tables.
|Number of Deaths||Rate per
|Cause of Death|
|130,557||41.3||Accidents (unintentional injuries)|
|37,938||12||~~ Transport accidents|
|35,369||11.2||~~ ~~ Motor vehicle accidents|
|1,000||0.3||~~ ~~ Other land transport accidents|
|1,569||0.5||~~ ~~ Water, air and space, and other and unspecified transport accidents and their sequelae|
|92,619||29.3||~~ Nontransport accidents|
|30,208||9.6||~~ ~~ Falls|
|505||0.2||~~ Accidental discharge of firearms|
|3,391||1.1||~~ Accidental drowning and submersion|
|2,760||0.9||~~ Accidental exposure to smoke, fire and flames|
|38,851||12.3||~~ Accidental poisoning and exposure to noxious substances|
|16,904||5.3||~~ Other and unspecified nontransport accidents and their sequelae
|41,149||13||Intentional self-harm (suicide)|
|21,175||6.7||~~ Intentional self-harm (suicide) by discharge of firearms|
|19,974||6.3||~~ Intentional self-harm (suicide) by other and unspecified means and their sequelae
|11,208||3.5||~~ Assault (homicide) by discharge of firearms|
|4,913||1.6||~~ Assault (homicide) by other and unspecified means and their sequelae|
|4,587||1.5||Events of undertermined intent|
|281||0.1||~~ Discharge of firearms, undetermined intent|
|4,306||1.4||~~ Other and unspecified events of undertrmined intent and the sequelae
|15||*||Operations of war and their sequelae|
|7,665||2.4||Enterocolitis due to Clistidium difficile|
|33,636||10.6||Injury by firearms|
33,636 Total deaths by firearms, U.S., 2013 505 1.5 Accidental 21175 63.0 Suicide 11208 33.3 Assault / Homicide 281 0.8 Undetermined Intent
thanks FRiend for doing the work our journalists won’t.
How many of those in Chicago, DC, and NYC as opposed to gun nut (sic) country?
Does Injury by firearm include M1 thunb?
It it didn't kill you, it made you - and your thunb stronger.
from Table 10 in the CDC’s 2013 Cause of Death data.
“Deaths: Final Data for 2013”
Table 10. Number of deaths from 113 selected causes, Enterocolitis due to Clostridium difficile, drug-induced causes, alcohol-induced causes, and injury by firearms, by age: United States, 2013
And I’d argue that the suicide count should be left out of the calculation of deaths caused by firearms. Nearly half of suicides are non-gun related, and someone bent on suicide will simply find another way to do it. They’ll happen at nearly the same rate even if every gun in the country has been melted down.
So, we’re left with drugs and alcohol alone being responsible for about six times the deaths caused by firearms. Over 75,000 versus less than 12,000 (excluding suicides). Meanwhile, the left continues onward toward further drug legalization. Go figure.
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