2016 in review … what killed us

Here is the list from the end of 2015 if interested in comparing
United States of America
RealTime
CURRENT DEATH TOLL
from Jan 1, 2016 – Dec 31, 2016 (2:49:32 PM)


Someone just died by: Death Box

Abortion: 1093857
Heart Disease: 615388
Cancer: 592700
Tobacco: 350592
Obesity: 307520
Medical Errors: 251880
Stroke: 133328
Lower Respiratory Disease: 143185
Accident (unintentional): 136283
Hospital Associated Infection: 99168
Alcohol: 100169
Diabetes: 76617
Alzheimer’s Disease: 93699
Influenza/Pneumonia: 55320
Kidney Failure: 42834
Blood Infection: 33521
Suicide: 42845
Drunk Driving: 33865
Unintentional Poisoning: 31812
All Drug Abuse: 25047
Homicide: 16827
Prescription Drug Overdose: 15025
Murder by gun: 11512
Texting while Driving: 5999
Pedestrian: 5008
Drowning: 3922
Fire Related: 3506
Malnutrition: 2777
Domestic Violence: 1462
Smoking in Bed: 781
Falling out of Bed: 600
Killed by Falling Tree: 150
Struck by Lightning: 82
Mass Shooting  *
Domestic:
Radical Islamic Terrorism:
24
49
Pokemon Go: 2

 

Your chance of death is 100%. Are you ready?

Totals of all categories except mass shooting are based upon past trends documented below.


Sources:
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/deaths.htm
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/hus15.pdf#019
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr60/nvsr60_04.pdf
http://www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/library/graphs/graphs.htm
http://www.alcoholalert.com/drunk-driving-statistics.html
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/suicide.htm
http://wonder.cdc.gov/wonder/prevguid/m0052833/m0052833.asp
http://www.cdc.gov/motorvehiclesafety/Pedestrian_Safety/factsheet.html
http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/Water-Safety/waterinjuries-factsheet.html
http://www.nfpa.org/categoryList.asp?categoryID=953
http://www.dvrc-or.org/domestic/violence/resources/C61/
http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1562978,00.html
https://s3.amazonaws.com/s3.documentcloud.org/documents/781687/john-james-a-new-evidence-based-estimate-of.pdf

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2 Responses

  1. Why isn’t someone screaming about medical error? My math isn’t too great but isn’t 251,880 way more than twice 25041 (all drug abuse) and 15025 (prescription overdose) combined? Oh wait who has the money? That’s right those in the medical profession, not generally the people they treat.

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