2007

All suicides

  • Number of deaths: 34,598
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 11.5
  • Cause of death rank: 11

Firearm suicides

  • Number of deaths: 17,352
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 5.8

Suffocation suicides

  • Number of deaths: 8,161
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 2.7

Poisoning suicides

  • Number of deaths: 6,358
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 2.1

All homicides

  • Number of deaths: 18,361
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 6.1
  • Cause of death rank: 15

Firearm homicides

  • Number of deaths: 12,632
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 4.2

All unintentional injury deaths

  • Number of deaths: 123,706
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 41.0
  • Cause of death rank: 5

Unintentional fall deaths

  • Number of deaths: 22,631
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 7.5

Motor vehicle traffic deaths

  • Number of deaths: 42,031
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 13.9

Unintentional poisoning deaths

  • Number of deaths: 29,846
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 9.9

 

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