The risks faced by a 26-year-old man are diverse, with some causes of death being more common than others.
For instance, suicide ranks as one of the most common causes of death for a 26-year-old man, with odds standing at 1 in 4,289. This is followed closely by death due to assault by firearm, with the odds being 1 in 5,567, and car crash at 1 in 16,374.
On the other hand, some causes are considerably less likely. Death due to contact with hornets, wasps, and bees, for instance, stands at a 1 in 2,104,069 chance. Similarly, being bitten or struck by a dog has odds of 1 in 2,207,432, and dying from a flood has odds of 1 in 2,277,471.
These odds shift significantly when comparing across different ages and sexes. For instance, a 25-year-old man faces slightly better odds, with a 1 in 682 chance of dying, while a 27-year-old man faces slightly worse odds, with a 1 in 659 chance.
Compared to women of the same age, a 26-year-old man is more than twice as likely to die within the year. The odds of a 26-year-old woman dying within a year are 1 in 1,665.
While the odds might seem daunting, it's important to remember that they represent statistical averages and not definite outcomes. Each individual's risk can be influenced by a variety of factors, including lifestyle choices, health status, and socioeconomic conditions.
|Suicide||1 in 4,289|
|Assault by firearm||1 in 5,567|
|Car crash||1 in 16,374|
|Coronavirus||1 in 21,394|
|Motorcycle rider accident||1 in 21,549|
|AIDS||1 in 53,029|
|Stroke||1 in 104,750|
|Pneumonia||1 in 123,271|
|Alcohol||1 in 145,568|
|Sepsis||1 in 155,029|
|Exposure to smoke, fire and flames||1 in 176,622|
|Asthma||1 in 182,509|
|Bicycle rider accident||1 in 252,939|
|Plane crash||1 in 397,240|
|Drowning||1 in 428,682|
|Flu||1 in 528,472|
|Fall from stairs and steps||1 in 1,101,325|
|Earthquake||1 in 1,233,313|
|Legal execution||1 in 1,248,952|
|Accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed||1 in 1,883,245|
|Lightning||1 in 1,902,489|
|Fall from bed, chair or other furniture||1 in 2,006,361|
|Contact with hornets, wasps and bees||1 in 2,104,069|
|Emphysema||1 in 2,189,015|
|Bitten or struck by a dog||1 in 2,207,432|
|Flood||1 in 2,277,471|