Minnesota Injury Facts 2006 Edition: Fatal Injuries
Fatal unintentional injuries ("accidents") take the lives of 1,687 Minnesotans on average each year. Nearly 40 percent of these deaths are traffic-related; another 30 percent are caused by falls. Most are preventable.
|Top Ten Causes of Unintentional-Injury Deaths in Minnesota, 2001-2005|
|Cause||Deaths||Percent of Total||Yearly Average|
|Motor vehicle traffic||3,095||36.69||619|
|Late effects of causes other than transport & fall||100||1.18||20|
Source: Minnesota Department of Health
More information on fatal injuries in Minnesota: Minnesota Department of Health http://www.health.state.mn.us/injury/pub/mort/index.cfm
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