Odds of Dying

The Odds of Dying for a 19-Year-Old man

The Odds of Dying for a 19-Year-Old man are 1 in 822.
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For a 19-year-old man, the odds of dying are 1 in 822. A comparison with a woman of the same age shows that her odds are significantly better at 1 in 2,353. This divergence in the statistics hints at the influence of gender and age on mortality odds.

Common and Uncommon Causes of Death

At this age, various external factors pose the most significant threats. For instance, being involved in an assault by firearm holds an odds of 1 in 4,599, while suicide follows closely with 1 in 4,866 odds. Road safety also becomes paramount with the odds of dying in a car crash standing at 1 in 11,244, and a motorcycle rider accident posing odds of 1 in 23,862.

Uncommon causes range from natural disasters like floods with odds of 1 in 1,584,819 and earthquakes 1 in 1,738,552, to more domestic accidents such as a fall from bed, chair or other furniture which stands at 1 in 2,168,227. The odds of a 19-year-old man dying from contact with hornets, wasps, and bees is 1 in 2,267,338.

Comparison with Other Ages and Sexes

When these odds are compared with other ages and sexes, it becomes apparent that the mortality risk for a 19-year-old man is particularly influenced by external factors such as violence and accidents. The odds of dying for a man increases as he ages, with the odds for a 20-year-old man standing at 1 in 738, and dramatically worsening for an 80-year-old man at 1 in 16.

On the other hand, women at the same age tend to have lower mortality odds. A 20-year-old woman has odds of 1 in 2,133, while an 80-year-old woman has odds of 1 in 22.

Common and Uncommon Causes and their odds of dying for a 19-Year-Old man

Cause Odds
Assault by firearm 1 in 4,599
Suicide 1 in 4,866
Car crash 1 in 11,244
Motorcycle rider accident 1 in 23,862
Coronavirus 1 in 70,357
Pneumonia 1 in 196,426
Asthma 1 in 207,338
Stroke 1 in 228,921
Bicycle rider accident 1 in 245,568
Exposure to smoke, fire and flames 1 in 267,184
Alcohol 1 in 316,025
Drowning 1 in 422,909
Sepsis 1 in 425,077
AIDS 1 in 430,299
Plane crash 1 in 721,509
Flu 1 in 847,147
Flood 1 in 1,584,819
Accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed 1 in 1,672,423
Lightning 1 in 1,716,999
Fall from stairs and steps 1 in 1,717,238
Earthquake 1 in 1,738,552
Fall from bed, chair or other furniture 1 in 2,168,227
Contact with hot tap-water 1 in 2,190,977
Contact with hornets, wasps and bees 1 in 2,267,338
Emphysema 1 in 2,287,017
Bitten or struck by a dog 1 in 2,359,536