Minnesota Injury Facts 2004 Edition: Fatal Injuries, Minnesota
Unintentional injuries ("accidents") shatter the lives of hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans each year and add significantly to our spiraling health care costs. Most of them are preventable.
Each year, unintentional injuries kill more than 1,500 Minnesotans and injure hundreds of thousands more. Motor vehicle-related injuries cause about 4 out of 10 of the deaths, followed by falls and poisonings.
|Top Ten Causes of Unintentional-Injury
Deaths in Minnesota,
|Cause||Deaths||Percent of Total||Yearly Average|
|Motor vehicle traffic||3,163||39.9||633|
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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