Fatal Injury Trends

Injuries are one of the leading causes of death in the United States. The chart below shows the number of all unintentional fatal injuries and select fatal injury types (for example, falls, drowning, suicide) by month and year, including provisional data. Visit CDC’s Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS™) to find additional injury data.

Provisional and Final Fatal Injury Data by Month, United States