QuickStats: Average Number of Deaths from Motor Vehicle Injuries, Suicide, and Homicide by Day of the Week

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In 2015, an average of 103 motor vehicle injury deaths, 121 suicides, and 49 homicides occurred each day.

Motor vehicle injury deaths were more likely to occur on Saturdays and Sundays and least likely to occur on Tuesdays.

The highest number of suicides occurred on Mondays and Tuesdays and the lowest on Saturdays.

Homicides peaked on Sundays, followed by Saturdays; homicides were less likely to occur on weekdays.

Source: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm6622a5.htm

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Page last reviewed: June 12, 2017
Page last updated: June 12, 2017