Mortality data from 2000 to 2009 indicate that the annual rate of unintentional injury deaths is declining, but these injuries remain the leading cause of death among those aged 1 to 19. Annual rates dropped 29% during the study period, decreasing among all age groups except those aged 1 and younger. Reported suffocations increased among those aged 1 and younger, and poisoning deaths increased among those aged 15 to 19.

Source: CDC.