Accidents

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Injury Death Rate

The Injury Death Rate is the number of deaths from intentional and unintentional injuries per 100,000 population. Deaths included are those with an underlying cause of injury (ICD-10 codes *U01-*U03, V01-Y36, Y85-Y87, Y89).

69 79 80 68
Firearm Fatality Rate

The Firearm Fatality Rate is the number of deaths due to firearms, defined as ICD-10 codes W32-W34, X72-X74, X93-X95, Y22-Y24, and Y35.0, per 100,000 population.

11 11 13 13
Homicide Rate

The Homicide Rate is the number of deaths from assaults, defined as ICD-10 codes X85-Y09, per 100,000 population.

5 4 3 6
Violent Crime Rate

The Violent Crime Rate is the number of violent crimes reported per 100,000 population. Violent crimes are defined as offenses that involve face-to-face confrontation between the victim and the perpetrator, including homicide, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.

428 171 196 342
Motor Vehicle Crash Death Rate

The Motor Vehicle Crash Death Rate is the number of deaths due to traffic accidents involving a motor vehicle per 100,000 population. Motor vehicle crash deaths include traffic accidents involving motorcycles; 3-wheel motor vehicles; cars; vans; trucks; buses; street cars; ATVs; industrial, agricultural, and construction vehicles; and bicyclists or pedestrians when colliding with any of the previously listed motor vehicles. Deaths due to boating accidents and airline crashes are not included in this measure.

10 16 21 14
Alcohol-impaired Driving Death Rate

The Alcohol-Impaired Driving Death Rate is the percentage of motor vehicle crash deaths with alcohol involvement.

32 35 34 31
Drug Overdose Death Rate

The Drug Overdose Death Rate is the number of deaths due to drug poisoning per 100,000 population. ICD-10 codes used include X40-X44, X60-X64, X85, and Y10-Y14. These codes cover accidental, intentional, and undetermined poisoning by and exposure to: 1) nonopioid analgesics, antipyretics and antirheumatics, 2) antiepileptic, sedative-hypnotic, antiparkinsonism and psychotropic drugs, not elsewhere classified, 3) narcotics and psychodysleptics [hallucinogens], not elsewhere classified, 4) other drugs acting on the autonomic nervous system, and 5) other and unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances.

25 26 24 16

Mortality - Unintentional Injury

This indicator reports the rate of death due to unintentional injury (accident) per 100,000 population. Figures are reported as crude rates, and as rates age-adjusted to year 2000 standard. Rates are resummarized for report areas from county level data, only where data is available. This indicator is relevant because accidents are a leading cause of death in the U.S.

New Hanover Brunswick Pender NC
Average Annual Unintentional Injury Deaths 2010-14
  • Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System. Accessed via CDC WONDER. 2012-16. Source geography: County
102 70 32 4726
Unintentional Injury Crude Death Rate

This indicator reports the rate of death due to unintentional injury (accident) per 100,000 population. Figures are reported as crude rates.This indicator is relevant because accidents are a leading cause of death in the U.S.

  • Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System. Accessed via CDC WONDER. 2012-16. Source geography: County
46.9 58.7 56.6 47.51
Unintentional Injury Age-Adjusted Death Rate

This indicator reports the rate of death due to unintentional injury (accident) per 100,000 population. Figures are reported as rates age-adjusted to year 2000 standard. This indicator is relevant because accidents are a leading cause of death in the U.S.

  • Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System. Accessed via CDC WONDER. 2012-16. Source geography: County
45.6 60.9 55.8 46.09

Mortality - Pedestrian Motor Vehicle Crash

Mortality - Pedestrian Motor Vehicle Crash
Total Pedestrian Deaths (2011 -2015)

This indicator reports the total number of pedestrians killed by motor vehicles. This indicator is relevant because pedestrian-motor vehicle crash deaths are preventable and they are a cause of premature death.

  • Data Source: US Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fatality Analysis Reporting System. 2011-2015. Source geography: County
42 10 8 1021
Average Annual Deaths (per 100,000 pop.)

This indicator reports the crude rate of pedestrians killed by motor vehicles per 100,000 population. This indicator is relevant because pedestrian-motor vehicle crash deaths are preventable and they are a cause of premature death.

  • Data Source: US Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fatality Analysis Reporting System. 2011-2015. Source geography: County
6.9 3.1 5.1 3.6