Odds of Dying

The Odds of Dying for a 52-Year-Old man

The Odds of Dying for a 52-Year-Old man are 1 in 148.
Your odds of dying are 1 in 1. You will die. But you can insure against it. Learn more about life insurance. Click here.

At age 52, a man's odds of dying are 1 in 148, which is significantly higher than the odds for a woman of the same age, at 1 in 248. This difference underscores the varying health risks faced by men and women.

Key Causes of Death for Men at 52

The leading causes of death for 52-year-old men highlight several health and lifestyle concerns. Suicide presents a particularly high risk, with odds of 1 in 3,425, reflecting critical mental health issues. Stroke follows closely, with a risk of 1 in 4,903, indicative of cardiovascular health challenges at this age.

Other significant risks include sepsis (1 in 11,902), pneumonia (1 in 14,242), and traffic-related dangers, such as motorcycle rider accidents (1 in 24,763) and car crashes (1 in 32,657).

Less common but still noteworthy are risks like exposure to smoke, fire, and flames (1 in 72,524), asthma (1 in 93,999), and flu-related complications (1 in 113,778). The likelihood of accidents such as falls from stairs or drowning also presents significant risks.

A Broader Perspective

Comparing these risks to other age groups and the opposite sex, it's evident that the nature of health risks evolves with age. For instance, the risk of heart attacks, represented here by odds of 1 in 290,095, tends to increase as men grow older.

This data provides a comprehensive view of the specific health risks faced by men at age 52, offering valuable insights for personal health management and broader public health considerations. Understanding these risks is essential for individuals in this age group to make informed decisions about their health and lifestyle choices.

Common and Uncommon Causes and their odds of dying for a 52-Year-Old man

Cause Odds
Coronavirus 1 in 1,354
Suicide 1 in 3,425
Stroke 1 in 4,903
AIDS 1 in 10,142
Sepsis 1 in 11,902
Pneumonia 1 in 14,242
Motorcycle rider accident 1 in 24,763
Assault by firearm 1 in 26,963
Car crash 1 in 32,657
Alcohol 1 in 50,234
Emphysema 1 in 65,493
Exposure to smoke, fire and flames 1 in 72,524
Asthma 1 in 93,999
Bicycle rider accident 1 in 102,887
Flu 1 in 113,778
Fall from stairs and steps 1 in 140,061
Plane crash 1 in 214,345
Heart attack 1 in 290,095
Drowning 1 in 340,074
Fall from bed, chair or other furniture 1 in 932,404
Accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed 1 in 1,042,350
Contact with hot tap-water 1 in 1,098,438
Contact with hornets, wasps and bees 1 in 1,112,944
Flood 1 in 1,206,151
Legal execution 1 in 1,431,205
Earthquake 1 in 1,526,286
Syphilis 1 in 1,761,506
Lightning 1 in 1,765,301
Malaria 1 in 1,967,937
Bitten or struck by a dog 1 in 2,044,215