Appendix table 2. Deaths from accidents by external cause and deaths from alcohol intoxication 2012

External cause Deaths from accidents Of which under alcohol intoxication
Persons %
Accidental deaths (excl. poisonings) 1 989 332 16,7
Transport accidents 243 34 14,0
Falls 1 156 114 9,9
Drowning 117 49 41,9
Eating, inhalation of food 59 19 32,2
Heat of sauna 58 33 56,9
Fire 84 41 48,8
Natural cold 75 21 28,0
Other accident 197 21 10,7

Source: Causes of death, Statistics Finland

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Updated 30.12.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2012, Appendix table 2. Deaths from accidents by external cause and deaths from alcohol intoxication 2012 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 18.10.2019].
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