Odds of Dying

The Odds of Dying for a 59-Year-Old man

The Odds of Dying for a 59-Year-Old man are 1 in 89.
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For a 59-year-old man, the odds of dying stand at 1 in 89, which is significantly higher compared to a woman of the same age, whose odds are 1 in 147. This stark difference highlights the increased mortality risk that men face as they approach their sixties.

Key Causes of Death for Men Aged 59

At this stage in life, a variety of health risks become more pronounced. Stroke emerges as a major concern with odds of 1 in 2,693, while the risk of suicide remains notably high at 1 in 3,785. These figures point towards significant health challenges that men face during this period.

Other critical risks include sepsis (1 in 6,516) and pneumonia (1 in 7,758), both of which are indicative of the increased vulnerability to infections and complications at this age. The risk of dying from AIDS is also notable at 1 in 14,527.

Accidents also form a considerable part of the risk profile for 59-year-old men, with motorcycle rider accidents having odds of 1 in 31,680 and car crashes at 1 in 35,227. The risk of assault by firearm stands at 1 in 42,517.

Comparing with Other Ages and Genders

When these odds are compared with other ages and genders, it becomes clear that the risk profile changes significantly with age. For instance, the likelihood of heart attacks, which is 1 in 46,805 for a 59-year-old man, tends to increase as men grow older.

The analysis of these statistics provides a clear picture of the health risks and challenges that are more prevalent for men at the age of 59. It offers a perspective on how certain risks intensify with age, underscoring the importance of health awareness and preventive measures in this demographic.

Common and Uncommon Causes and their odds of dying for a 59-Year-Old man

Cause Odds
Coronavirus 1 in 1,494
Stroke 1 in 2,693
Suicide 1 in 3,785
Sepsis 1 in 6,516
Pneumonia 1 in 7,758
AIDS 1 in 14,527
Emphysema 1 in 23,171
Motorcycle rider accident 1 in 31,680
Car crash 1 in 35,227
Assault by firearm 1 in 42,517
Heart attack 1 in 46,805
Exposure to smoke, fire and flames 1 in 57,905
Alcohol 1 in 68,634
Flu 1 in 81,550
Asthma 1 in 84,339
Fall from stairs and steps 1 in 87,804
Bicycle rider accident 1 in 105,516
Plane crash 1 in 174,892
Drowning 1 in 366,888
Fall from bed, chair or other furniture 1 in 561,077
Contact with hornets, wasps and bees 1 in 894,103
Earthquake 1 in 1,020,780
Flood 1 in 1,579,378
Syphilis 1 in 1,611,710
Legal execution 1 in 1,641,190
Accidental suffocation and strangulation in bed 1 in 1,685,360
Contact with hot tap-water 1 in 1,704,703
Lightning 1 in 1,753,332
Bitten or struck by a dog 1 in 1,847,481
Malaria 1 in 2,000,752