The Costs of Fatal Injuries


Combined medical and work-loss costs for fatal injuries exceeded $214 billion in 2013, according a report from the CDC. Available for free at, the report states that costs from fatal injuries represented approximately one-third of the total $671 billion in medical and work-loss costs associated with all injuries in 2013.


Source: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, October 2, 2015.
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