Chances to die in different situations
Natural disasters – 0.0029 %
This includes lightning, tornadoes, floods, earthquakes, and other natural disasters. The chance to die due to the wrath of mother nature is 0.0029%
Plane crash – 0.005 %
Flying in an airplane is considered safer than traveling by car. Chance of death: 1 to 20,000.
Electric shock – 0.011 %
Including death from lightning and the death penalty, electric shocks in the United States occur approximately 1,000 times a year, and most accidents occur in the workplace. Chance of death: 1 to 5,000.
Sunstroke – 0.012 %
Heat stroke results in more than 600 deaths a year in the United States. Rates have increased between 1995 and 2015. The risk of death is less than 5% in those with exercise-induced heat stroke and as high as 65% in those with non-exercise induced cases.
Bicycle accident – 0.021 %
Most often, death in such an accident occurs as a result of a collision with a car. Chance of death: 1 to 4,047.
Choking on Food – 0.037 %
According to Injury Facts 2017, choking is the fourth leading cause of unintentional injury death. Of the 5,051 people who died from choking in 2015, 2,848 were older than 74. Food is often responsible for choking incidents in the elderly.
Fire or Smoke – 0.067 %
About 50-80% of fire deaths are most likely due to smoke poisoning, not burns, but in the United States as a whole, this factor claims thousands of lives annually.
Pedestrian Incident – 0.179 %
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) estimates 7,680 pedestrians died in traffic or non-traffic incidents in 2018. Non-traffic incidents occur on non-traffic ways such as driveways, parking lots, or other private property.
Gun Assault – 0.307 %
Of course, the danger of being shot can occur in any country, but the risk is increasing in the USA, Guatemala, Brazil and South Africa.
Fall – 0.606 %
Most often, this is the cause of death among children and the elderly.
Motor Vehicle Crash – 0.971 %
Car accidents are the most common cause of death. About 50,000 Americans die annually because of them.
Unintentional poisoning – 1.04 %
According to the CDC, unintentional poisoning is the leading cause of injury death for all age groups. It has surpassed motor vehicle traffic fatalities as the leading cause of injury death in the U.S. since 2008.
Drugs overdose – 1.06 %
More than 67,300 Americans died from drug-involved overdose in 2018, including illicit drugs and prescription opioids. Drug overdose deaths rose from 38,329 in 2010 to 70,237 in 2017; followed by a significant decrease in 2018 to 67,367 deaths.
Accidental injury – 2.77 %
For this reason, there are about 30 million calls for emergency ambulance, and about 100,000 people per year die as a result of such circumstances. Chance of death: 1 to 36.
Stroke – 5 %
Stroke kills about 140,000 Americans each year—that’s 1 out of every 20 deaths. Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds. Every 4 minutes, someone dies of stroke. Every year, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke.
Cancer – 14 %
Recently, the risk of getting cancer has become as inevitable as death and taxes. Chance of death: 1 to 7.