Minnesota Injury Facts 2008 Edition: Fatal Injuries
Fatal unintentional injuries ("accidents") take the lives of more than 1,700 Minnesotans on average each year. Slightly more than 34% are caused by falls; nearly 34% more are traffic related. Most are preventable.
|Top Ten Causes of Unintentional-Injury Deaths in Minnesota, 2003-2007|
|Cause||Deaths||Percent of Total||Yearly Average|
|Motor vehicle traffic||2872||33.70||574|
|ATV/ Snowmobile, nontraffic||138||1.62||28|
|Land transport, other||109||1.28||22|
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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