Odds of Dying

The Odds of Dying for a 58-Year-Old man

The Odds of Dying for a 58-Year-Old man are 1 in 96.
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For a 58-year-old man, the odds of dying are significantly higher than for a woman of the same age, standing at 1 in 96 compared to 1 in 160 for women. This disparity highlights the increased risks men face as they approach their late fifties.

Key Risks and Their Probabilities

At this age, the leading causes of death for men include stroke, with odds of 1 in 2,995, and suicide at 1 in 3,706. These figures underscore critical health issues that men face as they age, with mental health and cardiovascular diseases being particularly prevalent.

Other significant risks include sepsis (1 in 7,362), pneumonia (1 in 8,631), and AIDS (1 in 13,005). While the probabilities of these causes are lower than the leading ones, they still represent a considerable part of the overall mortality risk.

As we move to rarer causes, risks like emphysema (1 in 26,078) and motorcycle accidents (1 in 29,036) come into play. Even less common, yet still noteworthy, are causes like car crashes (1 in 33,410) and assault by firearm (1 in 42,546).

A Comparison with Other Ages and Sexes

When compared to other age groups and to women of the same age, a 58-year-old man's risks stand out. Notably, the risk of heart attacks, which is a significant concern as men age, is present with odds of 1 in 60,308 at this age.

These odds offer a detailed look into the health risks that are more prevalent for men in their late fifties. While certain causes like stroke and suicide are at the forefront, a range of other risks continues to affect this demographic, highlighting the need for awareness and preventive measures tailored to this age group.

Common and Uncommon Causes and their odds of dying for a 58-Year-Old man

Cause Odds
Coronavirus 1 in 768
Stroke 1 in 2,995
Suicide 1 in 3,706
Sepsis 1 in 7,362
Pneumonia 1 in 8,631
AIDS 1 in 13,005
Emphysema 1 in 26,078
Motorcycle rider accident 1 in 29,036
Car crash 1 in 33,410
Assault by firearm 1 in 42,546
Exposure to smoke, fire and flames 1 in 57,240
Heart attack 1 in 60,308
Alcohol 1 in 65,271
Asthma 1 in 87,673
Fall from stairs and steps 1 in 94,223
Flu 1 in 95,609
Bicycle rider accident 1 in 112,356
Plane crash 1 in 199,555
Drowning 1 in 350,960
Fall from bed, chair or other furniture 1 in 529,768
Contact with hornets, wasps and bees 1 in 1,151,535
Flood 1 in 1,243,131
Syphilis 1 in 1,575,364
Legal execution 1 in 1,637,962
Bitten or struck by a dog 1 in 1,680,618
Lightning 1 in 1,695,623
Accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed 1 in 1,759,999
Earthquake 1 in 1,777,027
Malaria 1 in 1,933,658
Contact with hot tap-water 1 in 1,953,904