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Injury Facts®, the annual statistical report on unintentional injuries produced by the National Safety Council, is the complete reference for safety statistics. Based on this data, we can determine a person's odds of dying from various causes.So, how likely are you do die from:
While such questions may strike some as macabre, the National Safety Council frequently receives these inquiries.
These odds are statistical averages over the U.S. population. They do not reflect the odds of death for a particular person from a particular cause, which varies significantly based on lifestyle, occupation, residence, and many other factors.
NSC and the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions annually conduct a survey of theme parks, family entertainment centers and tourist attractions with fixed-site rides. Injury estimates are rated by ride type and severity.
Read amusement park injury data.
Safety Checkup reveals real hazards most likely to harm you based on your age, gender, location and other factors, and what you can do to be safer.