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The Top 5 Leading Causes of Injury Deaths in The United States (2010)

  Cause of Death Number of deaths
1 Unintentional motor vehicle accident 33,687 deaths
2 Unintentional poisoning 33,041 deaths
3 Unintentional fall 26,009 deaths
4 Suicide by firearm 19,392 deaths
5 Homicide by firearm 11,078 deaths
Sources:  National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), National Vital Statistics System.

List Notes: Data is top 5 leading causes of injury deaths in the United States for the year 2010. Data is latest available updated Jan, 2013.
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