For a 21-year-old man, understanding the odds of dying provides valuable insight into risks faced in daily life. The odds of dying for a 21-year-old man stand at 1 in 717. For a woman of the same age, the odds significantly decrease, resting at 1 in 2,092.
The risk spectrum for causes of death for a 21-year-old man is broad. Common causes include suicide, with a 1 in 4,102 chance, assault by firearm, with a 1 in 4,548 chance, and car crashes, where the odds are 1 in 10,812.
Meanwhile, less common causes exist further along the spectrum. For example, the odds of a 21-year-old man dying from contact with hornets, wasps, and bees stand at 1 in 2,194,341, and from a heart attack, the odds stand at 1 in 2,308,700. The least likely cause of death on this list is a fall from bed, chair, or other furniture, with the odds being 1 in 2,329,757.
When compared to different ages and sexes, it becomes evident how age and sex greatly affect these odds. As a man ages, the odds of dying increase. For instance, by the time he reaches the age of 22, the odds rise to 1 in 708. When compared to females, the odds of dying for a man are generally higher. For example, a 21-year-old woman faces significantly lower odds of dying, with the figure resting at 1 in 2,092.
These statistics offer an understanding of the relative risks faced at this age and how gender plays a critical role. They provide a perspective on the particular risks faced by a 21-year-old man and serve as a stark reminder of the importance of taking precautions to ensure safety and longevity.
|Suicide||1 in 4,102|
|Assault by firearm||1 in 4,548|
|Car crash||1 in 10,812|
|Motorcycle rider accident||1 in 19,904|
|Coronavirus||1 in 49,746|
|AIDS||1 in 150,300|
|Pneumonia||1 in 176,582|
|Stroke||1 in 193,771|
|Asthma||1 in 197,315|
|Alcohol||1 in 206,950|
|Exposure to smoke, fire and flames||1 in 207,440|
|Sepsis||1 in 227,404|
|Bicycle rider accident||1 in 261,481|
|Drowning||1 in 357,037|
|Plane crash||1 in 578,914|
|Flu||1 in 640,509|
|Fall from stairs and steps||1 in 1,168,168|
|Lightning||1 in 1,714,212|
|Emphysema||1 in 1,850,677|
|Earthquake||1 in 1,897,647|
|Accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed||1 in 1,930,044|
|Flood||1 in 2,156,023|
|Contact with hornets, wasps and bees||1 in 2,194,341|
|Heart attack||1 in 2,308,700|
|Fall from bed, chair or other furniture||1 in 2,329,757|