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Table 2 Cost of Hospital-Treated Nonfatal Injuries in the United States by Mechanism, 2013 (2013 United States $)

From: Incidence and costs of injuries to children and adults in the United States

  Number Medical Work Loss Quality of Life Total Total Cost per Injury
UNINTENTIONAL INJURIES
 Cut/pierce 1,912,149 $3,631,594,141 $4,922,277,919 $28,292,232,329 $36,846,104,389 $19,269
 Drowning/submersion 9762 $167,756,380 $585,909,962 $2,699,855,258 $3,453,521,600 $353,773
 Fall 8,810,752 $64,201,479,065 $72,918,304,289 $505,230,956,245 $642,350,739,599 $72,905
 Fire/flame 80,131 $754,650,203 $728,172,630 $5,538,602,465 $7,021,425,298 $87,625
 Hot object/substance 292,856 $988,725,136 $1,708,949,240 $12,359,395,079 $15,057,069,455 $51,415
 Firearm 35,858 $358,159,858 $703,471,847 $2,983,640,338 $4,045,272,043 $112,815
 Machinery 113,545 $544,119,276 $1,846,062,780 $10,644,611,515 $13,034,793,571 $114,798
 MVT Occupant 2,498,200 $13,763,057,426 $22,257,235,570 $97,781,307,804 $133,801,600,800 $53,559
 MVT Motorcyclist 157,995 $2,736,135,308 $5,580,436,675 $21,245,276,186 $29,561,848,169 $187,106
 MVT Pedal cyclist 53,983 $527,900,384 $1,123,476,662 $5,165,720,968 $6,817,098,014 $126,281
 MVT Pedestrian 137,296 $2,181,788,505 $3,548,142,901 $16,715,035,234 $22,444,966,640 $163,478
 MVT Unspecified 219,970 $1,053,152,143 $1,820,906,676 $9,972,036,013 $12,846,094,832 $58,399
 MVT Other 17,891 $111,877,667 $248,974,328 $1,464,181,060 $1,825,033,055 $102,010
 Pedal cyclist, other 324,071 $1,476,820,932 $3,263,738,075 $20,108,440,875 $24,848,999,882 $76,678
 Pedestrian, other 19,026 $169,750,289 $289,186,145 $1,884,173,134 $2,343,109,568 $123,153
 Transport, other 294,317 $2,358,186,236 $5,066,645,020 $29,023,314,277 $36,448,145,533 $123,840
 Bites and stings 1,234,452 $2,547,309,358 $2,869,717,927 $27,803,209,134 $33,220,236,419 $26,911
 Other natural/environmental 178,925 $1,168,724,588 $1,414,612,181 $6,270,658,638 $8,853,995,407 $49,484
 Overexertion 2,335,656 $6,555,552,120 $10,283,916,364 $65,455,667,267 $82,295,135,751 $35,234
 Poisoning 469,441 $2,957,904,882 $836,596,717 $19,797,098,590 $23,591,600,189 $50,255
 Struck by/against 3,274,620 $8,646,126,741 $14,196,566,363 $142,802,749,122 $165,645,442,226 $50,585
 Suffocation 37,714 $2,035,124,771 $572,859,762 $2,216,460,767 $4,824,445,300 $127,921
 Other spec & classification 1,108,881 $4,457,686,594 $4,606,013,305 $54,204,054,262 $63,267,754,161 $57,055
 Other specified, NEC 679,383 $2,473,750,166 $3,703,018,649 $23,312,983,807 $29,489,752,622 $43,407
 Unspecified 2,116,751 $9,391,792,223 $12,521,017,713 $60,497,266,532 $82,410,076,468 $38,932
SELF-HARM INJURIES
 Cut/pierce 104,661 $555,649,912 $1,526,402,750 $5,323,753,810 $7,405,806,472 $70,760
 Drowning/submersion 265 $3,418,777 $21,334,930 $76,901,789 $101,655,496 $383,493
 Fall 2377 $133,419,753 $216,937,041 $674,562,123 $1,024,918,917 $431,271
 Fire/flame 1561 $47,016,669 $35,395,270 $354,039,886 $436,451,826 $279,685
 Hot object/substance 178 $1,007,084 $2,947,776 $35,191,197 $39,146,057 $220,435
 Firearm 2686 $192,070,049 $336,463,687 $1,240,360,400 $1,768,894,136 $658,446
 MVT Other 823 $19,532,106 $42,591,826 $153,183,991 $215,307,923 $261,588
 Other natural/environmental 123 $2,690,121 $4,270,614 $13,651,834 $20,612,569 $167,359
 Poisoning 279,444 $2,061,419,009 $799,796,068 $9,522,661,850 $12,383,876,927 $44,316
 Suffocation 9076 $123,411,128 $873,402,854 $2,603,923,204 $3,600,737,186 $396,752
 Other specified & classifiable 1875 $73,774,938 $172,400,608 $544,485,818 $790,661,364 $421,619
