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214. Costs of Unintentional Injuries

[399.0 represents $399,000,000,000. Covers cost of deaths or disabling injuries together with vehicle accidents and fires]

 
AMOUNT, 1992 AMOUNT, 1993 AMOUNT, 1994 AMOUNT, 1995 AMOUNT, 1996 AMOUNT, 1997 AMOUNT, 1998 Percent
(bil.dol) (bil.dol) (bil.dol) (bil.dol) (bil.dol) (bil.dol) (bil.dol) distribution, 1998
COST
Motor Motor Motor Motor Motor Motor Motor Motor
Total 1 vehicle Work Home Other Total 1 vehicle Work Home Other Total 1 vehicle Work Home Other Total 1 vehicle Work Home Other Total 1 vehicle Work Home Other Total 1 vehicle Work Home Other Total 1 vehicle Work Home Other Total 1 vehicle Work Home Other
 
    Total 399.0 156.6 115.9 85.1 56.7 407.5 167.3 111.9 86.5 58.9 440.9 176.5 120.7 94.3 63.2 434.8 170.6 119.4 95.1 63.3 444.1 176.1 121.0 95.7 65.3 478.3 200.3 127.7 99.9 66.1 480.5 191.6 125.1 113.5 66.3 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
 
Wage and productivity losses 2 211.2 60.6 62.5 53.1 39.4 216.1 63.4 59.9 55.3 42.3 227.0 66.4 60.9 59.9 43.0 222.4 63.5 59.8 59.5 42.9 224.7 63.8 60.2 60.1 43.9 238.4 70.2 63.4 63.7 44.5 246.1 67.8 62.9 74.3 44.7 51.2 35.4 50.3 65.5 67.4
Medical expense 75.2 20.7 22.0 21.6 12.2 74.7 22.7 20.7 21.5 11.3 77.8 23.0 21.1 21.8 13.1 75.1 21.5 19.2 22.8 12.8 74.6 21.2 19.0 22.4 13.1 76.3 21.9 20.7 21.9 12.9 77.8 20.7 19.9 23.8 14.5 16.2 10.8 15.9 21.0 21.9
Administrative expenses 3 46.9 35.2 14.5 1.7 1.1 50.0 38.3 14.4 2.0 1.3 70.1 45.9 23.7 4.2 3.3 73.6 47.8 25.5 4.4 3.3 76.3 50.0 25.6 4.6 3.8 82.4 56.2 26.5 4.5 3.9 81.9 56.3 25.6 4.6 4.1 17.0 29.4 20.4 4.0 6.2
Motor vehicle damage 38.1 38.1 3.4 (NA) (NA) 40.7 40.7 4.1 (NA) (NA) 39.1 39.1 2.0 (NA) (NA) 36.2 36.2 1.4 (NA) (NA) 39.5 39.5 1.6 (NA) (NA) 49.8 49.8 2.0 (NA) (NA) 44.9 44.9 2.2 (NA) (NA) 9.3 23.4 1.8 (NA) (NA)
Employer cost 4 17.5 2.0 10.2 3.3 2.6 17.3 2.2 9.7 3.4 2.7 18.7 2.1 10.6 3.6 2.8 19.3 1.6 11.0 3.9 3.1 19.8 1.6 11.3 4.0 3.2 21.3 2.2 11.9 4.3 3.4 21.4 1.9 12.0 6.2 1.7 4.5 1.0 9.6 5.5 2.5
Fire loss 10.1 (NA) 3.3 5.4 1.4 8.7 (NA) 3.1 4.3 1.3 8.2 (NA) 2.4 4.8 1.0 8.2 (NA) 2.5 4.5 1.2 9.2 (NA) 3.3 4.6 1.3 10.1 (NA) 3.2 5.5 1.4 8.4 (NA) 2.5 4.6 1.3 1.8 (NA) 2.0 4.0 2.0



NA Not available. 1 Excludes duplication between work and motor vehicle: $15.3 billion in 1992, $17.1 billion in 1993, and $13.8 billion in 1994, $13.6 billion in 1995, $13.9 billion in 1996, $15.7 billion in 1997, and $16.0 in 1998.
2 Actual loss of wages and household production, and the present value of future earnings lost.
3 Includes the administrative cost of public and private insurance, and police and legal costs.
4 Estimate of the uninsured costs incurred by employers, representing the money value of time lost by noninjured workers.

Source: National Safety Council, Itasca, IL, Accident Facts, annual through 1998; beginning 1997, Injury Facts, 1999 edition (copyright).

http://www.nsc.org/index.htm



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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