Minute by Minute

A preventable-injury-related death occurs every 3 minutes in the United States. On average, this means there are 20 deaths and 5,510 medically consulted injuries every hour. The donut charts below illustrate the rates of these deaths and injuries by class for the year 2019.

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Source: National Safety Council estimates.