QuickStats: Average Number of Deaths from Motor Vehicle Injuries, Suicide, and Homicide, by Day of the Week – National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2015

June 09, 2017

News Type:  Weekly Spark, Weekly Spark Announcement

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (Injury Center) has released new data in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). The data show that in 2015, an average of 103 motor vehicle injury deaths, 121 suicides, and 49 homicides occurred each day. The highest number of suicides occurred on Mondays and Tuesdays and the lowest on Saturdays.