ODDS OF DYING IN U.S. BY CAUSE OF DEATH

Posted on December 27, 2007. Filed under: Uncategorized |

While the list below may surprise most… the real surprise is what is NOT on the list:
 
that nearly 40% of global deaths may be from pollution. 
 
That makes it the #1 killer at 1-in-3
 
Odds of dying list: (link)
Heart Disease 1-in-5
Cancer 1-in-7
Stroke 1-in-23
Accidental Injury 1-in-36
Motor Vehicle Accident 1-in-100
Intentional Self-harm (suicide) 1-in-121
Falling Down 1-in-246
Assault by Firearm 1-in-325
Fire or Smoke 1-in-1,116
Electrocution 1-in-5,000
Drowning 1-in-8,942
Air Travel Accident 1-in-20,000
Flood (included also in Natural Forces above) 1-in-30,000
Legal Execution 1-in-58,618
Tornado 1-in-60,000
Lightning Strike 1-in-83,930
Snake, Bee or other Venomous Bite or Sting 1-in-100,000
Earthquake 1-in-131,890
Dog Attack 1-in-147,717
Asteroid Impact 1-in-200,000**
Tsunami 1-in-500,000
Fireworks Discharge 1-in-615,488
 
From livescience
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