The Top 5 Leading Causes of Injury Deaths in The United States (2010)


  Cause of Death Number of deaths
1
Unintentional motor vehicle accident 33,687 deaths
2
Unintentional poisoning 33,041 deaths
3
Unintentional fall 26,009 deaths
4
Suicide by firearm 19,392 deaths
5
Homicide by firearm 11,078 deaths
Sources:  National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), National Vital Statistics System.
List Notes: Data is top 5 leading causes of injury deaths in the United States for the year 2010. Data is latest available updated Jan, 2013.
  
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