Number of Injuries and Associated Costs

WISQARS - Data Selections
Data Year:2020Injury Outcome:FatalIntent:All IntentsMechanism:All InjuryGeography:United StatesSex:All SexesAge:All Ages
MechanismIntentDeathsMedical CostsValue of Statistical LifeCombined Costs
TotalAverageTotalAverageTotalAverage
Cost of injury data table

Notation: ** indicates unstable value (<20 deaths); -- indicates suppressed value (<10 deaths in sub-national geographic areas or nonfatal injury counts based on <20 unweighted count, <1,200 weighted count, or coefficient of variation of the estimate >30%);

Abbreviations: $B = Billions; $M = Millions; ED = Emergency department; NEC = Not elsewhere classified; MV = Motor vehicle

Currency year and time horizon: Costs are 2020 USD. Medical costs for injury deaths refer to medical care associated with the fatal event. Medical, work loss, and quality of life loss costs for nonfatal injuries refer to the 1 year following the ED injury visit.

Data sources:Produced by: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC.