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Minnesota Injury Facts, 2004 Edition: Injuries by Gender, Minnesota

Top 10 Causes of Unintentional Injury Death in Minnesota by Gender, 1998-2002

Men
Cause Number Percent
Motor vehicle traffic 2035 41.3
Fall 1045 21.2
Poisoning 466 9.5
Drowning 223 4.5
Suffocation 213 4.3
Fire/flame 128 2.6
Natural/environmental 103 2.1
Land transport, other 98 2.0
ATV/Snowmobile, nontraffic 89 1.8
Machinery 67 1.4

Women
Cause Number Percent
Fall 1235 41.2
Motor vehicle traffic 1128 37.6
Poisoning 151 5.0
Suffocation 118 3.9
Fire/flame 70 2.3
Natural/environmental 66 2.2
Drowning 63 2.1
Late effects of causes other than transport and fall 26 0.9
Unspecified 23 0.8
Land transport, other 22 0.7

Source: Minnesota Department of Health

Additional Pages
Fatal injuries, Minnesota
Non-fatal injuries, Minnesota
All injuries, U.S.
  • Centers for Disease Control, http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5307a1.htm


  • Traffic injuries, Minnesota
    Traffic injuries, U.S.
  • National Center for Statistics and Analysis, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. DOT, http://www.nhtsa.gov/NCSA


  • Workplace injuries, Minnesota
    Workplace injuries, U.S.
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, http://www.bls.gov/bls/safety.htm
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control, http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/chartbook/


  • Injuries in the home, Minnesota
    Injuries in the home, U.S.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission, http://www.cpsc.gov/LIBRARY/data.html


  • Recreational injuries, Minnesota
    Recreational injuries, U.S.
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission, http://www.cpsc.gov/LIBRARY/data.html


  • Minnesota injuries by
  • Age

  •         Minnesota Injury Facts, Ages 1-19
            Minnesota Injury Facts, Ages 20-39
            Minnesota Injury Facts, Ages 40-59
            Minnesota Injury Facts, Ages 60-85+

  • Minnesota Department of Health:

  •         Ten Leading Causes of Nonfatal Hospitalized Injury by Age Group, Minnesota 1998-2001
            Ten Leading Causes of Nonfatal ED-treated Injury by Age Group, Minnesota 1998-2001

    Minnesota injuries by costs
  • Minnesota Department of Health, http://www.health.state.mn.us/injury/pub/ed2001/index.cfm (see "Impact")
  • Minnesota Department of Public Safety, http://www.dps.state.mn.us/ots/crashdata/codes_project.asp


  • Prevention recommendations