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All Violent Deaths, Figure 1

Cost Estimates of Violent Deaths: Figures and Tables

Average Medical Cost per Violent Death, by Age and Sex, United States, 2005

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In 2005, the average medical cost of violent death was $4,196 for men and $4,231 for women for all ages combined. Broken out by age, the highest average medical cost among children ages 0-4 years was $14,679 for males and $12,981 for females. Males have a higher average medical cost for violent death than females until they reach age group 45-49 years, when the average medical cost for females rises above that for males.

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