10 Leading Causes of Nonfatal Injury, United States
2006, All Races, Both Sexes, Disposition: All Cases
 

Age Groups

          
Rank
<1
1-4
5-9
10-14
15-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55-64
65+
All Ages

1
Unintentional
Fall
124,747
Unintentional
Fall
860,281
Unintentional
Fall
635,912
Unintentional
Struck by/
Against
608,658
Unintentional
Struck by/
Against
1,071,586
Unintentional
Fall
748,064
Unintentional
Fall
784,154
Unintentional
Fall
817,043
Unintentional
Fall
633,428
Unintentional
Fall
1,840,117
Unintentional
Fall
7,934,840

2
Unintentional
Struck by/
Against
30,872
Unintentional
Struck by/
Against
390,563
Unintentional
Struck by/
Against
420,693
Unintentional
Fall
602,415
Unintentional
Fall
888,138
Unintentional
Overexertion
726,511
Unintentional
Overexertion
656,632
Unintentional
Overexertion
468,164
Unintentional
Struck by/
Against
223,447
Unintentional
Struck by/
Against
225,785
Unintentional
Struck by/
Against
4,663,517

3
Unintentional
Other Bite/
Sting
12,456
Unintentional
Other Bite/
Sting
153,552
Unintentional
Cut/Pierce
116,918
Unintentional
Overexertion
279,148
Unintentional
MV-Occupant
833,189
Unintentional
Struck by/
Against
693,006
Unintentional
Struck by/
Against
570,882
Unintentional
Struck by/
Against
427,588
Unintentional
Overexertion
214,793
Unintentional
Overexertion
178,808
Unintentional
Overexertion
3,474,597

4
Unintentional
Foreign Body
10,903
Unintentional
Foreign Body
125,543
Unintentional
Other Bite/
Sting
99,452
Unintentional
Cut/Pierce
144,366
Unintentional
Overexertion
782,425
Unintentional
MV-Occupant
551,875
Unintentional
MV-Occupant
436,807
Unintentional
MV-Occupant
338,731
Unintentional
MV-Occupant
196,080
Unintentional
MV-Occupant
175,219
Unintentional
MV-Occupant
2,723,465

5
Unintentional
Fire/Burn
10,378
Unintentional
Overexertion
81,923
Unintentional
Pedal Cyclist
88,734
Unintentional
Pedal Cyclist
110,506
Unintentional
Cut/Pierce
500,646
Unintentional
Cut/Pierce
437,328
Unintentional
Cut/Pierce
366,926
Unintentional
Cut/Pierce
286,432
Unintentional
Cut/Pierce
157,098
Unintentional
Cut/Pierce
118,967
Unintentional
Cut/Pierce
2,215,211

6
Unintentional
Other Specified
7,965
Unintentional
Cut/Pierce
79,713
Unintentional
Overexertion
78,518
Unintentional
Unknown/
Unspecified
108,550
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
468,309
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
301,318
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
218,638
Unintentional
Other Specified
155,317
Unintentional
Other Bite/
Sting
66,296
Unintentional
Other Bite/
Sting
69,703
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
1,310,697

7
Unintentional
Overexertion
7,531
Unintentional
Other Specified
55,535
Unintentional
MV-Occupant
60,008
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
93,912
Unintentional
Other Specified
198,544
Unintentional
Other Specified
166,785
Unintentional
Other Specified
184,888
Unintentional
Poisoning
137,855
Unintentional
Other Specified
61,633
Unintentional
Poisoning
65,292
Unintentional
Other Bite/
Sting
1,095,521

8
Unintentional
MV-Occupant
6,885
Unintentional
Fire/Burn
53,359
Unintentional
Foreign Body
57,440
Unintentional
MV-Occupant
85,151
Unintentional
Other Bite/
Sting
190,130
Unintentional
Other Bite/
Sting
162,741
Unintentional
Other Bite/
Sting
154,357
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
134,647
Unintentional
Poisoning
60,990
Unintentional
Other
Transport
58,823
Unintentional
Other Specified
922,208

9
Unintentional
Poisoning
6,877
Unintentional
Poisoning
43,206
Unintentional
Other
Transport
45,981
Unintentional
Other Bite/
Sting
66,784
Unintentional
Unknown/
Unspecified
155,712
Unintentional
Poisoning
104,095
Unintentional
Poisoning
146,210
Unintentional
Other Bite/
Sting
119,980
Unintentional
Other
Transport
39,316
Unintentional
Unknown/
Unspecified
47,405
Unintentional
Poisoning
703,702

10
Unintentional
Cut/Pierce
6,479
Unintentional
Unknown/
Unspecified
41,573
Unintentional
Dog Bite
44,239
Unintentional
Other
Transport
58,433
Unintentional
Other
Transport
144,488
Unintentional
Other
Transport
102,180
Unintentional
Other
Transport
84,513
Unintentional
Other
Transport
69,723
Other AssaultA
Struck by/
Again
38,198
Unintentional
Other Specified
42,923
Unintentional
Unknown/
Unspecified
652,130
Produced By: Office of Statistics and Programming, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC
Data Source: NEISS All Injury Program operated by the Consumer Product Safety Commission  (CPSC).
A The 'Other Assault' category includes all assaults that are not classified as sexual assault. It represents the majority of assaults.