TABLE 9-5 Years of Potential Life Lost Due to Motor Vehicle and Other Transportation Accidents: 1991-2000

TABLE 9-5 Years of Potential Life Lost Due to Motor Vehicle and Other Transportation Accidents: 1991-2000

Percentage of YPLL

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  1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Motor vehicle 10.0 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.5 9.9 10.1 10.0 9.7 9.9
Other transportation 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3

NOTE: Years of potential life lost (YPLL) is the difference between the age of death and 65 years of age. Fatalities of people 65 years old and older are not included in this calculation.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS), available at http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/wisqars/, as of February 2003.