From the fate of no escape: the 15 most common causes of death peoplePictolic
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Human life is a fragile thing. There are a million reasons why it can end. Some, of course, happen extremely seldom, others often. About such talk. For each reason on the basis of statistics presented approximate chance of its occurrence for the average inhabitant of the earth.
Flooding — the worst, in terms of the number of victims of a natural disaster. Often during a flood killed old people and children who can't take care of themselves. The chance of becoming a victim of flooding — about 1 in 30 000.
The plane, paradoxically, is perhaps the safest mode of transport. The collapse of the liners always at the hearing, so it may seem that it is not. However, if tragedy happens, they usually die, just a lot of people. The odds of dying in a plane crash is 1 in 20 000.
According to the world health organization, annually in the world are drowning more than three hundred thousand people. This, incidentally, is the most common cause of death for those who are lost in the woods. The chance of drowning is 1 in 8900.
This occurs most often in production much less — when an unskilled person is taken to deal with the transaction. This includes the lightning strike. The chance of being killed by electricity — 1 to 5000.
11. Bike accident
A cyclist riding on the road, especially at high speed, very vulnerable. Especially in those countries where there are few bike lanes. In Russia, for example. The chance is 1 in 4700.
10. Natural disasters
This includes all the destructive natural phenomena, which man cannot control. In addition to the already mentioned flood, the earthquake, hurricane, tornado, volcanic eruption and so on. The chance of becoming a victim of a natural disaster — 1 to 3300.
In case of fire in a closed room of at least 70 percent of cases death occurs from carbon monoxide poisoning, not burns. Anyway, the odds of dying in a fire is 1 in 1100.
8. Gunshot wound
Fortunately, armed conflicts today are of a local nature. Not that this reason would stand much higher in the rankings. The highest risk of getting shot is in the United States, Guatemala, Brazil, and South Africa. And in the whole world chance is 1 in 325.
According to statistics, the world someone takes their own life every 40 seconds. You can count the number of suicides is typed in for the year. The chance that a head will climb up to kill herself, — 1 to 121.
Every year in road accidents worldwide killed 1.25 million people. Almost half of the victims of traffic accidents — motorcyclists and pedestrians. In Russia, the level of road safety comparable to Tajikistan and Armenia. The chance of dying is 1 in 80.
The injury is the cause of about 30 million calls to the emergency services of all countries for the year. Most of them, of course, not fatal, but the chance that death will be caused by trauma (sudden or over time), it is still a very high — 1 to 36.
Acute violation of cerebral circulation opens the list of the most common biological causes of cardiac arrest. A chance to survive a stroke is 1 in 23.
Until you find a way to treat cancer, this disease will remain one of the major threats to humans. Now malignant tumors take away 14 percent of the people, that is, the chance is 1 to 7.
2. Heart disease
More often than cancer, cause of death, only heart disease and blood vessels, which in General, is not surprising. The chance to die because of such health problems — 1 to 5.
1. The Hayflick Limit
Even if a person is bypassed illness and accidents, its cells will cease to divide, will break down and eventually die. This phenomenon is known as the Hayflick limit. Studies show that currently, the maximum lifespan is around 125 years. A chance to die by age 1 to 4.