 Other specified, NEC 27,623 $175,461,682 $411,227,781 $1,413,948,899 $2,000,638,362 $72,426
 Unspecified 7271 $34,820,468 $79,108,294 $270,489,268 $384,418,030 $52,869
ASSAULT
 Cut/pierce 73,932 $491,701,003 $1,138,106,551 $5,476,377,890 $7,106,185,444 $96,118
 Drowning/submersion 69 $642,802 $1,964,335 $7,164,047 $9,771,184 $141,881
 Fall 1646 $12,022,160 $37,569,063 $169,630,025 $219,221,249 $133,196
 Fire/flame 595 $3,858,466 $9,261,217 $69,978,211 $83,097,894 $139,678
 Hot object/substance 1962 $15,993,005 $17,535,750 $153,556,467 $187,085,222 $95,368
 Firearm 30,131 $927,098,739 $1,530,254,784 $6,968,840,319 $9,426,193,842 $312,844
 MVT Occupant 1660 $6,798,022 $12,494,180 $130,515,813 $149,808,015 $90,225
 Poisoning 1761 $7,901,485 $2,498,250 $92,294,308 $102,694,043 $58,317
 Struck by/against 611,218 $2,512,923,350 $6,795,903,883 $56,416,139,291 $65,724,966,524 $107,531
 Suffocation 3006 $10,208,810 $27,416,530 $127,393,050 $165,018,390 $54,888
 Other specified & classifiable 119,372 $604,801,671 $1,005,672,954 $7,496,925,042 $9,107,399,667 $76,294
 Other specified, NEC 165,835 $571,842,316 $1,014,664,619 $11,060,805,689 $12,647,312,624 $76,265
 Unspecified 169,769 $879,584,274 $2,260,749,692 $17,139,072,436 $20,279,406,402 $119,453
UNDETERMINED INTENT
 Cut/pierce 3731 $13,136,329 $31,468,294 $124,000,521 $168,605,144 $45,196
 Drowning/submersion 233 $912,250 $8,301,876 $31,576,211 $40,790,337 $175,358
 Fall 3950 $39,802,960 $99,196,652 $333,040,805 $472,040,417 $119,510
 Fire/flame 2913 $15,518,883 $31,234,477 $242,655,585 $289,408,944 $99,345
 Hot object/substance 595 $3,699,041 $7,221,322 $73,345,138 $84,265,501 $141,740
 Firearm 4014 $74,095,787 $129,846,857 $546,583,710 $750,526,354 $186,991
 MVT Other 459 $3,147,206 $6,780,905 $29,228,290 $39,156,401 $85,342
 Other natural/environmental 2703 $58,901,837 $45,949,242 $145,873,538 $250,724,617 $92,761
 Poisoning 126,707 $892,799,765 $326,704,590 $5,843,044,484 $7,062,548,839 $55,739
 Suffocation 267 $1,684,991 $9,729,591 $19,947,053 $31,361,635 $117,601
 Other specified & classifiable 463 $4,000,582 $9,817,663 $43,121,482 $56,939,727 $122,885
 Other specified, NEC 14,025 $64,785,622 $98,439,086 $539,613,549 $702,838,257 $50,114
 Unspecified 76,146 $313,398,577 $320,997,827 $2,566,738,535 $3,201,134,939 $42,039
LEGAL INTERVENTIONa
 Cut/pierce 1449 $3,102,948 $6,635,734 $22,866,321 $32,605,003 $22,502
 Firearm 1383 $41,617,599 $57,218,311 $234,236,902 $333,072,812 $240,832
 Poisoning 349 $645,957 $336,617 $13,470,021 $14,452,595 $41,469
 Struck by/against 41,824 $127,374,328 $266,063,345 $1,325,708,220 $1,719,145,893 $41,104
 Other specified & classifiable 1174 $9,406,164 $8,221,940 $41,502,028 $59,130,132 $50,375
 Other specified, NEC 121 $1,064,568 $2,915,549 $9,994,667 $13,974,784 $115,142
 Unspecified 6937 $20,238,437 $42,810,948 $214,315,994 $277,365,380 $39,984
UNSPECIFIED INTENT
 Drowning/submersion 443 $27,326,952 $54,731,485 $204,710,316 $286,768,754 $646,970
 Other natural/environmental 49,694 $686,083,672 $522,349,852 $2,757,831,073 $3,966,264,597 $79,814
 Poisoning 81,013 $677,091,885 $163,997,422 $4,002,093,054 $4,843,182,361 $59,783
 Suffocation 28,327 $1,760,326,274 $379,312,268 $1,302,485,774 $3,442,124,316 $121,514
 Other specified & classifiable 57,020 $351,856,081 $246,844,436 $698,824,829 $1,297,525,346 $22,756
Unspecified 2,499,592 $18,048,042,991 $24,246,394,615 $139,111,309,043 $181,405,746,649 $72,574
  1. MVT Motor vehicle traffic
  2. NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
  3. *Deaths due to injuries inflicted by police or other law enforcement agents