When discussing the odds of dying, it is interesting to consider the variations among different ages and sexes. For a 25-year-old man, these odds stand at 1 in 682. To provide a perspective, a woman of the same age has significantly better odds at 1 in 1,742.
For a 25-year-old man, the leading causes of death might come as a surprise. The highest on this list is suicide, with a 1 in 4,201 chance, followed closely by assault by firearm at 1 in 5,303, and car crashes at 1 in 15,667.
On the rarer end, dying from a lightning strike has a 1 in 2,017,138 chance, and death by legal execution stands at 1 in 2,169,097. These statistics highlight the relative risks associated with different causes of death at this specific age and sex.
Comparing these odds with other ages and sexes, it becomes evident that age and sex play a significant role in the odds of dying. For instance, a 24-year-old man faces slightly better odds of 1 in 686, while a 26-year-old man sees a slight increase to 1 in 667.
This data underscores how the odds of dying can fluctuate depending on age and sex, emphasizing the relative risks faced at different stages of life.
|Suicide||1 in 4,201|
|Assault by firearm||1 in 5,303|
|Car crash||1 in 15,667|
|Motorcycle rider accident||1 in 21,317|
|Coronavirus||1 in 55,031|
|AIDS||1 in 67,233|
|Pneumonia||1 in 123,360|
|Stroke||1 in 128,073|
|Alcohol||1 in 154,085|
|Asthma||1 in 161,731|
|Sepsis||1 in 173,801|
|Exposure to smoke, fire and flames||1 in 187,383|
|Bicycle rider accident||1 in 306,547|
|Drowning||1 in 373,879|
|Plane crash||1 in 386,653|
|Flu||1 in 446,036|
|Fall from stairs and steps||1 in 1,165,659|
|Earthquake||1 in 1,322,349|
|Accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed||1 in 1,447,637|
|Lightning||1 in 2,017,138|
|Emphysema||1 in 2,136,055|
|Heart attack||1 in 2,136,055|
|Legal execution||1 in 2,169,097|
|Fall from bed, chair or other furniture||1 in 2,179,734|
|Flood||1 in 2,265,345|
|Contact with hornets, wasps and bees||1 in 2,280,591|
|Malaria||1 in 2,327,711|
|Bitten or struck by a dog||1 in 2,362,481|