Minnesota Injury Facts 2009-2010 Edition: Fatal Injuries
Fatal unintentional injuries ("accidents") take the lives of more than 1,800 Minnesotans on average each year. Nearly 35% are caused by falls; another 31% are traffic related. Most are preventable.
|Top Ten Causes of Unintentional-Injury Deaths in Minnesota, 2004-2008|
|Motor vehicle traffic||2,807||30.66||561|
|ATV/ Snowmobile, nontraffic||137||1.5||27|
|Land transport, other||86||0.94||17|
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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