Top Ten: Odds of Dying
The National Safety Council and National Center for Health Statistics regularly collect data about the most common causes of death in the U.S. Here are the lifetime odds of dying for selected causes in the United States. This data comes from the most recent published data, from 2018.
|Rank||Causes of death||Odds of dying|
|3.||Chronic lower respiratory disease||1:26|
|6.||Motor vehicle crash||1:106|
|8.||Assault with a firearm||1:298|